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Almanac for Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Those born on this date are under the sign of Leo. They include French historian Alexis de Tocqueville in 1805; novelist Booth Tarkington in 1869; Italian dictator Benito Mussolini in 1883; actor Theda Bara in 1885; composer Sigmund Romberg , in 1887; Dag Hammarskjold, second U.N. secretary-general and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, in 1905; actors ... (more)

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Roll Call

Murkowski Tells Alaskans to Show Their 'Inner Ted' Stevens

Murkowski is encouraging fellow Alaskans to honor the late Stevens, seen here posing with the Incredible Hulk in 2003.

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Related Topix: Alaska, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, Alaska Government

Politico

$2.4 million to hit Iowa - Treadwell targeted, cash reserves low - Walsh tries to rally

LINKED VETS' GROUP GOES BIG IN IOWA: Concerned Veterans for America is launching a $2.4-million ad campaign in Iowa highlighting Democratic Senate candidate Bruce Braley's attendance record at House Veterans' Affairs Committee meetings, the group said today.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, US Senate, Republican, Chuck Grassley, Life, Veteran Affairs, Senator Mark Begich

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, Don Young, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Alaska, Anchorage, AK

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Politico

Murkowski-Begich tension felt in race

In Mark Begich's view, fellow Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski is a valuable member of his "team" on issues ranging from fisheries to fighter jets.

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

Tue Jul 22, 2014

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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