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As NPR declares Smith-Simpson a bellwether, BIPAC’s Casey back in town

National Public Radio star David Greene will spend the week in Idaho’s 2nd Congressional District because he says the race between tea party challenger Bryan Smith and eight-term GOP Rep. Mike Simpson is a “bellwether” on the battle for control

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Smith twists politics of Idaho Rep. Simpson’s vote to fund NSA surveillance

Challenger Bryan Smith wrongly says Idaho 2nd District GOP Congressman Mike Simpson “yet again…voted with liberal Democrats” to reject an amendment to strip funding for the National Security Agency’s controversial program that collects phone records of U.S. citizens and residents.

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Doubling down, Labrador joins another Boehner foe in joint fundraising

Idaho GOP Congressman Raul Labrador will be in Grand Rapids, Mich., for a private fundraiser Saturday co-hosted by Michigan Republican Rep. Justin Amash, who voted for Labrador in January over Speaker of the House John Boehner. The pair established a

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