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Overcoming hostilities, US and Cuba to open embassies

...strong preference that once an ambassador has been nominated, for that individual to be treated fairly by the United States Senate and confirmed in bipartisan fashion," Obama said.Since the late 1970s, the United States and Cuba have operated...
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My Turn: This national winner speaks Out Loud

...delegation, and for ASCA in the Legislature.The NEA is led by a chair appointed by the President and confirmed by the United States Senate; each NEA chair has historically undertaken a signature project that reflect his or her particular appreciation...
GOP tries to undercut nuclear deal with Iran

...conduct foreign policy.Vice President Joe Biden released a statement saying, "In thirty-six years in the United States Senate, I cannot recall another instance in which senators wrote directly to advise another country - much less a longtime...
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My Turn: Leaving behind No Child Left Behind

...convincing football score. In the halls of the United States Senate, though, such unanimity is nearly unheard of...collaboration was just the most recent example of how the United States Senate is getting back to being a functioning body again...
NSA collection of US phone records no longer an issue

...professionals have previously used ... that they can as of today no longer use because of the partisan dysfunction in the United States Senate," White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Monday.The amendments proposed by Sen. Richard Burr, the North...
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Sen. Sullivan seeks to undermine President Obama

During his campaign for the United States Senate, Dan Sullivan made much of his military background, touting his experience as a U.S. Marine Corps Reservist ? a status he...
My Turn: 2014 election brings new Energy to U.S. Senate

...should appreciate what it means that she will chair the Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee, given how the United States Senate operates and how long it takes for most senators to accede to a chair position.I worked in Juneau as a legislative...
Not only Alaskans vote in Alaska

...voter status webpage to find 10/22/2014 next to the Ballot Received Date.An intense battle for control of the United States Senate some 3,000 miles from Anchorage has thrust the Last Frontier to the forefront of political attention as Sullivan...
Murkowski firmly supports Sullivan in Senate race

...made it very clear in the ad that I did cut for Dan Sullivan that he is the partner I would like to have in the United States Senate," Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski said during a news conference Monday in Anchorage.Sullivan, the state's...
Playing the health insurance blame game

...major blow to hardworking Alaskan families and further proof that Mark Begich has been an utter failure in the United States Senate," said Sullivan spokesman Mike Anderson. "It was clear from the outset ObamaCare would kick thousands of Alaskans...


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