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27 min ago | Politico

The season's most bizarre political ads

A monkey, some hungry alligators, a bullet-ridden television set and the Ebola virus.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Kline, Representative Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor, Weird

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Real Clear Politics

How Dems Can Hold Senate Majority

The summer has been a difficult one for Democrats hoping to hold on to their majority in the U.S. Senate this fall.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Mitt Romney, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Mary Landrieu

Anchorage Daily News

More important questions to ask of Begich, Sullivan than time in Alaska

We've all heard the question. It's the essential Alaska query that goes back at least to Gold Rush days and probably longer.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Alaska, Alaska Government, Anchorage, AK

Homer Tribune

Tea Party candidate favored in Homer

One surprise in the primary election results showed Joe Miller as the favored Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Homer, as well as all other District 31 precincts including Ninilchik, Kasilof and Anchor River.

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Related Topix: Homer, AK, US News, Tea Party, Ninilchik, AK, Kasilof, AK, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Ron Paul, Republican, US House of Representatives

APRN

Begich Campaign Initiates Callouts in Alaska Native Languages

Well-funded U.S. Senate campaigns are reaching out to villages in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta in what's expected to be a hard fought and extremely expensive race.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Alaska

Switched

Corporate PACs Stick With Senate Democrats In Tough Races So Far

In the most heavily contested Senate races over seats now held by Democrats, corporations and business trade associations are largely sticking with the Democrats as they dole out funds from their political action committees.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Democrat, Mark Udall, Senator Mark Udall, Mark Pryor

Roll Call

Top 5 Races to Watch in the West

The West has been difficult territory for Republicans over the last decade or so, but small GOP gains in the region it could be a sign of larger gains elsewhere around the country.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Scott Peters, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Ami Bera, Representative Julia Brownley, Representative David Valadao

Examiner.com

The Disappearing Campaign Issue

Remember the conventional wisdom a few months ago about Obamacare and the 2014 elections: Republicans would hammer Democrats on the law and Democrats would run away from it? In Alaska, a red state, two conservative groups have paid seven figures for ads attacking Senator Mark Begich , an embattled Democratic incumbent, but the ads don't mention ... (more)

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Mark Pryor

News Max

Brookings' Hudak: Pot Legalization Voters Will Boost Democrats

Ballot issues over marijuana legalization may wind up being the Democrats' biggest hope of holding onto control of the Senate, a Brookings Institution researcher says.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Outside spending skyrockets in 2014 campaign for Congress

Outside groups, often funded by big donors who hide their identities, have spent nearly $180 million in 2014 races for the U.S. Senate and House, in a mid-term election whose fall campaign is just getting underway.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat, Senator Jeff Merkley, Republican, Mitch McConnell

Small Business Trends

Begich Bill Could Reduce Healthcare Premiums by 18 Percent, Study Says

A bill proposed by Sen. Mark Begich to amend the Affordable Care Act could lower health insurance premiums by 18 percent, a study says.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Health Insurance, Health, Small Business, Personal Finance

National Review Online

New Poll Gives GOP's Sullivan Small Lead in Alaska Senate Race

Rasmussen , with the first poll of Alaska's Senate race since the August 19 GOP primary : "A new Rasmussen Reports statewide telephone survey of Likely Alaska Voters shows Republican Dan Sullivan with a 47% to 45% lead over incumbent Democratic Senator Mark Begich."

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Anchorage Daily News

Laine Welch: Looking for answers to Alaska's chinook decline

More than 100 researchers and three dozen projects are under way to find clues to why Alaska's chinook salmon production has declined since 2007.

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Related Topix: Alaska, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Alaska Government, Juneau, AK, Sean Parnell, US Governors, Sports

American Thinker

The Case for the Louisiana System

Fox News recently had a political story noting that in several close Senate races in red states, Libertarian candidates might keep the Republican nominee from winning seats held by Democrats today.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Ron Paul, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Denny Rehberg, US Senate, Democrat, Ted Stevens, Senator Al Franken

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Hill

Dem candidates back Obama on Iraq

Democrats in tough Senate election fights aren't running away from the White House on Iraq - at least not yet.

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Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kay Hagan, US House of Representatives, Representative Bruce Braley

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

New Jersey senator Booker expected in Anchorage next week

New Jersey Democratic U.S. Sen. Cory Booker will visit Anchorage next week for a series of community events and a fundraiser for the Alaska Democratic Party.

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Related Topix: Anchorage, AK, Cory Booker, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election

2008 Democratic Convention Watch

Alaska Tea

Earlier this week, with the results coming in early Wednesday morning for the majority of us living in the lower 48, Alaska held its primaries.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, Ted Stevens, Matt Mead, US Governors

Alaska Journal of Commerce

Murkowski, Begich talk recreational fishing at roundtable

U.S. Sens. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, and Mark Begich, D-Alaska, joined panelists at the Kenai River Classic Roundtable in a discussion about recreational fishing and the reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Act Aug. 22 at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex.

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Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, Soldotna, AK, Anchorage, AK

ActBlue

Image of Mark Begich

Outside groups are attacking candidates all across the country this year. If we're going to stand against them, we need your support.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Non-Profit, Anchorage, AK, Liberal Political News

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Daily Caller

New Ad Slams Democratic Senator's Work Ethic [VIDEO]

Americans for Prosperity has dropped a million dollars on a new ad attacking Democratic Sen. Mark Begich's work ethic, f In the 60 second spot, titled "Alaskans Show Up for Work," Steve Perrins - who runs the family owned and operated Rainy Pass Lodge outside of Anchorage - talks about the "Alaskan value system" of hard work and initiative, and ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Alaska, Anchorage, AK, Conservative Political News

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