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August 14, 2013

Raul Labrador Won’t 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

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

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.

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