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3 hrs ago | Daily Mail

The shocking moment a Republican congressman almost breaks a staffer's arm

The touching moment a man with Down syndrome got up to hug Obama mid-way through his speech: President hosts Special Olympics bash packed with his showbiz pals Abby Hernandez says she is 'feeling better every day' as she reveals she often saw her local newspaper during her nine months in captivity Black teenage girl 'had swollen hands from pounding ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Immigration Reform, Joe Biden, Illegal Immigration

7 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Alaska Rep. Don Young apologizes for latest boorish behavior

Alaska's crusty Republican Rep. Don Young, who recently had his wrist slapped by the House Ethics Committee, has once again been forced to apologize for rude behavior.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner

10 hrs ago | Yahoo!

12,000 evacuees return after Taiwan gas explosions

At least 24 people were killed and 271 others injured when several underground gas explosions ripped through Taiwan's second-largest city overnight, hurling concrete through the air and blasting long trenches in the streets.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Taiwan, Family, Kids, Manchester, NH, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

19 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

Playful campaign key to starting Forrest Dunbar's congressional conversation

When it comes to campaigning for U.S. Congress, Forrest Dunbar got a little desperate, in a way most young, single people can relate to.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Alaska, Anchorage, AK, Madeleine Bordallo, Democrat

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Switched

GOP Rep Says He 'Should Have Never' Grabbed Staffer's Arm In Capitol Hill Run-In

Rep. Don Young issued an apology Thursday after footage and reports of him aggressively grabbing a staffer's arm began to circulate the web.

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Related Topix: Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Roll Call, Barack Obama

Roll Call

HOH: Don Young Gets Grabby With Congressional Aide

Young confronts an aide who tried to stop him from entering the side door of a House Republican meeting.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News

Alaska Journal of Commerce

Icebreakers top US Arctic needs during House testimony

The challenges behind melding the Arctic needs of the State of Alaska and federal agencies were exemplified during a July 23 House subcommittee meeting.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Military, US Navy, Duncan Hunter, Representative John Garamendi, Democrat

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Olympian

Saving our planet is everybody's business

Washingtonians should be proud of our congressional delegation for leading the effort to stop development of North America's largest open-pit mine upstream from Alaska's Bristol Bay.

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Related Topix: Washington, MO, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science, Boat Disaster

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

AK Beat: Anchorage police say driver in fatal Seward Highway crash was intoxicated

Anchorage police say driver in fatal Seward Highway crash was intoxicated: Anchorage police have determined the head-on collision that killed 29-year-old Whittier resident Salafai Iosefa in March was the result of drunk driving.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Boat Disaster, Anchorage, AK, Whittier, AK

Anchorage Daily News

AK Beat: Congress skeptical of Coast Guard's polar icebreaker plans

Coast Guard icebreaker plans get skeptical audience in Congress: How important is the Arctic to the U.S. Coast Guard? Some Republican lawmakers expressed their doubts in a House subcommittee meeting last week, reports naval publication Seapower Magazine .

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Related Topix: US Coast Guard, US Military, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Duncan Hunter, Sports

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

TAPS hits 17 billion barrels as production declines continue

Alyeska is conducting vital tests at an Oklahoma university to help TAPS deal with problems associated with declining throughput.

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Related Topix: Alyeska, AK, Science / Technology, Robots, US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Sports

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Ketchikan Daily News

Value culture

David Lee Pitcher, 66, died peacefully July 18, 2014, in Ketchikan following a heart attack and complications of multiple system atrophy.

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Related Topix: Ketchikan, AK, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Prison

Petroleum News

17 billion barrels

Alyeska is conducting vital tests at an Oklahoma university to help TAPS deal with problems associated with declining throughput.

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Related Topix: Alyeska, AK, Science / Technology, Robots, US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Governor's appointments to oil tax review panel lack critics of cuts

Gov. Sean Parnell on Thursday named the public members of a board created to review the state's oil and gas tax regime, and all have ties to industry, including two who used to work for Veco, the defunct oil-field contractor at the center of the 2006 corruption scandal tied to oil taxes.

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Related Topix: Sean Parnell, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ted Stevens, US Senate, Alaska, Anchorage, AK

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Daily Caller

Lawmakers: Make It Easier For Military Dogs To Reunite With Soldiers After War [PHOTOS]

They served in the Civil War. They were there for American soldiers during both world wars.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Prison, US Military, US Army

News Observer

Congress goes to the dogs, pushing support for retired military K9s

At least it couldn’t hurt. As she looked into a hearing room packed with reporters, supporters and four canines, Rep. Dina Titus was reminded of a similar lesson she learned in her statehouse days.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Dina Titus, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican

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, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Sports

The Hill

Lawmakers go to bat for 'warrior dogs'

WE HEAR: They may be cute, tail-wagging furballs, but a pack of so-called "warrior dogs" are headed to Capitol Hill on a serious mission: to bring awareness and push for bringing home military animals.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marsha Blackburn, Representative Gus Bilirakis, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Representative Dina Titus, Democrat

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Daily Kos

Blast from the Past

Sarah Palin is the governor of Alaska, and a hugely popular one, with approval ratings hovering in the 90 percent range.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Sarah Palin, Alaska Government, Alaska, Sean Parnell, Barack Obama

Mon Jul 21, 2014

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, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, US House of Representatives, Democrat

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