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Topic - Jim Risch
The State Department is seeking the declassification of a 10-month-old letter expressing its concerns about a controversial Senate torture review, U.S. officials said Wednesday.
A Boise lawyer plans to run as a Democrat for the U.S. Senate seat now held by Republican Jim Risch.
Tea Partyers lit the latest American grass-roots fire at a national convention in Phoenix three weeks ago. It reached luminescence last weekend when a YouTube video of Sen. Rand Paul, Kentucky Republican, went viral. Now Americans everywhere are demanding that Congress repeal the pending ban on incandescent light bulbs.
"Wildfires are being allowed to become disasters, and they should be funded through the disaster fund," Risch said at a news conference at the National Interagency Fire Center in Boise. "If we more effectively manage our lands, fewer fires will become disasters."
"I keep reading in the media about how, now that the sanctions have been relaxed ... our partners, most if not all of whom were unwilling partners, are now flooding in there," Sen. Jim Risch, Idaho Republican, said during Tuesday's hearing. "Whose job is it going to be to put the genie back in the bottle when this thing fails? Who's going to do this?"