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Book review: "Duplicity: A Washington thriller"

...especially keen on avoiding special treatment ? particularly when it came from her uncle, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Frank Grant, who wielded plenty of influence in Washington. She hated that he tried to shield her from...
Arts & Entertainment
Complaint alleges campaign disclosure violations

...political groups. Marcia Davis, who was treasurer of Alaskans First and Your Future Alaska, now serves as deputy chief of staff to Walker. In an email Tuesday afternoon, the Alaska Republican Party said the complaint and Davis' ties to it are...
News | State
State hired consultants ahead of Obama visit

...and Mark Patterson as authorized representatives for Perkins Coie. Rouse was a longtime Obama aide and Patterson was chief of staff to two Treasury secretaries under Obama. They lead the firm's public and strategic affairs practice based in Washington...
Conflict, controversy haunt K-Beach flooding solutions

...partially from those who have a vested interest in having the wetlands drained, said Paul Ostrander, the mayor's chief of staff. Some residents built in areas that were known floodplains and would stand to gain property value if they were no...
Fire disaster assistance available

...rebuild. The Kenai Peninsula Borough is another entity that can help with cleanup and recovery. Paul Ostrander, chief of staff for the Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor, said Mayor Mike Navarre authorized the borough to waive the tipping fees for...
Op-ed: The Southern lie

...representative Son of the South.The left has nonetheless been channeling a less tasteful version of former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel's old dictum: Never let a hideous massacre go to waste. It has pointed fingers at the GOP's Southern...

...Tribe, which is recognized by the state but not the federal government, is in a unique and complicated situation. Chief of Staff Ali Bovingdon said she'll suggest Bullock's legal counsel research whether any statutory options exist to expand...
Walker announces merger of Alaska Labor agencies

...put Alaskans to work," Drygas said.State government has shrunk in other areas, Walker said. He's sharing a chief of staff with Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott and each department is looking for ways to combine functions and save money."You absolutely...
Op-ed: The return of Sid Viscious

...reproach? The Blumenthal affair is yet another indication that the answer is a resounding "no."Then-White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel reportedly had Blumenthal banned for - what else? - spreading harsh attacks about Barack Obama during...
Gillis resignation was over board appointment

...was final, it was Bobbi Quintavell," said Gillis. She said that after a lull in appointment discussions, Walker Chief of Staff Jim Whitaker confirmed to her that the appointment had been made.Gillis said she requested a meeting with Walker...


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