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    Politics in cyberspace

    Brad Udall creates an on-line political action committee, the New West Network, to help elect environmentalists to Congress.

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    Doomed park bill just a tool of politicos

    The strange history of a controversial parks bill demonstrates that Washington politics often have little to do with actual legislation.

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    A green Republican makes a run

    Environmentalist Robin Silver of Phoenix makes a bid for the Republican slot for Arizona's 4th Congressional District.

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    'Takings': Lobbyists love it, the public doesn't

    Despite opposition and apathy from the public, "takings" legislation continues to appear in Congress.

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    This was the revolution that wasn't

    The so-called Republican Revolution in Congress stalls because Americans don't really believe in revolutions, despite the hype.

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    Santa Fe mayor's friends now foes

    Santa Fe Mayor Debbie Jaramillo elected in 1994 on a tide of populist optimism, loses support amid charges of nepotism and betrayal.

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    GOP moves to rein in its rebels

    A GOP memo to this year's Republican candidates urges them to start looking green.

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    Colorado Democrats ponder electability vs. purity

    Despite his support of the controversial Animas-La Plata water project, Colorado environmentalists seem to prefer Tom Strickland to his arguably greener opponent Gene Nichol for the Democratic candidate for Senate.

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    The Northwest gets theatrical

    Recent scandals and bizarre antics by a few Northwestern Republicans may open a loophole for Democratic challengers in the coming election.

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    A cautionary tale in Washington state

    The Washington state Republicans swept into office in the 1994 election begin to feel an environmental backlash from their state as the next election nears.

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    Democrats gag on bitter budget pills

    Democrats fight Republican anti-environment riders attached to the budget bill as the 1996 budget struggle continues.

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    Greens want to draft Nader

    The Green Party will run a candidate against Republican Sen. Pete Domenici in New Mexico, and also wants to draft Ralph Nader as a presidential candidate.

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    Yellowtail throws in his hat

    Montana environmentalists rejoice at Bill Yellowtail's decision to run for the congressional seat vacated by Rep. Pat Williams.

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    Greenbacks shape campaigns

    Idaho Rep. Helen Chenoweth is accused of misusing money; Utah's Enid Waldholtz will retire; Colorado Democrats are divided over ethics of accepting PAC money; in Oregon Peter DeFazio drops out of race to replace Mark Hatfield.

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    Idaho could move toward the center

    Walt Minnick will run as a Democrat against Republican Larry Craig in Idaho for the Senate.

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