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Empire Editorial: Don Young - Alaska's wayward delegate officer who told him to stop, then swore at the officer and barged forward, according to an account published by Roll Call, the Capitol Hill newspaper.Earlier this year, Young was caught on video making faces on the House floor during a...
Alaska Editorial: Political ads focus on trivia, not real issues

...Negative ads run by advocacy group Americans for Prosperity slammed Sen. Begich for missing 4.5 percent of the Senate's roll call votes, putting him in the lowest 20 percent of Senators by percentage of votes missed. The ad didn't mention that...
Top 5 races to watch in the West

...The Rothenberg Political Report/Roll Call rating: Tossup/Tilts Democrat...The Rothenberg Political Report/Roll Call rating: Pure Tossup.California's...The Rothenberg Political Report/Roll Call rating: Leans Democratic.California's...
'Lifelong Republican' in Begich ad undeclared together as much as 80 percent of the time.Begich's campaign has said that figure represents all the Senate roll-call votes for both Begich and Murkowski that they participated in during 2014, through early July.
Local politics affects senators on minimum wage

...federal minimum wage. The Democrat from Republican-leaning Arkansas says he'll vote against the bill, but on the key roll call may oppose GOP efforts to filibuster it to death.Democratic Sen. Mark Begich of Alaska, another red state where President...
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Opinion: Truth about earmarks

...earmarks is out thanks to Stan Collender, writing for Roll Call, a newspaper covering Capitol Hill. Collender also is...eliminating earmarks is flat wrong," Collender wrote in Roll Call. "All an earmark does is allocate part of the funds...
Juneau to host 2013 swim championships

...first time in 23 years that the November meet will be held outside Anchorage's Bartlett High School 8-lane pool.A roll call vote accepted a proposal that has been in the works since 2007."We told the community at that time we would work to...
Golden era for QBs, with great stories around NFL

...Super Bowls, and it seemed perhaps championship teams didn't need a star at the position. Since then, here's the roll call of victorious quarterbacks: Brady, Ben Roethlisberger, both Manning brothers, Brees and Aaron Rodgers.Twenty-five...
Central Council delegates elect Tribal Court judges

...elections were not announced.Voting was conducted via electronic devices, which were distributed to delegates during a roll call of those present Friday afternoon.? Contact reporter Mark D. Miller at 523-2279 or at mark.d.miller@juneauempire...
My Turn: Memories of an old friend lost

...Sonny" back then. I never knew his real name until our kindergarten teacher, Mrs. Maas, called out his name in roll call on the first day of school at Harborview Elementary.He was my best friend from kindergarten to sixth-grade. We were...


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