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Risch, Minnick take office

Risch nearly forgets family bible, Minnick joins Simpson to introduce CIEDRA. First day for new Idaho Sen, Rep in D.C. Minnick finds toughest thing is, “informal decision-making, social and unwritten rules of how things work.” Votes for Pelosi, against her rule changes and gets seat on Financial Services Committee. Bolstad in the Statesman. Crapo: “Idaho will have a delegation that will be known for an open door, bipartisan approach to the issues facing Idaho and the nation.” Daly, AP in the Seattle P-I. Simpson spokeswoman Nikki Watts on Boulder-Whiteclouds: “I think what’s exciting this time is we have the support of both members of the Idaho delegation in the House.” AP in the Spokesman.