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Idaho’s Rep. Simpson optimistic about ‘grand bargain’ on budget, Risch less sanguine

Idaho GOP Rep. Mike Simpson, who chairs a House Appropriations subcommittee, predicted Thursday that the debate coming this fall on raising the debt ceiling will spark a bipartisan compromise he’s been working on for years. Because two-thirds of federal spending

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Longterm, bipartisan debt solutions: Watch the McClure Center symposium here

Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo and Congressman Mike Simpson joined Virginia Democratic Sen. Mark Warner, colorful fiscal commission leader Alan Simpson and national deficit expert Maya MacGuiness on Idaho Public Television last night. The five talked about the kind of longterm,

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