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April 30, 2014 at 2:24 PM

Rep. Rick Larsen: U.S. should create ambassadorship to Arctic

WASHINGTON — The United States has an ambassador to Fiji and the Kingdom of Tonga. Yet we have no ambassador to a region that might hold more vital American interests — the warming Arctic. That’s the omission U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen would like to fix. The Everett Democrat on Wednesday joined Republican Jim Sensenbrenner of…


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