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1 hr ago | The Hill

Sullivan's new Alaska ad features dad of dead soldier

Alaska Senate candidate Dan Sullivan's campaign is out with a new ad featuring the father of an Alaskan soldier who died in Iraq who says that Sullivan shares his son's patriotic values.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Lisa Murkowski, Republican, Democrat

3 hrs ago | AmmoLand

Senate Democrats to Hold More Hearings on Gun Control

"More people are carrying concealed in this country, and yet the gun homicide rate has been dropping precipitously.

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Related Topix: Guns, Darby, PA, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Mark Pryor, Senator Mark Udall

5 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Do you believe House and Senate Republicans will get their shit together just long enough to join Democrats and pass the emergency VA-funding bill before they wander off for five weeks of vacation?

And not one politician is talking about it. But fisherman are talking about it. The people in the villages are talking about it.

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Related Topix: US News, Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat

9 hrs ago | WSB-TV

Partisan gridlock robs senators of feel-good laws

The "Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014" seemed ideal for Sen. Kay Hagan's re-election bid in politically divided North Carolina, where many people like to hunt and fish.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Richard Burr, Republican

Tue Jul 29, 2014

News Max

Larry Sabato: Arkansas Is GOP's Best Chance for Senate Pick-Up

As Republicans are hoping to win a majority in the Senate in the November midterm elections, Larry Sabato of the University of Virginia Center for Politics says the best odds the GOP has of picking up a seat from an incumbent is in Arkansas.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Democrat, Bob Beauprez, Representative Cory Gardner

TheDailyBeast.com

Red State Dems Ditch Obama

With the president's approval ratings hovering as low as 25 percent in competitive states, some are running I-never-met-the-guy campaigns-though they may need his fundraising power.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Senator Jay Rockefeller, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor, Representative Cory Gardner

KIMO

Federal Funding For Alaskan Homeless

U.S. Mark Begich has introduced the Homeless Children and Youth Act, legislation that would expand the definition of homelessness.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Daily Kos

AK-Sen: Joe Miller (R) Pressures His GOP Opponents In Calling For Obama's Impeachment

According to Alaska Senate candidate Joe Miller, Barack Obama deserves to be impeached due to his unwillingness to enforce the nation's immigration laws.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, US Governors, Sarah Palin

Mon Jul 28, 2014

APRN

YouGov Model Shows Treadwell Within Reach of Begich

Most polls in the U.S. Senate race show Dan Sullivan ahead of rival Republican Mead Treadwell in the primary.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Yahoo!

No Labels? No results? No problem.

How a bipartisan group that hoped to make Washington more functional became yet another cog in the D.C. money-making machine - and infuriated Democrats No Labels, a group of Republican and Democrat Congressmen, gather to call for a solution to end the U.S. Government shut down on Capitol Hill in Washington, October 10, 2013.

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Related Topix: US News, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), US Politics, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner

CBC News

U.S. looks at oil and gas lease sale in Beaufort Sea

The damaged Royal Shell Dutch drilling barge Kulluk is loaded onto the transport ship XRK in Unalaska, Alaska, in March 2013 en route to Singapore for repairs.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Unalaska, AK, Canada

The Washington Post

Fifteen percent of candidates running in the Alaska primary are named Dan Sullivan

For primary candidates, it's essential to help voters differentiate between you and a pool of people with similar ideological underpinnings and policy ideas.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Alaska, Alaska Government, The Washington Post Company, World News

Anchorage Daily News

Laine Welch: Speak out on fisheries issues

Nowhere in the world do people have more say in shaping fisheries policy than in Alaska.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Alaska, Environmental Law, Law

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Wounded but focused, tea party favorite Joe Miller tries again

Recalling his general election loss to Sen. Lisa Murkowski four years ago, tea party favorite Joe Miller will tell you he was undermined by establishment Republicans, misrepresented by a costly smear campaign and betrayed by a rogue security-guard "plant" who took it upon himself to handcuff a reporter.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, West Point, NY, Democrat

CBS News

Republicans narrowly favored to capture Senate in November

A new CBS News/New York Times Battleground Tracker estimate finds the Republicans positioned to take the Senate this year, with a likely 51-49 seat edge if the November election were held right now.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Republican, Mitch McConnell

The Hill

100 days to go

Red-state Democrats are hanging tough despite a toxic environment, but Republicans are hopeful about late-breaking opportunities in a pair of swing states.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Mitt Romney, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Democrat, Mark Pryor, Mary Landrieu

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Petroleum News

17 billion barrels

Alyeska is conducting vital tests at an Oklahoma university to help TAPS deal with problems associated with declining throughput.

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Related Topix: Alyeska, AK, Science / Technology, Robots, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Don Young, Republican, US House of Representatives

Fri Jul 25, 2014

KNUS-AM Aurora

Comments sought on possible Arctic lease sale

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Switched

John Walsh Backtracks On Blaming PTSD For Plagiarism

U.S. Sen. John Walsh is backtracking on earlier statements suggesting post-traumatic stress disorder from his Iraq War military service played a role in why he plagiarized his masters' thesis in 2007.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Jeff Sessions, US Senate, Republican, Capitol Hill (Denver, CO), Democrat

Government Executive

Hiring Reform Bill Gains Momentum on Capitol Hill

A bipartisan pair of House members has introduced a bill to improve federal hiring by allowing agencies to share information on job applicants, joining several senators pushing the same reforms.

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Related Topix: Jon Tester, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Rob Portman, Republican

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