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15 hrs ago | Switched

Mark Begich Releases Pro-Arctic-Drilling Ad On Earth Day

As the world celebrates Earth Day, Sen. Mark Begich is out with a new ad touting his support for oil drilling in the Arctic Ocean.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Robert Byrd, Daniel Inouye, Edward Kennedy

Yesterday | Daily Kos

Dem control of Senate hopes boosted: AK ballot initiatives moved from primary to general election

Last week I was talking with a friend and co-worker about the optimistic prospects of a Colorado style cannabis legalization initiative passing in August.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Marijuana, Liberal Political News

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Law.com

Pressure Builds to Open Attorney Ethics Investigations

Nick Schwellenbach, former Director of Investigations for the Project On Government Oversight , and currently Communications Specialist at U.S. Office of Special Counsel.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mike Lee, Jon Tester, Democrat, Tom Coburn

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Daily Kos

Stephen Wolf's US Senate Race Ratings 04/2014 with Interactive Map

Following my initial outlook from January, this diary is my second quarterly update on race ratings for the US Senate elections in 2014.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Begich, Senator Rob Portman

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Switched

Michael Hayden Says Dianne Feinstein Too 'Emotional' To Be Objective On Intelligence Report

Sen. Dianne Feinstein , chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, may be too "emotional" to have produced a fair report on the CIA's use of torture, former CIA Director Michael Hayden said Sunday.

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Related Topix: Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Terrorism, Robert Byrd, Daniel Inouye, Edward Kennedy, Republican

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Review: 'Die Fledermaus'

Anchorage Opera's production of "Die Fledermaus" keeps Johann Strauss' music while updating the action from 1870s Vienna to contemporary Alaska.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski

Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Huffington Post

Alabama Passes 4 Bills Restricting Welfare

In the past two days, four measures restricting welfare use have passed the Republican-controlled Alabama legislature and now await the signature of Gov. Robert J. Bentley .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Dana Rohrabacher, Representative Paul Broun, Ron Paul, Robert Bentley, US Governors, US Senate

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Compass: Affordable Care Act can only work if Alaska allows it to

I am a health care provider in Anchorage and I support the Affordable Care Act .

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Related Topix: Alaska, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Anchorage, AK, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Medicine

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

After Stevens case, Justice Dept. corruption unit finds its teeth again

When Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr., two months into his tenure, dismissed all corruption charges against former Sen. Ted Stevens of Alaska, it was an embarrassing nadir for the Justice Department section responsible for prosecuting politicians accused of misconduct.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Suicide, Rick Renzi, US House of Representatives, Bob McDonnell, US Governors

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Politico

Begich highlights drilling support in new TV ad-Sullivan's first...

BEGICH AD TOUTS DRILLING SUPPORT: Alaska Democratic Sen. Mark Begich will release his latest TV ad this morning, focusing this time on his support for drilling in Alaska and outlining his efforts to develop oil in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mark Begich, Democrat, Nebraska

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Our View: Forget public funds for private schools

Alaska lawmakers, led by Sen. Mike Dunleavy, should end their drive to amend the Alaska Constitution to allow public money for private schools.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Education Etc., Anchorage, AK

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Roll Call

FBI Agent 'Severely Disciplined' for Misconduct in Ted Stevens Case, Director Says

FBI Director James Comey told a Senate subcommittee Thursday that an agent faced discipline for conduct related to the investigation of late Sen. Ted Stevens.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, Lisa Murkowski, Senator Kay Bailey

PolitiFact

Chris Chocola: Says Sen. Thad Cochran 'voted to spend hundreds of...

Mississippi state Sen. Chris McDaniel is challenging longtime U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran in a GOP primary set for June 2014.

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Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Chris Chocola

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Sunherald.com

Isolated Alaskans push Interior for road through refuge

Jewell said Wednesday she hopes to find a solution that doesn't involve a road through the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge, a world-class sanctuary for migratory birds.

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Related Topix: King Cove, AK, US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, Democrat, Anchorage, AK

Crosscut.com

How Alaska's quake changed the Northwest's outlook on disaster

Some years ago, business leaders saw how thoroughly Japan trains its citizens for natural disasters.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Alaska, Downtown (Seattle, WA), First Hill (Seattle, WA), University Village (Seattle, WA), Capitol Hill (Seattle, WA)

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

State suing over ANWR, but is it trying to prove what's already been proven?

Though the U.S. Interior Department has already suggested that a mammoth oil field lies beneath the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge's coastal plain, the Parnell administration is suing for the right to run its own $50 million oil-scouting program there.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Alaska, Geology, Science

The Washington Post

Condi, not Palin

In 2008, the GOP in Alaska, hobbled by the trial of incumbent Sen. Ted Stevens, lost the Senate seat to Democrat Mark Begich, who like so many Democrats sold himself as an independent-minded moderate.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Lisa Murkowski, Matt Mead, US Governors

Mon Mar 24, 2014

Washington Examiner

Poll shows Alaska Democratic Sen. Mark Begich trailing for the first time

Alaska is one of seven states which have a Democratic-held Senate seat up this year and which voted for Mitt Romney in 2012.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Mitt Romney, Anchorage, AK, Matt Mead, US Governors

News Max

Condoleezza Rice Endorses Former Employee for Alaska Senate

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is endorsing her former National Security Council employee Dan Sullivan's Senate campaign, marking her first endorsement of the 2014 election cycle.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mark Begich, Democrat, Condoleezza Rice

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