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April Fools’: GOP opponent Chmelik chides Lt. Gov. Little in fundraising letter

Idaho County Commissioner Jim Chmelik begins a new fundraising letter with a report of the “stunning turn of events” that Lt. Gov. Brad Little phoned President Obama “to tell him he has decided to change his tune and will now,

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Brad Little fundraiser to double as benefit for Hope House

Idaho Senate Doorkeeper Al Henderson is famed for his backyard barbecue fundraisers for Republican candidates. On Aug. 28, Henderson is hosting an event for Lt. Gov. Brad Little‘s re-election bid. Little faces Idaho County Commissioner Jim Chmelik in the May

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Marley to challenge Idaho Lt. Gov. Little, run in tandem with Balukoff

Former Democratic Sen. Bert Marley made the widely expected announcement Wednesday that he’ll be running to replace GOP Lt. Gov. Brad Little. Marley was joined at Wednesday’s announcement in Pocatello by Democratic gubernatorial candidate A.J. Balukoff and the pair vowed

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Balukoff names new campaign manager, ex-Minnick aide Hattaway

Shauneen Grange, a longtime Democratic campaign consultant who managed the start of A.J. Balukoff’s governor’s race has stepped down for personal reasons. The new campaign manager is Marie Hattaway, who has worked for the Idaho Democratic Party, Senate Democrats and

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Marley likely to announce race vs. Idaho Lt. Gov. Little

Former Idaho Sen. Bert Marley will announce his plans for a statewide office Wednesday at a Democratic lunch in Pocatello. Talk at the Statehouse and the lineup of already-announced candidates suggest he’ll challenge Republican Lt. Gov. Brad Little. Marley, D-McCammon,

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