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Sen. Fulcher’s exploratory tour adds stops in McCall, North Idaho

Saying he’s been “inspired at the range of comments I’m getting from Idahoans,” Sen. Russ Fulcher, R-Meridian, released 15 more stops on his statewide “Russ Fulcher Listens” tour exploring whether to run against two-term Gov. Butch Otter in the 2014 Republican

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Tribune’s Trillhaase rips Denney as unfit for Idaho secretary of state

It appears that a run for secretary of state by former Idaho House speaker Lawerence Denney won’t get much sympathy from the opinion arm of the largest newspaper in north central Idaho. In his Wednesday column, Lewiston Tribune Editorial Page

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Smylie sounds like a candidate, but he’s ‘resisting’ another run

At Thursday’s education reform task force hearing in Boise, former state Rep. Steve Smylie delivered an emotional indictment of the education system. Steve Smylie The son of former Gov. Robert Smylie — the Republican who crafted a sales tax in 1965

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Labrador cancels GOP stops in east Idaho, raising doubts about 2014 race

Insurgent 1st District Congressman Raul Labrador cancelled two appearances on the GOP’s Lincoln Day circuit last weekend, an obligatory pilgrimage for aspiring statewide candidates. The events would have raised Labrador’s profile in eastern Idaho’s 2nd Congressional District, where he is

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