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No DC gridlock for gay marriage, legal marijuana

...will guarantee him "a very strong progressive legacy," said Ethan Geto, a gay-rights lobbyist and Democratic political consultant in New York."He wants to do the right thing on immigration, but it's an incredible minefield. He pushed...
Young takes issue with Begich claims of credit

...Alaska's congressional delegation accomplished together.The Republican Young is shown in a video orchestrated by political consultant Art Hackney and released this week on Young's campaign YouTube page. Hackney is a strategist for the Karl Rove-affiliated...
Begich pushes back on health care ad

...what's wrong in the law without throwing out what's right," Begich says in the ad.Matt Larkin, an Anchorage political consultant and president of Dittman Research, said it's smart for Republicans to challenge Begich on the health care issue...
Elections a year away but rhetoric in full swing

...state Democratic party accused Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell, who oversees state elections, of "collusion" with a political consultant to remove names from petitions to put Alaska's new oil tax law up for a public vote. An assistant attorney general...
Court rules against Pebble in document case

...unclean hands," was untruthful and must pay more than $3 million to the coalition and more than $5 million to political consultant Art Hackney.Kaplan, who is a defendant in the lawsuit but wasn't part of the issue under appeal, has filed...
Workers hired to discourage signing petition

...unwanted company.A veteran political consultant confirms he has hired workers...It's shocking that a political consultant would be funding, paying...R-Fairbanks, is a veteran political consultant who has worked on the campaigns...
Tribal leaders push for big Native voter turnout

...improved government-to-government recognition of tribal sovereignty, said Holly Cook Macarro, a Democratic political consultant in Washington and member of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa in northern Minnesota. Turning out votes in bad economic...
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Republican Sen. DeMint steps down

...communicating their message in the presidential race, Byars said."He knows how to communicate," said Byars, a political consultant. "This is a vehicle for him to push and pull on conservative issues on a national stage, to get the attention...
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New Orleans deserves Super Bowl spotlight

...European, Caribbean and African influences, that makes New Orleans such an attractive Super Bowl city, noted political consultant James Carville said."This is not just a city. This is a culture," said Carville, who lives in New Orleans...
Stevens' attack may help Democratic colleague

...McGavick traveled to Alaska for a fundraiser last month and took in $80,000, but it could cost him: Several political consultants said they could envision Cantwell doing a campaign spot asking why her opponent was raising money in such a pro-oil-industry...


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