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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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Idaho’s Labrador again snubs GOP leaders, helping deal ‘humiliating setback’

In October, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., was in Boise to help Idaho GOP Rep. Raul Labrador raise money for his first re-election bid. But when Cantor needed Labrador’s vote on a bill allowing people with preexisting health conditions

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Idaho’s Labrador to talk budget, immigration in Wednesday online news conference

Idaho’s sophomore Republican Rep. Raul Labrador continues the “Conversations with Conservatives” series Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. MST. Viewers can watch the hour-long live-streamed event, which will be held in the Rayburn House Office Building. Labrador and other lawmakers popular with the

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