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Risch implores U.S. Secretary of State to help free Abedini

In a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing Tuesday, Sen. Jim Risch urged U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to increase pressure on Iran to release Boisean Saeed Abedini. Abedini was imprisoned in September of 2012 for his involvement in Christian home

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Idaho’s Risch ranked as Senate’s most conservative lawmaker

In its annual ranking based on key votes, National Journal calls freshman GOP Sen. Jim Risch of “obscure” but “a true stalwart when it comes to his conservative voting record, most recently being one of just eight Republican senators to

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Posted in Idaho Politics