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Rep. Mike Simpson, R-Idaho, during the House Appropriations Committee to snack on during the markup of a fiscal 2012 interior and environment draft bill.

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Rep. Mike Simpson, R-Idaho, during the House Appropriations Committee to snack on during the markup of a fiscal 2012 interior and environment draft bill.

Simpson Bags NRA Backing in Idaho

Idaho Rep. Mike Simpson, whose Republican primary challenger is backed by the Club ForGrowth, today bagged the endorsement of the National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund. David Keene, a former president of the National Rifle Association, delivered the group’s endorsement...

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Rep. Kay Granger, a Republican from Texas.

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Rep. Kay Granger, a Republican from Texas.

Republican Defectors Ready to Talk — Taxes, Spending Cuts: `All Options’

A few dozen Republicans have joined a bipartisan call to break the impasse between President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner over taxes for the highest- earning Americans. The Republicans signed a letter calling for exploration of “all options”...

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