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Jacob Kerr

American Politicians Used To Have Some Pretty Incredible Names | Jacob Kerr | Posted 07.07.2015 | Politics

When then-Illinois state Sen. Barack Obama first stepped onto the national scene at the 2004 Democratic National Convention, he referred to himself as...

More Sneaky Anti-Gay Laws Popping Up

Matt Baume | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Matt Baume

For the last few weeks, anti-gay groups have been putting forth their best efforts to stop marriage from starting in Florida. But as luck would have it, their best efforts just weren't very good.

WATCH: What You Need to Know About Florida's Gay-Marriage Mess

Matt Baume | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Matt Baume

Something big's going to happen in Florida next week, we just don't know what yet. The Supreme Court is going to examine multiple marriage cases in early January. And new polling shows support for marriage higher than ever.

Butch Otter Wins 2014 Idaho Governor Election

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Republican Gov. Butch Otter won re-election on Tuesday against his Democratic opponent A.J. Balukoff. Otter has served as Idaho's governor since 20...

Idaho Governor Election Results: Butch Otter Wins 2014 Race

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Republican Butch Otter won the Idaho governor race on Tuesday, defeating opponent A.J. Balukoff Otter has served as the governor of Idaho since he ...

Otter Wins Idaho Gubernatorial Primary

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics

Butch Otter is once again the GOP nominee for Idaho governor, the Associated Press reports. Otter, who has served as governor since 2007, bested a...

Butch Otter Wins Idaho Governor Primary

Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics

Incumbent C.L. "Butch" Otter won the GOP primary election for governor in the state of Idaho Tuesday. Otter beat out three competitors: State Sen. ...

How Governor Butch Otter's Moment Of Movie Stardom Was Tainted By Softcore Porn

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 03.07.2014 | Politics

Idaho Gov. Butch Otter (R-Idaho) thought he was appearing in a Western film. What ended up happening appears to be way more than he bargained for. ...

GOP Gov Signs Law Limiting Contentious Practice

Reuters | Posted 06.12.2013 | Politics

By Laura Zuckerman SALMON, Idaho, April 11 (Reuters) - Idaho's Republican governor signed a law on Thursday that restricts use of dron...

Idaho's Republican Governor Comes To The Defense Of Obamacare

Jeffrey Young | Posted 03.20.2013 | Business
Jeffrey Young

Now, it's a Republican's turn to defend President Barack Obama's health care reform law. Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter (R) published a document on hi...

Second Republican Governor Backs Key Obamacare Provision

Jeffrey Young | Posted 03.11.2013 | Business
Jeffrey Young

New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez is the second Republican state chief executive so far to embrace the Medicaid expansion that is central to President B...

Jeffrey Young

Another GOP Governor Rejects Obamacare For Poor People | Jeffrey Young | Posted 01.08.2013 | Business

Idaho won't expand Medicaid to cover more poor people under President Barack Obama's health care reform law, Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter (R) told legislat...

Jeffrey Young

Pennsylvania's Republican Governor Issues Key Obamacare Pronouncement | Jeffrey Young | Posted 12.12.2012 | Business

Pennsylvania will allow the federal government to implement a major part of President Barack Obama's health care reform law without state input, Gov. ...

Betting On Obamacare: GOP Governor Makes Medicaid Expansion For Poor Nevadans

The Huffington Post | Jeffrey Young | Posted 12.13.2012 | Business

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval is the first Republican state leader to embrace a Medicaid expansion under President Barack Obama's health care reform law....

Jeffrey Young

Idaho's GOP Governor Makes Key Obamacare Move | Jeffrey Young | Posted 12.11.2012 | Business

Idaho will be the fifth Republican-led state to participate in a key element of President Barack Obama's health care reform law, Gov. C.L. "Butch" Ott...

Jeffrey Young

Wisconsin GOP Gov. Scott Walker Refuses To Set Up Obamacare Exchange | Jeffrey Young | Posted 11.16.2012 | Business

Wisconsin won't create a health insurance exchange, Gov. Scott Walker (R) announced Friday, making it the latest state to reject a key component of Pr...

Jeffrey Young

Another Republican-Led State Rebuffs Obamacare | Jeffrey Young | Posted 11.13.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Ohio won't go along with a key component of President Barack Obama's health care reform law and plans to let federal authorities run the...

Idaho Education Changes Under Attack

stateline | Ben Wieder | Posted 01.23.2014 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Center on the States that provides daily r...

State GOP Calls For Sovereignty

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 06.29.2012 | Politics

The Idaho Republican Party last weekend adopted a party platform that calls for the return to the gold standard, the end of the direct election of U.S...

Jon Ward

Romney Campaign Deploys Heavy Hitter Surrogates | Jon Ward | Posted 12.28.2011 | Politics

Mitt Romney's campaign has executed most of its plays in the Republican primary in a way that reveal forethought and strategic planning, and the way t...

John Celock

Revenues Vary State-To-State | John Celock | Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics

New reports indicate that both Alabama and New York have seen revenue drops in recent years, while one state reports a jump and another reports holdin...

Idaho Gov. Declares Wolves A 'Disaster Emergency'

Posted 06.20.2011 | Green

SALMON, Idaho (Laura Zuckerman) - Idaho Governor Butch Otter signed a bill on Tuesday declaring the gray wolf a "disaster emergency" in his state, day...

Idaho Gov. Signs Final Piece Of Anti-Union Education Reform

Posted 06.09.2011 | Education

By Laura Zuckerman Idaho's governor on Friday signed into law the final piece of a controversial Republican overhaul of education in the state, as te...

Will Florida, Idaho Merit Pay Bills Set National Precedent For Teacher Contracts?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Across the country, a divisive education reform movement has widely called for schools to hold teachers accountable for their students' performance. ...

ID-Gov: 52% Otter (R), 30% Allred (D) (Mason-Dixon 10/22)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Mason-Dixon 10/20-22/10; 625 likely voters, 4% margin of error Mode: Live phone interview (Mason-Dixon PDF) Idaho 2010 Governor 52% Otter (R), 30% A...