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Otter punches back: So you want Planned Parenthood helping sell health insurance?

UPDATED, 2:15 p.m. with Fulcher response defending his pro-life credentials. Gov. Butch Otter responded aggressively to challenger Russ Fulcher’s continued hammering of Otter for creating the state-run health insurance exchange, Your Health Idaho. Otter says Fulcher, R-Meridian, the Idaho Senate’s

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Debate begins on Otter’s health exchange, with rumor of defections from ‘Gang of 16′

The Idaho House began debate at 9:53 a.m. Wednesday on Gov. Butch Otter’s House Bill 248,  which would establish a state-run online health insurance marketplace under the federal Affordable Care Act. A similar bill passed the Senate 23-12, so the

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