There are no Republicans in this picture showing the Idaho Congressional delegation meeting with President John F. Kennedy in 1961. I’m posting this because it’s a great picture and to show that Idaho’s delegation once consisted of nearly all Democrats. Yes, shocking, but true. Missing from the photo, but a member of the delegation at the time was Republican Senator Len B. Jordon. His photo is below.
An Idaho Delegation (Tap to read)
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