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...the U.S. House by a margin of 268-157, due to a highly organized environmental coalition and a determined Carter administration. In the nation In 1792, the New York Stock Exchange was founded by brokers meeting under a tree located on what...
Alaska Senate race key for Dems

...have a shot at stealing a Senate seat from the Republicans. The state has not had a Democratic senator since the Carter administration. Republicans outnumber Democrats nearly 2-to-1. And the Senate seat in play is held by the daughter of one...
Financial strategist advises against 'following the herd' when investing rates from 3 to 4 percent to around 20 percent. He said this is similar to what happened during the Jimmy Carter administration. "This is the kind of thing those in the home market are very concerned about what the Fed is doing," said...
Cairo is not Tehran

...And the Obama administration has sent clear messages to Cairo, without any apparent internal divisions; the Carter administration was divided, and sent conflicting signals to Tehran. "Even the shah wasn't sure what the U.S. position...
The McVictim syndrome could kill us

...of Illinois researchers join a long list of analysts who blame urban sprawl for obesity. In November, former Carter administration adviser Amitai Etzioni argued that it's so hard for Americans to keep weight off that adults should simply give...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...against development. Such protection already is written into law for the ANWR, Siewert said, legislation from the Carter administration that specifically prevents oil drilling. Lawmakers can enact legislation to allow development, but "it would...
My turn: Clearing the air about Cascade Point

...involved with these discussions in the late 1970s. I have also talked with several congressional staff and the Carter administration official who signed the land exchange deal with Joseph Wilson, president of Goldbelt at the time. No one recollects...
Cascade Point was promised to Natives

...Natives from decisions regarding their rights and property. He claims to have called congressional staffers and a Carter administration official, involved in the negotiations of the late 1970s when Goldbelt agreed to move its selections off Admiralty...
An unbalanced relationship

...In the 1940s the U.S. government built the ALCAN Highway for the material benefit of the free world. The Carter administration signed legislation to reconstruct and pave the ALCAN for 200 million U.S. tax dollars. The Canadians demanded...
Miller rides the tail of Reaganomics

...before. Thirty years ago, Ronald Reagan rode into office by disparaging the federal budget process during the Carter administration. In Miller's campaign literature, there are enough of quotes from The Gipper to suggest that Reaganomics is...


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