Fairbanks politicians warned for violating 'billboard law'

FAIRBANKS - Politicians in Fairbanks and the rest of the state are receiving letters warning them to keep campaign signs compliant with the billboard law...
APOC considers giving a bigger break to first-time politicos' mistakes

...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 Commission approved a first draft of regulations that waive fines for late or incomplete...
India clamping down on critics, activist groups

NEW DELHI - It takes courage to accuse a powerful politician - a man who would go on to become India's prime minister - of encouraging riots against a minority. Police officer Sanjiv Bhatt...
Nation and World
My Turn: Career politicians don't govern for the good of the people

...D-Bethel, because "right or wrong, politicians worry about their careers first...legislator. So more often than not these politicians aren't seriously challenged on Election...good thing for our democracy.Career politicians are also weakening the constitutional...
Obama, delegation won't cross paths during stop

When President Barack Obama flies into Anchorage on Monday, some of Alaska's top politicians won't be on stage.On Tuesday, representatives of Sen. Lisa Murkowski, Sen. Dan Sullivan and Rep. Don Young said the president's...
State | Local
Former China security chief sentenced to life for corruption

...Politburo Standing Committee member, the highest-level politician to face court in China in more than three decades.The dour...with the information.Zhou is the highest-ranking former politician to face court since the 1981 treason trial of Mao Zedong's...
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After insulting Fiorina, wave of criticism for Trump

...series of comments that might well have doomed a traditional politician.Republican Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal called Trump "a...that words that might seriously damage a more traditional politician would come back to haunt him.Trump is again expected to...
Nation and World
Russia said to get Iran's clearance for Syria-bound flights

...he said.One Lebanese politician said on condition of anonymity...details, and other Lebanese politicians contested the claim, saying...fray yet.Another Lebanese politician familiar with the issue...partner in the war," the politician added. "Russia from the...
Nation and World
San Francisco's last gun store closing doors for good

...a great pleasure to be your last San Francisco gun shop."Alcairo said the breaking point came this summer when a local politician proposed a law that would require High Bridge Arms to video record every gun sale and submit a weekly report of ammunition...
Nation and World
Conservative group to spend $1M on Trump attack ads

...TV in the early caucus state of Iowa. Its 30-second commercials, which begin Thursday and call him "the worst kind of politician," highlight some of his most liberal positions and say he's playing voters "for chumps."Trump would seem a ripe target...
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