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3 hrs ago | The Miami Herald
Government figures released Wednesday show 398 Alaskans signed up for private health insurance during the first two months of the online marketplace.
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13 hrs ago | Time Goes By
Two or three or four years ago or maybe more I first came across the idea that Social Security benefits should not only not be cut, they should be increased.
Sen. David Vitter , who has led the congressional crusade against Obamacare contributions for lawmakers' health plans, has officially foregone that generous financial aid for his 2014 coverage.
Last month, we noted that a bipartisan group of senators, lead by Jeff Merkley of Oregon, introduced an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act that asked President Obama to seek a vote in Congress over whether to extend the war in Afghanistan through "2024 and beyond," as the potential security pact with the Afghan government proposes.
Well, according to this Business Insider, we should thank the Third Way -- for queuing up this softball, that even a Warren-Wantabee could have smashed out of the park.
So as I mentioned in my previous diaries that I was out sick so I am playing catch up with my diaries.
Senator Mark Begich , author of the Protecting & Preserving Social Security Act, is directing his focus on another type of cut to Social Security: Most Alaskans don't know it, but there's something called the Windfall Elimination Provision in Social Security.
U.S. Sens. Maria Cantwell and Mark Begich, from Alaska, talk with Blue North Fisheries' Kenny Down, left, and Pat Burns while standing in the processing room of a 70-year-old freezer longliner that is being rebuilt.
I'm on a lot of Repug mailing lists because when I was teaching at IU, my son got his first deployment to Iraq.
A new Super PAC reported spending $98,000 for independent expenditure ads supporting Sen. Mark Begich, who is up for re-election in 2014.
Back in 2012 during Grand Bargain mania, a lot of alternative budgets were floating around.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel unveiled the department's first-ever Arctic Strategy during a Nov. 22 speech in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
That's the big question as the industry braces for the International Pacific Halibut Commission's interim meeting this week in Seattle.
Treadwell, the lieutenant governor of Alaska, is running for Senate. But some have questioned whether his fundraising will be strong enough to keep pace in the primary.