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  • Private plane rides have bumpy congressional history

    WASHINGTON Among the serious accusations of improper spending leveled at Rep. Aaron Schock since The Washington Post shined a spotlight on his "Downton Abbey"-themed office are at least a dozen flights aboard his political donors' private planes. But...
  • Interior Secretary Jewell visits eroding Alaska village

    In temperatures slightly higher than Washington, D.C.'s, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell got a firsthand look Monday at the effect of climate change on an Alaska coastal community. Jewell visited Kivalina, a village of 370 on a barrier island just off...
  • Transportation Secretary Foxx pushes lawmakers to fix highway fund

    WASHINGTON States are scanning their lists of highway and bridge projects to see which ones they can live without amid uncertainty over federal funding, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx told lawmakers Wednesday. Legislation authorizing the federal...
  • Protecting Alaskan wilderness

    Based on the reactions of Alaska Republicans, one might think that President Barack Obama had decided to unilaterally ban guns and snowmobiles from the 49th state instead of merely proposing to upgrade the protected status for certain federally-owned land...
  • Obama proposes expanding oil-drilling ban in Alaska wildlife refuge

    Obama proposes expanding oil-drilling ban in Alaska wildlife refuge
    President Obama proposed designating 1.4 million acres of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as protected wilderness, drawing cheers from environmentalists but setting off a bitter new battle Sunday with the Republican-controlled Congress over oil and...
  • Robert B. Reich: Politicians plagued with Empathy Deficit Disorder

    Commenting on a recent student suicide at an Alaska high school, Alaska's Republican congressman, Don Young, said suicide didn't exist in Alaska before "government largesse" gave residents an entitlement mentality. "When people had to work and had to...
  • Politicians plagued with Empathy Deficit Disorder

     Politicians plagued with Empathy Deficit Disorder
    Commenting on a recent student suicide at an Alaska high school, Alaska's Republican congressman, Don Young, said suicide didn't exist in Alaska before "government largesse" gave residents an entitlement mentality. "When people had to work and had to...
  • EPA's proposed limits pose roadblock for Alaska's Bristol Bay mine

    EPA's proposed limits pose roadblock for Alaska's Bristol Bay mine
    The Obama administration proposed mining restrictions in Alaska on Friday that would protect what the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency described as “one of the world's most valuable salmon fisheries,” but which critics said could...
  • As Hispanic voters' numbers increase, politicians come calling

    As Hispanic voters' numbers increase, politicians come calling
    Democrats and Republicans who disagree on just about everything are in sync on one subject: If they want to win Florida's governorship next year or the presidential election in 2016, they can't afford to ignore or alienate Hispanic voters. "It's a no...
  • Federal stance on tribal casinos touches off California fights

    SACRAMENTO — Obama administration policies stimulating an expansion of tribal gambling have touched off new battles over proposed tribal casinos in California and elsewhere. Since President Barack Obama took office, the Department of the...
  • Bristol Bay: Washington senator, chefs protest Pebble Mine

    SEATTLE -- Eight days after the federal government declared that a proposed mine in Alaska’s Bristol Bay would have a devastating effect on the world’s largest sockeye salmon fishery, a Washington senator and 250 chefs and food professionals...