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Senate Dems block vote to disapprove of Iran deal unlikely to advance, Republicans staged the Senate vote to make political points against Democrats and in future Senate races. They point to polls showing Americans have reservations about the deal.The second vote was not the final word in...
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Murkowski raises nearly $1.1 million in latest quarter

...And if we're not and no one runs, wonderful, but that's not our expectation," he said.Last year's U.S. Senate race between then-Democratic Sen. Mark Begich and Republican Dan Sullivan attracted a flood of outside money because it...
Begich concedes Senate race to Sullivan

JUNEAU - Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Begich conceded the Alaska Senate race to Republican Dan Sullivan on Monday, nearly two weeks after the hard-fought election.Begich said he congratulated Sullivan...
My Turn: 'Big Money' is the winner

...4 billion." PBS's analysis shows more than a $1 billion was spent on TV ads, with almost half going to just 10 Senate races. In Alaska, this translated to a major windfall for TV stations and spending more per voter than any other state...
Sullivan's lead extends as final votes are tallied

JUNEAU - Republican Dan Sullivan extended his lead over Democratic Sen. Mark Begich in Alaska's U.S. Senate race Tuesday.Sullivan widened his lead by several hundred votes as election workers began counting the remaining 50,000 or so absentee...
Alaska counts ballots to decide Senate race

...JUNEAU - Alaska election officials began Tuesday to count thousands of outstanding ballots that will decide the U.S. Senate race.Republican challenger Dan Sullivan led first-term Democratic Sen. Mark Begich by about 8,100 votes on election...
Senate, governor races remain in limbo

...scheduled to start counting those votes on Tuesday.The Senate race at one time was thought it might play a role in deciding...chamber, but that changed quickly as Republicans swept Senate races across the country.Begich remained out of the public...
Commentary: Turnout doesn't measure up to ballot options

...four-year term on the line.While the governor's race featured a contest between two Republicans, there was a U.S. Senate race featuring the highest spending ever in the state that offered as clear a choice as can be imagined.The stakes were...
Begich trailing in Senate race

ANCHORAGE - Alaska Democratic Sen. Mark Begich wasn't conceding anything Wednesday in his race against Republican challenger Dan Sullivan. Sullivan held a 3.6 percentage point lead over Begich with all precincts reporting.
Not only Alaskans vote in Alaska

...legalization of marijuana, raising the state minimum wage, the governor's race, judge appointments and, yes, the Senate race. So here's how it went down.On Oct. 20, I emailed the Alaska Division of Elections a completed absentee ballot...


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