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Analysis: In Senate battle, GOP's weapon is Obama

...close races in red states that define the nation's battle for Senate control.He's not the only one.Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, plagued by his own poor approval ratings, has said much the same thing for months in Kentucky...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-26/analysis-senate-battle-gops-weapon-obam
State
Analysis: GOP hopes Obama is key to Senate control

...close race in red states that define the nation's battle for Senate control.He's not the only one.Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, plagued by his own poor approval ratings, has said much the same thing for months in Kentucky...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-23/analysis-gop-hopes-obama-key-senate-con
State
Today in history

...1994, Britain's Labor Party elected Tony Blair its new leader, succeeding the late John Smith. Former Senate Republican leader Hugh Scott died in Falls Church, Virginia, at age 93.In 1999, Navy divers found and recovered the bodies of...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-21
Local
Miller says Murkowski will lose seniority if she wins write-in

Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said Sen. Lisa Murkowski will be stripped of her seniority and key committee assignments if she runs...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091710/loc_708915027.shtml
News
Senate Democrats placate dispirited core with change

...Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., who faces a Republican challenger in his re-election bid next year.The Senate Republican leader, Sen. Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, said the solution to the rules change is an election."It's at the ballot...

http://juneauempire.com/donna-cassata/2013-11-22/senate-democrats-placate-dispir
State
Analysis: Dems reach breaking point on filibusters

...the same way Democrats have done now. A bipartisan truce halted that effort, but it didn't last long.Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky now says Obama and other Democrats will regret destroying a time-honored protection...

http://juneauempire.com/charles-babington/2013-11-29/analysis-dems-reach-breakin
Is the GOP self-destructing?

...negotiate bipartisan deals, praised the idea as "a good start." Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., the Senate Republican leader, denounced it as a trick to boost government spending. Meanwhile, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, a leader of the...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2013-08-06/gop-self-destructing
Not For Web
Here's where Senate's pivotal 2014 races are taking shape

...the Republican nomination.Nor was Kentucky a particularly hot spot, despite Democrats'eagerness to deny Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell another term. Today, though, the state is a political caldron, after Kentucky Secretary of State...

http://juneauempire.com/2013-08-16/heres-where-senates-pivotal-2014-races-are-ta
Neighbors Digest

...McClintock. Sen. McClintock ran for Governor in the historic California recall election in October. A well-respected Republican leader known for his unyielding honesty and independence, McClintock received more than one million votes in the recall...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020404/nei_digest.shtml
Neighbors
House: Yes to ANWR drilling

...as he and Vice President Dick Cheney entered the Capitol this morning. The measure now goes to the Senate, where Republican leader Trent Lott of Mississippi was less optimistic about whether ANWR drilling would remain in the energy bill. "The...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080201/Loc_HouseAllowsDrilling.shtml
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