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New director chosen for Alaska Division of Elections

...Murkowski and tea party favorite Joe Miller. Murkowski mounted a write-in campaign to keep her job after losing the GOP primary to Miller. Fenumiai's charge from legal counsel during the hand-count was to count for Murkowski's tally names...
Republican Dan Sullivan wins Senate race in Alaska

...barraged by calls and ads, which many said they were turned off by. Sullivan emerged from a hard-fought, three-way GOP primary to take on Begich, who had token opposition. Begich focused during that race on bolstering his homespun image, casting...
Struggling governors could hurt GOP's Senate hopes

...solid congressional conservative since 1981, shifted further to the right to fend off a tea party challenger in the GOP primary, as he campaigned for a fourth Senate term. Once he got the nomination, Roberts began coasting. That helped independent...
Parnell, Walker clash on spending, gas line

...resulted in the candidates' initial running mates stepping aside. A judge has upheld the pairing.Walker, who lost the GOP primary to Parnell in 2010, said he wants a nonpartisan administration and to have a true team effort, with Mallott as a senior...
Tea Party Express may not endorse in Alaska race

...They're all pretty much running on a conservative platform," he said.Miller was the group's choice in the 2010 GOP primary because it saw a clear contrast between him and the incumbent, Sen. Lisa Murkowski, he said.The group saw Murkowski...
McConnell armed, not dangerous

...majority leader. Before that can happen, however, the first thing he has to do is defeat the tea-party opponent in his GOP primary back home in Kentucky -- Matt Bevin, who charges that McConnell has betrayed the conservative cause by working out...
FEC to consider Miller request on campaign funds

...2010 campaign. Miller lost the race to incumbent Lisa Murkowski, who mounted a write-in campaign after losing the GOP primary to Miller.Miller was a part-time borough attorney for seven years. He was disciplined in 2008 for using work computers...
Sullivan leads GOP Senate race

...considered a wild card and long shot, but he was running a race that smacked of 2010. That year, he upset Murkowski in the GOP primary, but wound up losing to her in the general election after she ran a write-in campaign.He had a network of loyal...
Campaigning in Alaska has a distinct feel

...Miller, a Fairbanks attorney, defied the polls and pundits and bested incumbent Sen. Lisa Murkowski in the 2010 GOP primary, but Murkowksi ultimately triumphed in the general election through a write-in campaign. This time, Miller is again...
Sullivan takes early lead in GOP Senate race

...considered a wild card and long shot, but he's running a race that smacks of 2010, when he upset Murkowski in the GOP primary, though he ended up losing to her in the general election after she ran a write-in campaign. He has a network of...


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