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Gowdy defends Benghazi panel after latest GOP criticism

...presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton.Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., said comments by Rep. Richard Hanna, R-N.Y., were "unfortunate" and misinformed.Gowdy said the investigation is being done in a "private, fact-centric...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-10-16/gowdy-defends-benghazi-panel
Nation and World
Benghazi prober: Clinton showdown about facts

...Clinton's diminished public standing in recent months, a comment he later retracted. On Wednesday, Rep. Richard Hanna, R-N.Y., who is not on the committee, said "a big part" of the Benghazi investigation was designed to go after Clinton...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-10-18/benghazi-prober-clinton-show
Nation and World
McCarthy abruptly withdraws candidacy for House speaker

...off a suggestion that his decision had anything to do with a letter circulated earlier this week by Rep. Walter Jones, R-N.C., asserting that any candidate for leadership should withdraw from contention "if there are any misdeeds he has committed...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-10-09/mccarthy-abruptly-withdraws-
Nation and World
Social Security at 80: Overhaul time?

...Social Security retirement funds have been raided far too many times for far too many years," said Rep. Tom Reed, R-N.Y.Reed sponsored a rule adopted by House Republicans that would prevent the House from redirecting the tax revenue without...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-14/social-security-80-overhaul-time
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...they share with the government.The bill's co-sponsors, Sens. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., and Richard Burr, R-N.C., said the measure was needed to limit high-profile cyberattacks, such as the one on Sony Pictures last year...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-10-28
Nation and World
Keystone backers eye Obama's successor to make the call

...president's many delays have only injected more politics and posturing into the national debate.Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., a vocal Keystone supporter, said it would be inconsistent for Obama to reject TransCanada's request since the...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-04/keystone-backers-eye-obamas-
Nation and World
John Boehner's here to stay, for now, with nothing to lose

...strategy on the debt limit and a budget deal."It is ironic how smart John Boehner's looking," said Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D. "Frankly, all this talk of a fresh new face sounds very sweet on the surface, but we're not electing a student...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-10-11/john-boehners-here-stay-now-
Nation and World
Boehner slams 'false prophets' among GOP

...be different. We told them back in 2010, give us the House and things will be different," said Rep. Mick Mulvaney, R-N.C., on "Fox News Sunday." ''Things are not that different."Retorted Boehner on CBS:"We have got groups here...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-09-28/boehner-slams-false-prophets
Nation and World
My Turn: University of Alaska celebrates centennial milestone

...the desire of the people of Alaska as may be expressed by their legislative assembly," claimed Rep. Patrick Norton, R-N.D., during debate on the House floor Feb. 24. The provision "savors altogether too much of special congressional...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-09/my-turn-university-alaska-celebrates-
Opinion
Obama calls for shorter sentences for nonviolent convicts

...who have served their terms and to make it easier for people with criminal records to get jobs. Gov. Chris Christie, R-N.J., planned to give a speech Thursday in the troubled city of Camden focusing on nonviolent drug offenders.But not...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-15/obama-calls-shorter-sentences-nonviol
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