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It has been said that nothing dies harder than a bad idea. Nearly two decades ago, while I was serving as U.S. Secretary of the Interior, Alaska's Sens. Frank Murkowski and Ted Stevens wanted to build a 38-mile gravel road in their state, with 11 miles going through the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge.
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For a gathering that seeks to foster debate and chart a path forward for the conservative movement, the silence on gay issues at this year's Conservative Political Action Conference was deafening.
Former Israeli Prime Minister Abba Eban once remarked of the Palestinians that they never miss an opportunity to miss an opportunity.
Russia's Ukraine incursion has woken up Europe to the fact that it's heavily reliant on natural gas from Vladimir Putin, which he can threaten to shut off in order to get his way.
A new report from the Project on Government Oversight documents 650 ethics infractions including recklessness and misconduct by Justice Department lawyers over the past decade or so.
Senators struck a bipartisan deal on Thursday to revive expired long-term jobless benefits following months of dramatic stops-and-starts on the issue.
Phil Doherty of the Southeast Alaska Regional Dive Fisheries Association says they decided to move forward with fishing after meeting last week with some processors.
The Food and Drug Administration is still considering whether a proposed genetically engineered fish is safe for consumers, the agency's top official said on Thursday.
Legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives that would work to cut the cost of bypass mail to the U.S. Postal Service by millions has drawn staunch opposition from the Alaska congressional delegation, who are claiming the changes would have just the opposite effect on the rural freight system.
The Environmental Protection Agency set a potentially unprecedented process in motion when it began work on Feb. 28 to preemptively block Pebble mine as an effort to protect Bristol Bay fisheries.
U.S. Indian Law and Order Commission chairman Troy Eid said Tuesday that a lack of tribal sovereignty and a colonial attitude are contributing to an unconscionable record for Alaska Native justice, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported Wednesday.
Roughly 2 million workers whose unemployment insurance benefits have expired will likely have to wait until late March or early April for the Senate to vote again on an extension, Democrats and Republicans said.
The conservative Club for Growth on Wednesday endorsed Republican Dan Sullivan, the former Alaska attorney general, for Senate in his bid to oust Democratic Alaska Sen. Mark Begich.
Shortly after Democrats held a 14-hour "Climate Talkathon," Republicans took to the Senate floor to slam Democratic calls for climate regulations that would raise energy costs for families.
The chief operating officer of the National Archives and Records Association offered a defense Tuesday for his agency's decision to shutter its Anchorage branch, which he said costs more than $500,000 annually to keep open even as it recorded just 535 visits last year.