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Crapo, Risch explain opposition to immigration reform bill

Idaho Sens. Mike Crapo and Jim Risch said the immigration bill approved by the Senate Thursday is flawed, with Crapo saying border security is inadequate and Risch calling the bill a “Band-Aid.” The Republican lawmakers issued two news releases as

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Idaho’s Risch occupies 3rd-longest-held GOP US Senate seat — since 1949

The seat Sen. Jim Risch will defend next year as Republicans eye control of the U.S. Senate has been in Republican hands since 1949, trailing in longevity only two Kansas seats which have been held by the GOP since 1919

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