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Suspected White House Shooter Arrested

Nov 17, 2011
On Wednesday, federal law enforcement officers arrested a 21-year-old Idaho man suspected of firing on the White House late last week. At least one bullet struck the building but no one was hurt. The suspect, Oscar Ramiro Ortega-Hernandez, has an alleged fixation on things presidential, but officials have not yet determined a motive.
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Letterman Gets a Tea Party Education

Apr 1, 2010
David Letterman didn't exactly lob any hardballs in his interview with Idaho tea party activist Pam Stout on Tuesday night's show, opting instead to have a light and informative exchange on Stout's own history and where she believes the movement might be headed (continued).

14 States Take Health Care Bill to Court

Mar 24, 2010
The attorneys general of Alabama, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Louisiana, Michigan, Nebraska, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington and Virginia are suing over the health care reform bill, citing state sovereignty and alleging federal overreach under the Commerce Clause of the Constitution.

10 Americans Charged With Abduction in Haiti

Feb 5, 2010
Disasters evoke a whole range of human qualities, from the charitable to the predatory and beyond. Thus it's not surprising, although it is upsetting, that a group of Americans was charged Thursday with abduction and criminal association after attempting to usher 33 Haitian children to an orphanage in the Dominican Republic last week even though many were not actually orphans.

Craig Bitter Over His Treatment by Romney

Oct 15, 2007
Sen. Larry Craig has fallen out with Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, who, according to Craig (pictured), turned his back on the embattled Idaho senator after Craig's infamous run-in with the Minneapolis police this summer. In an NBC interview slated to air Tuesday, an embittered Craig said Romney "not only threw me under his campaign bus, he backed up and ran over me again."

Hall of Infamy

Oct 9, 2007
Sen. Larry Craig has joined that elite group of Idahoans who make up the Idaho Hall of Fame. Yes, there really is an Idaho Hall of Fame, and the country's most famous bathroom visitor is now really a member.

And Then Again, Maybe Not

Sep 5, 2007
Idaho Sen. Larry Craig is apparently not absolutely certain he will resign on Sept. 30 following the discovery of, and ensuing media blitzkrieg about, his June arrest in a Minneapolis airport men's room. According to Craig's camp, the embattled senator is considering his options, including the possibility of reversing his guilty plea.