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New director chosen for Alaska Division of Elections

...took office Dec. 1.Fenumiai garnered national attention in 2010, during the hand-count of ballots in the U.S. Senate race between Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski and tea party favorite Joe Miller. Murkowski mounted a write-in campaign...
Murkowski raises nearly $1.1 million in latest quarter

...And if we're not and no one runs, wonderful, but that's not our expectation," he said.Last year's U.S. Senate race between then-Democratic Sen. Mark Begich and Republican Dan Sullivan attracted a flood of outside money because it...
Rich Lowry: Hillary Clinton's joyless ride

...series. This could be considered a cute little affectation, until you realize that she campaigned in a van in her 2000 Senate race, and for the same reason: to appear more relatable (the Secret Service reportedly referred to that vehicle, too...
Republican Dan Sullivan wins Senate race in Alaska

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Republican Dan Sullivan won Alaska's U.S. Senate race, defeating incumbent Democrat Mark Begich. Sullivan led Begich by about 8,100 votes on Election Night last week, and when...
Sullivan holds election day lead over Begich

...governor's race and a ballot measure to legalize marijuana, surpassed 2010, when there was another high-profile Senate race in Alaska, and the 2012 presidential race. The GOP needed to pick up six seats nationally to regain control of the...
GOP takeover: Republicans surge to Senate control

...inevitable in a nation marked by profound unease over the future and dissatisfaction with its political leaders.Several Senate races were close, a list that - surprisingly - included Virginia.There, Democratic Sen. Mark Warner held a narrow lead...
Senate candidates vie for veterans' votes

...was college football, not the state's hard-fought Senate race.When asked, Army veteran Ken Speegle thought about...competition for the support of veterans in the Alaska Senate race this year."I wouldn't be particularly happy that...
Independence Party candidate withdraws from senate race

JUNEAU - Vic Kohring, who was nominated for U.S. Senate last month by the Alaskan Independence Party, withdrew his candidacy in the interest of getting a "good Republican elected.
Sullivan leads GOP Senate race

...The Republicans were vying to face Begich, who won his primary easily after facing no real threat.The Alaska GOP Senate race mirrors national trends, with tea party conservatives trying to knock out mainstream Republicans.Sullivan, who also...
New group jumping into Alaska Senate race

JUNEAU (AP) - A new group is getting involved in Alaska's U.S. Senate race, aimed at curbing spending by outside groups that don't disclose their donors.CounterPAC wants Democratic Sen. Mark Begich...


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