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6 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

Lawmakers: Make It Easier For Military Dogs To Reunite With Soldiers After War [PHOTOS]

They served in the Civil War. They were there for American soldiers during both world wars.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Prison, US Military, US Army

9 hrs ago | News Observer

Congress goes to the dogs, pushing support for retired military K9s

At least it couldn’t hurt. As she looked into a hearing room packed with reporters, supporters and four canines, Rep. Dina Titus was reminded of a similar lesson she learned in her statehouse days.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Dina Titus, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican

12 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

AK Beat: Alaska GOP complains of Outside strategies in Senate race

Alaska Republicans frustrated at Outside strategies in Senate race: This fall's race for Alaska's U.S. Senate seat is Democratic incumbent Mark Begich's to lose, two Alaska Republican strategists told the British newspaper The Guardian .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Sports

16 hrs ago | The Hill

Lawmakers go to bat for 'warrior dogs'

WE HEAR: They may be cute, tail-wagging furballs, but a pack of so-called "warrior dogs" are headed to Capitol Hill on a serious mission: to bring awareness and push for bringing home military animals.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marsha Blackburn, Representative Gus Bilirakis, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Representative Dina Titus, Democrat

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Daily Kos

Blast from the Past

Sarah Palin is the governor of Alaska, and a hugely popular one, with approval ratings hovering in the 90 percent range.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Sarah Palin, Alaska Government, Alaska, Sean Parnell, Barack Obama

Mon Jul 21, 2014

KTOO-TV Juneau

Gull-egg harvest gets boost from Congress

Glaucous-winged gulls nest in Glacier Bay. Federal legislation allows Hoonah Tlingits to harvest their eggs.

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Related Topix: US News, Hoonah, AK, US National Parks, Glacier Bay National Park And Preserve, US Politics, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Begich campaign, super PAC get boosts from California tribe

Alaska's junior senator, Mark Begich, addresses the Alaska Federation of Natives conference in Fairbanks on Oct 25, 2013.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Lisa Murkowski, Alaska, us Travel, Travel, North America Travel, Washington D.C. Travel

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Congress could use a few more people like Bob Roe: Opinion

A colleague and I were talking shortly after we learned of the death of former New Jersey Congressman Robert Roe .

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Related Topix: US News, New Jersey, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Opinion

Christian Science Monitor

Partisan feud erupts over EPA as it moves to nix Alaska mine

In this July 13, 2007, photo, workers with the Pebble Mine project test drill in the Bristol Bay region of Alaska near the village of Iliamma.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Lisa Murkowski, Senator Mark Begich, Democrat

OpenSecrets

Randy Delay Reunites With Don Young

Maybe he got sentimental reading the hundreds of pages of evidence and findings about his travels with Rep. Don Young , released last month by the House Ethics Committee.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom DeLay, Texas, us Travel, Travel

Thu Jul 17, 2014

SanLuisObispo.com

Controversial Alaska mine project wins one in Congress

Members of the U.S. House of Representatives are pushing a bill to keep the EPA from blocking the mine, despite opposition from Washington state lawmakers who say the project could be devastating to the fishing industry in their state.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Representative Bob Gibbs, Rick Larsen, Democrat

The Wichita Eagle

Controversial Alaska mine project wins one in Congress

To transport ore and equipment, the gold and copper Pebble Mine would require a 104-mile road along Alaska's Pedro Bay, above, and Lake Iliamna, the state's largest body of fresh water, cutting through undeveloped forest and wetlands.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Alaska, Pedro Bay, AK, Iliamna, AK, Environmental Law, Law

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

AK Beat: Several injured in early morning Bethel fight

Multiple people wounded in Bethel fight: The Bethel Police Department says three individuals suffered cuts following a fight among multiple people.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bethel, AK, Kotzebue, AK, Sports

Roll Call

Republicans Blame Obama for Blocking Multi-Year Transportation Bill in 2009

House Republicans reached back to recent history yesterday to rebut Democratic critics who blame them for not working on a multi-year transportation authorization bill.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives

Roll Call

Chairman: Ethics Committee Can Only 'Offer Up Advice'

Open government advocates and congressional watchdogs, frustrated with what they decry as a culture of corruption on Capitol Hill, would like to see the House Ethics Committee take more aggressive action on cleaning up Congress.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Michael Conaway, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jean Schmidt, John Boehner, Gregory Meeks, Democrat

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Roll Call

Don Young Said to Have Barged Through Barriers Blocking Asbestos Spill

Sources say that Young, center, did not abide by Capitol Police officers warnings to stop.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News

KFQD-AM Anchorage

Young holds cash edge in US House race

Republican U.S. Rep. Don Young holds a huge cash advantage over his rivals as he seeks a 22nd term in the House.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News

Sun Jul 13, 2014

KTOO-TV Juneau

Denali Commission money survives House

Fiscal conservatives are again gunning for the Denali Commission . This week they tried to eliminate the bulk of its funding - $10 million, tucked into a federal appropriations bill for energy and water programs.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Steve Chabot, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ted Stevens, US Senate

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Term limits would clog the revolving door from Congress to lobbying firms

In 1994, Alaskans voted overwhelmingly to impose term limits on our federal delegation.

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Related Topix: US News, Alaska, US Supreme Court, US Politics, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC)

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Hill

Without ethics enforcement, it's open season in Washington

Looking for a luxury hunting trip to get away from it all? Get out the campaign credit card.

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Related Topix: US News, Financial Services, Federal Election Commission, US Politics, Republican

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