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Channel 2 NewsThe 2012 convention of the Alaska Federation of Natives got under way in Anchorage Thursday as community leaders and politicians alike addressed its theme, “Success Beyond Barriers.” The keynote speech was delivered by Carol Wren, the...
Tags: Alcohol Addiction, Government, Politics, Sean Parnell
Channel 2 NewsThe second day of the 2012 Alaska Federation of Natives convention was highlighted by a speech from Sen. Lisa Murkowski, who addressed delegates in Anchorage for her 10th time as a senator Friday. Murkowski took the stage at the Dena’ina Center...
A leading advocate in Congress for federal workers, Sen. Daniel Akaka says he's pleased by progress on some of his priorities: Legislation to allow employees to work from home, reforms in hiring and the security clearance process, improvements in matching...
Change of SubjectIf you haven't seen the obits (Tribune, Sun-Times) former Tribune columnist Steve Daley died Sunday at age 62. The news was unexpected and very sad. He was smart, funny, kind and generous, as much fun to back-fence with as he......
Pennsylvania Ave.Sen. Bob Casey had about $1.3 million on hand at the end of 2010, according to an analysis by the Washington Post of Democratic senators up for re-election in 2012. The cash puts Casey right in the middle of his......
WASHINGTON -- Members of Congress -- Republicans as well as Democrats -- balked today at handing the federal government $700 billion to clean up the mess on Wall Street, saying any rescue must not reward financiers who fueled the current economic...
Tags: Ben Bernanke, Finance, Jim Bunning, Republican Party, Fannie Mae
The Swampby Frank James Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke spent much of his time on Capitol Hill today discussing the Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac crisis as well as the outlook for the nation's economy. However, in his prepared testimony and......
Tags: Ben Bernanke, Commodity Markets, Mel Martinez, Laws, Fannie Mae
Spin CycleSuperdelegates continue to trickle in for Obama. He gets Rep. Tom Allen, a Congressman from Maine (left). And Dolly Strazar, a DNC member from Hawaii. Update: And, he also gets Sen. Daniel Akaka of Hawaii. Those are added to......
Special to the TribuneThe Senate on Thursday voted overwhelmingly to allow airline pilots to carry guns in the cockpit, a controversial move designed to strengthen the aviation security system put in place after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. With the House having passed...
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