Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Includes $175 Million Toward Far-Flung Alaskan Projects

Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R., Ala.) speaks during a Senate Appropriations Committee hearing on the defense department’s budget request on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., June 17, 2021. (Evelyn Hockstein/Reuters)
Tucked away in the $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill are provisions of up to $175 million for the Denali Commission, a federal body tasked with promoting rural infrastructure development in Alaska.

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Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Includes $175 Million Toward Far-Flung Alaskan Projects

Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R., Ala.) speaks during a Senate Appropriations Committee hearing on the defense department’s budget request on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., June 17, 2021. (Evelyn Hockstein/Reuters)
Tucked away in the $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill are provisions of up to $175 million for the Denali Commission, a federal body tasked with promoting rural infrastructure development in Alaska.

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Trump Must Pardon Steve Stockman and Prepare for the Deep State to Come After Him, Too

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Posted: Dec 07, 2020 12:01 AM

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Conservative former Congressman Steve Stockman was one of the left’s recent victims of the deep state. They made up allegations of charity fraud against him in the early 2010s, and an Obama-appointed judge sentenced him to 10 years in prison. Although every other diabetic over age 60 in his prison was released to home confinement due to COVID-19, he was not due to political bias, and he ended up contracting the virus.

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Junior staffer says top Alaska officials told her to keep allegations of misconduct secret

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Officials in the office of Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy, including his chief of staff, knew for months that his appointed attorney general had sent unwelcome personal text messages to a low-level staffer but told the woman to keep it quiet, the staffer told the Anchorage Daily News and ProPublica.

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Biased prosecutors are costing taxpayers a pretty penny

Overzealous and possibly overtly biased law enforcement is an issue of serious concern.
In the case of President Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn, notes from a senior FBI official indicated that agents discussed the objectives of their 2017 meeting with the new national security adviser and whether the goal was to “get him to lie so we can prosecute him or get him fired.

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Biased prosecutors are costing taxpayers a pretty penny

Overzealous and possibly overtly biased law enforcement is an issue of serious concern.
In the case of President Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn, notes from a senior FBI official indicated that agents discussed the objectives of their 2017 meeting with the new national security adviser and whether the goal was to “get him to lie so we can prosecute him or get him fired.

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Alaska Offers Biden the Slimmest of Hopes for a Democratic Senate

As the 2020 election finally unwinds, Democrats seeking a majority in the Senate have turned their eyes south, to the two pending run-off votes in Georgia, which could produce an even 50-50 split in the upper chamber. In that scenario, Vice President–elect Kamala Harris would wield the tie-breaking vote for the Democrats—and put a slew of ambitious legislative projects back in play for the Biden White House.
But there’s still one more Senate race in the balance, well to the north: Alaska, where election officials will begin counting absentee ballots on Tuesday.

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Both parties pour millions more into Alaska’s surprisingly competitive Senate race

Sen. Dan Sullivan, introduces the TAPS Senator Ted Stevens Leadership Awardee; Angel Pansini, surviving sister of Marine Corps Sgt. Nicholas Anthony Pansini, during the 2019 Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) Honor Guard Gala at the National Building Museum in Washington D.C., March 6, 2019. TAPS is a not-for-profit organization that has assisted over 70,000 surviving family members grieving the loss of an armed forces service-member. (DoD Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. James K. McCann)

While Alaska’s U.S.

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Appeals Court Says Bill Barr Can’t Drop Michael Flynn Charges Yet

Attorney General William Barr testifies before the House Judiciary Committee on July 28, 2020.Chip Somodevilla/CNP via ZUMA Wire

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The Justice Department will have to defend Attorney General William Barr’s controversial attempt to drop charges against Michael Flynn, the former national security adviser to Donald Trump who pleaded guilty in 2017 to lying to the FBI about his contacts with Russia.

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