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Alaska poverty rate jumps to 11.2 percent in 2014

...of four, that is $30,320, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation. This has increased slightly over the years and is designed to compensate for the...
Bob Franken: Where was Barack Obama?

...but at the rally on that Sunday, the United States of America was represented by the U.S. ambassador and assistant secretary of state. Oh, by the way, Attorney General Eric Holder was in the city, preparing for some anti-terrorism...
Republican Dan Sullivan wins Senate race in Alaska

...gone for nearly seven years for military service and work in Washington, D.C., that included working as an assistant secretary of state. He returned to Alaska in 2009, when he was appointed attorney general by then-Gov. Sarah Palin...
Sullivan holds election day lead over Begich

...supporters. Sullivan also got an unexpected call from his old boss, former President George W. Bush. Sullivan was an assistant secretary of state in the Bush administration. In recent days, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and former presidential candidate Mitt...
What others say: Senate debate shows meaningful contrasts among contenders

...years of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and later served in President George W. Bush's State Department as assistant secretary of state for energy, economics and business. His stance on policy reflects that service - he stated in the debate...
ConocoPhillips to resume LNG exports

...low-cost gas used as feedstock.Begich pressed the case for Alaska being treated differently"I asked Acting Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy, Chris Smith, to visit the plant last summer, and familiarize himself with our industry...
Profane foreign relations

...embarrassment over a surreptitious recording that's gone public of a telephone call between Victoria Nuland, the assistant secretary for European Affairs, and the U.S. ambassador to the Ukraine. They were discussing possible intervention in...

...k) plans. Fee disclosures resulting from the 2012 rule proved tedious and confusing, said Phyllis Borzi, assistant secretary for the Labor Department's Employee Benefits Security Administration."Some are filled with legalese, some...
ConocoPhillips to reopen Kenai LNG plant, resume exports

...low-cost gas used as feedstock. Begich pressed the case for Alaska being treated differently "I asked Acting Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy, Chris Smith, to visit the plant last summer, and familiarize himself with our industry...

...representative present earlier this month. This angered the Gulf country's leadership, who ordered U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Tom Malinowski to immediately leave Bahrain.The lawsuit, though...


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