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Crossroads books $20M in ads for 6 Senate races

...they had requested blocs of ad time to start in September and to build on criticism against vulnerable incumbent Democratic senators. While Crossroads cannot directly coordinate with candidates or the GOP's central committees, by making its...
My Turn: Koch Brothers close Alaska refinery while buying false TV ads

...that it's fiction. Here's the relevant quote from the 2010 letter to Sen. Harry Reid signed by a number of Democratic senators including Begich:"While fossil fuels are and will continue to be an important part of our economy, we believe...
Begich blasts Arctic drilling 'naysayers'

...his colleagues as "short-sighted naysayers" for seeking suspension of new lease sales in the Arctic.Five Democratic senators and Independent Bernard Sanders last week wrote to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, seeking a hold on new leases...
Health law's troubles give GOP a much-needed boost

...Begich, Landrieu and Hagan were among the 16 Democratic senators who met with Obama on Wednesday, a day after re-election in New Jersey.Several of the Democratic senators cited the program's malfunction website when...
Obama meets with Senate Dems on health care

...said Pryor, who faces a difficult re-election next year in conservative-leaning Arkansas.The meeting with Democratic senators, which was not listed on the president's public schedule, lasted about two hours and also included White House...
Congress pushes EPA on giant Alaska mine

...might think of us," said New York Democratic Rep. Dan Maffei.Democrats are applying their own pressure. Five Democratic senators from the West Coast wrote the president in June and said the proposed mine is an economic threat to the seafood...
Cantwell to Obama: Limit Bristol Bay mining

...Act to protect the region in southwest Alaska that is home to the world's largest sockeye salmon fishery.The Democratic senator from Washington state wrote that the science shows Pebble Mine poses a direct threat to Bristol Bay salmon, maritime...
Some Dems keep distance from Obama as 2014 nears

...especially uncomfortable for Democratic senators in states Obama lost.Sen...White House meeting for all Democratic senators up for election in 2014...points. Blanche Lincoln, the Democratic senator who sought re-election in...
Colorado lawmaker resigns to avoid recall interim successor, guaranteeing they'll keep a one-seat majority in the Senate next session.Two other Democratic senators were ousted from office in September recalls, former Senate President John Morse of Colorado Springs and former...
Alaska Senate hearing looks at rising fuel costs done as they continue to rise.The group, which met at the Noel Wien Library in Fairbanks, is chaired by Democratic Senators Joe Thomas and Lyman Hoffman.One route that has been explored is selling the state's royalty oil at a discount...


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