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Alaska

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The Sunday Minefield – September 25, 2022 | #alaska | #politics

Fall is definitely in the air. The November 8 general election is just over six weeks away. The big political news this week is a judge ruled that Representative David Eastman (R – Wasilla) may be ineligible to hold public office based on an anti-communism clause from the Alaska Constitution that likely violates the First […]

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In adding Peltola, Congress has full U.S. Indigenous representation | #alaska | #politics

Last month, Mary Peltola made history when she became first Native Alaskan and woman elected to the U.S. House of Representatives for the Last Frontier State. When Peltola was sworn in last week, Congress reached a milestone: for the first time in more than two centuries, the House has full U.S. Indigenous representation, according to Rep. Kaiali’i Kahele of Hawaii. […]

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Italians vote in election that may bring far-right to power | #alaska | #politics

ROME (AP) — Italians voted Sunday in an election that could move the country’s politics sharply toward the right during a critical time for Europe, with war in Ukraine fueling skyrocketing energy bills and testing the West’s resolve to stand united a ROME (AP) — Italians voted Sunday in an election that could move the […]

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Sen. Sullivan signs letter with other Republicans denouncing proposed federal protections for transgender athletes | #alaska | #politics

In this May 7, 2020, file photo, Sen. Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska, testifies during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Al Drago/Pool via AP, File) WASHINGTON — In a recent letter to the U.S. Department of Education, Alaska Sen. Dan Sullivan joined Republican colleagues in calling to restrict transgender students’ participation in sports. Sullivan is […]

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Italians vote in election that could take far-right to power | #alaska | #politics

ROME (AP) — Italians were voting on Sunday in an election that could move the country’s politics sharply toward the right during a critical time for Europe, with war in Ukraine fueling skyrocketing energy bills and testing the West’s resolve to stand ROME (AP) — Italians were voting on Sunday in an election that could […]

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Fear mongering: From Anchorage leftists to Hillary Clinton and Vlad Putin, a trend of calling your opponent a ‘Nazi’ | #alaska | #politics

In Alaska and across America, calling someone who is conservative a “Nazi” is now par for the course for the Left. It’s the main toxic dish they serve when trying to discredit or destroy people who have an opposing point of view. Must Read Alaska, which defends civil discourse, has even been the target of […]

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Manchin decries ‘revenge politics’ amid GOP resistance to permitting effort | #alaska | #politics

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) condemned what he described as “revenge politics” as many Republicans have resisted his efforts to speed up the approval process for energy projects.  “It’s like the revenge politics, basically revenge towards one person: me. And I’m thinking, ‘this is not about me,’ ” he told reporters on Tuesday. “I’m hearing that […]

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Opinion | Want to Understand the 2022 Midterms? Meet Joe and Marie. | #alaska | #politics

In other words, the race in Washington’s Third is an almost perfect microcosm of the broader political forces at work in the fall midterm elections. You’ve heard it before: Until recently, it seemed inevitable that a red wave would crash over America in November. The Democrats’ congressional majority is paper-thin, the party in power typically […]

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In the End, Climate Change Is the Only Story That Matters | #alaska | #politics

(Gratuitous Musical Accompaniment To This Post) While we watch the disembowelment of various lawyers in the employ of a former president* and wrap ourselves in the momentum of the upcoming midterm elections, the climate crisis—its time and tides—waits for no one. Every other story in our politics is a sideshow now. Every other issue, no […]

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Biden approves Western Alaska disaster request as FEMA arrives to assess storm damage | #alaska | #politics

From left, FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell, Gov. Mike Dunleavy, U.S. Rep. Mary Peltola and Dept. of Military and Veterans Affairs Commissioner Torrence Saxe discuss the response to the storm damage in Western Alaska during a news conference in Anchorage on September 23, 2022. (Marc Lester / ADN) President Joseph Biden on Friday approved the State […]

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