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Pirate fishing bill sponsored by Alaska's senators headed to President's desk

...S. market and lowering the selling price for many species of fish. The new bill, co-sponsored by Alaskan Republican senators Lisa Murkowski, Dan Sullivan and Brian Schatz (D-HI) in the Senate, combines a number of existing fisheries...
Alaska senators push for more congressional pull

...Congresses could modify the terms of the agreement at any time," the letter expressed.Sullivan was among the 47 Republican senators who signed the letter. In an email to the Clarion, Sullivan explained why he endorsed the letter."On one of...
Rich Lowry: Extortion as conciliation

...Republicans hammering away at it and winning resoundingly. Even a relative dove on immigration like Cory Gardner, the Republican senator-elect from Colorado, opposed the Obama executive action. This electoral rebuke might give a less highhanded...
GOP takeover: Republicans surge to Senate control

...challenge from independent Greg Orman, shutting off another avenue for the Democrats.Among the newly elected Republican senators was Rep. Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia, the first member of her party to win a seat there in more than...
Murkowski gives D.C. update

...weak-kneed foreign policy approach and issues as they relate to what is going on overseas." Murkowski said as a Republican senator in a Democratic administration, she is facing pressure to help move along backlogged approvals of nominees with...
ACES is better for Alaskans

...employers a multi-billion dollar tax break. The legislature's ethics rules permit corruption. However, two Republican senators, Bert Stedman of Sitka and Gary Stevens of Kodiak, understand ACES and SB21, and they intend to vote to repeal...
Each party certain the other is wrong least 1982, when National Journal began analyzing lawmakers' votes, the publication says. The most liberal Republican senator is to the right of the most conservative Democratic senator. In the 435-member House, National Journal reported...
What others say: The Obama jab

...simply mess with Alaska after Alaskans elected a Republican senator to replace the then-incumbent, Mark Begich...with other states - most likely those that sent Republican senators to D.C. to replace Democrats for this session...
Cal Thomas: President Obama sings the same old song

Here's a suggestion for Joni Ernst, the new Republican senator from Iowa, who will deliver the GOP response to the State of the Union address Tuesday night. Get a chorus together and open...
Missing: A foreign policy

...increasingly like its former, supposedly dead, communist self?In a New York Times op-ed column last week, Arizona Republican Senator John McCain wrote: "...Crimea has exposed the disturbing lack of realism that has characterized our foreign...


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