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KickingTiresA bipartisan group of U.S. senators last week introduced a bill that would prohibit rental-car companies from renting or selling vehicles with an open manufacturer's recall. The legislation, the Raechel and Jacqueline Houck Safe Rental Car Act of 2013,...
Channel 2 NewsAlaska's senior U.S. senator has been picked to lead the National Republican Senatorial Committee's "Native American Program." Sen. Lisa Murkowski, in a release, said she was proud to take on leadership of the new initiative. It is aimed at improving...
Tags: Elections, Republican Party, Politics, Joe Miller, Primaries
Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service is in the business of preventing fires, not starting them. Yet the agency set off alarms in Congress and state capitols across the West by citing automatic spending cuts as the basis for demanding that...
WASHINGTON — Early last month, state lawyers and election officials around the country dialed into a conference call to talk about how to deal with the flood of secret money that played an unprecedented role in the 2012 election. The discussion,...
Gov. Sean Parnell is ready to announce his plans for 2014. The Republican intends to make the announcement Friday in Fairbanks. This comes weeks after the end of a legislative session in which Parnell scored a huge win: passage of an oil tax cut he'd...
SEATTLE — Sarah Palin’s last elective position in Alaska ended early when in 2009 she abandoned the governorship midway through her first term. But tea party activists appear eager for a comeback, urging supporters to contribute money toward...
Tags: Polls, Executive Branch, Elections, Republican Party, Politics
Feliz Día Internacional de la Danza! Welcome to your post-weekend trends report for April 29, 2013. As the international Twitter scene lights up with colorful pictures of people dancing all over the world, the East Coast is more focused on the release...
WASHINGTON -- The lead author of a compromise plan to expand background checks, seen as the centerpiece of larger gun legislation before the Senate, all but conceded Wednesday that there won't be the votes needed to adopt it. During an appearance on...
WASHINGTON — After four months of debate and maneuvering, the Senate headed for a showdown over gun control — a series of back-to-back votes on rival plans Wednesday afternoon that could end in the collapse of the entire effort. The...
Tags: White House, Elections, Chuck Schumer, Bill Nelson, Politics
This post has been corrected and updated as indicated below.WASHINGTON -- A Senate plan to expand the background-check requirement for gun purchases faced a narrowing path to success Tuesday, as advocates for stricter laws sought to scrape together the last few votes they need from among a dwindling number of...
Tags: Elections, Bill Nelson, Chuck Schumer, Politics, Harry Reid
WASHINGTON — A single conversation on the Senate floor Monday illustrated the challenges senators face in pushing a bipartisan measure to extend background checks to most gun sales. Sen. Joe Manchin III (D-W.Va.), the chief author of the proposal,...
Alaska's senior U.S. senator says she is reviewing her stance on gay marriage. The Chugiak-Eagle Star reports that Sen. Lisa Murkowski also says her views are "evolving" after opposing it. The state's residents in 1998 passed a constitutional...
Tags: Marriage, Mark Begich, Same-Sex Marriage, Family, Don Young
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