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  1. If It's Election Time, It's Willie Horton TimeRead the original story

    Yesterday | Bloomberg

    ... Texas's Right on Crime project does nothing but this; less-famous Republicans in Congress, like Representative Raul Labrador, spent part of 2014 trying (and probably failing) to cohere a sentencing reform bill. The promise of a libertarian approach ...


  2. Proposed same-sex amendment raises questions about future legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | KSL-TV

    The tug of war between state's rights and federal power is an age-old struggle. The tension is once again being revved to new heights, however, following the Supreme Court's recent decision to refuse to hear same-sex marriage cases throughout the United States and letting the lower court rulings stand.


  3. American Spectator Features RaulRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | The Spokesman-Review

    In the conservative American Spectator magazine, reporter Amanda C. Elliott pens a lengthy profile on Idaho Congressman Raul Labrador, beginning: "Washington is a city full of dueling egos, a kind of bubble of exaggerated self-awareness. But it's where Raul Labrador, the forty-something immigration lawyer-turned-Congressman, has made his bed.


  4. Women Working Behind the Scenes in Idaho PoliticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Boise Weekly

    Shawn Keough is used to being the only female in the room. If you're going to be a woman in Idaho politics, you better be used to it.


  5. Reviewing candidates for styleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Ridenbaugh Press

    Dr. Vincent Muli Wa Kituku, a native of Kenya and motivational speaker from Boise, follows Idaho politics closely, but his evaluation of candidates goes beyond their views on the issues. Kituku wants to know how a person connects with an audience.


  6. GOP Control of Senate May Open Way to Immigration ReformRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | News Max

    In one of the races that could decide who controls the Senate, Kentucky Democratic candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes is adopting an anti-immigration stance, even drawing the ire of national immigration reform groups with an ad touting the fact she has "never supported amnesty or benefits for illegal immigrants and I never will," reports the Lexington Herald-Leader . But if Grimes loses and Republicans gain the majority in the Senate, some believe the odds of passing immigration reform will improve.


  7. Labrador calls for ban on commercial travel from West Africa, Ringo...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | The Spokesman-Review

    Idaho Congressman Raul Labrador is calling for a ban on commercial travel from West Africa, a call his Democratic challenger, state Rep. Shirley Ringo, criticized as "bordering on panic." S-R reporter Jim Camden writes that Labrador, in his weekly newsletter late last week, said, "Halting travel will help contain the disease, dispel fear among Americans and give the government and health care providers time to take additional steps to prevent any further spread of the virus."


  8. Ybarra Clarifies Marital HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | The Spokesman-Review

    Sherri Ybarra, Republican candidate for Idaho superintendent of schools, and her son, Matthew, are about to board the Idaho GOP bus in Athol Friday. Ybarra joined the North Idaho tour for stops in Hayden, Athol and Sandpoint, before flying in a plane with Congressman Raul Labrador back to Boise.


  9. Edit: Unity On GOP Bus? Dream OnRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | The Spokesman-Review

    For Idaho's Republican heavyweights, getting together to crisscross the state the final weeks of the campaign is a time-tested strategy. Get everyone on board - state officers, legislators, members of Congress.


  10. Otter aims for third term, challengers aim for change; link to election coverageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | The Spokesman-Review

    Here's a link to my Sunday story on the governor's race , which wraps up the series I've been doing over the past few months on Idaho's top races in the November election. From the story: Idaho Gov. Butch Otter's cowboy charm has long appealed to Idaho voters, helping make him one of the state's most-elected officials: a longtime lieutenant governor, three-term congressman and two-term governor.


  11. GOP Bus Tour Rolls Thru HaydenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Spokesman-Review

    Gov. Butch Otter and Congressman Raul Labrador led a group of statewide Republican candidates to a stop at Hayden Super 1 this morning. Victor Correa/KHQ snapped this photo & tweeted it.


  12. Would a Travel Ban Hurt or Help the Effort to Contain Ebola?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Boise Weekly

    Saying that his office has "fielded many calls this week," Idaho GOP Congressman Raul Labrador joined 16 other Republican congressman Thursday to call for a commercial travel ban to and from West Africa. "I believe a bold step is necessary," wrote Labrador in a constituent letter released Thursday evening, saying that the ban would help "dispel unfounded fears."


  13. Dallas hospital worker infected with Ebola being ...Read the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | Cross Roads News

    U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson's bill to "demilitarize police departments" and keep civil disorders from escalating is getting a lot of attention in the wake of the unrest in Ferguson, Mo., after the fatal police shooting of unarmed teen Michael Brown on Aug. 9. The bipartisan measure - called the Stop Militarizing Law Enforcement Act of 2014 - introduced on Sept. 16 and co-sponsored by Republican Rep. Raul Labrador of Idaho would curb a U.S. Department of Defense program that transfers free surplus military equipment to state and local law enforcement agencies.


  14. GOP leaders spread the wealthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Hill

    The top three House Republicans have continued to sprinkle around cash to GOP candidates as they look to expand their majority and shore up their own positions in leadership. For the quarter ended Sept.


  15. Wild Card/Thursday -- 10.16.14Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Spokesman-Review

    Republican candidates for statewide office are on their biennial bus tour of the state, with former star Idaho Statesman political writer Dan Popkey riding shotgun for Congressman Raul Labrador. I saw a photo on Twitter of Dan hobnobbing with the glad handers somewhere in Sufferin' Idaho Wednesday.


  16. * Ferguson to Syria * Police MilitarizationRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Institute for Public Accuracy

    AJAMU BARAKA, ajamubaraka2 at Baraka is a fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies who is based in Colombia. He just wrote the piece " Race and Militarism from Ferguson to Syria: A letter to African Americans ."


  17. Where Were You?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Boise Weekly

    This is a questionnaire. Questionnaires are not unusual in and around campaign seasons.


  18. Debates, debates, debates...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | The Spokesman-Review

    KTVB Channel 7 has two major political debates on tap tonight, both to be broadcast live from Northwest Nazarene University in Nampa. At 7 p.m., 1st Congressional District Rep. Raul Labrador will debate Democratic challenger Shirley Ringo.


  19. Congress: Stop Militarizing Law Enforcement | CommentaryRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Roll Call

    In the past month, Reps. Hank Johnson , D-Ga., and Raul R. Labrador , R-Idaho, introduced the Stop Militarizing Law Enforcement Act in the House, accompanied by Sen. Tom Coburn 's, R-Okla., version in the Senate.


  20. Police Militarization Must Be HaltedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Politix

    Last month, Republicans and Democrats in the Senate and the House of Representatives finally took a stand against the growing militarization of our police forces and our main streets. Shortly after Congressmen Hank Johnson and Raul Labrador introduced the Stop Militarizing Law Enforcement Act last month in the House of Representatives, a bill that has over 30 bipartisan co-sponsors, Sen. Tom Coburn introduced a bill by the same name in the Senate.