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1 hr ago | The Wall Street Journal

Murkowski to Begich: Talk About Your Own Record, Not Mine

Republican Lisa Murkowski , the senior U.S. senator from Alaska, has largely remained tight-lipped about this year's race for the state's other Senate seat, currently held by Democratic Sen. Mark Begich .

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, Democrat, Alaska Government, Alaska, 2012 Presidential Election

2 hrs ago | Politico

$2.4 million to hit Iowa - Treadwell targeted, cash reserves low - Walsh tries to rally

LINKED VETS' GROUP GOES BIG IN IOWA: Concerned Veterans for America is launching a $2.4-million ad campaign in Iowa highlighting Democratic Senate candidate Bruce Braley's attendance record at House Veterans' Affairs Committee meetings, the group said today.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, US Senate, Republican, Chuck Grassley, Life, Veteran Affairs, Ted Stevens

6 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Elections Morning Digest: A new Democratic poll has Scott Peters holding his swing seat

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, Representative Scott Peters, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Kay Hagan, Republican, Representative Steve Daines, Anchorage, AK

11 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

In GOP primary, some worry being Dan Sullivan could hurt -- or help -- Dan Sullivan

Left: Dan Sullivan, a former Alaska attorney general and Natural Resources commissioner, is a Republican candidate for U.S. Senate.

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

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Treadwell trails Sullivan, Begich in latest fundraising numbers

The campaign of Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mead Treadwell raised $162,000 in the second quarter of this year, slightly more than rival Joe Miller but far behind Dan Sullivan, the third major GOP candidate.

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

Politico

Moderates balk at Senate border bill

Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu will oppose her leadership's border aid package, complicating Senate Democrats' plan to pass the legislation before August recess.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Louisiana, Louisiana Government, Jeff Flake, Republican, US House of Representatives

Patch.com

RI One Step Closer to Seat on Mid-Atlantic Fishery Council

U.S. Senator Jack Reed's efforts to give Rhode Island a seat at the table of the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council got a major boost this week when it was included in the latest version of the Senate Commerce Committee's draft Magnuson-Stevens Act reauthorization bill.

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

Los Angeles Times

Democratic strategists prescribe populism to cure party ills

U.S. Sen. Mark Begich , seen addressing supporters at a recent event in Juneau, has remained competitive in a heavily Republican state, which Democrats see as a hopeful sign.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Big Ant Studios, AFL, Video Games, 2012 Presidential Election

NAFCU

Begich to NCUA: Amend RBC proposal

July 24, 2014 - Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, wrote NCUA Chairman Debbie Matz on Wednesday to urge the agency to take credit unions' "overwhelming feedback" into account and amend its proposed risk-based capital rule.

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

Wed Jul 23, 2014

APRN

DOL Leader: Alaska Model for Job Training

Earlier this week Secretary Tom Perez visited facilities in Fairbanks and Southcentral Alaska.

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

Anchorage Daily News

AK Beat: Alaska GOP complains of Outside strategies in Senate race

Alaska Republicans frustrated at Outside strategies in Senate race: This fall's race for Alaska's U.S. Senate seat is Democratic incumbent Mark Begich's to lose, two Alaska Republican strategists told the British newspaper The Guardian .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Don Young, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Democrat, Sports

The Washington Post

The Democratsa Obama problem, in perspective

President Obama speaks during a town hall meeting focusing on the importance of the My Brothers Keeper Initiative at the Walker Jones Education Campus in Washington on Monday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, US Senate, Democrat, Mary Landrieu, Sports

Roll Call

Senate Democrats Count on Bulging War Chests for Final Months

Fundraising plays a factor in who will serve as Senate majority leader in the next Congress.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Representative Bill Cassidy, US Senate, Democrat, Mark Pryor, 2012 Presidential Election

Anchorage Daily News

Alaska Democratic party gets boost from affiliate in Washington, D.C.

The Alaska Democratic Party is getting a boost from a group in Washington, D.C., that's dedicated to preserving the Democrats' fragile majority in the U.S. Senate.

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

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Politico

K Street market dims for Dems

Staffers leaving Capitol Hill as a result of a retirement or election loss will enter one of the tightest K Street labor markets in recent memory as firms of all sizes have struggled to gin up new business and keep existing clients amid several years of anemic growth and stalled legislation.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Senator Mike Johanns

Free Republic

Does Your Senator Support Abortion Up to Birth With No Limits?

Last week, the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on a radical pro-abortion bill sponsored by Sen. Richard Blumenthal and promoted by major pro-abortion advocacy groups.

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Related Topix: Abortion, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal, US House of Representatives, Representative Bruce Braley, Washington Post, Publishing

Government Executive

Does the Next VA Secretary Face an Impossible Task?

Robert McDonald said that, if confirmed to oversee the department, he would take action on reforms during his first 90 days in office.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders, Richard Burr, Republican, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal

Politico

DeFazio predicts win for GMO labeling in Oregon - Lawmakers push for prairie chicken report

AS GOES JOSEPHINE COUNTY?: Rep. Peter DeFazio is reading the tea leaves, so to speak, following the passage of bans on the cultivation of GMO crops in two Oregon counties this spring, arguing the success of those measures bodes well for a statewide GMO labeling effort.

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Related Topix: Peter DeFazio, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Josephine County, OR, Agriculture, Science, US Senate, 2012 Presidential Election

Anchorage Daily News

Don't fall for the myths about the Hobby Lobby decision

Three weeks ago, the Supreme Court issued a very disappointing verdict in Burwell v.

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Related Topix: Women's Health, Health, Alaska, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, Democrat, Alaska Government, Healthcare Law, Law

APRN

Campaign Profile: Sullivana s a oeAmazing Credentialsa

As a Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, Dan Sullivan has a bucket of advantages.

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Related Topix: US News, Washington, DC, Georgetown (Washington, DC), US Military, US Marine Corps, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors, Sarah Palin

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