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1 hr ago | Daily Kos

This is HOW Dems should run on Obamacare

A new TV ad from a super PAC that backs Democratic Sen. Mark Begich is taking an unusual approach toward Obamacare -- it's embracing it .

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

5 hrs ago | Switched

HUFFPOLLSTER: Could Obama's Approval Rise In Time For Midterms?

President Obama's approval rating has ticked up but still weighs down Democrats.

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

9 hrs ago | Politico

Keystone decision delayed yet again

The Obama administration says it is indefinitely extending its long-awaited review of the Keystone XL pipeline - providing a Good Friday jolt to one of the president's most wrenching environmental decisions.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election

16 hrs ago | Petroleum News

Gas exports to restart

The U.S. Department of Energy has authorized the renewal of a license for the export of liquefied natural gas from ConocoPhillips' LNG facility at Nikiski on the Kenai Peninsula to countries that do not have free-trade agreements with the Unites States, ConocoPhillips said April 14. In February the agency issued a similar license for the export of ... (more)

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Related Topix: ConocoPhillips, Energy, Oil & Gas, Department of Energy, Kenai, AK, Nikiski, AK, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Alaska Journal of Commerce

Senate draft of fisheries act begins circulating

Subsistence fishermen Fred Huntington of Galena asks a question during a Yukon River fisheries pre-season planning meeting on April 8 in the Binkley Room at Pike's Waterfront Lodge in Fairbanks.

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Related Topix: Galena, AK, Fairbanks, AK, Alaska, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

KIII

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President Barack Obama's full-throated defense of his health care overhaul seems perfectly timed for Democrats who want their party to embrace the law more enthusiastically.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Barack Obama, Health Insurance, Health, US Senate, Democrat

Washington Post

The Fix: Not speaking with your friends and family? Good, they can set up a super PAC for you.

We often refer to super PACs as "outside groups" because of their external influence on campaigns and laws barring them from coordinating with candidates they try to get elected.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Thad Cochran, Republican, Mississippi Government, Mississippi, Nebraska, Mitch McConnell

Anchorage Daily News

Miller plans campaign kickoff

Miller was thrust into the national spotlight in 2010, when he upset Sen. Lisa Murkowski in the GOP primary last year.

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

Washington Post

Senate elections are months away, but campaign ads already fill the airwaves

Voters in Arkansas began hearing from Sen. Mark Pryor in paid advertisements in August, more than a year before the midterm elections.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Democrat, Mitch McConnell, Mary Landrieu, Liberal Political News

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Huffington Post

Senate Leaders Quarrel Over E-Filing Bill That Could Save Taxpayers $500,000 Annually

Millions of Americans e-filed their income taxes Tuesday, but when senators submitted required reports about their campaign fundraising and expenses, most ignored computers in favor of paper.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Federal Election Commission, Barbara Boxer, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Dianne Feinstein, Thad Cochran, Republican, John Cornyn

The Spokesman-Review

Brooklyn man running for Senate in Idaho, Oregon and Alaska - Wed, 16 Apr 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. BOISE - A Brooklyn, N.Y. attorney who's never been to Idaho is not only running again for a U.S. Senate seat from the state, after doing the same four years ago - he's also running for Senate seats in Alaska and Oregon this year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mike Crapo, Senator Jim Risch, Senator Jeff Merkley, Democrat, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

Myrtle Beach Online

Defend 'Obamacare' unabashedly, some Democrats say

In this March 6, 2013 file photo, Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Healthcare Law, Law, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, Health Insurance, Health

The Huffington Post

Alaska Super PAC Fixated On Local Cred Is Actually Funded Almost Entirely By D.C. Money

In advertisements to support Sen. Mark Begich , Alaska-based super PAC Put Alaska First has questioned the home-state credentials of the one-term senator's opponents and critics.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Alaska, Alaska Government, Financial Services, Federal Election Commission, Media Buying

Politico

FEC deadline passes: Q1's winners and losers - Five key money...

FEC deadline passes: Q1's winners and losers - Five key money takeaways - Milton Wolf's first ad talks up bio, hits Roberts - Sneak peek of Mike Pence's Berlin speech The following newsletter is an abridged version of Campaign Pro's Morning Score.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Allyson Schwartz, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Senator Al Franken, Republican, Mitch McConnell

The Washington Post

The Fixa s first quarter fundraising winners and losers

Tuesday wasn't just the deadline to file your taxes. It was also the deadline for congressional candidates to file their fundraising totals from the first three months of 2014 with the Federal Election Commission.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, US Senate, Democrat, Mark Pryor, Jack Kingston, Shelley Moore Capito

Politico

The green case against Keystone

For years, the conventional wisdom in Washington has been that President Barack Obama will approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline - reasoning that the political upside of embracing the North American energy boom will outweigh outrage from environmentalists.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Texas, US Senate, Democrat

Free Republic

Begich Earmarked Millions for Bankrupt Green Energy Company

As Sen. Mark Begich seeks to shore up his energy policy credentials, a now-bankrupt green energy company to which he steered federal subsidies could cloud his message.

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

Tue Apr 15, 2014

MSN Money

What to do about Social Security payroll tax cap

It's Tax Day, and a small number of wealthy Americans have something to celebrate: They are done paying Social Security taxes for the year.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, Retirement, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Tom Harkin

LongIsland.com

Schumer Announces 'Fluke Fairness Act' Will be Included in Next Major Federal Fisheries Bill

April 15, 2014 - U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today announced his "Fluke Fairness Act," will be included in a major bipartisan proposal to reauthorize the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, the federal law that governs the nation's fisheries.

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Related Topix: New York, US Politics, Senator Chuck Schumer, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Marco Rubio, Republican, Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY

The Washington Post

The most endangered Senate Democrat is touting her Washington ties. Why that's smart.

In a new TV ad released Tuesday, Sen. Mary Landrieu both distances herself from the Obama administration and reminds voters that she is the new head of the Senate Energy Committee, a closely watched panel in Louisiana, where many people work in the oil and gas industry.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Mary Landrieu, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, 2012 Presidential Election, Next, Entertainment, Television

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