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Idaho Democrat Manning: I didn’t quiver and I wasn’t spanked

Caldwell Democratic House candidate Travis Manning objects to two aspects of a Wednesday post on the Idaho Politics blog:┬áMy characterization of him “quiveringly” backing down from his satirical Facebook post about GOP Gov. Butch Otter and my headline that described

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Democrat Manning tweaks Otter, gets spanked by Guv’s spokesman

Canyon County House candidate Travis Manning thought he’d amuse himself and his supporters by satirizing Gov. Butch Otter on his campaign Facebook page. But the Vallivue High School English teacher quickly learned the governor found no humor in the prank.

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Caldwell’s Manning seeks rematch with Hixon for Idaho House

Travis Manning, who won a respectable 46 percent of the vote against freshman Rep. Brandon Hixon in 2012, seeks to become the first Canyon County Democrat elected to the Legislature in 32 years. Manning, 43, an English teacher at Vallivue

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