My Turn: The corrupting power of debt

...attack ads in an effort to defeat him. Begich foresaw the tsunami of Outside money rushing up on our shores after the Supreme Court ruling in the Citizens United case. That's when the court declared that all independent political campaign spending...
Begich, Sullivan face off

...supports disclosure of top donors in ads, similar to what is done in Alaska.Sullivan, who supports the U.S. Supreme Court decision that allowed for unlimited spending by unions and corporations in political races, said amending the First...
Alaska, Oregon are ground zero in pot fight

...there's a strong libertarian streak, and small amounts of marijuana have been legal for personal use since a 1975 state Supreme Court ruling. Medical pot is legal, but not dispensaries.Both states have seen previous initiatives to legalize marijuana...
Begich, Sullivan tout Alaska Native ties

...wasn't a personal case against John but about state, rather than federal control, over Alaska's rivers. The U.S. Supreme Court earlier this year decided not to hear the state's continued appeal. Sullivan said he respected that decision.John...
Young addresses suicide comment

...November 2013, the state of Alaska asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review a decision by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals...continuing years and years of court battles. In March, the Supreme Court decided not to hear the state's appeal, ending the...
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Supreme Court must stop attacks on abortion rights

...Angeles Times:In 1973, the Supreme Court held in Roe vs. Wade that women...emergency appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court.These relentless attacks on...destined to continue until the Supreme Court steps in and rules definitively...
Supreme Court denies Alaska's request

...became legal in the state of Alaska when the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday declined to intervene.The state had asked...more taxpayers dollars and hope he will listen to the Supreme Court and stop defending this indefensible ban," said Joshua...
Court balks at last-minute voting changes

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court has allowed Texas to use its strict...high-profile race for governor.The Supreme Court's brief unsigned order, like those...challengers said that the last time the Supreme Court allowed a voting law to be used in...
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Gay marriage developments across the nation

...marriage developments began with the Supreme Court's denial of appeals from five...consolidated cases to the Florida Supreme Court for a decision. In both cases...imminent last week until the state Supreme Court ruled that South Carolina must...
Wide coalition forms to oppose pot legalization

...already has a law allowing medical use of marijuana and personal use and cultivation has been legal since a 1975 state Supreme Court ruling that household possession was protected by a constitutional right to privacy, but a Colorado-type law would...


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