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My Turn: Worst session ever?

...Rep. Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins, D-Sitka, reported in his constituent newsletter that "some grizzled Alaska political observers lament they haven't seen it so bad since 1981. I've heard some say it's never been this bad, ever." A...
Mine project splits major state industries

...government, he said, "We need an Alaska solution for an Alaska problem." In an irony that has not been lost on political observers, Hackney is running a super PAC that supports Sullivan's candidacy.Anders Gustafson runs the Renewable Resources...
Candidates in governor's race join forces

...nothing in exchange for my resignation. I believe the overriding imperative is to replace Sean Parnell."Polls and political observers have pointed to Parnell, 51, winning a three-way race in November. But he would face a more difficult challenge...
Candidates for governor's race plan their next moves

...which opens Thursday."It's a great way to meet a whole bunch of Alaskans," the 63-year-old Walker said.Political observers give Parnell the edge in the general election, even if Mallott and Walker pick off some of his support.One longtime...
Youngest lawmaker making national name

...slaughter."His intentional planning carried over into his first term, and it caught the attention of national political observers. Kreiss-Tomkins, along with Anchorage Republican Lance Pruitt, the House Majority Leader, were recently named...
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Gubernatorial races low-key for primary

...Miller said. "Listen, we've got not just one challenger, but we've got two very credible challengers."Political observers say Parnell holds an edge, and not just as the incumbent, but because any anti-Parnell vote will be fractured...
My Turn: History shows Walker and Mallott made the smart move

...statistically analyze who the third-party candidate hurt the most and if it made the difference in the outcome, many political observers agree there were at least three elections where the third-party candidate determined the outcome of the election...
Vice pres. to succeed Chavez

...Better to be dead than traitors to the people and to Chavez!"That loyalty made Maduro a logical choice, political observers said."Maduro combines two characteristics that influenced Chavez in his decision to designate him as successor...
'Stars aligned' for GOP session in Alaska

...any friends this time because they probably did make everyone mad," said Dave Dittman, a pollster and longtime political observer. "But I think, by and large, they did what they said they were going to do." Lawmakers approved oil exploration...
Rep. Bruce Weyhrauch

Q: Political observers have described this session as one of the most partisan in recent memory. Was that the case? A: Well, it was my first session...


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