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Rep. Peltola’s staff turnover is the 2nd highest in the U.S. House

Her chief of staff calls it a reflection of her special election and transition, but political adversaries say it could indicate trouble.

‘We will sink your navy’: Sen. Sullivan advocates more aggressive stance to deter Iran

Sen. Dan Sullivan later said the U.S. should threaten to sink only Iran's spy ships — not the whole navy.

In speech to Alaska Legislature, Murkowski shows she’s outside Trump’s grip on GOP

Murkowski lauded Rep. Peltola, a Democrat, and urged legislators to put Alaska before party. She later endorsed Nikki Haley for president.
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Sullivan votes for Ukraine aid bill, saying the money will boost America’s industrial base

Sullivan says it will fight authoritarian aggression globally and rev up America’s capacity to make weapons, ammunition and war ships.
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Defying Trump’s opposition, Murkowski votes yes on foreign aid-border bill; Sullivan says it falls short

U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski was among four Republicans to vote to advance the bill, which did not come close to the 60 needed.
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Nikki Haley campaign announces its Alaska team

The team is led by Republican campaign consultant Art Hackney, the statewide co-chair.
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Supreme Court considers whether Trump can be removed from a primary ballot

Justices are reviewing Colorado's disqualification of Donald Trump from its state primary ballot because he allegedly engaged in an insurrection.
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NTSB says key bolts were missing from the door plug that blew off a Boeing 737 Max 9

According to preliminary NTSB findings, four key bolts were "missing" when a door plug blew off an Alaska Airlines 737 Max 9 in midair last month.
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Federal appeals court rules Trump doesn’t have broad immunity from prosecution

Tuesday's decision comes at a crucial time for both Donald Trump and the federal case against him. He has said he will appeal the ruling.

Willow opponents try again, this time in a U.S. appeals court, to block ConocoPhillips oil development in Alaska

At the 9th Circuit, opponents of the Arctic drilling endeavor said the government didn't fully consider climate impacts before approving it.
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Alaska’s federal food stamp funding at risk, USDA letter warns 

The state may lose funding if it continues to break federal rules, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
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Dahlstrom’s campaign account gets a boost from allies of U.S. House speaker

Dahlstrom raised $200,000 in a little more than six weeks. She announced in November that she’s challenging Democratic Congresswoman Mary Peltola.
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Boeing declines to give a financial outlook as it focuses on quality and safety

Boeing's CEO said the company is focused on improving production after a fuselage panel blew off an Alaska Airlines 737 Max 9 jet in midair.
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Feds send King Cove $888K for harbor hoist to support Aleutians East fishing

The federal grant must be matched by spending in King Cove, where a key seafood plant won't be processing cod this season.

‘Inequitable and inefficient’: New report criticizes feds’ climate change response system

For the dozens of Alaska Native communities weighing relocation because of climate change, the path forward isn’t clear.
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Alaska Gov. Dunleavy: No VP inquiry from Trump

Dunleavy met Trump nine times during his presidency and offered an early endorsement in Trump's second presidential campaign.
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Boeing’s quality control draws criticism as a whistleblower alleges lapses at factory

New revelations from an alleged whistleblower suggest Boeing could be at fault in this month's door plug blowout on a Alaska Airlines 737 Max 9.
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Dunleavy seeks to name Fairbanks airport after Alaska’s late Rep. Don Young

Gov. Mike Dunleavy's proposal comes just weeks after Anchorage's port was renamed the Don Young Port of Alaska.

5 takeaways from Trump’s New Hampshire primary win

Donald Trump's 11-point victory over his last major GOP challenger, Nikki Haley, signals the start of his rematch against President Joe Biden.
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Alaska is back on the Pentagon’s radar, Sullivan says

"We have a very significant military buildup going on in our state," Sen. Dan Sullivan said on Alaska Public Media's "Talk of Alaska."
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The Future of the military in Alaska | Talk of Alaska

What do recent international conflicts and tensions mean for Alaska-based troops and defense installations?
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New Hampshire may be Nikki Haley’s last chance to keep presidential hopes alive

Haley is the only major GOP candidate left facing former President Donald Trump, after Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis dropped out Sunday.
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Sweeping FEMA changes aim to eliminate red tape, financial burdens for disaster survivors

The changes won’t apply to hundreds in Western Alaska who are still cleaning up from spring floods and Typhoon Merbok.
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‘Cozy’ relationship between Boeing, feds draws scrutiny amid 737 Max 9 mess

Boeing's latest safety lapse renews concerns about its Beltway influence, and federal regulators' delegation of oversight authority to its employees.
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Congress averts a shutdown until at least March, and Alaska’s delegation votes for the bipartisan stop-gap

Rep. Mary Peltola says a handful of "wrecking balls" can derail the House, but she hopes Speaker Johnson keeps his job.

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