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Channel 2 NewsAlaska Democrats have endorsed U.S. Sen. Mark Begich for re-election. The endorsement is somewhat unusual in that the party typically doesn't announce its support for any one candidate in a primary. Party spokesman Zack Fields says the party can...
The Associated PressThe FBI has identified a Mississippi man suspected of mailing letters containing poisonous ricin as 45-year-old Paul Kevin Curtis. FBI Special Agent in Charge Daniel McMullen said Curtis was arrested Wednesday afternoon at his apartment in Corinth,...
Tags: FBI, Anthrax, Richard Shelby, Politics, Jeff Flake
Channel 2 NewsGovernor Sean Parnell’s oil tax reform bill has passed the legislature. The debate in the House of Representatives came to a head just before two o'clock Sunday morning when the bill passed 24-15 and later 27-12 on what's known as a reconsideration...
Channel 2 NewsSally Jewell could become Alaska's new landlord of federal lands. By a vote of 87 to 11, the U.S. Senate has confirmed REI’s 56-year-old CEO Jewell as the next interior secretary -- a position that has big implications for Alaska. “The...
The Alaska Senate has passed Gov. Parnell's omnibus crime bill. SB22, which passed the Senate unanimously Monday, is part of the governor's overall plan to combat domestic violence and sexual assault in the state. The measure strengthens...
The Associated PressU.S. Sen. Mark Begich is calling out the Parnell administration and state lawmakers in his address to the Alaska Legislature. Begich says he knows it's popular to "bemoan" federal overreach and "file a lawsuit weekly" over perceived overstepping. He said...
Channel 2 NewsThe recent reauthorization of the federal Violence Against Women Act has some Alaska Native tribal groups upset, over provisions they say deny their villages the ability to protect families from domestic violence. The act, which passed the U.S. Senate...
Channel 2 NewsThe United States Senate voted 91-0 yesterday, December 13, confirming Lorna G. Schofield to the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. This makes Schofield the first Filipino American to serve on the federal bench. Senator Lisa...
Channel 2 NewsThe Senate passed legislation early Tuesday morning Washington D.C. time to block the impact of across-the-board tax increases and spending cuts that make up the fiscal cliff. The vote was an overwhelming 89-8 and came well after midnight on New...
Channel 2 NewsAlaska's U.S. senators spoke up Wednesday on continuing negotiations between the White House and Republican House leaders to avert a "fiscal cliff" of automatic tax hikes and spending cuts, set to take effect Jan. 1 if the two sides don't make a deal this...
Tags: Mark Begich, Lisa Murkowski, Fiscal Cliff
Channel 2 NewsAlaska Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell says he's forming an exploratory committee to look at the possibility of a run for the Republican U.S. Senate nomination in 2014. Treadwell made that announcement Friday at a GOP luncheon in Fairbanks. He says he's...
Channel 2 NewsThe U.S. Senate has passed a defense funding bill one day after the House did so, sending several provisions that affect Alaska’s military forces to President Obama’s desk to be signed into law. Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Mark Begich’s...
Tags: Craigslist, Inc., Armed Forces, Defense, Don Young, Barack Obama
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