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Idaho’s Risch occupies 3rd-longest-held GOP US Senate seat — since 1949

The seat Sen. Jim Risch will defend next year as Republicans eye control of the U.S. Senate has been in Republican hands since 1949, trailing in longevity only two Kansas seats which have been held by the GOP since 1919

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Idaho’s Andrus, Smylie on top 50 list of longest-serving governors

Former Democratic Gov. Cecil Andrus and former Republican Gov. Bob Smylie appear on a list of America’s most grizzled governors. The list appeared this week on the “Smart Politics” blog authored by Dr. Eric Ostermeier at the University of Minnesota’s

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