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My Turn: Begich hasn't lived up to Uncle Ted's legacy

...acknowledge that Mark Begich has not measured up, regardless of his name. This election, all that should matter is our junior senator's record. Everything else is just a distraction. ? Paulette Simpson is a Douglas resident.
My Turn: Another Subaru in a snow bank

...don't object to Democrats' recitation of the presumed intentions of the ACA, or their unwavering admiration of the junior Senator (no disrespect intended), which are laudable. However, there were two positions taken that are especially breathtaking...
Begich and Obamacare

...if you like your existing healthcare, you can keep it" line is one of the great American deceits. However, our junior senator is a full and willing participant in that deception. Consider the following:ACA Website: The federal government...
Celebrating Dr. King and the road to equality

...important words were always part of his vocabulary: Respect and nonviolence," Smith communicated for Alaska's junior senator. More moving than the examples of how Dr. King inspired our statesmen were the personal stories from Patterson and Lt...
Three things to watch for in the Legislature

...on what's going on in Washington and how that could or does affect Alaska. Begich, a Democrat, is Alaska's junior senator. Alaska's senior senator, Republican Lisa Murkowski, delivered her address last month.Energy breakAbout one-third...
Legislative centennial deemed a success

...Indeed, attentions were split at the Alaska State Capitol by an address by Sen. Mark Begich, Alaska's Democratic junior senator, and a late-night House vote Monday, and by several high-profile committee meetings Tuesday afternoon.Sen...
Treadwell ramps up for Senate after Parnell announcement

...speculation that he could forgo reelection for a run against Sen. Mark Begich, a Democrat elected as Alaska's junior senator in 2008.Treadwell announced late last year that he would explore a Senate bid, although he said at the time that...
WWF, MSC owe explanation, apology to Alaska fishermen

...owe fishermen an explanation of what they were thinking, and an apology to Alaskans and others around the nation who legitimately make their living by providing healthy, sustainable seafood.? Mark Begich is Alaska's junior senator.
Murkowski says view on gay marriage evolving

...softening stance on gay marriage, first reported by the Chugiak-Eagle River Star, comes the same week as Alaska's junior senator, Democrat Mark Begich, announced his support. Begich is among seven senators to back gay marriage in the past month...
Sen. Daniel Inouye of Hawaii dead at 88

...veterans who belatedly received the nation's top honor for bravery on the battlefield, the Medal of Honor. The junior senator from Hawaii at the time, Daniel Akaka, had worked for years to get officials to review records to determine if some...


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