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Filed Under: National | Politics
Mark Trahant: Dueling budget proposals impact Indian programs (04/09)
All you need to know about the November election is found in dueling documents: Paul Ryan’s budget and the House Democratic alternative.

Filed Under: Politics
Paulette Jordan, Coeur d'Alene Tribe, running for Idaho House (03/19)
Paulette Jordan, a member of the Coeur d'Alene Tribe, is campaigning for a seat in the Idaho Legislature.

Filed Under: Opinion
John Kane: Republicans and Democrats go after tribal wealth (03/19)
John Kane doesn't think Republicans or Democrats have treated tribes in New York kindly, especially when it comes to tobacco.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: A Republican Senate means Indian budget cuts (03/18)
Is it a foregone conclusion that the Senate will go Republican in November?

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Poarch Band contributes $250K to political action committees (03/07)
The Poarch Band of Creek Indians donated $250,000 to three political action committees in Alabama last month.

Filed Under: Politics
KPLU: Colville leader Joe Pakootas launches run for House seat (02/28)
Joe Pakootas, the head of economic development for the Colville Tribes of Washington, hopes to unseat Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R).

Filed Under: Politics
Joe Pakootas, former Colville chair, launches run for House seat (02/19)
Joe Pakootas, a former chairman of the Colville Tribes of Washington, is running for Congress.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Sen. Cantwell won't confirm new committee chair position (01/31)
Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Washington) won't say which leadership post she is taking now that she's giving up control of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Sen. Tester slated to lead Senate Indian Affairs Committee (01/29)
Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana) is slated to chair the Senate Indian Affairs Committee for the remainder of the 113th Congress.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Native Sun News: Native language bill introduced in Senate (01/23)
Four Democratic Senators have teamed up to introduce an important piece of legislation designed to help fund Native Language immersion across the country.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Making 2014 a big year for the Native voter (01/22)
Could this be the year of the Native voter?

Filed Under: Opinion
Charles Kader: Politicians must respect Two Row Wampum (01/22)
Charles Kader comments on the retirement of Rep. William Owens (D-New York)

Filed Under: Politics
Chickasaw Nation Gov. Bill Anoatubby won't run for Senate (01/21)
Chickasaw Nation Gov. Bill Anoatubby won't be running for the Oklahoma's open U.S. Senate seat.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Opinion: Colleen Hanabusa fights for Native Hawaiian rights (01/21)
Former Sen. Daniel Akaka (D) and Michael Chun, a former president of Kamehameha Schools, endorse Democrat Colleen Hanabusa for U.S. Senate.

Filed Under: Politics
Rep. George Miller, Democrat of California, plans to retire (01/14)
After 40 years in office, Rep. George Miller (D-California) will retire at the end of the year.

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