Labrador named western states chairman for Rand Paul’s presidential campaign

BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul has selected Idaho Congressman Raul Labrador to as the campaign's western states chairman. Paul's campaign announced Wednesday that Labrador will campaign for the Kentucky Republican including Oregon, Washington, Nevada, Idaho and Arizona. Labrador has served as a Republican congressman in Idaho since 2010. The two politicians Read More ...

Obama ignores Boehner’s lawsuit threat: ‘I’ll keep taking actions on my own’

Seemingly unfazed by the threat of a lawsuit, President Obama on Saturday vowed to press on and use executive actions wherever and whenever possible. In his weekly address, the president didn't directly address House Speaker John A. Boehner’s announcement earlier this week that he'll sue Mr. Obama for supposed abuses of executive authority. But the Read More ...

Not Just Idaho: Crony Republicans Seize Control of Iowa GOP, Purge Conservatives From Leadership

The Iowa GOP central committee voted Saturday to fire the state party chairman and replace him with a fixture of the establishment. Danny Carroll, removed on a 14-2 no confidence vote, will be replaced by Jeff Kaufmann, formerly the Speaker Pro Tem of the state House. The bloodless coup was widely expected after forces loyal Read More ...