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Fast ruling sought in ballot lawsuit

...a stipulation made by an Alaska Democratic Party committee when it voted to endorse the ticket.Walker-Mallott campaign attorney Scott Kendall attended Thursday's hearing on behalf of the candidates.Assistant Attorney General Margaret Paton-Walsh...
State, plaintiffs prepare ballot-lawsuit arguments

...acted the only way it could "to lawfully provide an orderly process for candidate substitution," Walker-Mallott campaign attorney Scott Kendall said in a motion filed Tuesday."Plaintiff asks this court to sow confusion and disruption in the...
Murkowski to stations: Don't air tea party ad

...that the campaign says are "littered with lies and intentional mischaracterizations" about her and her write-in campaign. Attorney Timothy McKeever, in a letter to broadcasters Monday, said they are under a "legal and moral obligation" not...
Federal trial over Calif. gay-marriage measure set to begin

...the stand has never been done before in any lawsuit claiming a right to same-sex marriage," said Proposition 8 campaign attorney Andy Pugno. "So this is a very out-of-the-ordinary approach." David Boies, a lawyer for the challengers...
Gun-shy on terrorism

...Given the seriousness of the terrorist threat and the Justice Department's otherwise aggressive anti-terrorist campaign, Attorney General John Ashcroft's ban against using gun-owners' background checks in these investigations is puzzling...
State seeks dismissal of school funding suit brought by parents, school groups

Parents and school groups have no business suing over the amount of money the Legislature gives schools, an assistant attorney general said Tuesday.
Lawmakers: Politics 'hijacked' Alaska

...a bipartisan basis with several pledges from Palin to participate, is now being manipulated to protect Palin by campaign attorneys who appear to be directing the Palin administration's response, top legislators say. "The state of Alaska and...


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