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Citizens United PAC endorses Smith over Simpson in Idaho 2nd CD

The conservative group that won the landmark 2010 First Amendment case that ended restrictions on independent political spending by corporations, associations and labor unions has endorsed tea party Republican Bryan Smith over eight-term Congressman Mike Simpson in the 2014 Idaho

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Idaho GOP chairman: anti-Obama sentiment will drive busiest primary season in decades

Idaho Republican Party Chairman Barry Peterson predicts discontent with President Obama will prompt an unusually large number of GOP candidates to file in the 2014 elections, from congressional and statewide races to county commissioner and other local offices. “People are

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Simpson raised $437K in third quarter, Smith $275K in Idaho 2nd CD race

Facing what appears to be the toughest race he’s had since his election in 1998, Idaho Republican Congressman Mike Simpson says he set a personal record for fundraising in the third quarter of 2013 — over $437,000. His tea party

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