Jim Jeffords provided a window into Bush's soul
Former Vermont Senator Jim Jeffords passed away Monday at the age of 80. President Obama eulogized Jeffords , whose departure from the GOP briefly handed control of the Senate to the Democrats.
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A 'Name That Party' Round-Up: The News Media's Double Standard on Political Scandals
What's the difference between a political scandal involving a Republican and one involving a Democrat? When it comes to news coverage, reporters almost always identify the political party of a Republican caught in a scandal, but when the culprit is a Democrat, the party label is usually left out of the story.
Senator Jim Risch, Governor C.L. "Butch" Otter, and Representative Raul Labrador all remain favorites to win re-election given the heavy Republican bent of the Idaho electorate.
Idaho Statesman Reporter Dan Popkey Joins Raul Labrador's Office as Press Secretary
Former longtime Statesman reporter Dan Popkey, shown here discussing the Legislature at a 2011 meeting of the City Club of Boise.