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NEWSLINK & VIDEO: Alaska Republican U.S. Senate Hopeful Dan Sullivan Sees Advantage as First-Time Candidate

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[“Alaska Republican Sees Advantage as First-Time Candidate” – Roll Call 6.6.14] Roll Call covers Alaska U.S. Senate candidate Dan Sullivan’s primary race.  Sullivan has federal background in Washington, D.C., as well as experience in appointed positions as state Attorney General and Commissioner of Natural Resources: Alaska Republican Dan Sullivan, a first-time candidate for elected office, says his dearth of experience on the trail will help — not

Senator Rand Paul Filibusters Obama CIA Nomination (UPDATE 1)

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(Update: the filibuster concluded just before 1 AM, lasting roughly 13 hours, and the CIA nominee was confirmed later in that new day; more talking filibusters are promised in the future however) Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and others are twelve hours and counting into a U.S. Senate filibuster of the confirmation vote for President Barack Obama’s nominee for CIA Director, John Brennan.  Ongoing speaking by