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Treadwell: 'No interest' in primary against Parnell

...said he did not want to wait to begin preparing a Republican challenge to Begich's reelection."Challenging a sitting senator, even in a state like Alaska where a Republican is probably more likely to win, is a huge undertaking, and it's...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-12-04/treadwell-no-interest-primary-against-p
State
Conservatives take aim at Senate coalition

...race, in Senate District A, features a dramatically redrawn district and Thomas must square off against another sitting senator, conservative Republican John Coghill of North Pole.Minnery said his group also may put money into a fifth race...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-10-25/conservatives-take-aim-senate-coalition
State
2010 was full of surprises

...primary but Murkowski prevailed as a write-in candidate in the general election in November. Murkowski is the only sitting senator to lose in a primary and win as a write-in in the general election. "It is a unique historical event," Carey...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010211/sta_764476340.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...comes out." Should all 20 senators stand for re-election next year instead of the usual 10? That could force a sitting senator with aspirations for the governor's mansion to choose one race or the other. Which voters get added or subtracted...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021901/Loc_Map.shtml
Cowdery pulls out of special session on tax

...company had bribed during testimony in the trial of former Rep. Pete Kott, R-Eagle River. Cowdery was the only sitting senator Smith named. Cowdery's statement said his decision was made in the best interests of the legislative process and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091907/sta_20070919018.shtml
News
Group stands behind ad Murkowski calls untrue

...It's such a veiled threat, saying, 'If you play this ad, we will hold you responsible.' Coming from a sitting senator, that was kind of creepy, I thought." McKeever, in an interview with The Associated Press, refused to say what...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100610/sta_716565373.shtml
News
Map may reshape House, Senate

...questions. Should all 20 senators stand for re-election next year instead of the usual 10? That could force a sitting senator with aspirations for the governor's mansion to choose one race or the other. Which voters get added or subtracted...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021901/Loc_Map.html
Local
Murkowski should be removed from leadership for write-in campaign

...leader and ask him to strip her of her committee assignments and seniority, as is the usual course of action when a sitting senator runs as an "independent." Yes, it might mean a little less bacon from Murkowski for a while, but that pig's...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110910/let_733437018.shtml
Opinion
Debit surcharge a reaction to government controls on fees

...who took to the Senate floor to encourage customers to remove their money from banks that raise fees.That a sitting senator would encourage a bank run at any time, much less when the economy is in a precarious state, is remarkable in itself...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-10-21/debit-surcharge-reaction-government-c
Opinion
Joe Miller refuses to answer questions about past

...Republican Senatorial Committee and Sen. Jim DeMint, R-S.C., whom Miller mentioned when asked during a debate which sitting senator he most admired. In recent weeks, it has been reported that Miller, who has called for an end to the "welfare...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101210/sta_719190172.shtml
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