Roll Call: Latest News on Capitol Hill, Congress, Politics and Elections
October 2, 2014

Posts in "Idaho-1"

August 14, 2013

Raul Labrador Won’t Primary Governor in Idaho | #ID01

Raul Labrador Wont Primary Governor in Idaho | #ID01

Labrador is not running for governor. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

GOP Rep. Raúl R. Labrador announced Wednesday that he will run for re-election in Idaho’s 1st District, rather than challenge Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter in a primary.

“I’ve decided to end all the speculation and announce that I have no plans at this time to run for governor,” Labrador said at a news conference, according to the Spokesman-Review. “I do not feel that I have yet completed the mission you sent me to Congress to do. There is still much work to be done. Whether at the state or the national level, I will always be an advocate for Idaho.” Full story

August 13, 2013

Raúl Labrador to Announce Future Plans Tomorrow #ID01

Raúl Labrador to Announce Future Plans Tomorrow #ID01

Labrador will make his future plans known this week. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

Rep. Raúl R. Labrador, R-Idaho, will announce his future political plans at a news conference on Wednesday, according to a local report.

Labrador, a tea party firebrand who has represented Idaho’s 1st District since 2010, is rumored to be eyeing a challenge to Gem State GOP Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter, but has not yet made his plans known. Full story

July 23, 2013

Ex-Redskins Receiver Not Likely to Seek Rematch #ID01

Ex Redskins Receiver Not Likely to Seek Rematch #ID01

Labrador will likely not see a rematch from a former NFL player. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

Former Washington Redskins wide receiver Jimmy Farris told a local news source on Tuesday that he is eyeing a run for the Idaho Legislature instead of another bid against GOP Rep. Raúl R. Labrador.

Full story

Sign In

Forgot password?

Or

Subscribe

Receive daily coverage of the people, politics and personality of Capitol Hill.

Subscription | Free Trial

Logging you in. One moment, please...