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Insurgents vs. mainstream

...political experience hoping the race ultimately turns their way.Trump, the brash real estate mogul, has dominated the Republican race for months, but was a less of a factor Wednesday night than in the previous two debates. He largely refrained from...
Nation and World
Ranks thinning, traditional GOP candidates try to adapt

...House on the strength of their political resumes. And it leaves the governors and senators still in the turbulent Republican race scrambling to adapt to a political environment that is rewarding those with the least governing experience."The...
Nation and World
Amid Trump bombast, Carson rises

LOS ANGELES - Amid all the bombast in the Republican race for president, Ben Carson comes across more like a whisper.He is, in some ways, the anti-Trump - a gentle candidate who...
Nation and World
Fiorina looks to turn debate accolades into dollars, votes

...America, a super PAC backing Fiorina.At least in the short-term, Fiorina's strong performance could jolt a Republican race that has been dominated by the unexpected rise of Donald Trump. Her sustainability will hinge on her ability to raise...
Nation and World
Seven legislative candidates bow out of August primary

...primary fights between Democrats and Republicans. Alaska voters will pick the party's legislative candidate in 17 Republican races and five Democratic races. In eight races, the winner of the August primary will face no challenger in the Nov...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...the past week, abortion has again become the most heated topic of the presidential primaries. It's dominated the Republican race even in New Hampshire, where the crucial independent voters are historically pro-choice. And it's given us a...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Kincaid, who lost to Ogan in the primary two years ago. On Kodiak Island, Gary Stevens defeated Dan Ogg in the Republican race for the seat vacated by GOP Rep. Alan Austerman, who is running for the Senate. Stevens faces Democrat Gabrielle...
Outside editorial: Close New Hampshire results are good news for voters across U.S.

...on the important issues at We'll start with the Republican race, because the result in New Hampshire strengthens...reflects well on his character and judgment. The Republican race remains far from settled, but having McCain in the...
Attention GOP hopefuls... Anyone out there?

...for president to run for governor instead. Reuters this week quoted Republican strategist Ford O'Connell on the Republican race: "You are seeing a lot of discontented Republicans want a choice, and there are some prominent holes in the field...
Presidential race place to make water a priority

...great ecological issue. With westerners like former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman and Texas Gov. Rick Perry either in the Republican race or likely to join it, you would think this would be a topic some candidates would feel in their bones. In Perry's...


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