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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
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
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
Analysis: Student loan agreement? Not so fast.

...programs benefiting those who aren't rich to protect tax cuts for those who are."Let's be honest," said Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky. "The only reason Democrats have proposed this particular solution to the problem is...

http://juneauempire.com/david-espo/2012-04-30/analysis-student-loan-agreement-no
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
Local
Halcro says he will challenge Rep. Don Young in 2010 race

...Halcro's intent to build a new tenure of Republican leadership for Alaska. Halcro, 44, said it's time for a young Republican leader to start accruing seniority, which would pay off the next time Republicans are in control of the U.S. House...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091109/sta_491946413.shtml
Catholic scholars vs. John Boehner

...Saturday's commencement address at the Catholic University of America. The signers charge that the budget the Republican leader recently pushed through the House ignores the church's social teachings. "Your voting record," they write...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-05-17/catholic-scholars-vs-john-boehner
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