Representative Raul Labrador

Representative Raul Labrador Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Representative Raul Labrador.

Results 1 - 20 of 192 in Representative Raul Labrador

  1. Byron York:Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Jewish World Review

    For many conservatives, the fight against Obamacare has been the defining battle of President Obama's years in the White House. For them, and probably a majority of the Republican base, fighting first against the passage of the Affordable Care Act and later pressing to repeal it have been so important because: A) they strongly oppose the substance of the law, and B) they see opposition to Obamacare as the best way to resist the president's overall expansion of government.

    Comment?

  2. Rural schools, roads funding passes House sans Labrador support - Sat, 28 Mar 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | The Spokesman-Review

    Idaho Congressman Raul Labrador cast one of just 37 "no" votes in the House this week on a program that provides millions of dollars to rural, timber-dependent Idaho counties for schools and roads. The bill to fund reauthorization of the Secure Rural Schools program passed, 392-37.

    Comment?

  3. Labrador votes against school, road $$ for timber counties - Fri, 27 Mar 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Spokesman-Review

    Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. Idaho Congressman Raul Labrador cast one of just 37 "no" votes in the House this week on funding for reauthorization of the Secure Rural Schools program, which provides millions to rural, timber-dependent Idaho counties for schools and roads.

    Comment?

  4. More Than 4 Out Of 10 Farmworkers In These Three States Are UndocumentedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | ThinkProgress

    Nearly half of all farmworkers in New Jersey, Washington State, and Idaho are undocumented, a new Pew Research Center study found. Culled from 2012 government data, the state-by-state breakdown provides a glimpse into labor trends among undocumented workers, who are mostly concentrated in the low-skilled service, production and construction occupations.

    Comment?

  5. Labrador To Hold CDA TownhallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Spokesman-Review

    Rep. Ral Labrador, R-Idaho, will field questions from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. April 9 at North Idaho College. The event will be in the second-floor meeting room of the Student Union Building, 1000 W. Garden Ave., in Coeur d'Alene.

    Comment?

  6. Raul Votes Against Rural SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Spokesman-Review

    In a report for Boise State Public Radio , Emilie Ritter Saunders writes: "Idaho's two congressmen split their votes on a bill that was overwhelmingly supported in the U.S. House Thursday that reauthorizes timber payments to rural counties with a lot of federal land. The Secure Rural Schools Act reauthorization was tucked inside a $214 billion bill that blocks cuts in doctors' Medicare payments.

    Comment?

  7. Raul Treads Softly w/BergdahlRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Spokesman-Review

    In the Inlander's blog Bloglander, reporter Daniel Walters discusses how Congressman Raul Labrador has straddled a wide, partisan divide when it comes to Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the Idaho soldier who faces desertion charges after 5 years as a Taliban captive: Labrador's a long, long way from a moderate squish .

    Comment?

  8. In Bowe Bergdahl's home state of Idaho, reaction is mixed, mutedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Stars and Stripes

    In Boise and 142 miles away in Hailey, no one seemed surprised Wednesday that U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was charged with desertion.

    Comment?

  9. What did Jeb Bush do to fight Obamacare?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Washington Examiner

    For many conservatives, the fight against Obamacare has been the defining battle of President Obama's years in the White House. For them, and probably a majority of the Republican base, fighting first against the passage of the Affordable Care Act and later pressing to repeal it have been so important because: A) they strongly oppose the substance of the law, and B) they see opposition to Obamacare as the best way to resist the president's overall expansion of government.

    Comment?

  10. When horses kickRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 22 | Ridenbaugh Press

    It was probably inevitable that a clash between Idaho's Second District Congressman, Mike Simpson, and Idaho's First District Congressman, Raul Labrador, would develop. For the record of course and when with their senatorial colleagues they try to maintain the appearance of comity, that it is all one happy gang of Republicans working together for Idaho.

    Comment?

  11. Cheers and jeers: A justifiable decisionRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | Post Register

    CHEERS to the Bonneville Joint School District 93 Board of Trustees. Hours after falling 69 votes short of achieving the two-thirds supermajority needed to pass a $56.1 million bond, the board did not hesitate.

    Comment?

  12. U.S. House leaders pursue lasting fix for doctors' Medicare payRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    ... higher incomes pay more. Some fiscal conservatives in Boehner's caucus are wary. Republican Representative Raul Labrador said this week that it is "incongruous" for Republicans to be talking about balancing the budget in a decade, while the lasting ...

    Comment?

  13. Intraparty Squabbles Threaten GOP's Budget PlansRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | US News & World Report

    In unveiling their budget drafts this week, Republicans in the House and Senate bragged that their plans would rein in runaway spending, balance the federal budget within a decade and kick-start a sluggish economy. But their efforts to pass the first budget since 2013 stumbled out of the gate, with members of their own party criticizing it for relying on "gimmicks" to bring spending and revenue into line and circumvent caps limiting defense spending.

    Comment?

  14. Senate, House GOP differ on savings approach to MedicareRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | NewsOK.com

    Senate Republicans are matching President Barack Obama's proposals to cut Medicare by more than $400 billion over the coming decade, though they're not embracing his specific cuts to health care providers like hospitals and drug companies. House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., center, along with Republican members of the committee, announces the House Republican budget proposal, Tuesday, March 17, 2015, on Capitol Hill in Washington.

    Comment?

  15. House Republican: Balanced Budget Promise Is 'Hooey'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Switched

    House conservatives seemed unenthused on Tuesday with the safety net-cutting budget plan put out by their conference. They said they were concerned with "gimmicks" used to add money to defense without violating budget caps, and skeptical of the promise that the budget would be balanced in 10 years.

    Comment?

  16. Edit: Mike Cleans Up Raul's MessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | The Spokesman-Review

    U.S. Rep. Mike Simpson, R-Idaho, is tired of cleaning up the messes his seat mate, 1st District Congressman Raul Labrador, keeps leaving behind. Case in point was last week's Department of Homeland Security debacle.

    Comment?

  17. Robo-Call Backs LabradorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | The Spokesman-Review

    A Berry Picker fielded a robo-call this morning from Heritage Action for America alleging that the "Republican establishment" is attacking Congressman Raul Labrador for "standing up" to President Obama's amnesty plan for illegal immigrants. The robo-call from chief executive officer Mike Needham of Heritage Action for America says that Republicans ran against the amnesty last year, only to abandon their stand this year.

    Comment?

  18. Katy O'Donnell:Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Jewish World Review

    The first meeting of the House Freedom Caucus, founded by nine conservatives in search of a more hard-line alternative to the Republican Study Committee, was supposed to be concerned with organization: drafting the bylaws, choosing a leadership structure, figuring out staffing and dues. But the two dozen or so members invited to the meeting were less interested in the nuts and bolts of forming a caucus than they were with winning a bitter fight with Democrats over immigration policy.

    Comment?

  19. Parker: There's a fight for our heart, soulRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Amarillo.com

    The Marriage and Religious Freedom Act was introduced in the last Congress - in the Senate by Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, with 11 co-sponsors and in the House by Rep. Raul Labrador, R-Idaho, with 92 co-sponsors. This legislation will soon be reintroduced and should be given priority by Senate and House leadership and passed.

    Comment?

  20. Trib: Raul Goes With The FlowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | The Spokesman-Review

    When he backed House Speaker John Boehner's re-election earlier this year, Idaho Congressman Raul Labrador found himself in an unusual position -- he was drawing heat from his right flank. Reliable conservative fans -- such as St. Maries Republican Ken De Vries -- now were complaining that the Tea Party darling had thrown "his most ardent conservative supporters under the bus and he is laughing about it."

    Comment?