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Updated 3 days ago

MALLOY: Big changes coming if GOP wins the House

First District Congressman Russ Fulcher has spent his first two terms in office in unfamiliar territory as a mem...

Updated 1 year, 7 months ago
Luke Malek wants McGeachin’s job

Former Republican Rep. Luke Malek of Coeur d’Alene is running for lieutenant governor next year, but what remains to be seen is who he runs against and how c...

Updated 1 year, 7 months ago
Sen. Carl Crabtree's weekly newsletter

This week we spent much of our time working on education related issues.

Updated 1 year, 7 months ago
New majority means new roles for senators

Jim Risch made it a point not to publicly air his disagreements with the president on global issues.

Updated 1 year, 8 months ago
Little says ‘enough’ with the nonsense

Pop quiz: How many legislators does it take to change a light bulb?

Updated 1 year, 9 months ago
Sup's Corner

Along with them, our first line of defense, bus drivers and transportation workers, have changed plans at a moment’s notice.

Updated 1 year, 9 months ago
Only YOU can prevent COVID-19

Gov. Brad Little has been hounded for his lack of “leadership” and “courage” in the handling of the coronavirus pandemic. Translation: He’s not doing a good ...

Updated 1 year, 9 months ago
Hail to the chief, whomever that is

If President Trump decides to take another run for the office in 2024, and makes his announcement on Jan. 20, Republicans in Congress will have an interestin...

Updated 1 year, 10 months ago
McGeachin could win a governor’s race

Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin has almost no influence in this administration, and it’s no wonder why.

Updated 1 year, 10 months ago
Fulcher stands by Trump in ‘fraud-gate’

Idaho Congressman Russ Fulcher, who has not yet recognized Joe Biden as the president-elect, will take care of that order of business in time.

Updated 1 year, 10 months ago
Georgia is on everyone’s mind

Idaho GOP Chairman Tom Luna has issued to his party’s faithful a call to arms to help with something that Republicans can control – the Georgia Senate runoff...

Updated 1 year, 11 months ago
Sup's Corner

I applaud the leaders; especially those who are humbly taking the brunt of people’s anger during this pandemic.

Updated 1 year, 11 months ago
Soto says he could do better than Fulcher

Talk with Congressman Russ Fulcher and you’ll get the idea that this year’s elections have all the drama of a yawning festival.

Updated 1 year, 11 months ago
Decisions from the top not fun, but necessary

During the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic, when almost everything was shut down, people in my Meridian neighborhood found a way to get through thos...

Updated 2 years ago
CHUCK MALLOY — Risch says Senate report is clear: No collusion

In the world of toxic partisan politics in Washington, Sen. Jim Risch found an oasis of sorts in the Senate’s Select Committee on Intelligence – where he is ...

Updated 2 years, 1 month ago
Is Ybarra a leader for schools, or glorified secretary?

Next year’s race for superintendent of public instruction, sarcastically speaking, should be highly entertaining … if key legislators are correct with their ...