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  1. Labrador at forefront of gay marriage clashRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    When the U.S. Supreme Court last summer gave same-sex couples the right to marry, Republican Rep. Raul Labrador of Idaho said Congress should move quickly to protect the religious liberty of citizens who believe in traditional marriage, reports Rob Hotakainen of Tribune News Service. Labrador introduced the First Amendment Defense Act, a bill that would prevent the federal government from acting against federal workers or institutions such as private schools that oppose same-sex marriage.

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  2. Rep. Raul Labrador at forefront of gay marriage clash - Mon, 08 Feb 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    When the U.S. Supreme Court last summer gave same-sex couples the right to marry, Republican Rep. Raul Labrador of Idaho said Congress should move quickly to protect the religious liberty of citizens who believe in traditional marriage. WASHINGTON - When the U.S. Supreme Court last summer gave same-sex couples the right to marry, Republican Rep. Raul Labrador of Idaho said Congress should move quickly to protect the religious liberty of citizens who believe in traditional marriage.

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  3. Idaho getting $16M boost in federal highway funds this year, thanks to FAST ActRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    Rep. Jason Monks, R-Nampa, at Monday morning's meeting of the Idaho Legislature' Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee After Congress passed the FAST Act, which stands for "Fixing America's Surface Transportation," in December, Idaho lawmakers are making budget adjustments to the current year's budget for the Idaho Transportation Department to reflect the additional funding, along with various accounting changes. The five-year federal transportation bill is the first long-term highway funding bill Congress has passed in more than a decade.

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  4. Congressman from Idaho at center of clash over gay marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Bellingham Herald

    Barronelle Stutzman, the owner of Arlene's Flowers in Richland, Wash., was found guilty of discrimination under Washington state law after she refused to provide flowers for a gay couple's wedding, citing her religious beliefs. She's appealing the ruling.

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  5. Idaho Rep. Raul Labrador at center of clash over gay marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Tri-cityherald.com

    Barronelle Stutzman, the owner of Arlene's Flowers in Richland, Washington, was found guilty of discrimination under state law after she refused to provide flowers for a gay couple's wedding, citing her religious beliefs. She's appealing the ruling. 16 comments

  6. Paul withdrawal disappoints RaulRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Spokesman-Review

    Idaho Rep. Raul Labrador, who served as western states chairman for Rand Paul's GOP presidential campaign, issued a statement tonight on Paul's withdrawal from the race, saying he's "disappointed," but remains "hopeful that we will nominate a strong conservative" as the GOP nominee/ Betsy Russell , Eye on Boise.

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  7. Freedom Caucus to GOP: Be more like us to win the White HouseRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Miami Herald

    The Republican party has "overpromised and under-delivered" for so long that it has created Donald Trump's candidacy, U.S. Rep. Mick Mulvaney said Wednesday at the Conservative Policy Summit at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C. The South Carolina Republican asked whether anyone in the the room had been to one of Trump's campaign rallies. "I may be the only member of Congress who's gone to one," he said.

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  8. Labrador issues statement on Rand Paul withdrawal; he's 'disappointed'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Spokesman-Review

    Idaho Rep. Raul Labrador, who served as western states chairman for Rand Paul's GOP presidential campaign, issued a statement tonight on Paul's withdrawal from the race, saying he's "disappointed," but remains "hopeful that we will nominate a strong conservative" as the GOP nominee. Here's his full statement: "It was an honor to stand with my friend Rand Paul.

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  9. Paul Ryan Faces His First UprisingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Atlantic

    This was the money quote of the House speaker's address to a conservative conference in Washington. The one his office dished out to reporters in advance, a canned sound bite designed to pull back, every so briefly, the ears of a Beltway political crowd transfixed by the intensifying presidential campaign.

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  10. Conservative Group Rejects Paul Ryan's Call For UnityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Switched

    House Freedom Caucus Chairman Jim Jordan -- flanked here by two other Freedom Caucus members, Scott Perry and Raul Labrador -- is getting ready to push GOP leadership to go back on the current budget agreement. Just a few hours after Speaker Paul Ryan came before a Heritage crowd to ask for unity, four prominent members of the House Freedom Caucus went on the very same stage and delivered almost a direct rebuttal to Ryan's call of coalescing behind a common Republican vision.

