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...for life, unless they do something so egregious that they're impeached in the House of Representatives, convicted by the Senate and removed. It's happened just eight times in U.S. history.As tough as it is to change the Constitution, perhaps we...
Parnell picks apart issues

...political contest. Control of the U.S. Senate is up for grabs this fall, and Republicans...their effort to regain control of the Senate, national Republicans have identified...negative attack ads - are centered on the Senate race, there have been negative ads and...
Piecing together Parnell: Governor opens up about politics, faith, pot in Washington after party officials first approached him in late 2012. "I was heavily recruited to run for the U.S. Senate this time, but I really felt I had a job to complete here," Parnell said, noting that calls urging him to run came fairly...

...cleared the House by a vote of 237-173. The White House threatened to veto the bill, though the Democratic-controlled Senate is unlikely to pass it.About 37 million taxpayers claimed the credit in 2012, reducing their tax bills by nearly $57 billion...
What others say: What to do about Juneau's downtown

...employees and residents in regard to the state of downtown Juneau.A short documentary filmed by Pat Race - and paid for by Senate building owner Bruce Denton - captured what many residents see on a daily basis and what others try and turn away from: public...
Voters take up oil tax debate before August referendum

...say on the issue August 19 when they either vote "yes" on Ballot Measure 1 to repeal the current oil tax structure known as Senate Bill 21, or "no" to keep SB 21 in place.Rep. Les Gara, D-Anchorage, who has been at the forefront of the "Repeal...
Cal Thomas: No more aid to the Palestinian Authority long as it is affiliated with Hamas. The bill is currently tied up in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. It should be voted out and debated by the full Senate.Last year Edwin Black, writing in The Times of Israel, reported that "Each...
What others say: Crackdown on synthetic drugs will help combat substance abuse

...necessary additional weapon in the war that will, in all likelihood, never end.The new law, introduced in the Legislature as Senate Bill 173 by Sen. Kevin Meyer, R-Anchorage, takes aim primarily at the packaging of synthetic drugs.What are these synthetic...
Alaska lawmakers approve $500K furniture budget

ANCHORAGE (AP) - An Alaska state House-Senate committee has approved a $500,000 budget for new furniture...over $21,000 a copy," he said.According to Hawker, the Senate president and House speaker will be in charge of their own furniture...
Board member takes issue with Sullivan endorsement

...with the organization's endorsement of Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Dan Sullivan.Eugene Brower on Wednesday said members...the board had taken the "unique step" of endorsing a U.S. Senate candidate. The release quoted board chairman Crawford Patkotak...


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