Clinton, Sanders rivalry in spotlight as Democrats debate

...Bernie Sanders, the rumpled independent senator from Vermont and a self-described democratic...first debate of the 2016 campaign. The senator and the former secretary of state will...well-formed than those espoused by the Vermont senator.In an interview with NBC's "Today...
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Democratic debate a breakout chance for O'Malley, others

...can do it in a respectful way."Expect Chafee, the former senator and governor from Rhode Island, to go after Clinton for her...decision to run.Webb, a Vietnam veteran and former Virginia senator, has deep experience on military issues and foreign policy...
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Alaska VA launches pilot program to schedule appointments

...announced the change in the wake of meetings the senator had with Alaska veterans."Senator Sullivan has heard from numerous Alaskan vets...Mike Anderson, Sullivan's press secretary. "Senator Sullivan is hopeful that this change will improve...
My Turn: Alaskan are going to have to fight for it

...Then there's the sweetheart lease deal revisions Exxon got at Pt. Thompson, courtesy of Alaska officials (and a now senator). That's how you own the U.S. Congress.ExxonMobil and the good ole boys don't really want natural gas before they...
State senator rescinds subpoena for video in inmate death

ANCHORAGE - A Republican state senator is appealing to the Department of Corrections commissioner in an effort to get surveillance video related to an inmate's death...
Alaska Editorial: Cut state travel spending

...Seattle in August. For some, hotel charges reached over $400 per night.The legislators included 16 House members and one senator from Eagle River. Sen. Anna MacKinnon is co-chair of the Senate Finance Committee. Rep. Mark Neuman of Big Lake also...
Movie guide

...devastated by a severe snow storm."Black Mass" (R) - Synopsis: The true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family...
Ranks thinning, traditional GOP candidates try to adapt

...Obama spent a little less than eight years as an Illinois state senator and ran for president during his first term in the U.S...Hillary Rodham Clinton. On Sunday, the former first lady, senator and secretary of state tried to pitch herself as an outsider...
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Iowans who sought to draft Christie in 2011, back him again

...primary race is packed with nationally known elected officials like Bush, the former Florida governor; Rubio, a Florida senator, and a number of popular outsiders, including surprise front-runner Donald Trump.Many of the other candidates have sought...
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US Senator wants to change federal 'rural' label process

KETCHIKAN - A U.S. senator for Alaska has introduced legislation that would reverse a 2007 federal decision designating Saxman a nonrural community, making...


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