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Op-ed: Marco Rubio's immigration problem

...during the past year, and it would at least alleviate concern that his new approach is "boob bait for Bubba" in the GOP primaries.But the doubts will never go away, nor should they. On immigration, the lesson from decades of cant and false...

...cheered his potential candidacy, eager to see the Democratic race thrown into chaos and perhaps distract attention from a GOP primary that's been roiled by the rise of unorthodox candidates such as Donald Trump and Ben Carson.Trump praised Biden...
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...
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...
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...


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