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9 hrs ago | KGWN

Medicaid Extension

Mead began searching for a better strategy to expand Medicaid coverage after legislature denied 50 million dollars in funding to over 17 thousand adults.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Governors

16 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

Joe Miller's odd non-concession concession

Despite numerous phone calls and emails from the Washington Examiner , a spokesman for Joe Miller's U.S. Senate campaign has not confirmed that the candidate has conceded the Alaska race to former state Attorney General Dan Sullivan .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, Tea Party, US Governors, Sarah Palin, Mike Huckabee

Thu Aug 21, 2014

BrandonInfo.com

Gov. Daugaard yakes ALS Challenge

PIERRE, S.D. - Gov. Dennis Daugaard accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge on Wednesday evening at the Governor's residence to support finding a cure for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Dennis Daugaard, Pierre, SD

SFGate

Gov. Mead wants Medicaid proposal for Legislature

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, US Governors, Cheyenne, WY, US News, US Supreme Court

News Max

Dems Smack Alaska GOP Senate Victor With Attack Ad Barrage

Democrats, fearing losing control in the U.S. Senate, have quickly gone after a GOP candidate from Alaska on the heels of his primary win.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Ted Stevens, Alaska, Republican, Alaska Government, US Governors

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Politico

Wind energy picks up strength off Maryland coast - Gulf of Mexico oil, gas lease sale today

WIND ENERGY PICKS UP STRENGTH OFF MARYLAND COAST: Call it the Free State bump. Two federal lease areas for wind energy development off the coast of Maryland sold for much more on Tuesday than previous offshore wind leases.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors

Anchorage Daily News

GOP voters pick Sullivan to take on Begich in fall race for U.S. Senate seat

Dan Sullivan Republican candidate for the US Senate is optimistic and crosses his fingers as early results come in at his election night party at the Fat Ptarmigan downtown Anchorage on Tuesday, August 19, 2014.

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Related Topix: Anchorage, AK, US Governors, Sean Parnell, US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat

Planet Jackson Hole

WyoFile special: Who bankrolls Wyo.'s top-funded primary candidates?

Although the primary election will be old news by the time the ink dries on this issue, this article contains relevant information for voters trying to better grasp the role that campaign contributions play in the sphere of politics.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator John Barrasso, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mike Enzi, Wyoming, US Governors

WBTV

Dan Sullivan wins Alaska's Gop Us Senate primary

New York City's Metropolitan Opera has reached a deal with its stagehands and says it expects to avert a lockout by reaching agreements with the remaining unions as well.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, Anchorage, AK, US Governors

County 10 News

Statewide race results are in; Mead, Murray and Balow all move on

Incumbent U.S. Senator Mike Enzi won the Republican nomination for the general election today.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Representative Cynthia Lummis, US Governors

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Star Valley Independent

2014 Lincoln County Primary Election Results

Matt Mead, Sheryl Lain and Ed Buchanan won the Lincoln County race in three key Wyoming statewide races.

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Related Topix: Lincoln County, WY, US Governors

KGWN

Governor Mead's Ice Bucket Challenge

Governor Matt Mead took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge today to support finding a cure and treatments for ALS.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Jackson, WY

ABC News

News Guide: Primary Election Highlights

Three Republican challengers have waged contentious campaigns in Alaska to take on U.S. Sen. Mark Begich in the fall.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Cynthia Lummis, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors, Sean Parnell, Sarah Palin

NewsOK.com

Wyoming primary a referendum on Gov. Mead

Challengers Dr. Taylor Haynes and Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill both campaigned on the idea that they can move Wyoming farther away from federal control.

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Politico

Alaska primary a test of Dem 'meddling'

An outside group backing Democratic Sen. Mark Begich has spent nearly $4 million in attack ads against GOP Senate front-runner Dan Sullivan, a move Republicans say is "meddling" by Democrats to set themselves up for an easier general election this fall.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Todd Akin, US Governors, Claire McCaskill, Missouri

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Swing State Project

Daily Kos Elections: Alaska primary and Virginia state Senate special election preview

Republican Dan Sullivan is looking to capture his party's nomination for U.S. Senate to face Democratic Mark Begich Voters in Alaska go to the polls Tuesday to select candidates in their state's primary.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, Democrat, US Governors, Barack Obama

The Wall Street Journal

Joe Miller Makes a Final Charge in Alaska

A day before Alaskans pick a Republican opponent for Democratic Sen. Mark Begich , Joe Miller is trying to replicate the 2010 surge that won him the surprise GOP Senate nomination.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, Alaska, Senator Mark Begich, Democrat, Alaska Government, US Governors

Bradenton.com

Sheridan grandmother will buy first lottery ticket

Gov. Matt Mead, flanked by Secretary of State Max Maxfield on the left, and Wyoming Lottery CEO Jon Clontz, on the right, addresses a news conference Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, to announce the winner of a promotional contest for the new state lottery, which begins selling Powerball and Mega Millions tickets statewide next Sunday.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Lottery

Switched

In Alaska, A Personal Touch To GOP Senate Primary

Wearing a fleece vest with his name and the logo of the northwestern city of Nome, Lt.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, Senator Mark Begich, Democrat, Alaska, Anchorage, AK, US Governors

Daily Kos

Elections Morning Digest: Brian Schatz comes out on top as Hawaii's long Senate race ends

Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Colleen Hanabusa, Democrat, US Senate, Daniel Inouye, Nathan Deal, Republican, Senator Mark Begich, US Governors

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