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Warning signs for both parties in state and local elections Kentucky's political establishment after he challenged Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in the 2014 GOP Senate primary. It's an approach that fits with the outsider appeal of Trump and Carson, who are roiling the GOP presidential...
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My Turn: Begich hasn't lived up to Uncle Ted's legacy

...ran unsuccessfully for the U.S. Senate. During the campaign, she was diagnosed with cancer. After losing the Senate primary, she was elected Mayor of Princeton. By all accounts, Sigmund excelled at both politics and poetry. She died in...
Sarah Palin endorses Joe Miller in Senate race

JUNEAU - Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin endorsed Joe Miller in this state's GOP U.S. Senate primary on Friday, one day after Miller referred to Palin as a "major inspiration" in a debate.Palin, in a Facebook post, said Miller...
Tea Party Express might not endorse in Alaska race

...Joe Miller's campaign four years ago has not decided whether to endorse anyone in this year's Republican U.S. Senate primary.Sal Russo, co-founder and chief strategist for the Tea Party Express, told The Associated Press on Monday that...
Bitterness defining Alaska's GOP US Senate primary

ANCHORAGE - Needing to net six seats in November to regain control of the U.S. Senate, Republicans ought to be able to count on reliably conservative Alaska as something of a gimme. But they'll first have to settle on a candidate.
In Alaska, a distinct feel to getting out the vote

...suburb on a recent night, demonstrating how Alaska's unique political culture makes the outcome of Tuesday's GOP Senate primary anybody's guess.In this remote and lightly-populated state, where residents refer to the Lower 48 as "outside...
GOP's candidate: Alaska is my home, too

ANCHORAGE - The winner of Alaska's Republican Senate primary, Dan Sullivan, successfully turned back tea party opposition during an at-times contentious 10-month race. Next up, Democratic...
Mitt Romney rallies support for GOP

...governor and took over for her when she resigned in 2009. She backed tea party favorite Joe Miller in the U.S. Senate primary and didn't mention Sullivan in the email.Young was noticeably absent from Monday's rally, which included Murkowski...
Northwest Digest

...some national attention because it could be pivotal to Democrats' hopes of taking back control of the Senate. The Senate primary, winnowing down the partisan field from 11 candidates down to the finalists, is the marquee race in a mostly ho-hum...
This Day in History

...Hillary Rodham Clinton became the first lady to win an election as she claimed victory in the New York Democratic Senate primary, defeating little-known opponent Dr. Mark McMahon. In 2004, U.S. Airways Group Inc. filed for bankruptcy...


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