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Senator: Put missile shield in Dakota, not Alaska, and pay those not protected

WASHINGTON - North Dakota Sen. Kent Conrad, trying to get the missile shield installed in his state instead of Alaska, has an answer to critics who say it won't protect...

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...not Alaska, and pay those not protected By FREDERIC J. FROMMER THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON - North Dakota Sen. Kent Conrad, trying to get the missile shield installed in his state instead of Alaska, has an answer to critics who say it won't...

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Despite bipartisan rhetoric, Congress brings back pork

...larger national economic health. Thus we have, in the Democrats' Senate bill, buffalo burgers for schoolkids (Sen. Kent Conrad of North Dakota, in a $10 million nod to his state's bison industry); some of the richest investment-banking...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111501/opE_edboard.shtml
Opinion
Outside editorial: Cap and rage

...proving to be a much tougher sell. Last week, four Democratic senators - Blanche Lincoln, Ark., Ben Nelson, Neb., Kent Conrad, N.D., and Byron L. Dorgan, N.D. - called on the leadership to strip cap-and-trade completely from the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081909/opi_483213454.shtml
Maybe markets will force Congress' hands

...members to sign onto the document to send it to Congress for a vote. True, legislators like Sens. Richard Durbin, Kent Conrad, Judd Gregg, Mike Crapo and Tom Coburn voted for the plan, despite misgivings. They deserve the praise that groups...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120910/opi_753605519.shtml
Opinion
Big Brother picks your pocket

...weeks, White House henchmen such as Pelosi, Paul Volcker, John Podesta and Democratic Senate budget committee chair Kent Conrad have been talking up the value-added tax (VAT) as a way to resolve the debt crisis that they helped create. The...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052010/opi_641786805.shtml
Opinion
Big Brother picks your pocket

...weeks, White House henchmen such as Pelosi, Paul Volcker, John Podesta and Democratic Senate budget committee chair Kent Conrad have been talking up the value-added tax (VAT) as a way to resolve the debt crisis that they helped create. The...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052010/opi_641928005.shtml
Opinion
Several Democrats are worth hearing

...as Congress prepares to raise the debt limit to $12 trillion. The deficit is currently at $1.6 trillion. Sen. Kent Conrad, North Dakota Democrat, called the push for the public option "a wasted effort" because the votes aren't there...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102909/opi_510366967.shtml
Outside editorial: Bipartisan action can curb debt panic

...enacted as a last resort if policy-makers fail to act or select policies fall short of the goal." Last week Sens. Kent Conrad, D-N.D., and Judd Gregg, R-N.H., introduced a new version of their proposal to create a "fiscal task...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121509/opi_535926025.shtml
Outside editorial: Signs of bipartisanship in the federal budget debate

...of the aisle, including Republican senators Mike Crapo of Idaho and Tom Coburn of Oklahoma, and Democratic senators Kent Conrad of North Dakota and Dick Durbin of Illinois. The president's commission wasn't the only group working recently...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120910/opi_753605447.shtml
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