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Medicare can't be ignored

...appeared in the Los Angeles Times: It's risky to read too much into Kathy Hochul's upset victory in a special congressional election in western New York on Tuesday - it was, after all, just one race. Still, Hochul's fellow Democrats are...
Outside influence

...131 in 2002 - 78.1 percent is from "Business." Frank Murkowski raised $1,419,941 before his last congressional election in 1998 - 88.4 percent from "Business." Don Young raised $1,742,941 in the 2002 election cycle - 75...
The boomer defection: Voters over 50 are leaning increasingly Republican

...Republicans in November's congressional election. Voters in their 30s and...strongly for Democrats in the congressional election of 2006. (They voted for...well beyond November's congressional election. "There's a long-running...
Outside editorial: Shut out at the polls

...fix the problems that end up disenfranchising far too many citizens. According to a study by the Cooperative Congressional Election Survey, an estimated 4 million eligible voters couldn't cast ballots in the 2008 presidential election because...
One year later, Palin not fading away

...Going Rogue," her best-selling memoir, added to her luster among the conservative faithful. And in this congressional election year, she has easily eclipsed other Republicans as provider of the most coveted endorsement. Palin is everywhere...
Northwest Digest by her father, Gov. Frank Murkowski, defeated former Gov. Tony Knowles last year in the tightest Alaska congressional election since 1980. The candidates spent nearly $11 million to make their cases to voters. Professors Carl Shepro...
Inside Out

...Steve McCarthy provided Missouri officials with the certificate of election showing Nick Begich won the 1972 congressional election over Don Young; the proclamation by Gov. Bill Egan declaring the seat vacant when Begich was declared dead...
Alaska editorial: Problems plague Medicare drug plan

...hear even more and louder complaints. There is no groundswell in Washington to simplify the program yet, but a congressional election is only six months away. To avoid trouble at the polls, perhaps Congress will do what it should have done in...
Knowles raises $100k in less than a month

...his war chest. Murkowski's campaign had not filed a report by late Tuesday afternoon. In Alaska's only congressional election, Republican U.S. Rep. Don Young reported having $2.4 million on hand at the beginning of August, according...
The speech he needed to give a swan dive into the Reflecting Pool if that would revive the economy and help his party in this year's congressional election. Democrats, in turn, would do anything to derail past and future tax cuts. Why? So they can spend more money...


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