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Kentucky clerks to license marriages as boss is jailed

...can be removed only if the Legislature impeaches her, which is unlikely in a deeply conservative state.Former Republican President George W. Bush nominated David Bunning for a lifetime position as a federal judge in 2001 when he was just 35...
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Alaska-bound, Obama renames America's tallest peak

WASHINGTON - Ahead of a historic trip to the Arctic, President Barack Obama erased a former Republican president's name from North America's tallest peak in a move applauded in Alaska and derided more than 3,000 miles away in Ohio. More...
Medicare to cover end-of-life counseling

...about helping people to better understand their end-of-life choices and decisions.A 1992 law passed under Republican President George H.W. Bush requires hospitals and nursing homes to help patients who want to prepare living wills and...
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...against Roberts when he was nominated by former Republican President George W. Bush.While House Republicans may still...any further. And even if Obama is succeeded by a Republican president, fully repealing the law could become less politically...
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My Turn: The nuts and bolts of the Affordable Care Act are loose

...receiving them, it would have presented a critical situation requiring Congress to act. Going forward, if a Republican President and Congress are to change the ACA, those changes may well involve replacing, rewriting and improving the overall...
My Turn: Parnell's honesty vs. Walker's cynicism

...political winds change. In my lifetime we have had six different Democratic presidents serving for 28 years and six Republican presidents who served for a total of 36 years. Just because Alaska is currently a "red" state doesn't mean it won't...
Mitt Romney rallies support for GOP

...Wildlife Refuge. He said that compares to when Alaska had two Republican senators, a Republican congressman and a Republican president for years and the refuge did not get opened.Jane Angvik, who was one of the protesters, said Begich knows the...
Obama withdraws Bristol Bay from offshore drilling

...upcoming plan for offshore leasing - or at least announced at the same time."According to the White House, Republican President Dwight Eisenhower was the first to use presidential authority to withdraw acreage from offshore drilling consideration...
My Turn: Your vote is free speech- think before you cast transportation infrastructure. Perhaps they too have carefully studied the writings of our first Republican president, Abraham Lincoln.? George Brown is a Juneau resident.
My Turn: Ryan budget means harsh cuts for Alaskans

...It also fails to take any meaningful action on jobs other than the same tired, "trickle down" arguments that Republican President George H.W. Bush once famously referred to as "voodoo economics."Particularly harsh are the cuts to veterans...


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