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8 hrs ago | Brandon Sun
An Alaska Native regional corporation and six Native Village corporations signed an agreement with a Shell Oil subsidiary Thursday that aims to share the profits from offshore drilling off Alaska's northwest coast.
12 hrs ago | Alaska Journal of Commerce
Nowhere in the world do people have more say in shaping fisheries policy than in Alaska.
19 hrs ago | Free Republic
House Republicans have dug up emails from Lois Lerner in which the former IRS official refers to some in the Republican Party as '---holes' and "crazies" - an exchange they say shows her 'animus' toward conservatives.
A new group that advocates full disclosure of campaign spending says it's going up Thursday with newspaper ads calling on both the Democratic and Republican candidates in three key congressional races to reject spending by outside groups.
Just in case you haven't had enough bad news, here's a bit more from the domestic-politics desk.
Senator Mark Begich opposes making any border policy changes in the context of the border crisis, but he would accept a supplemental funding measure that provided less money than the $2.7 billion Senate Democrats are currently trying to authorize.
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.
"More people are carrying concealed in this country, and yet the gun homicide rate has been dropping precipitously.
And not one politician is talking about it. But fisherman are talking about it. The people in the villages are talking about it.
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.
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.
U.S. Mark Begich has introduced the Homeless Children and Youth Act, legislation that would expand the definition of homelessness.
Most polls in the U.S. Senate race show Dan Sullivan ahead of rival Republican Mead Treadwell in the primary.
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.
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.
For primary candidates, it's essential to help voters differentiate between you and a pool of people with similar ideological underpinnings and policy ideas.
Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 05:12 pm
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