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  11. Conservatives push Ryan to abandon budget dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Washington Examiner

    A group of conservative lawmakers is already pushing House Speaker Paul Ryan to abandon the two year budget deal that was reached just months ago, and seek spending cuts that conservative members favor in order to shrink the government. Rep. Mick Mulvaney, R-S.C., suggested at Heritage Action's Conservative Policy Summit on Wednesday that Ryan, R-Wis., isn't yet doing enough to change the political culture in Congress.

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  12. Peace Breaks OutRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | The Weekly Standard

    Those happy days for Democrats and the media-when House Republicans were angry with each other and divided-are over. The archconservatives of the House Freedom Caucus are mostly on board with Speaker Paul Ryan.

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  13. House Republicans lean toward federal oversight for Puerto RicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Post-gazette.com

    Lawmakers in the U.S. House showed support for establishing federal oversight of Puerto Rico as Congress looks for ways to help the island emerge from a fiscal crisis brought on by $70 billion of debt. The House Natural Resources Committee on Tuesday spent about two hours discussing the possibility of putting a U.S. authority in place to help end to the chronic budget strains that have pushed the Caribbean island to default on some of its bonds.

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  14. Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio Have Pledged to Pass This Vile Anti-Gay Law...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Towleroad

    Last year we reported on the First Amendment Defense Act, a vile bill, introduced by bigot lawmakers Rep. Raul Labrador , and Sen. Mike Lee . The bill would allow businesses and individuals to discriminate against gay people in the guise of 'religious liberty'.

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  15. Conservatives Bash GOP Budget, Put Document In DoubtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Huffington Post

    House Freedom Caucus Chairman Jim Jordan and HFC member Raul Labrador look poised to cause issues on the Republican budget. WASHINGTON -- While a plurality of Republican Iowa caucus-goers were supporting someone not named Donald Trump Monday night, the House Freedom Caucus was in the basement of Tortilla Coast plotting the next target of a conservative insurrection: the GOP budget.

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  16. Conservative Republicans Discuss Potential Budget ShowdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | The Huffington Post

    House Freedom Caucus Chairman Jim Jordan of Ohio, flanked here by HFC members Scott Perry of Pennsylvania and Raul Labrador of Idaho, was in attendance at a Heritage Foundation retreat for conservatives on Thursday. While House Democrats were busy in Baltimore listening to Vice President Joe Biden, House conservatives were holding their own retreat Thursday, meeting to discuss an upcoming budget debate and other conservative priorities in 2016.

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  17. Sheriff Joe to endorse TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | The Spokesman-Review

    In this 2010 file photo, Sheriff Joe Arpaio from Arizona talked with Raul Labrador, then a Republican candidate for Congress, before a press conference at the Coeur d'Alene Resort. Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is heading to Iowa to endorse Donald Trump, the Republican presidential front-runner's campaign announced on Tuesday.

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  18. Mr. Cope's Cave: Mean?... Yeah; Unfair?... NahRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Boise Weekly

    I don't think you were being very fair, Mr. Cope. Not at all. What are you talking about? Your blog Friday.

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  19. Mr. Cope's Cave: Character?... Integrity?... NahRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | Boise Weekly

    Don't you have to wonder what's been going on in the calculating little brains of Mike Crapo, Jim Risch, Raul Labrador and Mike Simpson these last few days? Since last weekend, I mean, when it became as obvious as the rising sun that the Obama administration's negotiations with Iran have turned out to be one of the most stunning diplomatic achievements in the past 50 years? Of course, we know what the Republican presidential candidates think of it all. Their response was rapid, predictable and as shallow in reasoning as you would expect from such shallow gasbags.

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  20. Quotable Quote -- Kevin LewisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | The Spokesman-Review

    "Leave it to Rep. Raul Labrador, R-Idaho, to take advantage of an escalating bad situation in Oregon to espouse his views on how "federal" land management "strips hardworking Americans of the ability to profit from their labors." Let's get one thing straight: This is not federal land.

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