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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...
U.S. Senate Youth Program is Accepting Applications

The United States Senate Youth Program has begun its statewide selection process. Two Alaska...for the program's 53rd annual Washington Week.Each year, the United States Senate Youth Program brings two students from each state, the District...
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...
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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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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State names delegates to U.S. Senate youth program

...School District, are Alaska's delegates to the United States Senate Youth Program for the 2012-2013 school year...Alaska's delegates and alternates to the prestigious United States Senate Youth Program. It was difficult to choose from...
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...
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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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...


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