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  • Comcast boosts lobbying effort with Washington hire

    PHILADELPHIA Boosting its lobbying muscle, Comcast Corp. has hired Washington insider Mitch Rose to head its NBCUniversal government affairs department, the cable company said Friday. Rose, a former aide to the chairman of the powerful Senate Commerce...
  • Sarah Palin's sun starts to set in Alaska

    Sarah Palin's sun starts to set in Alaska
    Alaska is known for having the economy of a petro-state, a far-flung citizenry, a large native population and unreliable polling. Oh, and Sarah Palin. A supernova, she exploded and dissolved as a vice presidential candidate, and she was a...
  • On The Last Frontier, a Democrat fights a rising GOP tide

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska Control of the U.S. Senate might be decided by a race in which the campaigns fight over snowmobiling skills and where an endorsement from the nominee of a secessionist party who went to federal prison for corruption could help to sway...
  • U.S. Attorney General Holder to step down, successor faces array of challenges

    WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Eric Holder said on Thursday he would step down as U.S. attorney general, setting up a potentially bruising Senate fight to confirm a successor who can tackle a long list of pending challenges at the Justice Department....
  • U.S. Attorney General Holder, a close Obama ally, to step down

    U.S. Attorney General Holder, a close Obama ally, to step down
    Eric Holder, an unapologetic liberal voice and one of President Barack Obama's closest allies, said on Thursday he would step down as U.S. attorney general after a term marked by advances in civil rights and frequent battles with Republicans in Congress....
  • Sullivan claims victory in Alaska's U.S. Republican Senate primary

    JUNEAU Alaska (Reuters) - Mainstream Republican Dan Sullivan claimed victory early on Wednesday in Alaska's three-way primary race ahead of a November election seen as critical to the party's bid to regain control of the U.S. Senate. Unofficial results...
  • Senator Begich pulls campaign commercial using grisly murder, rape

    JUNEAU Alaska (Reuters) - Alaska Democrat Mark Begich has canceled a re-election campaign attack commercial citing grisly murders and child rape after the victims' family complained, the latest standoff in a key race for Republicans' bid to recapture...
  • Even tough Net neutrality rules wouldn't 'regulate the Internet'

    Even tough Net neutrality rules wouldn't 'regulate the Internet'
    The most vocal opponents of the Net neutrality rules the Federal Communications Commission put out for public comment on May 15 have been the critics who say the rules won't actually assure the Net's neutrality. But the draft has also drawn a searing...
  • Airbus names new chairman, chief executive for U.S. unit

    Airbus names new chairman, chief executive for U.S. unit
    European aerospace giant Airbus announced Tuesday that Allan McArtor will take over as chairman and chief executive of the company's North American business unit when current chief Sean O'Keefe steps down in March. O'Keefe, 57, is resigning to address...
  • Uninformed politicians are dangerous [Commentary]

    Uninformed politicians are dangerous [Commentary]
    Former U.S. Senator Ted Stevens once famously stated that the Internet is a "series of tubes," an observation that would have been more comical if his committee hadn't been responsible for regulating the Internet. Rep. Michele Bachmann suggested that...
  • U.S. Senate race in Hawaii pits opposing wings of Democratic Party

    HONOLULU — In primaries across the country — in Idaho, Kentucky, Mississippi and other states — Republicans are locked in a heart-and-soul battle between purists and pragmatists clashing over what it means to represent the party, its...