• Special Reports Jul 16

    16. Idaho

    The economy is hot thanks to a housing boom, but weak education causes the state to lose some appeal.

  • Ammon Bundy Aug 26, 2020

    Anti-Government Activist Bundy Arrested at Idaho Statehouse

    Authorities arrested anti-government activist Ammon Bundy at the Idaho Statehouse after he refused to leave a meeting room where a few hours earlier angry protesters forced out lawmakers.

  • Attorney Jun 23, 2019

    GOP Lawmakers Create Hurdles for Citizen Ballot Initiatives

    Arkansas’ GOP-dominated Legislature has taken steps this year that will make it harder to put such proposals before voters, and they are not the only ones. Florida, North Dakota, South Dakota and Utah also have enacted restrictions on the public’s ability to place initiatives on the ballot. In Michigan, the state’s top election official is being sued over Republican-enacted requirements...

  • Attorney Jun 23, 2019

    GOP Lawmakers Create Hurdles for Citizen Ballot Initiatives

    Arkansas’ GOP-dominated Legislature has taken steps this year that will make it harder to put such proposals before voters, and they are not the only ones. Florida, North Dakota, South Dakota and Utah also have enacted restrictions on the public’s ability to place initiatives on the ballot. In Michigan, the state’s top election official is being sued over Republican-enacted requirements...

  • Congress Jun 30, 2018

    NRA President Aims to Double Gun Lobby Membership

    Retired Lt. Col. Oliver North announced Friday that his top goal as the next president of the National Rifle Association is to double the membership of the powerful gun lobby that currently stands around six million. “I’m going to break some news tonight. My goal as president of the NRA is very simple, all I want to do is double...

  • Donald Trump May 16, 2018

    Primary Roundup: 2 GOP Senate Wins for Trump, Women Prevail in Several Races

    President Donald Trump backed two successful U.S. Senate nominees in Pennsylvania and Nebraska, which were among four states holding primaries Tuesday. The primaries began to settle swing state Pennsylvania’s chaotic congressional landscape after a court fight ended with redrawn districts just three months ago. Among the more unusual results of Tuesday’s primaries was the loss by Pennsylvania’s Democratic lieutenant governor,...

  • Donald Trump Apr 19, 2018

    Some GOP Officials Urge Charges for Women Who Get Abortions

    Anti-abortion rhetoric is intensifying ahead of midterm elections as officials in Republican-dominant states push legislation that would punish both doctors and patients, even though such laws are likely unconstitutional. In Idaho, Republicans competing in a crowded field for governor have made it a major campaign issue ahead of the May 15 primary. One candidate promised to back a long-shot effort...

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