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Analyzing the outcomes of the midterm elections

  • By Steve Taggart, Idaho Politics Weekly contributor

Last week’s elections drove large numbers of Idahoans to the polls.  More than 605,000 voters in Idaho cast a ballot, roughly 150,000 more than turned out in 2014.

Fulcher wants to build influence the old-school way

  • By Chuck Malloy, Idaho Politics Weekly contributor

Congressman-elect Russ Fulcher will be a newcomer to Washington politics when he takes office in January, but he knows one key to success in a successful congressional career.

Trump & Republicans have suburban work to do in 2020

  • By LaVarr Webb, Publisher

While the 2018 election results reflected a sharply divided country, it became clearer just where the divisions are: urban vs. rural. And, for the 2020 presidential election, the emerging voting...

Overturning U.S. abortion law won’t be easy

  • By Chuck Malloy, Idaho Politics Weekly contributor

Republican candidates over the years, including those running in Idaho, have done a good job steering away voters from basing votes on a single issue – specifically abortion rights.

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Idaho Falls Chamber Young Professionals Network
When: Tuesday, November 13, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Museum of Idaho, 200 N Eastern Ave, Idaho Falls, ID
This is your opportunity to connect with and learn from fellow young professionals from small, medium, and large local businesses. This diverse group consists of representatives from banking, real estate, finance, technology, retail and non-profit companies, as well as student participants. More info and register here.

Bannock County Dems Political Soup   
When: Wednesday, November 14, 11:30 a.m. to 1  p.m.
Where: 355 Yellowstone Ave, Pocatello, ID
We serve soup and salad or pizza and have a speaker from the community.

Magic Valley Republican Women Luncheon
When: Saturday, November 17, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Location varies
Republican strong, addressing current issues. For more information, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Magic ValleRW President.

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