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  1. Edit: Labrador Wants It Both WaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Spokesman-Review

    At Lewiston Tribune, opinion editor Marty Trillhaase describes circular route taken by ambitious Idaho Congressman Raul Labrador to explain legislation that he opposed which contained two Idaho-centric bills that he sponsored. Trillhaase wrote of a recent Labrador news release: "Only in the seventh paragraph at the end of his press release did Labrador acknowledge voting against the overall bill - and ultimately, his own measures.

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  2. Crapo, Risch Say No to $1.1 Trillion Spending Bill But Senate Passes MeasureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Boise Weekly

    Here's how Idaho's Congressional delegation ultimately voted for a $1.1 trillion budget plan to avert a U.S. government shutdown: one in favor and three against . Crapo and Risch joined 17 other Republican senators, 20 Democrats and one Independent to vote against the spending plan in a late-night Saturday vote on Capitol Hill, but an equally bipartisan group of 56 senators said yes to the measure.

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  3. Labrador's gun range, grazing bills pass, but he votes against themRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The Spokesman-Review

    Two bills sponsored by Idaho Rep. Raul Labrador, one extending grazing leases and the other transferring a shooting range from the BLM to Idaho County, have passed the Senate and are headed for the president's desk, Labrador announced today - though in the end, Labrador voted against them. That's because they were attached to "The NDAA was totally unrelated to the substance of Labrador's bills, which had previously passed with bipartisan support," Labrador's announcement said.

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  4. An unusual split in NW delegationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The Spokesman-Review

    When congressional votes are close, they usually break down on partisan lines with Republicans in Washington and Idaho voting one way and Democrats the other. Not the case with yesterday's House vote on the omnibus spending bill, technically known as the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act of 2015.

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  5. The Idaho Split: Labrador Votes 'No,' Simpson Votes...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Boise Weekly

    There was pushback from the far left and far right of the U.S. House of Representatives Thursday night, but not enough to stop the House from narrowly passing a poison pill spending bill-topping $1 trillion-in an effort to avoid a U.S. government shutdown. The measure now heads to the U.S. Senate, where it also faces an uncertain future.

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  6. Congress passes bill authorizing collection of all private communicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Examiner.com

    On Wednesday, the GOP-led House passed the intelligence authorization for fiscal 2015 which, Rep. Justin Amash , R-Mich., said contained "one of the most egregious sections of law I've encountered during my time as a representative," The Hill reported Thursday. The measure already passed the Senate in a simple voice vote on Tuesday and cleared the House with a 325-100 vote.

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  7. Rep. Labrador: 'I'm Voting No' on Omnibus BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Cybercast News Service

    When, and if, the House of Representatives votes today on the $1.1 trillion bill to keep the government funded through next September, Rep. Raul Labrador will be casting a "Nay" vote. CNSNews.com asked Labrador: "John Boehner said Obama's unilateral amnesty is a 'serious breach of the Constitution.'

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  8. Labrador on Morning Joe: Voting 'No' on Senate Immigration...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Boise Weekly

    Idaho GOP Congressman Raul Labrador weighed in immigration reform and a $1.1 trillion U.S. government spending bill this morning on MSNBC's Morning Joe . When asked about President Barack Obama's recent executive orders on Immigration, Labrador chastised the president, saying, "He's no constitutional scholar."

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  9. Rep. Labrador: 'Outrageous' for GOP to Rush Spending BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | News Max

    It's "outrageous" for Republicans to rush a budget bill through the House the same way Democrats did when they held a majority, Rep. Raul Labrador told MSNBC's "Morning Joe." The 2,500-page bill wasn't available until late Tuesday night, Labrador said, yet House lawmakers were expected to vote on it Thursday.

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  10. Why Labrador voted 'present'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | The Spokesman-Review

    When the U.S. House voted 219-197 late last week to disapprove of President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration, Idaho Rep. Raul Labrador didn't vote "yes." He didn't vote "no" either.

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  11. A grazing provision, sage grouse and conflictRead the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | The Westerner

    It's the kind of political firefight than can flare in the waning days of a congressional session, as members try to attach favorite legislation to bills that must pass before Congress can head home for Christmas. Language to help ranchers protect their grazing privileges - which some environmentalists say could put the sage grouse on the Endangered Species List - got added to an 11th-hour defense bill, prompting a war of words this week.

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  12. Idaho Government Website Links to Raul Labrador Donation RequestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Daily Kos

    Daily Kos, a liberal political website, noted the link in an article Wednesday morning, suggesting the state was improperly using its website to drum up donations for Labrador. Less than an hour after Gov. Butch Otter's office was alerted to the issue by a Spokesman-Review reporter, the link had been changed.

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  13. House passes symbolic bill to block Obama's executive amnesty; Update: Roll addedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Hot Air

    This was the bill proposed by conservative Ted Yoho that would, if also passed by the Senate and signed by Obama, block Obama's authority to remake immigration policy on his own. I thought we had a Constitution that does that, but I guess we don't anymore.

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  14. House GOP Votes to Undermine Obama Executive Immigration OrdersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Roll Call

    Yoho's bill is considered, even by some supporters, as a symbolic rebuke of the president's immigration order, All but three Democrats voted "no," predictably slamming the GOP for reserving floor time for another bill they called anti-immigrant. Three of Obama's biggest GOP critics - Reps.

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  15. Idaho reroutes Labrador link on state webpageRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    A link on Idaho's official state website that led to a campaign donation page for Republican Rep. Raul Labrador has been replaced with a link to his congressional website. State officials tell The Spokesman-Review in a story on Thursday that the link was a mistake.

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  16. State Removes Raul's Campaign SiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | The Spokesman-Review

    An article on the website Daily Kos today charges that Idaho's official state website is being improperly used to drum up donations to GOP Rep. Raul Labrador. The article notes that a list of links to news for various government officials, including Idaho's congressional delegation, links to their official page of press releases except for Labrador's, which links to his campaign site.

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  17. Link to Labrador campaign donations page removed from Idaho's state websiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | The Spokesman-Review

    An article on the website Daily Kos today charges that Idaho's official state website is being improperly used to drum up donations to GOP Rep. Raul Labrador. The article notes that a list of links to news for various government officials, including Idaho's congressional delegation, links to their official page of press releases except for Labrador's, which links to his campaign site.

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  18. John Boehner urged Republicans to avoid spending fight on immigrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | WJYI-AM Milwaukee

    ... is thinking about a shutdown, but in negotiations, you never take anything off the table," said Representative Raul Labrador, a leading House conservative. The political stakes are high for Republicans. After huge wins in Nov. 4 elections that will ...

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  19. ...GOP Rep: Protestors Show 'Disrespect for This Country And Its Rules And Its Laws'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Breitbart.com

    The pro-amnesty activists who interrupted and chanted during Tuesday afternoon's House Judiciary Committee hearing on President Obama's unilateral immigration actions were self-defeating and disrespectful, according to at least one of the members on the panel. "They are absolutely defeating their cause and more importantly they are showing a disrespect for this country and its rules and its laws," Rep. Raul Labrador told Breitbart News during a break in the hearing.

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  20. House GOP plan on fighting amnesty emerges: Formal resolution challenging Obama plus "cromnibus"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Hot Air

    Honestly, let's just skip the empty gestures like censure or a resolution challenging Obama's authority . All they do is highlight how impotent Congress is.

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