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Wednesday | The Hill

C-SPAN's Lamb counters Rep. Don Young, says Perot was challenging interview

SPAN founder Brian Lamb says "you can imagine that I don't agree" with Rep. Don Young 's recent remarks that the nonprofit network is "probably the worst thing that happened to the Congress."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Perot Sys, Computers, IT Services, Q and A, Entertainment, Television, Non-Profit

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Daily Republic

Jeb Bush, love, and today's GOP

The former Florida governor and possible 2016 Republican presidential candidate recently said that, for those illegal immigrants who come to the United States to feed their families, the undertaking is best described as an "act of love."

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, Jeb Bush, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Opinion

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Free Republic

Rep. Young blasts regulatory sprawl during Fairbanks visit

Rep. Don Young took aim at a frequent target on Friday, blasting federal regulatory sprawl that he said endangered economic growth and the Alaskan way of life.

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

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Vladimir Putin: "What would you need Alaska for?"

President Vladimir Putin controls just about everything - politics, media, billionaire cronies - in the Russian Federation.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, World News, Russia, Asia, Vladimir Putin, US Governors, Sarah Palin

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Creative Loafing Tampa

Alex Sink bows out of re-match with David Jolly. Now what?

Exactly five weeks after she lost in the intensely hard-fought CD13 race against David Jolly, Democrat Alex Sink announced this morning she will not be the Democratic nominee challenging Jolly this fall.

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Related Topix: US News, Alex Sink, US Governors, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bill Young, Representative Todd Young

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Miami Herald

Young rival Dunbar raises nearly $17K in quarter

Democratic U.S. House hopeful Forrest Dunbar has reported raising nearly $17,000 during the first quarter of this year.

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

Center for American Progress

5 Steps to Improve Safety and Avoid More Government Waste in King Cove, Alaska

A two-decade-old debate over whether to build a $75 million, so-called Road to Nowhere through an Alaska wilderness area to connect the city of King Cove, population 938 , to Cold Bay, population 108 , has emerged as one of the most bitterly contested natural resource battles of 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, US House of Representatives, Alaska, King Cove, AK, Cold Bay, AK, Anchorage, AK

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Roll Call

Highway Bill Could Consume Petri's Last Months in Congress

As a more moderate Republican who has always advocated for robust government investments in infrastructure, Petri is due to confront the challenge of getting lawmakers to go along with a major spending bill that could cause his more fiscally-conservative colleagues to balk.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Howard Coble, John Duncan

Anchorage Daily News

Young reports ending quarter with nearly $700K

He enjoys a massive cash advantage over the little-known Republican candidates also running, who so far have reported raising little or no money.

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

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Business Journal

Federal lawmakers don't practice what they preach in hiring veterans

While members of Congress often advocate for hiring veterans, the percentage of vets in their personal staff remains remarkably low, the Associated Press reports.

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

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Alaska Editorials

The Alaska Legislature has two weeks remaining in its second session. This is the time when Alaskans need to pay particular attention to controversial measures getting inadequate attention and being passed in the final days as part of some behind-the-scenes deal-making.

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

Army Times

Group says Congress should set example by hiring more vets

Despite numerous efforts by lawmakers in recent years to spur veterans employment in the private sector, few congressional offices have followed suit.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US News, Mike Thompson, Democrat, Republican

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Ask politicians to say corporations aren't people: Capital idea from up north

A few citizens in Haines, Alaska, have an idea that worth spreading far beyond their small town at the head of a fjord in Southeast Alaska.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US Senate, Lisa Murkowski

KFQD-AM Anchorage

Alaska redistricting focuses on Legislature

The redistricting process has a greater impact on state legislative races in Alaska than it does congressional races.

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

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Alaskans petition White House to make state part of Russia

Mount McKinley in Denali National Park, Alaska: At 20,320 feet, it would be the highest mountain in Russia.

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

KFQD-AM Anchorage

Alaska redistricting focuses on Legislature

The redistricting process has a greater impact on state legislative races in Alaska than it does congressional races.

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

KTOO-TV Juneau

Murkowski presses demand for King Cove road

Before Sally Jewell had said a word, Sen. Lisa Murkowski spoke for 15 minutes about the road.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, King Cove, AK, US House of Representatives, Ted Stevens, Cold Bay, AK

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Daily Kos

AK At-Large: Meet Democratic Candidate Forrest Dunbar - April 2nd in Juneau, AK

Our group has previously reported on one of the Democratic Candidates running in AK At-Large Congressional District, Matt Moore.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Juneau, AK, Alaska

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