Idaho Republican Sens. Mike Crapo, left, and Jim Risch are in line to lead full U.S. Senate committees in 2017 if their party maintains control of the Senate. They’re shown talking near the Senate floor at the U.S. Capitol in Washington.
Idaho Republican Sens. Mike Crapo, left, and Jim Risch are in line to lead full U.S. Senate committees in 2017 if their party maintains control of the Senate. They’re shown talking near the Senate floor at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. Harry Hamburg AP
Idaho Republican Sens. Mike Crapo, left, and Jim Risch are in line to lead full U.S. Senate committees in 2017 if their party maintains control of the Senate. They’re shown talking near the Senate floor at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. Harry Hamburg AP

If GOP keeps Senate control, Idaho influence will grow

June 03, 2016 06:06 PM