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Idaho Rep. Nielsen’s Miss Emily Litella moment

Rep. Pete Nielsen, R-Mountain Home, is known for his fierce opposition to federal encroachments. On Tuesday, Nielsen smelled a fed bogeyman where none existed and ultimately quieted his objection to an heretofore non-controversial spending bill. Senate Bill 1210 appropriates $11.9

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Four Idaho lawmakers backing Bryan Smith’s challenge to Simpson

Two anti-establishment legislators are the highest-ranking Republicans to endorse Bryan Smith’s insurgent challenge to eight-term Congressman Mike Simpson in the May 2014 GOP primary. Senate Resources and Environment Committee Chairman Monty Pearce, R-New Plymouth, and House Local Government Committee Chairwoman

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