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Murkowski: Take roadless rule to Supreme Court

...U.S. Supreme Court, Murkowski said in an Aug. 8 interview with the Ketchikan Daily News.Alaska's senior Republican senator said the July 29 decision from the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals - that the Clinton-era rule still applies to the...
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Senators quiz chiefs, criticize IS fight

WASHINGTON - Facing blistering criticism from Republican senators, Defense Secretary Ash Carter acknowledged on Tuesday that the U.S. has only 60 trainees in a program to prepare and arm thousands...
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Nebraska abolishes the death penalty in landmark vote

...were swayed by the fact that the death penalty has repeatedly tried but failed to administer the punishment.Some Republican senators said they listened carefully to leaders in the Catholic church who opposed capital punishment. Others argued that...
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Congress should support, not sabotage, talks with Iran

I've had it! As you may know, 47 Republican senators recently sent a warning letter to Iranian leaders threatening to blow up any diplomatic deal negotiated by President Obama, after...
GOP tries to undercut nuclear deal with Iran

...option, that many Republicans are advocating is not at all in the best interest of the United States."Not all Republican senators are united. One significant signature missing from Monday's letter was Bob Corker of Tennessee, the Senate...
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Sen. Sullivan seeks to undermine President Obama Yet Senator Sullivan, along with 46 other Republican senators, signed a letter addressed to the leaders of...China and Germany. The interference by the 47 Republican Senators was shocking to the foreign policy establishment...
My Turn: The letter that shouldn't have been sent

On Monday, 47 Republican senators sent an open letter to the leaders of Iran's government that purports to inform them of "two features of our Constitution...
Egan to caucus with minority

...Legislature. He had been a member of the Alaska Senate Bipartisan Working Group, which included 10 Democratic and six Republican senators.Although he will no longer be chairman of the Transportation Committee, Egan said retaining membership "means...
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The Alaskan Idiot's Guide To: The 2014 midterm elections

...Sullivan has made oil/minerals more of a priority.If you're strategy-minded, having one Democrat and one Republican Senator is a bonus for Alaska - there's more room for better committee assignments that can bring the pork home. Begich...
Begich, Sullivan face off

...which it has not always done.Sullivan asked Begich if he regretted ads he ran against Stevens, the long-time Republican senator who was facing corruption charges during the 2008 campaign. A jury found Stevens guilty of lying on financial disclosure...


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