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US Chamber of Commerce to air ads, calling Rep. Simpson ‘conservative, Idaho strong’

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which includes Melaleuca CEO Frank VanderSloot on its board, will spend $84,000 on TV ads in Idaho’s 2nd Congressional District to support eight-term GOP Congressman Mike Simpson. The Associated Press reported the news Thursday, having

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Melaleuca’s VanderSloot: Establish a ‘path to citizenship’

Melaleuca CEO Frank VanderSloot of Idaho Falls is among more than 100 Republican business leaders who wrote Republican members of Congress last week urging them to pass immigration reform and calling the current system “broken.” The executives set three conditions:

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Idaho’s VanderSloot says IRS audits saved him money, but blasts fed scrutiny

Melaleuca CEO Frank VanderSloot has seized on the brewing IRS scandal in interviews published this week with leading conservative outlets. VanderSloot said what he characterizes as politically motivated federal audits turned out fine — he’ll pay less taxes as a

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