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Yesterday | Peninsula Clarion

Upstart challenges congressional veteran for House seat

Alaska's sole congressman, Don Young, has swatted away many challengers over the decades, and the longest-serving Republican in the U.S. House isn't looking to leave office anytime soon.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Alaska, Alaska Government, Representative Todd Young, Bill Young

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Alaska Journal of Commerce

Seafood industry, delegation seek Russian import ban

The United States seafood industry is pushing for Russia to end its import ban on food from several countries including the U.S., but if it doesn't, a coalition of companies wants an import ban in response.

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Related Topix: Russia, World News, Asia, Life, Food, Seafood, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US Senate, Lisa Murkowski, Vladimir Putin

Sun Aug 24, 2014

USA Today

Alaska becomes crucial frontier for Senate Democrats

At every turn in his re-election campaign, Sen. Mark Begich sees an opportunity to point out differences between himself and Republicans.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Alaska, Lisa Murkowski, 2012 Presidential Election

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

AFL-CIO declines to endorse candidate for governor in 3-way race

As predicted earlier this week by its president, Alaska's umbrella labor organization on Friday withheld an endorsement for governor out of concern that the current three-way race will inevitably end in an easy re-election victory for Republican Gov. Sean Parnell.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Sean Parnell, US Governors, Fairbanks, AK, Anchorage, AK

KIMO

Primary Elections 2014 Re-Cap

Democratic Candidate Byron Mallot announced Alaska State Senator Hollis French as his running mate, while Governor Parnell held a press conference to announce his joining forces with Mayor Dan Sullivan.

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

Thu Aug 21, 2014

APRN

AFP Targets Begich Absenteeism in $1m Ad Buy

Americans for Prosperity announced today it has paid more than $1 million to run a TV ad attacking Incumbent Mark Begich for missing votes in the U.S. Senate.

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

Sys-Con Media

High-Ranking Alaskans Call on U.S. State Department to Intervene with ...

The request comes in the wake of the Mt. Polley mine disaster in B.C. and with the Canadian province's approval of a large-scale mine called KSM near Alaska.

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Related Topix: Alaska, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, US House of Representatives, Alaska Government, Life, Food, Seafood, Canada

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Homer Tribune

In District 31, voters said "Yes" on ballot initiative

In District 31, voters favored the Yes vote, 2,689 to 2,148, to rescind SB21 that regulates taxation for oil and gas taxes.

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Related Topix: Homer, AK, Ninilchik, AK, Kasilof, AK, Fritz Creek, AK, Kachemak, AK, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Seward City News

Preliminary Election Results Reported at 10pm by Division of Elections

The state of Alaska Division of Elections released its first batch of unofficial election results Tuesday evening for the statewide primary election.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Seward, AK, Moose Pass, AK, Cooper Landing, AK, Hope, AK

The Tribune

Sullivan beats tea party in Alaska GOP Senate race

Former state Attorney General Dan Sullivan became the latest mainstream Republican to turn back a tea party challenger, winning the Alaska GOP primary to become his party's candidate to take on U.S. Sen. Mark Begich in the fall.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Alaska, Lisa Murkowski, Alaska Government

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Lucianne.com

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The Ebola outbreak continues to spiral out of control amid reports of looting at a Liberian health center and the isolation of a traveler from Sierra Leone here in the U.S. The virus has killed at least 1,145 and sickened 982 more, according to numbers released Friday by the World Health Organization.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Hillary Clinton, Iowa, Bill Clinton, History in the News

Washington Examiner

EXography: Hope and change? Congressional re-election rates bolster status quo

Democratic Congressmen John Dingell, John Conyers and Charlie Rangel have all served in the House of Representatives for well over 40 consecutive years.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Thad Cochran, US Senate, Republican, Orrin Hatch, Chuck Grassley, US House of Representatives

Albany Times Union

US Senate race draws focus in Alaska

Tea party conservatives hope to make Republican primary magic again Tuesday, with a victory by Joe Miller in Alaska's U.S. Senate race.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Lisa Murkowski, Alaska, Senator Mark Begich, Democrat, Alaska Government

ABC News

The Primary Primer: 5 Races to Watch in Alaska and Wyoming

WHO'S ON THE BALLOT? Today, voters cast ballots in Alaska and Wyoming . The marquee race to watch is a three-way bitter GOP Senate primary in our nation's 49th state.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Lisa Murkowski, Democrat, US Governors, Sarah Palin, Ohio

KIMO

US Congressman Don Young Visits Childrens' Lunchbox Location

The typical thought process is that kids go home during the summer and a parent is there to feed them.

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

Mon Aug 18, 2014

National Journal

Ethics Probe of Petri Announced

Without commenting on details, the House Ethics Committee on Monday said it is reviewing a matter involving Rep. Tom Petri-something the Wisconsin Republican himself requested amid questions of a potential conflict over his advocacy for a defense contractor in his district in which he owned stock.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Linda Sanchez, Democrat

The Hill

Study: Many tribal libraries lack broadband

At least two-fifths of Native American libraries don't have broadband Internet access, according to a study released this month, though the actual number could be as high as 89 percent.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Anna Eshoo, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Tom Cole

Roll Call

HOH: Don Young Inches Closer to Remarrying

As first reported by the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner , the Alaska Republican - who lost his wife of more than 40 years, Lu Young, in 2009 - stepped out with his longtime companion Anne Walton over the weekend and officially used the "f" word.

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

Washington Post

In the Loop: Rep. Don Young, 81, engaged to marry

Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, leaves a closed-door Republican strategy session dealing with the the immigration crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, July 31, 2014.

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

KTOO-TV Juneau

Democrat Forrest Dunbar hopes to challenge Young

Anchorage Democrat Forrest Dunbar is hoping to challenge Don Young for Alaska's lone seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Madeleine Bordallo, Democrat, US Politics, Republican, Alaska, Sitka, AK, Cordova, AK, American University

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