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Sullivan defeats Begich in Alaska Senate race

...state. Murkowski herself questioned what Alaskans had gained from having a Democratic senator serving while a Democratic president was in office.While the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge remains off limits to drilling - despite longstanding...

...occurred under similar partisan circumstances. Polls show the public blamed congressional Republicans more than the Democratic president.It's unclear how often Obama will face a veto decision. Even in the minority, Democratic senators can use...
Bob Franken: Ebola foolishness

...politicians, largely conservatives, who are exploiting the alarm for a chance to score some points against the Democratic president in the days leading up to the election. They're trying to capitalize on an impression that he is dithering as...
Each party certain the other is wrong

...their constituents," said Gary Jacobson, a political scientist at the University of California, San Diego. Democratic President Barack Obama twice won national majorities, Jacobson said, but Republicans control the House because their voters...
Bob Franken: Vote - what other choice is there?

...also had her share of serious health problems. So there's a clamor on the left for her to resign. Why? So Democratic President Obama can nominate a progressive to replace her. And let's not even bother with the claim that the justices...
AP Column: Real or fake? With politics, it's hard to tell anymore

WASHINGTON - A Democratic president clashes with Republican leaders on Capitol Hill as a polarized nation debates taxes and guns, illegal immigration and gay rights...
Range you can believe in: Llama is presidential namesake at Kenai RV park

...which they spin into yarn to knit warm accessories. The name is not a political statement for or against the democratic president, he said. And it's also fun to say. "It rhymes so well and when you say 'Obama the llama, and by the way...
Bring Jobs Act to a vote

...the terrible economy and possible recession, and bring the Americans Jobs Act up for a vote. It may have been a Democratic President's idea but it is an American need so stop the partisanship and get this thing passed. Both parties support many...
Senate should get moving on president's judicial appointments

...Daschle says his Democrats have acted more quickly than the Republicans did when they controlled the Senate and a Democratic president was making nominations. But Daschle is counting all confirmations over the past year, including those that took...
Sign destruction spurs campaigners

...knife to destroy the sign. We are saddened to think that someone is so intolerant of our choice or so afraid of a democratic president that they would do this vicious act. After we got over our initial shock and anger we resolved to work even harder...


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