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Sullivan says he backs state minimum wage measure

JUNEAU (AP) - Republican U.S. Senate candidate Dan Sullivan said he doesn't support raising the federal minimum wage but backs a state initiative to raise Alaska's...
5 things small businesses need to know this fall

...The legislation has support in the Senate, which passed a preliminary bill earlier...deduction permanently at $500,000. Senate leaders have opposed that and equipment. It also faces Senate opposition.

...regulation bill face an uphill battle in the Senate.Over the summer, Sens. Tom Udall...Louisiana, the top Republican on the Senate Environmental and Public Works Committee...from harmful chemicals.While the new Senate draft hasn't been released publicly...
Independence Party candidate withdraws from senate race

...Kohring, who was nominated for U.S. Senate last month by the Alaskan Independence...pick up six seats to win control of the Senate.Kohring said in a statement that Democrats retaining control of the Senate.The Sullivan campaign "welcomes support...
Senate candidates pull campaign ads

JUNEAU - Television ads in Alaska's U.S. Senate race have been pulled by the two major party candidates after...necessary to counter Begich's "desperate" attack.Alaska's Senate race has national implications, with Republicans seeing Begich...
Union reps assail settlement touted by Sullivan

...Sullivan, who was attorney general from June 2009 to November 2010, is currently the Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate seat held by Democrat Mark Begich. Wednesday's news conference with union representatives in Anchorage was promoted by Begich's...
Rich Lowry: President Obama's immigration red line

...with all due dispatch. What's different this time is that Senate Democrats were begging him not to wield his famous pen and phone...inflame Republicans, turn off independents and cost them their Senate majority.Their collective posture is that the president should...

WASHINGTON - Leaders of the House and Senate intelligence committees on Sunday prodded...the California Democrat who leads the Senate intelligence panel, said Obama is Arizona Republican who serves on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, urged fast...
5 things to know about Alaska's midterm election

...Legalizing pot, trying to find the Libertarian candidate for Senate and whittling through a growing field for Alaska governor are...November.The Alaska Libertarian Party may wind up with a U.S Senate candidate that doesn't want to be on the ballot. Thom Walker...
GOP Senate candidates square off one last time

The three Republican U.S. Senate candidates squared off against each...Fairbanks attorney and the Republican Senate candidate in 2010, met in what may...Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee in the Senate has been, "asleep at the switch...


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