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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...
Mitt Romney rallies support for GOP

...continuing to fight for drilling in the Arctic National 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...
Sen. Sullivan announces chief of staff, spokesman

...Resources commissioner Joe Balash was hired as Sullivan's chief of staff, according to a news release from the new Republican senator. Balash began as DNR commissioner in 2013 after Sullivan himself left the position. Balash served under Sullivan...
Roger Goodell's mission to measure up

...a framed page from the U.S. Congressional Record, dated September 25, 1969. It features a speech by a new Republican senator who was appointed by Republican Gov. Nelson Rockefeller to complete the term of Democratic Sen. Robert F. Kennedy...
Who do you trust?

...employers a multi-billion dollar tax break. The legislature's ethics rules permit corruption. However, two Republican senators, Bert Stedman of Sitka and Gary Stevens of Kodiak, understand ACES and SB21, and they intend to vote to repeal...
My Turn: Alaskans can't afford not to elect Mead Treadwell to the US Senate

...overreach by the EPA that doesn't let Alaska responsibly use its resources.Alaska doesn't need another moderate Republican senator such as Dan Sullivan would be. We need a strong contrast from Begich - a conservative candidate who is a vetted...
My Turn: When in doubt, vote for bipartisanship

...Applying the measure of bipartisanship to the Senate election means voting for Sen. Mark Begich. Having one Republican Senator and one Democratic Senator makes Alaska stronger. Furthermore, having strong Senators in both parties that think...
Alaska Senate criminalizes cyber bullying

...Alaska Senate on Wednesday passed a bill making cyber bullying a misdemeanor offense.Senate Bill 128, sponsored by Republican Senator Kevin Meyer of Anchorage, makes it illegal for those under the age of 18 to use electronic devises to bully others...
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