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Murkowski vows to work to elect Republican senator

...Tell me how having a Democrat in the Senate, working with a Democrat administration...blamed Reid for much of the gridlock in the Senate and said the current Republican leader...normal course of business if he ran the Senate, including allowing for amendments on...
Locals hear both sides of Measure No. 1 debate

On Tuesday, Alaskans will have a say in the state's oil tax structure with a yes vote to repeal Senate Bill 21 or no vote to approve the law.Locals gathered Thursday evening in Soldotna for a forum hosted by the League of Women...
GOP Senate candidates square off one last time

The three Republican U.S. Senate candidates squared off against each...Fairbanks attorney and the Republican Senate candidate in 2010, met in what may...Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee in the Senate has been, "asleep at the switch...
Campaigning in Alaska has a distinct feel

...Anchorage suburb on a recent night, demonstrating how Alaska's unique political culture makes the outcome of Tuesday's GOP Senate primary anybody's guess.In this remote and lightly-populated state, where residents refer to the Lower 48 as "outside...
Gubernatorial races low-key for primary

...overshadowed by hard-driving runs for a U.S. Senate seat and a ballot referendum to repeal...clears the question of who will be the GOP Senate candidate in the general and whether voters...he said the Legislature's passage of Senate bill 21, which created the new oil tax...
Bitterness defining Alaska's GOP US Senate primary

ANCHORAGE - Needing to net six seats in November to regain control of the U.S. Senate, Republicans ought to be able to count on reliably conservative Alaska as something of a gimme.But they'll first have to settle...
Treider: A different vision of Alaska's future

...three very exuberant dogs. My run for Senate is fueled by our beliefs that we need...Why am I qualified to serve you in the senate? I've worn many hats: oilfield worker...refinery tax credits he pushed through the senate, for example. How many jobs could those...
Plenty on the ballot in Tuesday's primary

...Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate seat currently help by Mark Begich, governor. A full slate of state Senate and House seats are up for election after...ballots.Districts 29 and 30 now make up Senate District O, with Republican Peter Micciche...

...said he will introduce legislation to curb the trend of police militarization.Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, said his committee will review the program to determine if the Defense Department's surplus equipment...
Attacks on Sullivan could hurt Treadwell's future in politics

...Wall Street Journal that Sullivan should never have entered the Senate race, and "he's just not ready. "The arrogance of coming...convincing Alaskans that he is the best candidate for the U.S. senate, the fires of discontent will continue to burn in the Treadwell...


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