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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...

...policy concerns. However, the outreach appeared to accomplish little, according to some participants, with a Republican senator calling one meeting "bizarre" and another lawmaker saying the White House refused to provide specific answers...
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...
Retreating on illegal immigration

...plan, they will simultaneously help Democrats who rely on the Hispanic vote and lose Republican votes. As Texas Republican Senator Ted Cruz told Breitbart News, they could also fail to achieve their major goal for 2014: winning a Senate majority...
Alaska lawmaker wants coal plant without fed regs

JUNEAU (AP) - A Republican senator says Alaska should ignore federal regulations and plan to build a large-scale coal-powered plant to generate electricity in...
A Duck Dynasty checklist

...high-profile Christians, among them former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee and Texas Republican Senator Ted Cruz, denounce the "double standard" when it comes to their beliefs and the tolerance, even promotion...

Biography isn't policy. President Obama's choice for secretary of defense, Chuck Hagel, former Nebraska Republican senator, has a resume most politicians can envy: a clean senatorial record, no ethical lapses and two purple hearts from...
Murkowski talks finance, energy, guns during visit

...can and will "do right" by Americans and Alaskans in the face of great fiscal and societal dilemmas.But, the Republican senator said that would only happen if the political rhetoric is calmed and lawmakers can work together."There's no...
Comparing the Senate District O candidates

...determine the economic future of the State of Alaska. There are two candidates in the Senate District O race, both Republican. Senator Tom Wagoner of Kenai has the advantage of incumbency - many years of doing constituent work and handing out our...
Murkowski unveils blueprint for energy plan

...warming but not at the expense of people already paying high costs to keep their homes warm, according to a leading Republican senator.Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski, the ranking minority member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee...


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