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US troops didn't have eyes on Afghan hospital before attack

...the daily log says, without explaining why. That belief was so pervasive in the Pentagon that Carter Malkasian, a senior adviser to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, emailed Doctors without Borders two days before the attack to ask about...
Nation and World
After dismal debate, Bush seeks ways to steady campaign competitors in the large GOP field."The intensity is going to increase," declared Sally Bradshaw, Bush's senior adviser.To some supporters, that may ring hollow on the heels of Bush's lackluster performance in Wednesday night's...
Nation and World
Residents of eroding village welcome Obama's attention

...addressed on climate change," Hawley said. "It's all about life safety and food security."Brian Deese, Obama's senior adviser for climate and energy issues, said the federal government was working to address concerns in Kivalina and similar...
Obama to walk fine line on climate, energy

...revenues to stay afloat, and falling oil prices have already created a serious budget deficit.Brian Deese, Obama's senior adviser, sought to strike a balance between Alaska's economics needs and the president's goal to eventually phase out...
Fiorina looks to turn debate accolades into dollars, votes

...criteria just so she could qualify for the event."We feel like last night reset the race," said Keith Appell, a senior adviser to CARLY for America, a super PAC backing Fiorina.At least in the short-term, Fiorina's strong performance...
Nation and World

...through its mandates."The 6-3 decision is strong validation of the constitutionality of the law," White House senior adviser Valerie Jarrett said of the court's ruling. "Coupled with over 16 million people who currently have health care...
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Obama veto vow sparks fishing law fight

...limits.The White House has said the administration "strongly opposes" the changes and President Barack Obama's senior advisers would recommend a veto if the bill to authorize them passes. White House officials said Young's changes would undermine...
No Parnell-Mallott debates scheduled for Juneau

...and the final debate before the primary is slated for August 12 in Fairbanks.Former Juneau Mayor Bruce Botelho, a senior adviser for the Mallott campaign, told the Empire that the Mallott campaign believes there should be a debate in the capital...
State | AK legislature
Foreign policy a hurdle for Romney

...engaging more with voters."Mitt Romney is the ultimate pressure player," said GOP strategist Phil Musser, a senior adviser to Romney's 2008 campaign. "The higher the stakes, the more on the line, I can't think of an instance where...
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Debates a shot at finding that 'defining moment' replay it and replay it and it's going to show up on 'Saturday Night Live,'" said Tad Devine, who was a senior adviser to Gore's campaign. "It becomes part of their daily conversation, and it takes hold."The killer moments are...
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