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  1. GOP Lawmakers on Keeping Campaign Promises: 'To Date, We Haven't'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Cybercast News Service

    When asked about whether they have kept their campaign promises in the aftermath of an election that gave Republicans a majority in both the House and the Senate, GOP lawmakers said on Wednesday that they have not. "Are we doing what we told them we were going to do last November?" Rep. Jim Jordan said in response to the question posed by CNSNews.com.

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  2. Rep. Jody Hice Introduces Measure To Aid Ranchers And FarmersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Peach Pundit

    Rep. Jody Hice has introduced a House Resolution to amend the Grazing Improvement Act. The Grazing Improvement Act was introduced by Rep. Raul Labrador and enacted into law in December 2014.

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  3. Newt Gingrich calls for doubling federal medical research at NIHRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Examiner.com

    Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich published an oped in the New York Times on Wednesday calling for the doubling of the National Institutes for Health, currently at $31 billion. The idea, coming from Gingrich, is not as crazy as it may sound at first glance.

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  4. Conservatives optimistic about killing Ex-Im BankRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Columbian

    It was a smaller room than usual for the monthly "Conversations with Conservatives" event Wednesday. There were fewer attendees than normal, too, both among members and the audience.

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  5. "He could open up trade with countries that are sworn enemies of ours."Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Bloomberg

    The debate over trade promotion authority and the Trans-Pacific Partnership is largely taking place on the left-hand side of the political spectrum-more accurately, between the Democrats named "Barack Obama" and the Democrats named anything else. The Republican votes for the trade deal are supposed to be locked in.

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  6. Newt Gingrich Wants To Double The NIH Budget. Some Of His Old Colleagues Aren't So Sure.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Switched

    Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich on Wednesday morning called for doubling the budget of the National Institutes of Health, writing favorably in the pages of The New York Times about the chief federal spigot for science research. "House and Senate negotiators are at work on a budget resolution for the fiscal year that starts on Oct. 1, and the N.I.H. should be a priority," Gingrich wrote .

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  7. Conservatives Surprisingly Optimistic About Ending Ex-Im BankRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Roll Call

    It was a smaller room than usual for the monthly "Conversations with Conservatives" event Wednesday. There were fewer attendees than normal, too, both among members and the audience.

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  8. Labrador involved in failed child support billRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    U.S. Republican Congressman Raul Labrador involved himself in the fallout of failed Idaho legislation that would have brought the state into compliance with federal child support rules and an international treaty. Labrador says he doesn't have a position on the issue.

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  9. APNewsBreak: Labrador involved in failed child support billRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Greenwich Citizen

    U.S. Republican Rep. Raul Labrador involved himself in the fallout of failed Idaho legislation that would have brought the state into compliance with federal child support rules and an international treaty. Labrador says he doesn't have a position on the issue, but the tea party-favorite told The Associated Press he reviewed an April 12 editorial sent out by a key lawmaker after the vote.

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  10. Last week, Labrador's office denied he was involved in Idaho child support billRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Spokesman-Review

    Idaho Public TV reporter Melissa Davlin writes today that when IPTV's "Idaho Reports" requested a comment from 1st District Rep. Raul Labrador last week on his involvement with Idaho's failed child support enforcement legislation, his staff denied Labrador had any involvement outside of calling Rep. Lynn Luker, a member of the committee who voted to table the legislation, to offer support as a friend. Now, the Associated Press is reporting that Labrador edited and offered suggestions to Luker on his op-ed piece explaining his support of the 9-8 vote to kill the bill, which has placed Idaho's entire child support enforcement system in jeopardy.

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  11. ID--Idaho News Coverage,ADVISORY, IDRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Washington Times

    U.S. Republican Congressman Raul Labrador involved himself in the fallout of failed Idaho legislation that would have brought the state into compliance with federal child support rules and an international treaty. Labrador says he doesn't have a position on the issue.

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  12. Labrador helped Luker with anti-child support bill op-ed piece, then Luker deleted emails...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Spokesman-Review

    Here's a news item from the Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho - U.S. Republican Congressman Raul Labrador involved himself in the fallout of failed Idaho legislation that would have brought the state into compliance with federal child support rules and an international treaty. Labrador says he doesn't have a position on the issue.

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  13. ASBSU pushes comprehensive immigration reformRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | The Arbiter

    The Associated Students of Boise State University is urging Idaho representatives to fight for comprehensive immigration reform through a resolution that was passed on April 2. While the resolution does not propose or support any given immigration reform legislation in particular, it does call Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo, Sen. Jim Risch, Rep. Raul Labrador and Rep. Mike Simpson to action to reform the current system. According to Angel Hernandez, secretary of external affairs for ASBSU, Idaho in particular is unique when it comes to immigration issues due to its agricultural background.

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  14. Risch, Crapo Back Rural School $$$Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Spokesman-Review

    Idaho Sens. Mike Crapo and Jim Risch both joined the majority in a 92-8 vote in the Senate last night to pass H.R. 2, legislation to permanently take care of the "doc fix" Congress has annually been passing on Medicare reimbursement rates, and also provide a two-year extension to the Secure Rural Schools program, which provides millions in payments to rural, timber-dependent Idaho counties for roads and schools.

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  15. Crapo, Risch join 92-8 vote in Senate to pass same Secure Rural...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Spokesman-Review

    Crapo, Risch join 92-8 vote in Senate to pass same Secure Rural Schools bill that divided Simpson and Labrador Idaho Sens. Mike Crapo and Jim Risch both joined the majority in a 92-8 vote in the Senate last night to pass H.R. 2, legislation to permanently take care of the "doc fix" Congress has annually been passing on Medicare reimbursement rates, and also provide a two-year extension to the Secure Rural Schools program, which provides millions in payments to rural, timber-dependent Idaho counties for roads and schools.

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  16. Edit: Labrador Right About BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Spokesman-Review

    In an editorial, the Idaho Press Tribune of Nampa-Caldwell takes the minority position that Congressman Raul Labrador was right in opposing a huge spending bill that had federal funding for rural schools attached to it: Labrador didn't oppose the measure per se. He's OK with it as a short-term solution to a long-term problem, the solution for which he says should be reopening lands he calls underutilized to private-sector investments, which would generate the revenue so important to rural communities.

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  17. Edit: Labrador Botched PILT VoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | The Spokesman-Review

    Hardly anyone is paying much attention to Congressman Raul Labrador's vote against a two-year extension of Secure Rural School funding -- and the so-called "doc fix" bill to which it was attached. That would be a problem.

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  18. Raul: GOP Needs Clear VisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | The Spokesman-Review

    Congressman Raul Labrador listens to a question from a constituent during his townhall meeting at North Idaho College Thursday night. Congressman Raul Labrador said the Republican Party doesn't have a clear vision, and that is why it appears fractured to most.

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  19. Final federal plan for Lake Lowell draws local approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | KBCI CBS 2

    A management plan for a popular southwest Idaho federal wildlife refuge that's more accommodating for wave-generating boats used by water skiers is being praised as a good compromise. "We're here today with a good resolution to the issue," U.S. Sen. Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, said at a Wednesday news conference concerning the long-term plan recently finalized for Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

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  20. Lil' Fella lends support to Rand PaulRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | MichiganLiberal

    Paul will officially launch his campaign Tuesday in Louisville, before embarking on a four-day tour through the first four states - Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina, and Nevada - on the GOP nominating calendar. During the launch, or soon after, the senator is expected to announce endorsements from a host of House Republicans who will help his campaign in some capacity.

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