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Palin, GOP work to resolve tension

...this year. While on the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission in 2004, Palin launched a complaint against fellow Commissioner Ruedrich, alleging he was conducting GOP fundraising activities from his office. The action resulting in Ruedrich...
State may use subpoena in fight over gas

...and getting ready for the study. It has not considered making a claim against Exxon for that expense, he said. Fellow Commissioner Cathy Foerster recommended that the state continue working cooperatively with Exxon as long as it can. "Before...
Palin basks in national spotlight

...of the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, Palin exposed Ruedrich for ethics violations when he was a fellow commissioner. She has also made trouble for the party's establishment by calling on Stevens to give the public an explanation...
Corruption allegations casting pall over state

...Conservation Commission, she exposed Alaska Republican Party Chairman Randy Ruedrich for ethical violations when he was a fellow commissioner. He was fined $12,000, the largest civil fine in a state ethics case, for conducting partisan political activity...
State leaders question Palin's qualifications

...establishment had begun earlier, when she was a member of the state Oil and Gas Conservation Commission. Palin accused fellow commissioner Randy Ruedrich, chairman of the state Republican party, of doing party business on state time and sharing a sensitive...
Update: McCain introduces Palin as veep pick

...Gas Conservation Commission. From that post, she exposed ethical violations by the state GOP chairman, also a fellow commissioner. Her husband, Todd Palin, is part Yup'ik Eskimo, and is a blue-collar North Slope oil worker who competes...


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