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How Donald Trump Unified a Squabbling GOP
Donald Trump appears to have unified Idaho Republicans but perhaps not in an expected way.  Randy Stapilus from Idaho Weekly Briefing joined us this morning and shared details from his Sunday column.  He believes the party is unified because it’s collectively holding its no…
Commentary: Republicans Denied Public Accommodation
One of the best political blogs in the country, and I’m clearly not objective, is SayAnythingBlog out of North Dakota.  Some of the best talk radio and political discussions in the country come from the state.  SayAnythingBlog has been ranked among the 100 most influential …
Commentary: Idaho Legislators Need Some Stones
Idaho Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter won’t describe it the same way but he’s left his fellow Republicans some rotten eggs in this year’s Easter baskets.  Long, long ago and in a previous decade, the Governor proposed a pac…
Government Shutdown: Who’s to Blame?
While it isn't always helpful to point fingers, the gridlock in Washington does make one wonder who needs to get moving.  Especially with leaders all over the map pointing fingers at the guy across the aisle.
Who do you think is most to blame...
Idaho GOP Will Study Open Primary
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Idaho State Republican Party convention delegates in Twin Falls likely skirted a renewed, potentially messy internal fight over their party's closed primary by recommending the issue be studied, not addressed head-on.  According to a resolution that cleared a convention committee…
Idaho GOP Take Aim at EPA
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) - Federal environmental regulators be warned, Idaho Republicans are hoping to put you out of work. At the state GOP convention in Twin Falls on Friday, a committee of delegates meeting at the biennial partisan event supported a resolution that the Environmental Protection Agen…
Scott Rasmussen Speaks To Twin Falls Republicans
National Pollster Scott Rasmussen was the guest speaker Saturday at the Twin Falls County Republican Lincoln day Banquet.  Rasmussen told the gathering that it’s no secret that Americans are fed up and frustrated with the government right now.
GOP – “No Confidence” In Senator John McGee
AP - Idaho Republicans have approved a motion giving Sen. John McGee a vote of no confidence following  a drunken driving incident but postponed indefinitely a resolution calling for the Senate majority caucus chairman to resign his leadership position.
Decision Weekend For State GOP
(AP) A proposal to require Idaho Republican candidates to be vetted by GOP leaders before primary  elections is no longer on the agenda of an important party meeting in Moscow this weekend. Ex-state Senate Majority Leader Rod Beck wanted a nominating model similar to Utah's to be considere…
GOP Starts to Tackle “Obama Care” Bill
"As House Republicans prepare this week to hold a vote to repeal the health-care law that President Obama signed last year, the administration says it opposes that idea but is "open" to Republican suggestions to improve the provision. That is a marked shift from last year, when the …

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