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Mitchell dings Risch on promise to cut entitlements; Risch rattles tin cup for donors

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Nels Mitchell says incumbent Idaho Republican Sen. Jim Risch is “irresponsible” and is playing to his party’s “extreme right wing” or “really wants to destroy the financial security of seniors, veterans, and people with disabilities. Either

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Lawsuit aims to reclaim $250,000 lost by Crapo’s Idaho Senate campaign

A business that borrowed $250,000 from Sen. Mike Crapo’s campaign in 2008 and lost the money has filed a lawsuit aiming to recover the funds and win punitive damages. In May, Crapo, R-Idaho, said his campaign lost $250,000 from the

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Court: Larry Craig’s legal fees appealing bathroom conviction are not a campaign expense

The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on Thursday refused to dismiss a Federal Election Commission claim that former Idaho Sen. Larry Craig should return more than $200,000 in campaign funds spent to overturn his 2007 guilty plea

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