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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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Boise Democrat King’s solicitation of lobbyists raises eyebrows

Rep. Phylis King emailed lobbyists Sunday suggesting they attend Friday’s $25 “Dems Under the Dome” event as “a great opportunity to help Ada County Democrats” — despite a practice that discourages fundraising by lawmakers during the legislative session. King’s invitation does

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Idaho Sen. Stennett chosen for Western Legislative Academy

Senate Minority Leader Michelle Stennett, D-Ketchum, will attend the November academy for legislators in their first four years of service. Stennett was elected to two-year terms in 2010 and 2012. She was among 39 applicants in a pool of 114

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