No DC gridlock for gay marriage, legal marijuana

...on drugs," said such comments - coupled with the Justice Department's 2013 memo - have put Obama out in front of most congressmen and governors."I wouldn't call it bold, but it is significant," Nadelmann said of Obama's stance, which has paved...
Congressmen cite 'significant' BP issues in Alaska's North Slope

JUNEAU - Two U.S. congressmen raised concerns about BP PLC's...president of BP Exploration Alaska, the congressmen also referred to "a number of personnel...the Lower 48, according to the congressmen's letter. It's also the conduit...
House aide helped FBI investigate congressmen

...Young helped the FBI investigate two congressmen. The information is contained in...from lobbyist Jack Abramoff. The two congressmen are not identified by name, only as Congressman A and Congressman B. The FBI dropped both investigations...
Congressmen say nation's top NOAA cop should go

BOSTON - Four Massachusetts congressmen have called for the nation's top fisheries cop to resign after he ordered files destroyed while his agency was being investigated...
Upstart challenges congressional veteran

ANCHORAGE - Alaska's sole congressman, Don Young, has swatted away many challengers over the decades...looking forward to a "spirited and energetic campaign.""Congressman Young's focus has always been the same," Shuckerow said...
Begich advocates the Alaskan way in Sitka

...continues on Capitol Hill, Begich said he wants to see congressmen compromise more to find the right solutions for the becomes more popular in northern Alaska, Begich said. Congressmen around the nation need to understand the difficulty of travel...
My Turn: Be ready to play legislator for a day

...November when you go to the polls, you will be a lawmaker - not just an elector.As a voter, you do pick a U.S. senator, congressman, governor, lieutenant governor and state representatives and senators. But you also have the chance to vote up or down...
My Turn: Sen. Begich serves with distinction

...Begich because he used the story of his father, the late Congressman Nick Begich's death in a plane crash, "to extract sympathy...different response from me. As a lifelong Alaskan, I remember Congressman Nick Begich and the tragic 1972 plane crash that took his...
My Turn: Begich hasn't lived up to Uncle Ted's legacy

...One poem is set in Alaska and calls to mind another loss.Sigmund's father was Hale Boggs, the powerful, 13-term congressman from Louisiana. In 1972, while serving as House Majority Leader, he came to Alaska to help fellow Democrat Nick Begich...
My Turn: Oligarchy in America

...levels, and organized interest groups, saw their policy preferences enacted.The study found that our elected U.S. Congressmen and Senators vote in agreement with the majority of Americans only 10 percent of the time. The rest of the time, they vote...


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