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Don Young

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  • Congress goes to the dogs, pushing support for retired military K9s

    WASHINGTON You want to get something done in Congress, bring a dog. At least it couldn't hurt. As she looked into a hearing room packed with reporters, supporters and four canines on Wednesday, Rep. Dina Titus was reminded of a similar lesson she learned...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Donna L. Hansen, congressional staffer

    Donna L. Hansen, congressional staffer
    Donna L. Hansen, a former congressional staffer whose lifelong struggle with diabetes led her to become an advocate for diabetes and cardiac research, died Nov. 15 from heart and kidney failure at Carroll Hospice's Dove House. The Sykesville resident...
  • GOP promise of immigration reform fades a year after election

    GOP promise of immigration reform fades a year after election
    WASHINGTON — Earlier this year, as House Republicans began considering changes to the nation's immigration laws after their party's defeat in the presidential election, they were given a list of do's and don'ts that updated GOP thinking on the...
  • EPA urges protection for Bristol Bay, putting new Alaska mine at risk

    EPA urges protection for Bristol Bay, putting new Alaska mine at risk
    SEATTLE — The Environmental Protection Agency took the first step Friday toward possibly halting construction of the largest open-pit mine in North America, declaring that Alaska's Bristol Bay — home to the most productive sockeye salmon...
  • 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...
  • Sarah Palin emails: Governor had icy relationship with state's congressional delegation

    Sarah Palin emails: Governor had icy relationship with state's congressional delegation
    Sarah Palin had a tough relationship with members of her home state congressional delegation, as she did with many other public officials. E-mail exchanges between then-Gov. Palin and the head of her Washington office, John Katz, often have "Palin...
  • Rice professor spars with Alaska Congressman at hearing

    Rice professor spars with Alaska Congressman at hearing
    A Rice University professor forgot he wasn’t in charge of his classroom when he challenged an Alaska congressman for referring to him by the wrong name. During a House committee hearing on drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Reserve, Rep. Don...
  • CO2 sensitivity possibly less than most extreme projections

     
    A new study in the journal Science suggests that the global climate may be less sensitive to CO2 fluctuations than predicted by the most extreme projections, and maybe slightly less than the best estimates of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change....