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Idaho Rep. Nielsen’s Miss Emily Litella moment

Rep. Pete Nielsen, R-Mountain Home, is known for his fierce opposition to federal encroachments. On Tuesday, Nielsen smelled a fed bogeyman where none existed and ultimately quieted his objection to an heretofore non-controversial spending bill. Senate Bill 1210 appropriates $11.9

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Emily Litella redux: Luna foe says ‘never mind,’ recall revived

Ten days after calling Idaho voters lazy, apathetic and spineless and announcing abandonment of his third attempt to recall Idaho Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Luna, comedian Pete Peterson is saying, “Never mind.” After a string of five emails between

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