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Letter: Terms up for Begich but work left to be done

I applaud Sen. Mark Begich for not immediately conceding the Senate election, out of respect for every Alaskan voter. Also deserving of his respect are the voters who put him in office in 2008 who expect...
My Turn: Predictions for 2014 and beyond

...what they wanted to do. The rallying cry of the Democrats was that the Koch brothers shouldn't be able to buy our Senate election. The reality was quite different. Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nevada, and his Democratic super PAC outspent Republicans...
Small Alaska town welcomes big politics

...a bar near the harbor to play pool."This election, the whole country is watching, because what happens in the Senate election in Alaska is likely going to determine the direction of the county," Sullivan told supporters gathered at the coffee...
Roger Goodell's mission to measure up

...taking a leading role to end the war, a move that alienated many expected big contributors and could cost him the 1970 Senate election (which it did)."No regrets at all," said Goodell (who died at age 60 in 1987). "Sometimes we need to act...
No end in sight for Outside campaign ads

...and there doesn't seem to be any end to the Outside-funded advertising, five months before the November U.S. Senate election.The latest ad is focused on Begich's support of Obamacare, and it's the second anti-Begich ad from American...
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My Turn: When in doubt, vote for bipartisanship one shining outcome of what a bipartisan government can achieve.Applying the measure of bipartisanship to the Senate election means voting for Sen. Mark Begich. Having one Republican Senator and one Democratic Senator makes Alaska stronger...
Legislative reflections

...I am, however, disappointed with our Democratic leadership, who must obviously be looking to the next U.S. Senate elections in '04, with the help of Tom Daschle. The philosophy must have been oppose everything, let the Republicans suffer...
Give McAdams a chance

...before her dad gave her the seat?" I also question previous editorial comments that Lisa "handily" won her only senate election, which I recall as a dead heat with former Gov. Tony Knowles until a commercial blitz featuring Sen. Ted Stevens...
Alaska official: Miller election claims baseless

...issues but was a matter for a state court. Beistline granted a temporary injunction halting certification of the Senate election with the stipulation that Miller would take the case to the state court.
State rejects anti-abortion ballot measure

...convinced him he had little choice. "I spent more time on this issue than any other single issue since wrapping up the senate election, and I did not see very much of a choice," he said. Desjarlais said he'd like to see the Alaska Constitution...


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