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...and gas potential in the refuge.The Republican congressional delegation, along with...likely to face stiff resistance in the Republican-controlled Congress. Murkowski said...part of it - in an energy-focused Republican weekly address on Saturday. Murkowski...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/becky-bohrer-and-jim-kuhnhenn/2015-01-25
Bob Franken: The State of the Union cliche

...President Barack Obama confronted the Republican-controlled Congress in the annual...more campaigns to run ..." A few Republicans in the audience decided to applaud...completely.In addition, there are about 25 Republicans, at last count, who are itching to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-01-24/bob-franken-the-state-of-the-unio
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Walker calls on Alaskans to pull together

...the state. Walker's predecessor, Republican Sean Parnell, sought to shine a light...governors. But he said members of the Republican-led majority also want to see a gas...expires in late 2018.Leaders of the Republican-led House and Senate majorities lamented...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-21/walker-calls-on-alaskans-to-pull-tog
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Obama in State of the Union: Tax wealthy, help middle class

...pledged to work with Republicans, but he showed few...to strike down the Republican leadership's efforts...applause from pro-trade Republicans than skeptical Democrats...that he stood before a Republican-controlled Congress...incentive in acquiescing to Republicans.After ticking through...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-20/obama-in-state-of-the-union-tax-weal
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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...Here's another suggestion for Sen. Ernst and the new Republican Congress. Let the Democrats focus on misery, poverty...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-01-19/cal-thomas-president-obama-sings-
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Legislature gavels in

...said you can't get a good policy when you're in "reactionary mode."There are eight new members of the House and two new state senators, both of whom are former representatives. Republicans are in the majority in both chambers.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-20/legislature-gavels-in
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Alaska faces lean budget times as oil prices fall

...share of production taxes from last year.The new governor, Republican-turned-independent Bill Walker, is among those calling...tax brings in. He hasn't proposed an alternative but some Republican and Democratic lawmakers support looking at the credit issue...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-18/alaska-faces-lean-budget-times-as-oi
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Alaska lawmakers will scrutinize budget, pot and Medicaid

...will be watched.He defeated Republican incumbent Sean Parnell in November...changed his party affiliation from Republican to undeclared in joining forces...Development Corp. riled some Republican lawmakers. But GOP legislative...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-18/alaska-lawmakers-will-scrutinize-bud
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Legislator seeks delay in marijuana-concentrates regulations

...said the bill would "defy the will of the voters" and open the state to litigation, "which it would surely lose."Republican Rep. Paul Seaton, the incoming chair of the House Health and Social Services Committee, said Friday that he wants regulations...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-17/legislator-seeks-delay-in-marijuana-
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Voices of Alaska: A new Congress brings new hope for Alaska

For the first time in eight years, Republicans control both chambers of Congress. While our eight-vote majority in the Senate is not enough to unilaterally overcome filibusters...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-01-12/voices-of-alaska-a-new-congress-b
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