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23 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Vladimir Putin: "What would you need Alaska for?"

President Vladimir Putin controls just about everything - politics, media, billionaire cronies - in the Russian Federation.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, World News, Russia, Asia, Vladimir Putin, US Governors, Sarah Palin

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Creative Loafing Tampa

Alex Sink bows out of re-match with David Jolly. Now what?

Exactly five weeks after she lost in the intensely hard-fought CD13 race against David Jolly, Democrat Alex Sink announced this morning she will not be the Democratic nominee challenging Jolly this fall.

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Related Topix: US News, Alex Sink, US Governors, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bill Young, Representative Todd Young

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Miami Herald

Young rival Dunbar raises nearly $17K in quarter

Democratic U.S. House hopeful Forrest Dunbar has reported raising nearly $17,000 during the first quarter of this year.

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

Center for American Progress

5 Steps to Improve Safety and Avoid More Government Waste in King Cove, Alaska

A two-decade-old debate over whether to build a $75 million, so-called Road to Nowhere through an Alaska wilderness area to connect the city of King Cove, population 938 , to Cold Bay, population 108 , has emerged as one of the most bitterly contested natural resource battles of 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, US House of Representatives, Alaska, King Cove, AK, Cold Bay, AK, Anchorage, AK

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Roll Call

Highway Bill Could Consume Petri's Last Months in Congress

As a more moderate Republican who has always advocated for robust government investments in infrastructure, Petri is due to confront the challenge of getting lawmakers to go along with a major spending bill that could cause his more fiscally-conservative colleagues to balk.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Howard Coble, John Duncan

Anchorage Daily News

Young reports ending quarter with nearly $700K

He enjoys a massive cash advantage over the little-known Republican candidates also running, who so far have reported raising little or no money.

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

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Business Journal

Federal lawmakers don't practice what they preach in hiring veterans

While members of Congress often advocate for hiring veterans, the percentage of vets in their personal staff remains remarkably low, the Associated Press reports.

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

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Alaska Editorials

The Alaska Legislature has two weeks remaining in its second session. This is the time when Alaskans need to pay particular attention to controversial measures getting inadequate attention and being passed in the final days as part of some behind-the-scenes deal-making.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, Alaska, US House of Representatives, Senator Mark Begich, Democrat, Alaska Government, Opinion

Army Times

Group says Congress should set example by hiring more vets

Despite numerous efforts by lawmakers in recent years to spur veterans employment in the private sector, few congressional offices have followed suit.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US News, Mike Thompson, Democrat, Republican

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Ask politicians to say corporations aren't people: Capital idea from up north

A few citizens in Haines, Alaska, have an idea that worth spreading far beyond their small town at the head of a fjord in Southeast Alaska.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US Senate, Lisa Murkowski

KFQD-AM Anchorage

Alaska redistricting focuses on Legislature

The redistricting process has a greater impact on state legislative races in Alaska than it does congressional races.

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

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Alaskans petition White House to make state part of Russia

Mount McKinley in Denali National Park, Alaska: At 20,320 feet, it would be the highest mountain in Russia.

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

KFQD-AM Anchorage

Alaska redistricting focuses on Legislature

The redistricting process has a greater impact on state legislative races in Alaska than it does congressional races.

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

KTOO-TV Juneau

Murkowski presses demand for King Cove road

Before Sally Jewell had said a word, Sen. Lisa Murkowski spoke for 15 minutes about the road.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, King Cove, AK, US House of Representatives, Ted Stevens, Cold Bay, AK

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Daily Kos

AK At-Large: Meet Democratic Candidate Forrest Dunbar - April 2nd in Juneau, AK

Our group has previously reported on one of the Democratic Candidates running in AK At-Large Congressional District, Matt Moore.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Juneau, AK, Alaska

Mon Mar 24, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Watchdog group wants Alaska investigation into Rep. Gattis farm land easement

A Washington D.C.-based public interest watchdog group is targeting state Rep. Lynn Gattis over a $65,225 easement payment paid by the Mat-Su Borough on part of her family's Point MacKenzie hay farm that Gattis kept even though the borough never used the land.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Alaska, Point MacKenzie, AK, Wasilla, AK, Agriculture, Science

Thu Mar 20, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Anchorage moves one step closer to acquiring Midtown property for transit center

An effort by the Sullivan administration to acquire a key 9-acre Midtown property for the city has taken a step forward.

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Related Topix: Anchorage, AK, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat

Alaska Journal of Commerce

Report: EPA mining raid overblown, but questions remain

Tactics used in an Environmental Protection Agency-led investigation of alleged mining violations on claims in the Fortymile River area likely weren't as aggressive as first thought, at least according to a report released March 13 from Gov. Sean Parnell's office, but questions still remain about the necessity of the searches.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Sean Parnell, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Alaska, Senator John Barrasso, US Senate, David Vitter

SIU

Maritime Industry Crucial for Alaska

The American Maritime Partnership , the voice of the domestic maritime industry, today joined with the Transportation Institute, along with Senator Lisa Murkowski , Senator Mark Begich and Congressman Don Young to highlight new data from a study by PricewaterhouseCoopers that shows Alaska ranks third in the nation in per capita maritime jobs.

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Related Topix: Alaska, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Lisa Murkowski, Alaska Government, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Financial Services, Accounting

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