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Franken: Sleeping through the campaign

...without causing ridicule, has stepped aside from the GOP Senate race for Congressman Cory Gardner, who has demonstrated...infamous Koch brothers have dropped $30 million on Senate races, largely for attack ads against Democrats. And it's...
Senate candidates weigh in on minimum wage on this debate by voting on the state ballot initiative." - Joe Miller, Republican nominee in the 2010 U.S. Senate race won with a write-in campaign by Sen. Lisa Murkowski: "The minimum wage proposal does nothing to address the real...
Can Christie be the GOP Bill Clinton

...every county in Massachusetts in his 1994 re-election as governor, then lost by 7 points to John Kerry in a 1996 Senate race in which the map of Massachusetts snapped back to its natural state.Granted, getting into a position where you can...
Joe Miller files paperwork for U.S. Senate run

JUNEAU (AP) - Joe Miller has filed a statement of candidacy for the 2014 U.S. Senate race in Alaska.The Federal Election Commission requires individuals to register as candidates when campaign contributions or spending...
Primary a year away, but campaign rhetoric heating up

...that's being spewed" - is amped up.The highest-profile and most contentious races are shaping up to be the U.S. Senate race and oil tax referendum. Begich is a first-term Democrat and Republicans have seen his seat as important to their...
Joe Miller ordered to pay $85,000 in legal fees

...significant matters at stake in this case, with the records coming to light near the end of the heated 2010 U.S. Senate race."The Dispatch's fees, as compared to the import and significance of the public's right to make informed decisions...
Alaskans send Young back to Congress

...sort of accommodation on how we keep that pipeline full," he said.The biggest focus this election has been on state Senate races. The 20-member Senate is currently ruled by a bipartisan coalition comprised of 10 Democrats and six Republicans...
Bell asks for recount in Senate race

...French did not immediately return a call seeking comment.The race was one of the most expensive and contentious Alaska Senate races this year, with French among the incumbents targeted for defeat by Republicans who wanted to break up the Senate's...
Group supporting Senate bipartisan majority weighs in with campaign spending

...more than $16,500 on hand at the close of the reporting period.As for candidate reports in some closely watched Senate races:? Sen. Hollis French, D-Anchorage, reporting raising more than $61,600 in his bid for re-election in an...
PJ's Diner holds presidential poll

...Romney holds a 5-point lead. The Kenai diner has participated in the poll once before, during the state's 2010 Senate race. Incumbent Sen. Lisa Murkowski made history when she mounted a write-in campaign and won the general election over...


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