The Alaska Senate voted 19-3 on Tuesday to buy out TransCanada and take a larger stake in the Alaska LNG gas pipeline.
At a U.S. Senate hearing Tuesday, witnesses described Vladimir Putin more as a cunning bully than a good neighbor. The hearing in the Foreign Relations Committee was all about Europe, not the Arctic.
The decision would put the state on the hook for as much as $7-billion more in upfront construction costs if the project ends up going forward. But the governor and his team argue it’s worth it to get more control — and perhaps more revenue down the line.
The White House and congressional leaders are hoping to clinch as early as Monday a two-year budget deal that sets spending limits for the Pentagon and domestic programs.
Who exactly is behind Trump’s prodigious Twitter account — and how is he retweeting Trump supporters? The recent hubbub over a deleted tweet has merely deepened the mystery.
“Make America Great Again.” It’s Donald Trump’s campaign slogan, seen on caps his campaign sells to admirers, and it’s also the name of an ostensibly independent superPAC. Or it was, until this week.
There are few places where Obama is less liked than West Virginia. But for decades, Democrats could count on the state’s voters in presidential contests, with only rare exceptions.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski has a pretty big gavel to pummel the Department of the Interior with as chairman of the Energy and Natural Resources Committee, which oversees the department.
“We have to plan that we will have a challenger both in the primary and the general,” says Murkowski campaign manager Scott Kendall.
“My list of heroes includes friends in the Interior and across the state who seek justice for the Fairbanks Four,” Murkowski told the convention.