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Sullivan meets with Canadian ambassador on mine issue

...even talked about the possibility of going to Ottawa myself."As assistant secretary of state under President George W. Bush, Sullivan "spent a fair amount of time in Canada on these issues," he said. He worked on a U.S.-Canada energy...
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How spending became an American way of life

...Republican rhetoric happened in the 1980s. Private debt measured against disposable income began to soar. During George W. Bush's presidency, the average household debt went off the charts. New Yorker magazine cartoonist William Haefeli recently...
My Turn: The letter that shouldn't have been sent

...respond to hardliners by electing one of their own. Iranians elected Mahmoud Ahmadinejad as president soon after George W. Bush put them on his axis of evil with neighboring Iraq a year before invading Iraq.Netanyahu was greeted with applause immediately...
'Hoonah Boy' Horton dies at age 91

...prevail," states the engraving on a medal bestowed upon William Horton by his grandson James, from President George W. Bush in Oct. 2001.World War II veteran William Sam Horton passed away at age 91 on Jan. 27. Horton was profiled by the...
My Turn: Alaska's love/hate affair with government spending

...deficit equation is a lack of revenue, the seeds of which go back to a double dose of tax cuts under President George W. Bush while our treasury bled to cover the cost of wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Bush's economic policy was a resumption of...
Today in history for Tuesday, Feb. 17

...Rail Road shootings (he was later sentenced to a minimum of 200 years in prison).Ten years ago: President George W. Bush named John Negroponte, the U.S. ambassador to Iraq, as the government's first national intelligence director...
My Turn: Will GOP destroy Obama's gains?

...economic recession and ravages of war are even more tragic in light of the peace and prosperity that President George W. Bush inherited from President Bill Clinton.Obama spent the past six years rebuilding America's economy, and the good news...
Walker: Ousted board members had oily ties

...invested in the Alaska Liquefied Natural Gas project, among others.Pearce was appointed by former President George W. Bush as the first federal coordinator of Alaska natural gas transportation projects in 2006, according to the AGDC website...
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Empire Editorial: Defend the Coast Guard

...S. Coast Guard rescues Alaskans. Now, it's the one that may need rescuing.On Nov. 25, 2002, President George W. Bush signed the Homeland Security Act, creating the largest reorganization of the U.S. government since the creation of...
Slack Tide: There's more to Thanksgiving than football and antacid

...the first president to spare the live turkey and Reagan the first to grant it a presidential pardon, which George H.W. Bush made a permanent yearly tradition. Pardoned turkeys typically hit the lecture circuit or assume cushy overseas diplomatic...


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