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...searching for a solution with many of the same Republicans lawmakers who decry the health care law.The unusual coalition...divisions between the Democratic White House and Republican lawmakers."It's going to give the White House some...
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Union-backed Dems make final push to kill trade bill

...annual congressional baseball game Thursday night for some 11th hour persuading. Obama arrived as Democratic and Republican lawmakers faced off at Nationals Park and was greeted with chants of "TPA! TPA!" from the GOP side - the acronym for...
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Obama: Climate change a security threat

...has drawn strong political opposition from the GOP-led Congress and faces a number of legal challenges. Many Republican lawmakers either have denied the science of climate change or have distanced themselves from it, saying they lack the expertise...
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As Legislature goes into extra days, lawmakers share to-do lists

...the $47 million, and we insist on the $47 million," Mason said. Rep. Cathy Munoz, R-JuneauJuneau's Republican lawmaker said "education is the big issue right now.""We're in a position where we're trying to negotiate those...
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GOP tries to undercut nuclear deal with Iran

WASHINGTON - Republican lawmakers warned the leaders of Iran on Monday that any nuclear deal they cut with President Barack Obama could expire the day he leaves...
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Lawmakers to scrutinize budget, pot and Medicaid

...Democrats see in him a partner. Walker's shakeup of the board of the Alaska Gasline Development Corp. riled some Republican lawmakers. But GOP legislative leaders say they're willing to work with Walker's administration.Lawmakers will have...
Ferries dealt another blow in Senate subcommittee

...The Alaska Marine Highway System was never ever created to make money. It was to serve coastal Alaska."Republican lawmakers in both the House and the Senate have pointed out that highways and aviation are taking comparable hits, dollar-wise...
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Column: The 'rest of the story' on federal subsidies

...the costs" which will be 90 percent. That was a bullet aimed at the federal deficit. It's the same argument Republican lawmakers are regurgitating today by opposing Gov. Bill Walker efforts to keep his campaign promise to expand the program...
Local lawmakers react to State of the State

...Of course, we've heard that from many governors now," Senate President Kevin Meyer, R-Anchorage, said.Republican lawmakers at the press conference said Walker's address, which included a promise to expand Medicaid, sounded more like...
Juneau delegation outlines priorities

...Another priority for Egan is advancing the long-awaited Alaska Liquefied Natural Gas project, he said. Some Republican lawmakers have spoken out against Walker's decision this week to remove three members of a state board that partially manages...
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