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Andrus Center lunch lineup: Davis, Bedke, Stennett, Rusche

At its new downtown digs, the Andrus Center for Public Policy at Boise State is launching “Politics for Lunch,” a lecture series beginning Jan. 14 and running through April. The first four speakers booked are Senate Majority Leader Bart Davis,

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Idaho Democrats reply to Otter: GOP has taken us to the bottom

Idaho Democrats say 20 years of Republican control of the executive and legislative branches has taken Idaho to the bottom of the economic and educational barrel and that election-year politics mustn’t impede change. “Twenty years of GOP control of Idaho

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Idaho Democrats’ last-gasp move for Medicaid expansion and $478 million in tax relief fails

House Minority Leader John Rusche, D-Lewiston, took the rare step of using a parliamentary move to force a committee chairman to hold a hearing on legislation against his will. His gambit failed Monday morning, when House Health and Welfare Committee Chairman

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