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Emmitt Smith, rapper Flo Rida out of Miss USA; Macy's dumps Trump

...were American-made."Both Macy's and NBC totally caved at the first sight of potential difficulty with special interest groups who are nothing more than professional agitators," Trump said.Besides Smith and HGTV's Scott, Miss USA listed...
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Obama AG nominee up for confirmation

...Klobuchar's office has acknowledged that an aide was aware of it.The pot of money at issue was quite small, but outside interest groups, including Planned Parenthood, got involved and the bill stalled, even as lawmakers in both parties bemoaned the...
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My Turn: Since time immemorial

...grueling and disconcerting. In a spirit of honest negotiation, we met with community representatives and different interest groups throughout the region and country in nearly 300 meetings.The staunch opposition we encountered, characterized at...
Recreational facilities face frugal future

...interest" at 55 percent. Recreational (27 percent), private rental (12) and special events (6) follow. Special interest groups include figure skating and hockey organizations. Cost recovery for Treadwell is at about 50.7 percent, which Anderson...
Why are special interest groups so special?

...What is he doing for this state? Why is he so anxious to give away so much our state resources to these special interest groups, when our state needs it the most? Privatizing does not work; so Gov. Murkowski should let it alone. Gov. Murkowski...
Alaska judges can't speak to interest groups

...judges for being guests at seminars put on by special interest groups. Your readers should know that state law prohibits...Alaska from being guests at seminars put on by special interest groups. In addition, the Alaska Council on Judicial Conduct...
Who do you trust?

...leaders employed by ConocoPhillips? The leaders of the oil industry, bankers, chambers of commerce and other special interest groups that are all trying to buy your vote?I, on the other hand, have no vested interest in ACES or SB21, except for...
My Turn: Candidates should pledge to be truthful, civil

...candidate Dan Sullivan proposed that he and Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, sign a pledge directing third-party special interest groups to cease airing television and radio campaign ads in Alaska. It's a nice gesture. But it's not what we need...
My Turn: Oligarchy in America

...They broke the responses down by income level, and then determined how often certain income levels, and organized interest groups, saw their policy preferences enacted.The study found that our elected U.S. Congressmen and Senators vote in...
Begich outlines campaign finance proposals

...called on Begich to sign an agreement, aimed at limiting outside money in their race. The idea was to ask special interest groups to stop TV and radio ads that support or attack their campaigns. If they didn't stop, the candidate benefiting...


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