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Arguably, Congressman Mike Simpson is Idaho's most powerful politician on the federal level.  He has served in the U.S. House since 1999 and is a sitting member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, which helps to set budgets and divvy out federal funds each year.  Some have said that Simpson could earn a leadership post if Republicans reclaim the House…

Voters in Idaho's 2nd Congressional District, which covers the eastern portion of the state, including parts of Boise, Twin Falls, Pocatello, Idaho Falls, and Rexburg, can get a closer look at the three men who want to represent them in the U.S. Congress.  Republicans Mike Simpson, who has held the seat since being elected in 1999, Chick Heileson, and state…

With the 2010 Republican primary election a little more than a month away, IdahoReporter.com plans to interview each candidate vying for the seat currently held by Rep. Mike Simpson. IdahoReporter.com is asking readers to submit questions for candidate interviews.  Those who submit questions are requested to keep them short, to the point, and on matters of policy, not personality.  Questions submitted…