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Bob Franken: The depths of hipocrisy

...he's a goner - not always, but he's certainly in deep doo-doo.It's too early to tell whether Louisiana Republican Congressman Vance McAllister can survive after a local newspaper got hold of video that showed him playing serious kissy-face with...

...some people thought it went too far. The point is we unified around these common principles in a plan," the Wisconsin congressman said after headlining an Iowa GOP dinner. "That's very important to me - which is we can't just oppose, we have to...
Gunman kills 3, wounds 16 at Fort Hood

...Milley, the senior officer on the base.There was no indication the attack was related to terrorism, Milley said.A Texas congressman said the shooting happened at a medical center. Rep. Michael McCaul, chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee...
Don't blame 'We The People'

...Young Defends States' Rights" (Clarion, Feb. 20), Congressman Don Young's words are appreciated, but actions speak louder...resources stolen by foreign corporations? The Clarion quotes the Congressman as saying "... the country has lost states' rights...
Young talks states' rights, oil and gas development

Republican Congressman Don Young spoke to a full house at Wednesday's Kenai and Soldotna joint chamber luncheon.He addressed attendees about the lack...
Business News

...On Wednesday, the Kenai and Soldotna Chambers of Commerce will host a joint luncheon at noon at the Kenai Visitor Center. Congressman Don Young will provide an update from Washington, D.C. RSVP to 283-1991 or 262-9814.Alaskan Physical Therapy, Inc...
Franken: Sleeping through the campaign

...In Colorado, Ken Buck, a man who can't speak without causing ridicule, has stepped aside from the GOP Senate race for Congressman Cory Gardner, who has demonstrated an ability to not constantly put his foot in his mouth. Buck will run for Gardner's...
Appropriation for hoops travel won't help Alaska's cause

I wonder how much sympathy our congressmen and congresswoman are going to get when requesting appropriations for Alaska in the future. Once Congress finds out our legislature...
Thug shots

...but let's add one more: Rep. Michael Grimm, Republican congressman from New York.His conduct on State of the Union night was...that kind of situation. What I hopefully would have done in Congressman Grimm's case is to have walked over to the balcony nearby...
Unemployment benefits need tighter controls

...means nothing. Does anyone really think that only 7 percent of the population is unemployed? Please encourage your congressmen and women to tailor legislation that encourages people to work, not take a break on somebody else's dime.


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