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Here's where Senate's pivotal 2014 races are taking shape

...and unlike health care, it doesn't directly affect the daily lives of most constituents.That leaves Senate and House races with two potential themes that might emerge: a referendum on President Barack Obama, and a test of who best understands...
The shutdown demonstrates that we need a bipartisan coalition in the House

...few months after his massive electoral victory (and Democrats getting 1.5 million more votes that Republicans in House races), shouldn't we have suspected that something had changed inside the party? Today, do we think there is anything...
Rep. Don Young wins GOP primary for US House seat to her campaign.Bridget Milligan, a Democrat from Juneau, said she hadn't paid much attention to the U.S. House race. She said she voted for a Democratic woman, and had to think when asked who she voted for. "Chesnut," she said...
Young eyeing 21st term in US House

...year, has made her fight against the agency central to her campaign, Bettine said her group isn't endorsing in the House race at all.Young is dismissive of CREW. And he has serious concerns about what TSA has become and where it is going...
Young, Cissna make last pitch in House race

ANCHORAGE - The candidates for Alaska's lone U.S. House seat made one last pitch for the job on Monday, with U.S. Rep. Don Young saying opponent Sharon Cissna can't do anything that he's been able to do.
5 things we've learned after Alaska's primary

ANCHORAGE - Five things we learned from Tuesday's Alaska primary:1. Age matters. Whoever wins the U.S. House race in November won't be considered a young lion. Democrat Sharon Cissna of Anchorage is 70; incumbent U.S. Rep...
Alaska Editorial: Governor still has work to do on oil tax reform in the Senate

...more supportive of the governor's approach, Sen. John Coghill and former Sen. Pete Kelly respectively. Results in House races were mixed but won't change the Republican majority, which backed the governor during the previous session.The...
My Turn: What makes Alaskans unhappy?

...Moses, Richard Foster and Reggie Joule. There are no Democrats in three Senate races and in 12 House races and no Republicans in five House races. Where are those unhappy people? Alaskans will select a new governor from 14 candidates because...
Consulting work pays off big for Alaska legislators

...close second is to my constituents." Anderson received about $4,000 in Veco-related contributions in his 2002 House race. Stevens isn't up for election this year, but he received more than $12,000 in Veco contributions for his 2002...
Fairbanks' Whitaker opts out of 2004 House race

Fairbanks Republican Rep. Jim Whitaker, who is running for mayor of the Fairbanks North Star Borough, says he will not seek another term in the House of Representatives even if he loses the mayoral election. The next election for representatives is in 2004.


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