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6 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

AK Beat: Alaska GOP complains of Outside strategies in Senate race

Alaska Republicans frustrated at Outside strategies in Senate race: This fall's race for Alaska's U.S. Senate seat is Democratic incumbent Mark Begich's to lose, two Alaska Republican strategists told the British newspaper The Guardian .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Don Young, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Democrat, Sports

14 hrs ago | The Washington Post

The Democratsa Obama problem, in perspective

President Obama speaks during a town hall meeting focusing on the importance of the My Brothers Keeper Initiative at the Walker Jones Education Campus in Washington on Monday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, US Senate, Democrat, Mary Landrieu, Sports

15 hrs ago | Roll Call

Senate Democrats Count on Bulging War Chests for Final Months

Fundraising plays a factor in who will serve as Senate majority leader in the next Congress.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Representative Bill Cassidy, US Senate, Democrat, Mark Pryor, 2012 Presidential Election

16 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

Alaska Democratic party gets boost from affiliate in Washington, D.C.

The Alaska Democratic Party is getting a boost from a group in Washington, D.C., that's dedicated to preserving the Democrats' fragile majority in the U.S. Senate.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Alaska, Alaska Government, Anchorage, AK, Sports

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Politico

K Street market dims for Dems

Staffers leaving Capitol Hill as a result of a retirement or election loss will enter one of the tightest K Street labor markets in recent memory as firms of all sizes have struggled to gin up new business and keep existing clients amid several years of anemic growth and stalled legislation.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Senator Mike Johanns

Free Republic

Does Your Senator Support Abortion Up to Birth With No Limits?

Last week, the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on a radical pro-abortion bill sponsored by Sen. Richard Blumenthal and promoted by major pro-abortion advocacy groups.

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Related Topix: Abortion, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal, US House of Representatives, Representative Bruce Braley, Washington Post, Publishing

Government Executive

Does the Next VA Secretary Face an Impossible Task?

Robert McDonald said that, if confirmed to oversee the department, he would take action on reforms during his first 90 days in office.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders, Richard Burr, Republican, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal

Politico

DeFazio predicts win for GMO labeling in Oregon - Lawmakers push for prairie chicken report

AS GOES JOSEPHINE COUNTY?: Rep. Peter DeFazio is reading the tea leaves, so to speak, following the passage of bans on the cultivation of GMO crops in two Oregon counties this spring, arguing the success of those measures bodes well for a statewide GMO labeling effort.

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Related Topix: Peter DeFazio, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Josephine County, OR, Agriculture, Science, US Senate, 2012 Presidential Election

Anchorage Daily News

Don't fall for the myths about the Hobby Lobby decision

Three weeks ago, the Supreme Court issued a very disappointing verdict in Burwell v.

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Related Topix: Women's Health, Health, Alaska, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, Democrat, Alaska Government, Healthcare Law, Law

APRN

Campaign Profile: Sullivana s a oeAmazing Credentialsa

As a Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, Dan Sullivan has a bucket of advantages.

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Related Topix: US News, Washington, DC, Georgetown (Washington, DC), US Military, US Marine Corps, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors, Sarah Palin

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Alaska senators weigh in on unaccompanied minors immigration crisis at US-Mexico border

Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski got a firsthand look last week at the nation's ongoing immigration crisis, as part of what she described as an "eye-opening" trip to Texas she took to see how the federal government is dealing with the 57,000 unaccompanied children from Central America who have been apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border since October.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, Democrat, McAllen, TX

Anchorage Daily News

New Sullivan ad pushes back against criticism of Alaska bona fides

Dan Sullivan, the Republican primary candidate for U.S. Senate, released a new ad Sunday pushing back against attacks he's not Alaskan enough.

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

Manufacturing.net

EPA Proposal Could Block Alaska Mine

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Friday it is proposing restrictions that would essentially block development of a planned massive gold-and-copper mine near the headwaters of a world premier salmon fishery in Alaska.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Daily Kos

AK-Sen: Mark Begich (D) Pushes Congress To Pass Equal Pay

My mom supported our family by herself after my father's disappearance. All six Begich kids, including me, learned the values of hard work from her and know that Alaska women deserve equal work for equal pay.

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

KTOO-TV Juneau

Gull-egg harvest gets boost from Congress

Glaucous-winged gulls nest in Glacier Bay. Federal legislation allows Hoonah Tlingits to harvest their eggs.

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Related Topix: US News, Hoonah, AK, US National Parks, Glacier Bay National Park And Preserve, US Politics, Don Young, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Sun Jul 20, 2014

National Journal

Reps. Mark and Tom Udall

With President Obama's approval weak and Congress gridlocked, many red-state Democratic senators seeking reelection have struggled to come up with issues to run on.

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Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Mitt Romney, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Alaska Government, Alaska

Instapundit

Challengers Pounce on Begich's Assertion That He's a 'Thorn' in Obama's Butt

Alaska Lt. Governor Mead Treadwell would like to tell Sen. Mark Begich "you are no Ted Stevens," paraphrasing the line that the late Sen. Lloyd Bentsen used to skewer Sen. Dan Quayle in the 1988 vice presidential debate.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Ted Stevens, Alaska, Republican, Alaska Government, Matt Mead, US Governors, 2012 Presidential Election

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Begich campaign, super PAC get boosts from California tribe

Alaska's junior senator, Mark Begich, addresses the Alaska Federation of Natives conference in Fairbanks on Oct 25, 2013.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Don Young, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Democrat, Lisa Murkowski, Alaska, us Travel, Travel, North America Travel, Washington D.C. Travel

Daily Political

White House Proposing Restrictions on Mine in Alaska

The Environmental Protection Agency on Friday issued a new proposal through the Clean Water Act that limits mining activity in the Bristol Bay watershed in Alaska, which struck a huge blow to the project that would eventually have one of the largest mines that is open pit in the world.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, Democrat, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Switched

A Personal Super PAC Is The Latest Weapon For This Year's Senate Candidate

This year, for the first time since the Supreme Court's 2010 Citizens United ruling unleashed the unlimited-money super PAC, the majority of Senate races feature super PACs that focus on just one candidate.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, Ohio State University, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Bill Posey, Republican, US House of Representatives

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