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Idaho Lawmakers Big Players in “Fiscal Cliff” Debates
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — U.S. Sen. Mike Crapo and U.S. Rep. Mike Simpson could play key roles in crafting legislation concerning the nation's deficit and debt as the so-called fiscal cliff approaches. The Idaho Statesman reports the two Republican lawmakers from Idaho say they want to see a de…
Former State Senator Asked for Sex in Capital Office
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Police records show former Republican state Sen. John McGee was accused of propositioning a female aide for sex and making other unwanted advances inside his Idaho Capitol office. The woman gave her account of the February encounters to State Police detectives...
Idaho Senator Among Top Twenty Wealthiest In Congress
Idaho Senator Jim Risch has been named the 16th-wealthiest member of Congress by a Washington DC newspaper.  Roll Call estimates that Risch is worth $19.78 million, up .5 percent from last year. Risch is the only Idaho lawmaker  to make the list of the 50 most wealthy members of Congress..…
Idaho State Sen. John McGee Blocks Vote On Probe

Republicans in canyon county seeking to weigh in on whether state Sen. John McGee should remain the local party chairman were stymied on Tuesday night when the 38-year-old lawmaker helped block an immediate resolution vote. On Tuesday evening, at a local Canyon County GOP Central Committee meeting, …