APOC considers giving a bigger break to first-time politicos' mistakes

The state watchdog in charge of overseeing political fundraising is proposing changes to make things more forgiving to rookie politicians.On Thursday, the Alaska Public Offices...
Adviser: Carson struggling with foreign policy

...the complexities of foreign policy, his closest confidant said Monday, acknowledging their frustration while adding the political newcomer is making progress."I'd say he's 75 percent of the way there," said Armstrong Williams, Carson's longtime...
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...unfolded in a relative blitzkrieg - four movies in four years - and in a fan-fueled fever that has masked some seriously silly political allegory with the thrill of survival games and the awesome star power of Jennifer Lawrence. In the final installation...
2nd presidential bust may end Perry's political career

...wouldn't be the final word on his political career.It didn't work.For the 2016...history.So, too, seemingly is the political career he wanted to revive."It's...2012 debacle, not to ride off into the political sunset.He could turn up on the political...
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Movie guide

...arrested and sent to a labor camp as a political prisoner during the Cultural Revolution...activists who stage media hoaxes and political pranking to expose corporate crimes around...sinister organization. While M battles political forces to keep the secret service alive...
Recall targets mayor in family spending controversy

...election, KTVA-TV reported.In a statement, Brower said she is disappointed by the recall effort but that she respects the political process."I am quite proud of what my administration has accomplished in the past four years," she said, pointing to...
Afghanistan finds only 36 percent view country positively

...and at its highest level since 2007. The poll had a 1.6 percent margin of error.This year, Afghanistan is facing major political and security challenges after the withdrawal of international combat troops at the end of 2014. Also, President Ashraf Ghani...
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Wary governors halt, question plan to accept Syrian refugees

...South Carolina. She says refugees from other nations in South Carolina have been persecuted for being Christians, for their political views or because they were interpreters for American military personnel.SOUTH DAKOTA (0)Gov. Dennis Daugaard's office...
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My Turn: Juneau's economy is stable, but tied to state's fiscal crisis

...endowment, capping Permanent Fund Dividend checks, adjustments to production tax credits, an income tax - all we lack is the political will to make tough decisions in an election year. Fortunately, this is where an involved citizenry can make a difference...
Political, legal barriers face historic Colombia peace deal

...rebels and the threat of lawsuits by victims, as well as political considerations, such as widespread mistrust of the guerrillas...Uribe's comments foreshadow what's likely to be a bitter political fight to ratify any deal. While details are still being worked...
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