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Ex-lobbyist gets hours in jail for Yankees trip

WASHINGTON - A former Senate Republican aide who became a lobbyist was sent to jail for the afternoon Wednesday for treating Capitol Hill staffers to a World Series game...
Time is tight for the US's financial future

...Tribune's Washington Bureau aren't exactly stoking the optimism we've tried to maintain. One account from a House Republican aide has Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., out-talking all the other members, and irking many of them as he prattles...
Technology that protects protesters

...Internet freedom since 2008, and it will probably get more. "Technology is always sexy to members of Congress," a Republican aide said.It would be nice if our vaunted technology industry provided these tools on its own, but that's not how the...
One year later, Palin not fading away

...another matter. Palin, for all her populist appeal, is highly polarizing, dismissed by critics and even some Republican aides who worked on the 2008 McCain-Palin presidential campaign as an out-of-her-league lightweight. The most...
Senate approves governor's raise

...aides equal. The amendment was defeated after House Rules Committee Chairman Norman Rokeberg, R-Anchorage, said Republican aides deserve more money because they work for committee chairmen. Sen. Kim Elton, D-Juneau, said at least the commissioners...
Former aide to U.S. Rep. Don Young pleads guilty to accepting bribes

...government's continuing investigation, and outside the courthouse MacMahon reinforced that point to reporters . The former Republican aide is the fifth congressional staffer to plead guilty in the Abramoff scandal, including two ex-aides to former House...
Investigation dogs Alaska governor

...politics and I would be very surprised if she wasn't a part of a McCain administration," said Todd Harris, a Republican aide on McCain's 2000 White House bid. Up to now, GOP insiders and political analysts have marveled at Palin's ascent...


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