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State wants U.S. to assert Arctic control the United States decades ago, but has yet to go into effect here because it hasn't been ratified by the United States Senate. "It's irresponsible for us to not be a party to the Law of the Sea," Begich told the Empire last week...
Who is the government keeping safe

William Dudley, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, spoke before the United States Senate on November 21, 2014. He expressed joy about a couple of banks that "pleaded guilty to criminal charges." Senator Jeff Merkley...
The Senator sleazebags, and the rest of us

...a pregnancy, while saying: "Don't lose too much weight now. I like my girls chubby."Remember that the United States Senate, above all else, values its decorum. Unfortunately, through most of its history, treating women like objects...
Rich Lowry: Hail to the Redskins!

...since so many people have spoken out against them, "including the president of the United States and half of the United States Senate, which controls the tax breaks enjoyed by the NFL." Get it? It would be too bad if something happened to your...
Primary a year away, but campaign rhetoric heating up

...use Alaska as a springboard for a different office. Not me.""Our petition drive to get Sarah Palin in the United States Senate is working! BUT she still hasn't made a final commitment to run and that's why I need you to respond to this...
Over our heads

...crossing them.It's government, however, where the various institutions claim lofty guiding principles. The United States Senate prides itself on its role as the calming influence. Legend has it that George Washington told Thomas Jefferson...
First responders get national day of recognition

...appreciation has been set aside for them. In the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and Hurricane Katrina, the United States Senate, at the behest of the American Red Cross, First Response Coalition and other emergency organizations, designated...
1 trip to D.C. not enough for intern

...Walsworth said. In February, he traveled to Washington as one of two Alaska student delegates selected for the United States Senate Youth Program. After the February experience, Walsworth added, "I wanted to maybe help out with that a little...
Community-wide effort breaks the Million Dollar mark in the 8th Kenai River Classic

...alike is truly remarkable." Honorary Classic co-host, Senator Ted Stevens, four of his colleagues from the United States Senate (Conrad Burns - Montana; Mike Enzi - Wyoming; Tim Hutchinson - Arkansas; Mitch McConnell - Kentucky) and four...
Confirmed: Stevens killed in plane crash

...was dedicated to public service from his days as a pilot in World War II to his four decades of service in the United States Senate. He truly was the greatest of the Greatest Generation." The plane crashed into a brush- and rock-covered...


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