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5 things to know about Alaska's midterm election

...former party chairman, its candidate to battle the race's two high-profile candidates: Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Begich and Republican challenger Dan Sullivan.This year's general election for governor is expected to be a spirited three-way...

...included the second annual "Classic Roundtable on National Recreational Fishing" with U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski and Mark Begich. Representatives from leading national sport fishing interests, including the National Marine Manufacturers Association...
Seafood industry, delegation seek Russian import ban

...S. institute an import ban, and coordinate with international allies on such an action.Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Mark Begich and Rep. Don Young are signing a joint letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and U.S. Secretary of Commerce...
Murkowski, Begich talk recreational fishing at roundtable

U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, and Mark Begich, D-Alaska, joined panelists at the Kenai River Classic Roundtable in a discussion about recreational fishing and the reauthorization...
Sullivan leads GOP Senate race

...state Attorney General Dan Sullivan took a primary lead in the fight to be the GOP candidate to take on U.S. Sen. Mark Begich in the fall.Sullivan entered the primary the presumed front-runner, with the backing of national GOP powerbrokers...
Campaigning in Alaska has a distinct feel

...primary, with the winner expected to face Democratic Sen. Mark Begich in November. Begich faces no serious primary challenger...choice come Tuesday."It might come down to who can beat Mark Begich," she said.Bohrer reported from Anchorage and Juneau...
Plenty on the ballot in Tuesday's primary

...attention in recent months has been the race for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate seat currently help by Mark Begich, a Democrat. Joe Miller, Dan Sullivan and Mead Treadwell are the top names on the Republican ballot. Voters also...
Bitterness defining Alaska's GOP US Senate primary

...will emerge too weakened to defeat Democratic Sen. Mark Begich."That's the life of a Republican primary - bomb...don't like one candidate or the other, they dislike Mark Begich a lot more."Yet there are signs Sullivan's backers...
Alaska GOP candidates clash on immigration

...hand the November election to incumbent Democrat Sen. Mark Begich.The candidates also clashed over the economic stimulus...Marine Reserves. "The best way to change this is to beat Mark Begich and retire Harry Reid."Treadwell stressed his 40 years...
Candidates for governor plan campaign moves

...campaigns were largely overshadowed by contentious runs for the GOP nomination for the U.S. Senate seat held by Democrat Mark Begich. The gubernatorial runs also took a back seat to a referendum to repeal the state's new petroleum tax system that...


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