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Oct 14 2014
Sen. Mark Begich has portrayed his Republican opponent, Dan Sullivan, as soft on sex offenders and tough on women’s rights. Sullivan has accused the Democrat of hurting taxpayers and ignoring veterans. Both candidates and their allies have twisted the facts.FactCheck.org
Jan 09 2014
Alaska marijuana - A group may have gathered enough signatures for a ballot initiative on legalizing recreational use of marijuana in Alaska. Voters will decide in August.Christian Science Monitor
Jun 11 2016
Alaska, one of the reddest states in the country, is essentially bailing out its insurance market to prevent Obamacare from collapsing. A bill passed by the heavily GOP state Legislature to shore up its lone surviving Obamacare insurer is awaiting the signature of Gov. Bill Walker, a Republican-turned-independent who was endorsed two years ago by former vice presidential candidate Sarah PalinPolitico
Apr 19 2022
Mitch McConnell isn't backing down in his standoff with Donald Trump.
On Monday, the Senate Leadership Fund, the super PAC aligned with McConnell, announced that it had booked more than $7 miIlion worth of ad time in Alaska as GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski tries to fend off a challenge from Kelly Tshibaka, who has been endorsed by the former President. (The group also reserved ad time in sixCNN (Online News)
Apr 13 2022
Former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin leads the field for Alaska's lone House seat, a new poll finds.
Palin, former governor of The Last Frontier State, has a five-point lead over independent Al Gross in the primary field, a Must Read Alaska survey found.
Former President Donald Trump endorsed Palin on April 3, soon after she entered the race.
Mar 20 2022
The new election system approved by Alaska voters in 2020 will get an unexpected first test this summer with a special election to fill the seat left vacant by the death of Congressman Don Young, Alaska’s sole member in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Alaskans will pick a temporary replacement for Young using a top-four special primary election and a special ranked-choice generalAnchorage Daily News
Mar 20 2022
Alaska’s Supreme Court ruled this week that a new election system can go forward, clearing the way for ranked-choice voting to get its highest-profile test yet in a contested U.S. Senate race there.
Later this year, Sen. Lisa Murkowski, a Republican, is likely to face a challenge from a former state official, Kelly Tshibaka, who has been endorsed by former President Donald Trump.Yahoo News
Jan 30 2022
The Republican civil war is heating up in Alaska ahead of the state's gubernatorial, Senate and House races.
With Gov. Mike Dunleavy (R), Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R) and Rep. Don Young (R) all up for reelection, the party is torn over issues like the coronavirus pandemic, election integrity, federal and state spending, and former President Trump's role in the party.
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