The state Republican Party chairman is legal counsel for two Idaho State University student-athletes who want the courts to uphold Idaho’s new law.
The former congressman takes the party’s helm heading into the 2020 elections, when all 105 legislative seats will be up for grabs. The GOP holds 80 percent supermajorities in the House and Senate.
U.S. Rep. Raul Labrador lashed out Thursday over an ad from a PAC supporting Republican rival Tommy Ahlquist. Said Labrador, “These lies must end, and they must end now.”
The three major candidates — Tommy Ahlquist, Raul Labrador and Brad Little — are fundraising aggressively in the runup to the May 15 Republican primary. It’s early, but fundraising in the Democratic primary is off to a slow start.
“If we’re going to take some of the credit then I think we need to take some of the blame at the governor’s office,” gubernatorial candidate and U.S. Rep. Raul Labrador said this week.