Republicans rush to shut borders to Syrian refugees

...It's pretty clear how the American people feel about this."After an initial meeting of the House GOP task force Tuesday, aides to Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said the focus of legislation would be on stopping Syrian refugee resettlement until the administration...
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Coffee with Ethel: An Alaska Native leader looks back

...thought was a good thing."Lund's first test was speaking before the Indian committee, testifying on behalf of a health aide program."I did a really poor job," Lund said. "I got my name right.""In the middle of my speech my nose started running...
Walker's D.C. staffers get the ax

The state's top lobbyist in Washington, D.C. and two of his aides are being fired.The Alaska Dispatch News reported Tuesday that Kip Knudson, director of state and federal relations for the...
Clinton camp urged ex-State Dept. employee to testify

...was unwelcome news to Clinton aides who had pressed him to be interviewed...attack in Benghazi, Libya.The aides were not authorized to publicly...possible, and has encouraged her aides, current and former, to do the...Sullivan, another former top aide who now works on Clinton's...
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After dismal debate, Bush seeks ways to steady campaign

...performance in Wednesday night's debate. Aides have spent weeks promising more forceful...make-or-break state for his campaign.Aides say Bush will spend longer stretches of...Bush's turnaround strategy, according to aides, is getting a return on his team's early...
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Joe says no: Biden won't run, a boost for Clinton

...supporters, including an email from a longtime aide to former staffers last week that appeared...campaign this late in the primary process.Aides said the vice president made his final...his final 15 months as vice president, aides say Biden plans to immerse himself in a...
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GOP faces chaos it hoped to avoid

...The two top Democrats had roughly the same amount in the bank at the beginning of October as all the Republicans.Clinton aides say that they budgeted for a high level of spending early in the campaign, and that the team is making important investments...
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Carson not backing off Nazi, slavery examples explain why these kind of headline-grabbing statements aren't really having a negative effect."Watts, the Carson aide, said that for all the staff concerns, the candidate's preparations for the Wednesday debate have not included instructions...
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While Clinton used home email, State's networks were at risk

...Department from her private server show Clinton and her top aides viewed the department's information technology systems as...get their work done quickly and effectively," top Clinton aide Ann-Marie Slaughter wrote in an email to Clinton on June 3...
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Clinton's strong debate is warning for GOP

...this is not going to end."Added Trump, "I think the Democrats, frankly, I think they are protecting her."Clinton aides insist the former secretary of state isn't taking the Democratic nomination for granted. While her strong debate performance...
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