Rep. Paulette Jordan announces she'll run for governor as a Democrat

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By Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The only Native American lawmaker currently serving in the Idaho Statehouse announced Thursday she's running for governor in 2018. Rep. Paulette Jordan, a 38-year-old Democrat from Plummer and member of the Coeur d'Alene Tribe, says she wants to run for governor rather than seek a third term as a state representative. "Service is an inherent value in my family, from my ancestors on down to my sons, and they will carry that tradition forward in their lives. I'm proud to be part of Idaho's family," Jordan said while speaking to a crowd of friends, family and supporters in Moscow. "Because of who we are and who we can become, my vision for the 21st century is seeing Idaho emerge as the...

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