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Thumbnail Republicans living in Idaho are feeling pretty good about things these days.
Betsy Russell has seen just about everything in her long career covering Idaho politics, so there isn’t much that surprises her.
Thumbnail For those of us who live here, Idaho is a great place – but how does it compare to other states?
Those effete “G-6” people got what was coming to them for questioning our president’s demands and then dissing Vladimir Putin.
The economic news is good for Idaho and the nation.
June is the start of fire season in Idaho and most of the West.
Thumbnail A majority of Idahoans are against building a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border if American taxpayers have to pay for it, a recent Idaho Politics Weekly poll shows.
Introducing Idaho’s first woman governor (drum roll optional) …
Thumbnail Thoughts on a few, somewhat random, topics...
An article in the Twin Falls Times-News late last month brings into sharp relief a major hurdle rural Idaho communities must overcome. 

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Idaho Dems Trustee Garden Party
When: Monday, June 18, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Beside Bardenay Events, 612 W Grove St, Boise, ID
Join Ken Martin, President of the Association of State Democratic Chairs, DNC Vice Chair, and Chairman of the Minnesota Democratic Party to discuss the state of Democratic politics here in Idaho and around the nation. Food and hors d'oeuvres are provided. More info and register here.

Leadership Boise Alumni June Happy Hour Series
When: Tuesday, June 19, 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Where: Bonefish Grill, 855 W Broad St, Boise, ID
Join us for our Annual June Happy Hour Series. Stop by and mingle with your fellow alumni. Appetizers will be provided, open to all Leadership Boise Alumni.

South East Idaho Republican Women
When: Wednesday, June 20, 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Omni Building, Conference Room 200, Pocatello Idaho
Republicans educating today, leading tomorrow. For more information, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., SEIdahoRW President.

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