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Risch, Crapo co-requesting $818 million in 213 earmarks

Sens. Jim Risch and Mike Crapo say they’re all for ending earmarks, but while the maligned funding method remains in place the two are requesting away. For 2011, the senators are co-requesting 213 earmarks worth $818 million. Brad Houglun, a … Continue reading

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Crapo, Risch discuss how Congress will work with more Republicans (video)

Idaho Republican Sens. Mike Crapo and Jim Risch say the gains by Republicans in Congress will serve to curb the actions of President Barack Obama and curb federal spending. Republicans gained a majority of seats in the U.S. House. They … Continue reading

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Election Day, 2010 – the voters get their chance to be heard

For months politicians throughout the state have been asking voters to give them their support on Election Day, Nov. 2. Now it is the voters’ turn to be heard. Idaho voters go to the polls Tuesday to elect a full … Continue reading

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One of Crapo’s TV ads draws complaints from opponent Sullivan

A television ad from Sen. Mike Crapo about protecting jobs is being criticized by his Democratic opponent as taking credit for spending from a stimulus plan he opposed. Crapo denied that claim from Democrat Tom Sullivan, saying he simply made … Continue reading

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Crapo thinks next Congress can tackle spending (video)

Incumbent Sen. Mike Crapo is seeking his third term in the U.S. Senate, but says the next session of Congress could be reminiscent of part of his time in the House of Representatives. Several election forecasters show Republicans gaining ground … Continue reading

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Crapo, Sullivan reveal more differences in TV debate

The two major party candidates for one of Idaho’s U.S. Senate seats tried to saddle each other with the blame and responsibility for the country’s economic woes during a televised debate Tuesday. Incumbent Republican Mike Crapo said America is stealing … Continue reading

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Crapo, Sullivan draw party lines during debate

Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo and his Democratic challenger Tom Sullivan disagreed over tax cuts, government spending, health care regulations, and many other issues facing the U.S. in a back-and-forth debate on Idaho Public Television that had to be reined in … Continue reading

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Live blog: Crapo v. Sullivan for U.S. Senate

Republican Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo and Democrat Tom Sullivan, a businessman from Tetonia, are two of three candidates on the ballot for one of Idaho’s seats in the U.S. Senate. They will meet for a debate at the Idaho State … Continue reading

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Constitution Party Senate candidate wants reductions in spending and military overseas

Sen. Mike Crapo’s third party challenger, Randy Bergquist, said he’s a lifelong Republican, but is running under the Constitution Party because both major political parties have strayed too far from the country’s founding document. To Bergquist, an independent insurance agent … Continue reading

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Simpson wants comments on ending wolves’ federal protection

Idaho Rep. Mike Simpson is asking for comments to a plan from Montana Rep. Denny Rehberg that would exclude wolves in both states from the endangered species list, which currently protects the animals. Simpson posted a draft of Rehberg’s plan … Continue reading

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