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My Turn: The 'do nothing' style of Parnell's leadership

...Obamacare as an imminent policy failure. Remember how Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) plotted his party's strategy...That's a reasonable political tactic for a member of the minority. But for a governor whose party enjoys a commanding majority...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-19/my-turn-do-nothing-style-parnells-lea
Opinion
My Turn: Sen. Begich serves with distinction

...Stevens was found guilty on all seven counts of making false statements. Calls for his resignation were swift, including then-Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, Sen. John McCain, and then-Gov. Sarah Palin. Begich went on to defeat Stevens. (Editor's...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-19/my-turn-sen-begich-serves-distinction
Opinion
Militant gains illustrate plight of Syrian Kurds

...month, the YPK crossed the border into Iraq and opened a safe passage for members of the ancient Kurdish-speaking Yazidi minority who were attacked by Islamic State fighters.Obama's new plan to train rebel forces in Saudi Arabia to be used in conjunction...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-09-19/militant-gains-illustrate-plight-syri
Not For Web
Fast ruling sought in ballot lawsuit

...legitimately on it and went through the process.Before Treadwell's order, Mallott had been on a ticket with state Senate minority leader Hollis French, the Democratic nominee for lieutenant governor. Walker was on a separate ticket, running with independent...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-19/fast-ruling-sought-ballot-lawsuit
State
Lawsuit: Lt. Gov. erred in campaign action

...legitimately on it and went through the process.Before Treadwell's order, Mallott had been on a ticket with state Senate minority leader Hollis French, the Democratic nominee for lieutenant governor. Walker was on a separate ticket, running with independent...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-18/lawsuit-lt-gov-erred-campaign-action
State
My Turn: Governor fails to meet his own principles on 'Choose Respect'

...principle of "choose respect." Alaska National Guard victims deserve better. Alaskans deserve better. No excuses. ? Senate Minority Leader Hollis French represents West Anchorage and Berta Gardner represents Spenard and Midtown in the Alaska State Senate...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-17/my-turn-governor-fails-meet-his-own-p
Opinion
Defeating the violence and ideology of ISIS

...to Islam; genocidal violence against the Yezidi religious minority; enslavement and coerced "marriage" of captured Yezidi...advance of ISIS is a direct response to the plight of Iraq's minority Christians, tens of thousands of whom were forced to flee...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-14/defeating-violence-and-ideology-isis
Opinion
Issues with Ray Rice, Atlanta Hawks not clear cut

...crowd scared away the whites." And that, "Southern whites simply were not comfortable being in an arena where they were the minority."Suddenly Levenson is resigning in shame, being called a racist and being likened to deposed Clippers owner Donald Sterling...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-09-11/issues-ray-rice-atlanta-hawks-not-clea
Sports
Candidates in governor's race join forces

...candidates, independent candidate Craig Fleener and Democrat Hollis French, also dropped out.French, the state Senate minority leader, did not attend the news conference. French released a written statement he gave to the Democratic Party chair to...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-03/candidates-governors-race-join-forces
State
Two Democrats vie for Lt. Gov. position

...Republican winner, Anchorage Mayor Dan Sullivan, in the November general election.The Democratic candidates are state Senate Minority Leader Hollis French of Anchorage and Palmer math teacher Bob Williams. Sullivan faces token competition.Alaska's current...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-17/two-democrats-vie-lt-gov-position
State

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