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Third-party candidates in Senate races worry GOP

...supporting Libertarian candidate Dan Cox in a bid to steer conservatives away from Rehberg. Cox won 7 percent of the vote, to Rehberg's...the Libertarian nominee, might appeal to some Kentucky conservatives who resent the way McConnell steamrolled tea party champion...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-07/third-party-candidates-senate-races-wor
State
US Senate race draws focus in Alaska primary

ANCHORAGE - Tea party conservatives hope to make Republican primary magic again Tuesday, with a victory by Joe Miller in Alaska's U.S. Senate race.The election...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-19/us-senate-race-draws-focus-alaska-prima
State
My Turn: SB21 is risky business

...prices drop.We tend to look on the bright side, but fiscal conservatives usually plan, or at least calculate, for downturns as...without exposing Alaska to tremendous risk. It is fiscal conservatives that should be objecting to SB21. No business owner I know...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-13/my-turn-sb21-risky-business
Opinion
My Turn: Hurray for Democrats! Hurray for Republicans! Love, your BFF, Big Money

...Sen. Murkowski immediately voted with the pro-life faction her first few weeks of reelection to establish herself with conservatives. Mr. Mallot is pro-choice. Sen. Murkowski and Tony Knowles did a Vote No commercial for Ballot Measure 1. Mr. Mallot...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-08-21/hurray-democrats-hurray-republicans-l
Letters
GOP candidates square off for last time

...Treadwell said. Miller went after Treadwell for his support of the long-pending Law of the Sea Treaty, a prime target for conservatives. It was an indirect way of questioning Treadwell's conservative credentials. Treadwell responded: "When I came to...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-15/gop-candidates-square-last-time
State
My Turn: If Ballot Measure 1 is about jobs, families and our future - vote 'Yes'

...give us a fair return for our oil leases. According to Sen. Bert Stedman, R-Sitka, one of the few consistent fiscal conservatives, SB 21 structures the return on our oil "as if the State of Alaska is having a going out of business sale on oil". There...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-17/if-ballot-measure-1-about-jobs-famili
Opinion
Mormon church bucks the trend

...Americans are disappointed in their churches, they exit and usually look for another church. Recently, for many non-conservatives, it is organized religion as a whole that has disappointed them, and many of the disappointed now opt for labeling themselves...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-11/mormon-church-bucks-trend
Local
Conservatives take aim at Senate coalition

...refusal to lower oil taxes.Social conservatives are latching on, too -- and in a...them to the polls. The same fiscal conservatives who back Gov. Sean Parnell's desired...drawn legislative districts, Alaska conservatives see their chance. Democrats and unions...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-10-25/conservatives-take-aim-senate-coalition
State
Anti-tax conservatives say no to tax-increase deal

...virtually every American."I want conservatives to stay strong," says Christine Morabito...before they get better."Anti-tax conservatives from every corner of the nation echo...that does not seem to resonate with conservatives such as tea party activist Frank Smith...

http://juneauempire.com/steve-peoples/2012-12-24/anti-tax-conservatives-say-no-t
A 'different' kind of candidate

...full fiscal burden of the school system - but it gained a miniscule amount of traction among some of the stalwart fiscal conservatives in both the House and the Senate."The education system ... it seems to be like a yearly fight, and it's senseless...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-14/different-kind-candidate
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