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Powell: IRS Faces a Judge with Integrity Today

This morning, the IRS will appear before Judge Emmet G. Sullivan to explain two things: Why it failed to tell him thousands of its e-mails were "lost" or "missing;" and why it filed a status report that was demonstrably false.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Air & Space

Lieutenant Ivan Baranovsky's P-39

Most of the warbirds on view around the country today never made it into combat.

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Related Topix: Buffalo, NY, US Military, US Air Force, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Daily Kos

Stephen Wolf's US Senate Race Ratings 07/2014 with Interactive Map

Following my last edition from April, this diary is my third 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, Mitch McConnell, Senator Mark Begich

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Instapundit

Begich Battling Fellow Dem on Alaska Native Corporations Investigation

"It's no secret many senators still have quite the learning curve when it comes to understanding the unique needs of Alaska," Sen. Mark Begich said July 2, after one of his fellow Democrats in the Senate, Claire McCaskill of Missouri, called for a Small Business Administration investigation into Alaska Native Corporations.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Alaska, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mark Begich, Democrat, Alaska Government, Claire McCaskill

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Other campaigns look for light as Alaska's U.S. Senate race hogs attention

Democratic state Senate candidate Felix Rivera briefs campaign manager Mark Simon on the neighborhood Rivera has selected for an evening of door to door campaigning at his apartment Thursday, July 3, 2014, in south Anchorage.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Alaska, Anchorage, AK, Startups, Facebook

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Paul Jenkins: Obama's arrogance knows no Constitutional bounds

Americans are being treated to the spectacle of a lawless president ridiculing, even taunting, congressional opponents in a tawdry political charade, pretending necessity is his raison d'être for ignoring the Constitution to run his empire by executive bluster.

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

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Homer News

Begich visits Homer, lays groundwork for campaign

With three Republican Party candidates fighting to oppose him in the general election, Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, visited Homer and Seldovia last weekend as part of a grassroots campaign laying the groundwork for the November election.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Alaska, Lisa Murkowski, Alaska Government, Homer, AK

Roll Call

Begich Slams McCaskill in Feud Over Alaska Native Corporations

It isn't the first time an Alaska senator has chastised a colleague for a lack of understanding about his non-contiguous state.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, Claire McCaskill

Tue Jul 01, 2014

APRN

Alaska News Nightly: July 1, 2014

Juneau In the three-way race for governor, Sean Parnell's two challengers have developed bit of a chummy relationship.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Alaska, Juneau, AK, Sean Parnell, US Governors, Matt Mead, King Cove, AK

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Switched

GOP Lawmaker Says Climate Change Is 'The Greatest Deception In The History Of Mankind'

Louisiana state Rep. Lenar Whitney is accusing liberals, such as former Vice President Al Gore, of advancing "the greatest deception in the history of mankind" -- man-made climate change -- in a scheme to empower the executive branch and increase taxes.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Al Gore, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Sarah Palin, W., US House of Representatives, Dana Rohrabacher

News Max

Federal Attorney Powell: DOJ Should Probe Lerner's Missing Emails

The Department of Justice should be investigating former IRS official Lois Lerner's missing emails, and the implications are serious because it is relying on others to find out what happened to them, says federal appeals attorney Sidney Powell.

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

Sat Jun 28, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Remembering man of many hats who profoundly shaped Alaska

By the time he succumbed Wednesday to double pneumonia, Walt Parker had been out of the public eye for a long time.

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Related Topix: Alaska, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Alaska Government, Anchorage, AK, Lake Minchumina, AK

The Washington Post

Postal Service losing millions on shipments to Alaska

In the soggy, unforgiving tundra on the shores of the Bering Sea, Royala Bell defrosts a rack of beef ribs for dinner in a kitchen that doubles as a bedroom for six of her seven children.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Alaska, US News, US Senate, Republican, Alaska Government, Drink, Soft Drinks, Hooper Bay, AK

Free Republic

Meet Emmet Sullivan, IRS Judge Who Once Sicced a Special Prosecutor on DOJ

Americans are appalled over the false testimony of four consecutive IRS Commissioners, Lois Lerner's countless acts of malfeasance, and the IRS's targeting of conservative groups and specific individuals, among them Senator Grassley.

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Related Topix: Tax, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Did Howard Baker save Ronald Reagan's presidency?

This Dec. 13, 1980, file photo shows President-elect Ronald Reagan talking with Sen. Howard Baker of Tennessee and Sen. Ted Stevens of Alaska, during a luncheon at Blair House in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Florida, University of Virginia

The Hill

Rivals take aim at Sullivan in first Alaska primary debate

Alaska Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell and 2010 Senate nominee Joe Miller ganged up on former Alaska Department of Natural Resources head Dan Sullivan in their first Senate primary debate.

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

Roll Call

Getting 'Parochial,' Mark Begich Presses FAA for Equipment for Aleutian Airport

If all politics is local, aviation should be no exception, whether the locale is big or small.

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Related Topix: Flying, Life, Hobbies, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, US Politics, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Cory Booker, Unalaska, AK, Republican

Thu Jun 26, 2014

KFVS12

A look at convicted politicians who try comebacks

Not all politicians convicted of crimes leave politics for good. This week, ex-Providence Mayor Buddy Cianci decided to run for mayor again, despite a corruption conviction and 4 1/2 years spent in prison.

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Related Topix: Louisiana, Louisiana Government, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

The Wichita Eagle

Ex-US Sen. Howard Baker Jr. dies

This Feb. 11, 1982 file photo shows Senate Majority Leader Howard Baker of Tenn., center, flanked by Sen. Paul Laxalt, R-Nev., left, and House Minority Leader Robert Michel of Ill.

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Related Topix: US News, George Bush, US Politics, Robert Byrd, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Health

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Homer News

Sullivan: Campaign based on optimisim

Less than a week after one of his primary opponents, Joe Miller, spoke in Homer for Father's Day, last Thursday Dan Sullivan visited town for two public meetings and some boots-on-the ground campaigning.

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Related Topix: Homer, AK, US Military, US Marine Corps, US News, US Politics, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Alaska

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