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8 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Shell, Alaska Native corporations enter agreement with option to share in drilling profits

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.

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

12 hrs ago | Alaska Journal of Commerce

Fish Factor: Comment deadlines approaching for Alaska fish 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

19 hrs ago | Free Republic

Emails show ex-IRS official Lerner using derogatory terms for Republicans

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.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Democrat

23 hrs ago | Daily Kos

"Deadliest Catch" Star Keith Colburn Supports Democrat

Captain Keith Colburn, known as the captain of the "Wizard" on the Discovery Channel's "Deadliest Catch" reality show, has come out in his support of Begich.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Heavy-Metal, Wizard, Liberal Political News

Wed Jul 30, 2014

CNN

First on CNN: New PAC launches ads to limit flood of outside spending

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.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Representative Nick Rahall, Democrat, IGN Entertainment, Scott Brown, Republican, Senator Elizabeth Warren

New Yorker

Can the G.O.P. Take the Senate?

Just in case you haven't had enough bad news, here's a bit more from the domestic-politics desk.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Democrat, Louisiana, Louisiana Government, Mitt Romney, Carl Levin

National Review Online

Mark Begich: No Border Policy Changes in Border Funding Bill

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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