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Head to the Idaho Reports blog

Hey folks — I don’t update this anymore. Check out the Idaho Reports blog for my political reporting, as well as posts from my lovely colleagues. http://idahoreports.blogs.idahoptv.org/

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The barriers to breastfeeding

Emilie Ritter Saunders of Boise State Public Radio had a great piece today that explored reasons why Idaho is number one in breastfeeding rates.   As a new mom who is nursing, I’ve taken a crash course in the last … Continue reading

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An interesting immigration memo from DC

The Washington Post obtained a memo being circulated  among DC immigration reform activists on potential maybe votes among House Republicans for the Senate immigration bill. Raul Labrador’s name is on the list, which describes him as a “rising star” who … Continue reading

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On a personal note: A baby update. (Nothing to see here)

It’s been quiet on the blog lately. I’ve had a few things going on. I’ve had lots of people send me notes and e-mails about the baby, so here’s an update. For the last week, I’ve been in pre-labor, or … Continue reading

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How the upcoming SCOTUS decision on Prop 8 could affect Idaho

Check out this New York Times graphic on possible outcomes for two U.S. Supreme Court cases on same sex marriage. The first case, on California’s Proposition 8, could potentially affect Idaho, whose voters passed a same sex marriage ban in … Continue reading

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Bryan Smith and Nate Curtis are not the same person

A strange side-note on the Bryan Smith for Congress campaign launch: One of the pieces of campaign literature I’ve seen for Smith says his website is BryanSmithforCongress.com. But when I typed that address into my browser, it automatically redirected me … Continue reading

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Bryan Smith to announce candidacy for CD2

Congressman Mike Simpson has a challenger for 2014. Idaho Falls attorney Bryan Smith will announce his candidacy for congressional district 2 on Thursday, according to a public Facebook event page created by Rod Beck. Over the next week, he’s stopping … Continue reading

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A serious question about wearing tutus to work

  Sorry for the lack of posts. I’ve been super busy and super sick. Why didn’t any of you tell me that being nine months pregnant is miserable? Oh, wait. Everyone told me that. I just didn’t listen. As you likely … Continue reading

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Otter, other Republicans send letters against proposed rule

Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter has already voiced opposition to the proposed rule change that would require party leaders’ endorsement to run in the Republican primaries, but yesterday, he sent a letter to Idaho Republicans condemning it in the strongest possible terms. “To … Continue reading

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So what will it be, Brad Little?

Emily Walton pointed out an interesting omission on a Brad Little campaign fundraiser ad. Neither the campaign literature nor the website specify that Little is running again for Lieutenant Governor in the next election. Little has already confirmed to Dan … Continue reading

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