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Embattled Sen. Begich's secret weapon: Alaska

...Begich wanted nothing to do with politics, which he blamed for his father's death. Nick Begich was Alaska's lone congressman when the plane carrying him and House Majority Leader Hale Boggs, D-La., vanished en route to Juneau in 1972...
Panel: Don Young violated US House ethics

...a "letter of reproval," or rebuke.Young, who is the longest serving Republican in the House and Alaska's lone congressman, said in a statement that he accepted the report and regretted the "oversights.""There were a number of instances...
Miller to lead conservative PAC

...The Associated Press last week that he didn't expect to run in 2012 but hadn't ruled out challenging Alaska's lone congressman, Republican Don Young, in next year's election. Miller, in a statement, said the PAC made an impact on the...
Delegation blasts feds, cites progress on some issues the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce May 17 luncheon in a rare venue with both U.S. senators and the state's lone congressman at the head table. Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Mark Begich, and Rep. Don Young were in Alaska for Walter J. Hickel's...
Alaska delegation split on 'don't ask, don't tell'

...with the vast majority saying don't repeal the law," she said in a statement released Wednesday. Alaska's lone congressman, Republican Rep. Don Young, opposes a repeal, with or without the study. "The congressman does not believe...
Memorial planned for congressman's wife

ANCHORAGE - A memorial has been planned in Virginia for the wife of Alaska's lone congressman, Don Young. Lu Young died Sunday of natural causes at the couple's home in Great Falls, Va. She was 67. The memorial for...
Attorney: Claims about Young investigation 'false'

JUNEAU - An attorney for Alaska's lone congressman on Monday demanded that a watchdog group correct what he calls "false and misleading" statements suggesting Rep. Don Young is...
Wife of Rep. Don Young dies in Virginia

...very upset right now," Kenny said of the 19-term congressman. "They were inseparable." Young, Alaska's lone congressman, refuted rumors in 2003 that he was considering leaving office because of Lu's health. At a press conference...
Not kissing Young's ear

...when the nation is trying to recover from one of the worst natural disasters it's rather disconcerting to hear our lone congressman say, "You can kiss my ear," to any reconsideration of the newly approved highway bill that includes the controversial...
Backers of controversial bridge seek to rename airport funded by millions of federal dollars. To them, the project is a link to the future, delivered by Alaska's lone congressman, Republican Don Young, who chairs the House Transportation Committee. Some Ketchikan leaders, in fact, want...


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