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Balukoff names new campaign manager, ex-Minnick aide Hattaway

Shauneen Grange, a longtime Democratic campaign consultant who managed the start of A.J. Balukoff’s governor’s race has stepped down for personal reasons. The new campaign manager is Marie Hattaway, who has worked for the Idaho Democratic Party, Senate Democrats and

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Idaho’s Minnick, LaRocco sign open letter to Congress, Obama urging debt deal

Idaho Democrats Walt Minnick and Larry LaRocco are among 118 former lawmakers urging Congress and President Obama to undertake comprehensive tax and spending reforms with “sufficient savings to put our debt on a sustainable path while, in the short term,

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Another Idaho tour guide: Minnick leads students through closed Capitol

Idaho Republican Congressman Raul Labrador got some great press last week for taking nine Nampa High School students and two teachers on a Capitol Hill tour Friday, despite the government shutdown. The man he beat in 2010 to represent Idaho’s

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Idaho’s Minnick hired by Gabby Giffords to lobby for gun control

Former Idaho Democratic Congressman Walt Minnick has been hired by his former colleague Gabrielle Giffords’ to assist her effort to expand background checks on gun purchases. Minnick’s Washington, D.C., firm is Majority Group LLC, which he founded in 2011 after

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