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On Congress' snow day, an Arctic hearing

...hearing was only for those accustomed to wintry weather, one lawmaker who slogged through town to attend was Hawaii Democratic Sen. Mazie Hirono, who wore her attendance as a badge of courage."I think those of us who are here should get a gold...
Legislators file first round of bills

...legislative session begins Jan. 20 in Juneau.Six house bills have been filed by Juneau's representatives. Juneau's Democratic Sen. Dennis Egan said he will file his first bills in time for the Jan. 16 release.Rep. Cathy Munoz filed all four...
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Sullivan's lead extends as final votes are tallied

JUNEAU - Republican Dan Sullivan extended his lead over Democratic Sen. Mark Begich in Alaska's U.S. Senate race Tuesday.Sullivan widened his lead by several hundred votes as election workers...
Alaska counts ballots to decide Senate race

...outstanding ballots that will decide the U.S. Senate race.Republican challenger Dan Sullivan led first-term Democratic Sen. Mark Begich by about 8,100 votes on election night last week. About 50,000 absentee, questioned and early-voted...
Begich trailing in Senate race

ANCHORAGE - Alaska Democratic Sen. Mark Begich wasn't conceding anything Wednesday in his race against Republican challenger Dan Sullivan.Sullivan held a 3...
Not only Alaskans vote in Alaska

...know who won the political slugfest between incumbent Democratic Sen. Mark Begich and his Republican challenger Dan Sullivan...looking forward to. Republican Rep. Cathy Munoz and Democratic Sen. Dennis Egan were both individuals I got to know...
Alaska Senate race may help reset balance of power

...months of ads and calls, voters in Alaska are set to decide the hotly contested U.S. Senate race.First-term Democratic Sen. Mark Begich is being challenged by Republican Dan Sullivan, a former state attorney general and natural resources...
Mine project splits major state industries

...salmon runs is both an environmentalist rallying cry and a potent issue in development-happy Alaska that could help Democratic Sen. Mark Begich survive a strong re-election challenge.The Pebble Mine project that's on Tuesday's ballot embodies...
Group exposes voting histories of Alaska residents

...Koch brothers, in the battle for the seat held by Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu. Similar mailers have been received...challenge from Republican Rep. Tom Cotton.In Alaska, Democratic Sen. Mark Begich is struggling to hold off a challenge...
Democrats love seeing minimum wage on the ballot

...primary campaign then came out for the state minimum wage measure in his general election race against Democratic Sen. Mark Begich.Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor and his Republican opponent, Tom Cotton, have both endorsed the state-level ballot...


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