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House chair: Planned Parenthood probe protects taxpayers

...videos were released, it was not expected to surface as a prominent issue in next year's presidential and congressional elections.Goodlatte described the tearing apart of a fetus during an abortion and asked witness Priscilla Smith, who...
Nation and World
Senate blocks GOP bill to halt Planned Parenthood fed funds

...fall amid higher stakes - a potential government shutdown that could echo into next year's presidential and congressional elections.The derailed legislation was the Republican response to videos, recorded secretly by anti-abortion activists...
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My Turn: Will rise of nonreligious reshape US politics?

...Christian voters, and Obama carried 70 percent of the unaffiliated. This divide was even more apparent in the 2014 congressional elections.Evangelical Protestants, the core of the Republican base since Ronald Reagan, have held steady over the past...
My Turn: 'Big Money' is the winner buys. And they paid off.According to PBS Newshour report on Nov. 10, "More money was spent on these congressional elections than ever before, $4 billion." PBS's analysis shows more than a $1 billion was spent on TV ads, with...
Court balks at last-minute voting changes

...including concealed handgun licenses, but not college student IDs. The law has not previously been used in congressional elections or a high-profile race for governor.The Supreme Court's brief unsigned order, like those in the other...
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He comes in peace

...and promoting nonviolence. Also encouraged will be demonstrations around the nation in the fall in advance of congressional elections, he said. "I hope people will join this campaign in Juneau, hold some protests against American war-making...
Alaska editorial: Problems plague Medicare drug plan

...hear even more and louder complaints. There is no groundswell in Washington to simplify the program yet, but a congressional election is only six months away. To avoid trouble at the polls, perhaps Congress will do what it should have done in...
Knowles raises $100k in less than a month

...his war chest. Murkowski's campaign had not filed a report by late Tuesday afternoon. In Alaska's only congressional election, Republican U.S. Rep. Don Young reported having $2.4 million on hand at the beginning of August, according...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Decision 2000 How the presidential and congressional elections could change Alaska By BETTY MILLS FOR THE JUNEAU EMPIRE WASHINGTON - Alaskans can expect big changes a year from now, no matter...
Republicans looking for the anti-Romney

...named Romney. The country's in a conservative mood. Republicans just won a landslide victory in last year's congressional elections. The unemployment rate is likely to remain stubbornly high all 20 months until the presidential election. Defeating...


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