Who is Rep. Raul Labrador?

Seven facts you didn't know about the Idaho Rep. running to replace House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.):

-Part of immigration reform group and then quit in June 2013

-Didn't vote for John Boehner for House Speaker

-Considered challenging Butch Otter in GOP gubernatorial primary in 2013

-Voted against re-opening the government and raising the debt limit after a 16-day shutdown in October

-Voted against the 2012 year-end deal to avert the fiscal cliff, which made the Bush-era income tax rates permanent for 99 percent of taxpayers

-Declined to endorse his home-state colleague Rep. Mike Simpson (R-Idaho), who faced down a conservative primary challenge in May

-Voted in March to block the administration from using discretion to avoid the deportation of illegal immigrants who came to the country at a young age, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program  

 

 

 

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