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The Raul Labrador cone of silence … again

Last week, we asked the congressional delegation to weigh in on the Idaho Education Network funding mess — in light of the fact that the Federal Communications Commission briefed the delegation on the matter. We heard back from Sens. Mike

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Labrador stands by cuts to Idaho lab but says hands off BPA

Republican Rep. Raul Labrador took a tour last week of the Idaho National Laboratory and faced the Idahoans whose jobs he put on the line in votes to cut Energy Department lab’s budget and in his support for shutting down

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Groundhog Day: Simpson, Labrador vote to roll back Obamacare

For the 38th and 39th times, the GOP-controlled House voted to repeal or roll back the Affordable Care Act in floor votes late Wednesday. Idaho’s Republican congressmen, eight-term Rep. Mike Simpson and two-term Rep. Raul Labrador voted for two measures

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Labrador misses self-imposed deadline on guv’s race, hopes for decision in ‘next couple of months’

Idaho GOP Congressman Raul Labrador has delayed his decision on whether to mount a tea-party fueled challenge to two-term Republican Gov. Butch Otter in 2014. At a Jan. 31 town meeting in Meridian, Labrador was urged by a member of

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