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Democrats submit new Senate names

Juneau Democratic party leaders provided Gov. Sarah Palin with a list of four names...former state representative from Juneau in the 1970s and early 1980s. Juneau Democratic Party Chairwoman Kim Metcalfe said the party still supports Kerttula...
Senate seat up for grabs

...Palin broke with tradition when she bypassed the Juneau Democratic Party's recommendation for appointment to the Alaska...Palin names, but disagreed with the tactic of the Juneau Democratic Party. "There's a tradition, and I don't think...
Kerttula awaits Palin's Senate appointment

...was "humbling" to get the sole nomination of the Juneau Democratic Party to replace Sen. Kim Elton in the Senate...not said what her plans for the appointment are. Juneau Democratic Party chairwoman Kim Metcalfe said the formal notification...
Kerttula's hopes for leadership fade

...Kerttula, D-Juneau, may have seen her hopes of leading the state House of Representatives dashed when fellow Juneau Democratic Rep. Andrea Doll lost her re-election bid. Or, those hopes may have already been lost when Gov. Sarah Palin...
Why is Juneau silent about Israeli violence?

...absolved from acting on the knowledge gathered? Where are the religious groups in this season of peace? How about the Juneau Democratic Party with their new-found "fierce urgency of now." Obviously, they are nowhere to be found in Alaska's most...
At workshop, 'ordinary people' consider seeking office

...running a campaign. Making sure dates are hit and books are kept can make or break a campaign.Some attendees, like Juneau Democratic leader Nancy Courtney or Planned Parenthood Votes Northwest organizer Alyson Currey, attended to learn more about...
Begich concedes Senate race to Sullivan

JUNEAU - Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Begich conceded the Alaska Senate race to Republican Dan Sullivan on Monday, nearly two weeks after the hard-fought...
Fiscal wiz banks on run for Senate seat

...and its people to another level by filing to run as a Republican for the state Senate seat currently occupied by Juneau Democratic Sen. Dennis Egan."He's just been in an appointed position, and nobody has decided to challenge him," Williams...
Senator proposes striking same-sex marriage ban

...option is superior, he said, because it gives Alaskans the chance to weigh in rather than being told what to do.Juneau Democratic Sen. Dennis Egan told the Empire he likes the idea, but doesn't think it will pass the Legislature."I support...
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Transportation plan calls for expansion three years, which would mean a final approval from the federal government is not expected before early 2016.Juneau democratic Rep. Sam Kito III's district includes Petersburg, but not Kake. Kito is skeptical about the DOT building a new...


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