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Rich Lowry: A diplomatic revolution

The socialist government in France usually doesn't have much in common with congressional Republicans, for whom both France and socialism tend to be anathema. But the French, according to a Wall Street Journal report...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-03-25/rich-lowry-a-diplomatic-revolutio
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Alaska senators push for more congressional pull

...R-Tenn., has crafted a bill that would allow for more congressional input regarding negotiations with Iran. The bill would...agreement and take action. "Senator Murkowski believes in congressional input on foreign affairs," Felling wrote in an email...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-10/alaska-senators-push-for-more-congre
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Rich Lowry: Don't confirm Loretta Lynch

...stomach to defeat her, in part because they fear the dreaded accusation of racism-sexism - or is it sexism-racism?The congressional fight against Obama's executive amnesty will fizzle out, and Republicans can move on to something else, sure to bring...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-03-22/rich-lowry-dont-confirm-loretta-l
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Federal health insurance aid in doubt for nearly 8 million

...since the coverage launch. And updated estimates from the Congressional Budget Office this week show that the program is expected...case and has no backup plans if it loses. Some leading congressional Republicans are promising to help consumers who would lose...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-10/federal-health-insurance-aid-in-doub
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Kenai bluff erosion cost-share agreement in progress

...decided to fund the study with money originally budgeted for three of its canceled projects in Alaska, and required national congressional approval to do so. The approval was granted in February 2015.Saxauer said that Corps "has not made any substantial changes...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-10/kenai-bluff-erosion-cost-share-agree
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Time to consider a time change

...or the number of Alaskans and Americans who make a case for reductions at one base or another, according to Alaska's congressional delegation.Military strategy should be the key determinant of where the Army should base.Alaska's proximity - over...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-03-13/time-to-consider-a-time-change
Opinion
Murkowski pushes back on federal government in speech

...even though that plan would need congressional approval. Murkowski also cited the...beneficial to Alaska.Members of Alaska congressional delegation have introduced legislation...the coastal plain. Members of Alaska congressional delegation have introduced legislation...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-18/murkowski-pushes-back-on-federal-gov
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Wishful thinking doesn't change facts

...portion of the salmon that enter Cook Inlet. In Friday's Clarion, a letter from Neil Robinson points out that Alaska's Congressional delegation is acting unrealistically in attempting to get oil sales within the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Their posturing...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-02-27/wishful-thinking-doesnt-c
Letters
Alaska quietly becomes 3rd state to legalize marijuana

...Washington, D.C., also legalized marijuana in the November election, and it was set to become legal Thursday after congressional attempts to block it failed. Adults in the nation's capital can possess up to 2 ounces, but Congress has forbidden sales...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-24/alaska-quietly-becomes-3rd-state-to-
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Alaska's share of federal highway funding steady

...the total transportation spending for Alaska in 2013 was about $990 million.Over the years, members of Alaska's congressional delegation have pushed to secure federal funding for transportation projects in Alaska, arguing the federal government...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-23/alaskas-share-of-federal-highway-fun
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