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Recent editorials from Texas newspapers

"The lieutenant governor must know it's illegal now — and will always be — to enter the wrong restroom," Richard Carlborn, spokesman for supporters of...

Guest Opinion: The political half-life of Donald Trump

The willingness on the part of Washington and media to help bring a hasty end to Trump's campaign is equally matched by the conservative media...

2016's must-have presidential campaign tool: Super PACs

Scott Walker, were involved in setting up the groups and spent money on early voter contact, including trips to primary states. Bush, in particular, was...

Rocky Barker: Conservative shows how tea party plus solar gives you green tea

“Solar allows Floridians the right to engage in commerce with power generated on their private property,” Dooley told me, as her “Sweet Home Alabama” cell...

Kitty Gurnsey, longtime moderate legislator from Boise's North End, dies

At the time, House Speaker Mike Simpson, now one of Idaho's two U.S. Representatives in Congress, said: “She runs the state budget like it's her...

Idaho's Simpson fights new EPA water rule

Idaho GOP Debate. Rep. Mike Simpson, left, debates GOP challenger Bryan Smith at a primary-election debate last spring in Twin Falls. ASHLEY SMITH — Times-News...

PFN: Lovie Smith can't continue to be conservative with Bucs offense

Of those four, Westwood was the only one on the 2010 European Ryder Cup team, when they regained the cup by beating the United States...

Seahawks reach top of class by staying old school

The Seahawks' coaching style, meanwhile, has not only led to NFL imitators, but coaches from other sports have been showing up to take notes on...

New PAC seeks GOP moderates

The group is similar to a national PAC, the Republican Main Street Partnership, that supported eight-term Congressman Mike Simpson against tea party challenger Bryan Smith.

An Idaho Statesman celebration: 150 years of news and change

Lincoln scholar and former Idaho Attorney General David Leroy bought the Extra for $425 and donated it to the Idaho Historical Society. As Idaho grew...

Presidential checklist: jockeying for position

Limited overseas travel in 2013: honorary degree at St. Andrews University in Scotland in September; trip to London in October for a diplomacy award and...

Presidential checklist: preparations in motion

Limited overseas travel in 2013: honorary degree at St. Andrews University in Scotland in September; trip to London in October for a diplomacy award and...

GOP pushes social issues at conservative showcase

Conservatives Paul. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. moves a stuffed animal out of the way as he signs copies of his book at the Conservative Political...