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‘Reasonable’ Republican PAC targets five North Idaho incumbents

A group of North Idaho businesspeople who founded a PAC to support “reasonable” Republicans in 2012 has upped the ante in 2014 by targeting five tea-party friendly GOP lawmakers in the May primary. In 2012, the North Idaho Republican Political

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Issues in Fulcher-Otter race set up prospect of Idaho tea party ticket

Senate Majority Caucus Chairman Russ Fulcher completed his listening tour last week, but began this week in campaign mode on the tea party circuit. Though Fulcher, R-Meridian, hasn’t yet said whether his exploratory effort will turn into the real thing

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Idaho GOP names new top staffer, Woolf hires outgoing ED Whitworth

For the second time in a year, the Idaho GOP is getting a new executive director. Joshua Whitworth is leaving the party’s top administrative post to work for state Controller Brandon Woolf. Appointed by Gov. Butch Otter in October to

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