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New Tea Party flyer features ‘Epic Failures of Freedom’ in Idaho Legislature

A two-sided color flyer featuring mug shots of all 105 Idaho legislators and grading them on their vote on Gov. Butch Otter’s health exchange program has been distributed to those same lawmakers. A Senate Committee will hear public testimony on

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Labrador wants distance from friend Crane on Rosa Parks flub

Idaho Congressman Raul Labrador’s spokesman asked that a photo including Labrador alongside Idaho House Assistant Majority Leader Brent Crane, R-Nampa, be replaced on the Statesman’s website. The photo accompanied my column Friday exploring Crane’s erroneous claim that civil rights icon

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After 6-hour debate, Idaho Senate backs state health exchange, 23-12

Gov. Butch Otter’s bill to establish a state health exchange under the U.S. Affordable Care Act cleared the Idaho Senate on a 23-12 vote Thursday, sending the measure to the House. The Senate’s endorsement of the state-operated online insurance marketplace

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