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18 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Bob Dole turns 91 today. Hea s had a remarkable life.

Dole, with wife Elizabeth, delivers his acceptance of the presidential nomination at the Republican National Convention in San Diego in 1996.

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Related Topix: Bill Clinton, History in the News, US Politics, US News, Pete Domenici, US Senate, Republican, Indiana, Joe Biden, Sports

Sun Jul 20, 2014

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, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Alaska, Republican, Alaska Government, Matt Mead, US Governors, 2012 Presidential Election

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Fallout from NTSB safety recommendations of Ravn Alaska continues

In the two months since the National Transportation Safety Board issued two safety recommendations directed toward the operations of Ravn Alaska, there have been both internal and external inspections of its companies, especially its most troubled carrier, Hageland Aviation.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Alaska, Bethel, AK, Federal Aviation Administration

Mon Jul 14, 2014

News Max

Alaska's Begich Campaigns on His 'Power to Nag'

Sen. Mark Begich is campaigning on his ability, as a fellow Democrat in a Republican-leaning state, to effectively nag President Barack Obama on behalf of Alaska, The Washington Post reported .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, Washington Post, Publishing

Sun Jul 13, 2014

KTOO-TV Juneau

Denali Commission money survives House

Fiscal conservatives are again gunning for the Denali Commission . This week they tried to eliminate the bulk of its funding - $10 million, tucked into a federal appropriations bill for energy and water programs.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Steve Chabot, Republican, US House of Representatives, Don Young, US Senate

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Democrats long for a third-party spoiler

Given Alaska s political landscape, when do you think Democrats will scare up somebody -- almost anybody will do, actually -- to jump into the post-primary race as a viable third-party conservative candidate for Mark Begich s Senate seat? Without that magical person, Begich could be toast.

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

Thu Jul 10, 2014

National Review Online

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

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