Biden for president 2020? It’s not as crazy as it sounds

In reporting on politics all my adult life, I’ve enjoyed indulging in candidate scenarios, especially thinking unconventionally about what might happen if somebody runs for president. If people I respect dismiss one of my storylines as a dumb idea, it’s usually better to move on.

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Christmas trees have arrived in Boise - and are expected to go fast 1:13

Christmas trees have arrived in Boise - and are expected to go fast

Take a musical tour through the Festival of Trees 4:06

Take a musical tour through the Festival of Trees

Footage shows North Korean defector's escape 6:39

Footage shows North Korean defector's escape

Net neutrality repeal could change the Internet as you know it 0:34

Net neutrality repeal could change the Internet as you know it

Boise State WR Sean Modster discusses his touchdown against Air Force, his rising confidence 5:10

Boise State WR Sean Modster discusses his touchdown against Air Force, his rising confidence

A lighthearted look at Black Friday madness 1:57

A lighthearted look at Black Friday madness

Want to live here? Apartments go up by Connector near Rhodes Skate Park 1:48

Want to live here? Apartments go up by Connector near Rhodes Skate Park

An 87-yard TD catch, a fumble for TD and other highlights from Air Force game 2:02

An 87-yard TD catch, a fumble for TD and other highlights from Air Force game

Car crashes into Boise crowd 0:18

Car crashes into Boise crowd

Meridian police released video of driver involved in hit and run 1:10

Meridian police released video of driver involved in hit and run

  • Boise State's Bob Kustra on his achievements & regrets

    BSU President Bob Kustra will retire in June 2018. In a Nov. 17, 2017 interview, he said Boise State University's growth and transformation over the years is perhaps his proudest achievement. He said he wishes he had been more effective at changing how Idaho universities are funded - for years, he's said he believes BSU is shortchanged.

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Footage shows North Korean defector's escape 6:39

Footage shows North Korean defector's escape

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How are Weiser, Idaho businesses preparing for the eclipse?

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Boise State's Bob Kustra on his achievements & regrets

Take a musical tour through the Festival of Trees 4:06

Take a musical tour through the Festival of Trees

Net neutrality repeal could change the Internet as you know it 0:34

Net neutrality repeal could change the Internet as you know it

Boise State WR Sean Modster discusses his touchdown against Air Force, his rising confidence 5:10

Boise State WR Sean Modster discusses his touchdown against Air Force, his rising confidence

A lighthearted look at Black Friday madness 1:57

A lighthearted look at Black Friday madness

Want to live here? Apartments go up by Connector near Rhodes Skate Park 1:48

Want to live here? Apartments go up by Connector near Rhodes Skate Park

Car crashes into Boise crowd 0:18

Car crashes into Boise crowd

An 87-yard TD catch, a fumble for TD and other highlights from Air Force game 2:02

An 87-yard TD catch, a fumble for TD and other highlights from Air Force game

Christmas trees have arrived in Boise - and are expected to go fast

Christmas trees are arriving in Boise. Sellers are warning customers not to delay in buying this year due to an anticipated shortage.
By Katy Moeller kmoeller@idahostatesman.com
Christmas trees have arrived in Boise - and are expected to go fast 1:13

Christmas trees have arrived in Boise - and are expected to go fast

Footage shows North Korean defector's escape 6:39

Footage shows North Korean defector's escape

Net neutrality repeal could change the Internet as you know it 0:34

Net neutrality repeal could change the Internet as you know it

A lighthearted look at Black Friday madness 1:57

A lighthearted look at Black Friday madness