Idaho Republican Party
Mar 02, 2011 22:57 EST
SALMON, Idaho (Reuters) - A federal judge on Wednesday ruled unconstitutional Idaho's requirement that the Republican party hold an open primary, a decision which, if upheld, could mean an overhaul of the state's election laws.
Sep 17, 2010 16:53 EDT
Idaha House Dem picks fight with GOP rival over immigration; daughter dragged into fray. A Democrat in a battle to keep his U.S. House seat picked a fight with his Republican challenger, only to watch his adopted teenage daughter get pulled into fray.
Aug 19, 2010 20:00 EDT
Former Idaho GOP Senator Larry Craig refused to answer gay-related questions during his radio debut. ?Former Idaho GOP Senator Larry Craig refused to answer gay-related question during his radio debut, the Idaho Statesman reported. Craig answered questions from callers as he made his co-hosting debut on KBOI-670 Monday. His 28-year Congressional career ? 18 in the Senate (1991 ? 2009), preceded by ten years in the House ? came to a screeching end after his 2007 arrest for lewd conduct in a Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport men's restroom came to light. The 65-year-old Craig pled guilty to a charge of disorderly conduct on August 8, 2007, nearly two months after his arrest. The Washington-based paper Roll Call reported on the arrest nearly three weeks later. Rumors of Craig's sexuality had circulated on Capitol Hill for years. At his website, BlogActive.com, outing blogger Mike Rogers had accused him of sexual encounters with men in a Washington D.C. public restroom long before
Jul 20, 2010 05:44 EDT
Idaho GOP reshaped by spasm of tea-party passion, anti-fed outrage. Three times since 2000, Republican Rod Beck failed in his bid to rejoin the state Senate, defeated by primary election rivals he insists didn't support party ideals. So Beck opted to change Idaho's GOP from within.
Aug 28, 2009 17:20 EDT
Idaho Republicans blast GOP candidate's 'Obama tags' quip; Risch disowns Rammell. The list of Idaho Republicans condemning a GOP gubernatorial candidate's comments about buying a license to hunt President Barack Obama grew Friday, as party leaders worried the incident would reflect badly on the state.
Aug 11, 2009 19:31 EDT
Palin's father, father-in-law to campaign in Idaho for GOP congressional candidate. Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's father and father-in-law will campaign in Idaho for Republican congressional candidate Vaughn Ward.