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...
Coffee with Ethel: An Alaska Native leader looks back

...Her work, and that of the consortium, which she began leading as president in 1977, in Juneau, caught the attention of Congressman Lloyd Meads, of Washington, one of the drafters of the Indian Self Determination Act. He offered to help, and advised...
UN agency: Iran's role in nuclear probe meets standards

...of the July 14 nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers seized on the Parchin inspection as backing their concerns.Congressmen Mike Pompeo of Kansas, Peter Roskam of Illinois and Lee Zeldin of New York expressed their "grave concern" over what they...
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House Freedom Caucus supports Ryan for speaker

...But after meeting behind closed doors Wednesday night, the lawmakers emerged to say they would support him.The Wisconsin congressman, a reluctant candidate for the post, was asked to run by mainstream party leaders seeking to resolve a crisis set in motion...
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Fish Factor: Plummeting prices, flushed meds

...significant management efforts we've taken in the North Pacific to create the most sustainable fishery in the world," said Congressman Young.Scott Kelley of Juneau has been named as the new Director of the Commercial Fisheries Division, replacing Jeff Regnart...
Benghazi prober: Clinton showdown about facts

...Gowdy said it would."Before the fierce partisanship, Gowdy allowed Smith to participate in a hearing via Skype after the congressman was sidelined by surgery.Another panel member, Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., said Gowdy "is under immense pressure...
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New day for House as Ryan becomes the 54th speaker

...California cheese-heads for Paul D. Ryan!" declared one Western lawmaker, Doug LaMalfa, getting behind the Wisconsin congressman.The final tally showed 236 votes for Ryan, 184 for Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California, the Democrats' candidate...
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Hastert pleads guilty, acknowledges hush-money scheme

...parlayed his connections into a lucrative lobbying career. That career is almost certainly over.As a convicted felon, "no congressman will want to meet with him about anything. His influence and power will be gone," said Dick Simpson, a co-author of...
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