BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Democratic congressional candidate Jimmy Farris raised just $32,000 since August, less than a fifth the campaign receipts of Republican incumbent U.S. Rep. Raul Labrador. Farris' fundraising struggles leave the former NFL football player with scant resources just 20 days before the Nov...
Freshman Congressman Raul Labrador says after serving in the U.S. House of Representatives and seeing what it’s really like, he’s changed his mind and now supports term limits. Labrador, an opponent of term limits before he was elected to Congress last year told the City Club of Boise on Tuesday that serving in Washington has caused him to change his mind...
Members of Idaho's congressional delegation are reacting to the president's job creation speech last night. The 455 billion dollar package is made up of tax cuts and spending plans. It includes funding for teachers and firefighters - and tax cuts to small businesses to encourage employment. The president told a joint session of Congress that politicians needed to act quickly to pass the package.
Word on the street is that Idaho School Superintendent Tom Luna could be the next governor. Luna's success in passing his "Students Come First" education reforms have made him the subject of speculation over a 2014 run - should Gov. "Butch" Otter exit the scene.
Idaho's congressional delegation is reacting this morning to the news that Osama bin Laden is dead. U.S. Rep. Mike Simpson said while the news is worth celebrating, it is important to remember the victims of terrorism.
The members of Idaho's congressional delegation say they aren't impressed with the president's plan to cut the federal deficit. Obama's plan calls for, among other things, a reduction in spending in the tax code, specifically by not extending the tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans.