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20 hrs ago | Instapundit

Hobby Lobby Ruling Pits Senate Hopefuls in Alaska

Sen. Mark Begich drew the line between himself and the three Republicans who want his job: He co-sponsored legislation that would block the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in the Hobby Lobby case.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Alaska Government, Alaska, US Supreme Court, Mark Udall, US House of Representatives, Senator Mark Udall, Patty Murray

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Democrats long for a third-party spoiler

Given Alaska s political landscape, when do you think Democrats will scare up somebody -- almost anybody will do, actually -- to jump into the post-primary race as a viable third-party conservative candidate for Mark Begich s Senate seat? Without that magical person, Begich could be toast.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Ted Stevens, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, Barack Obama, Sports

Noozhawk

Mark Shields: Political No-Shows the Most Reliable Poll of All, and What It Means for Democrats

I dimly recall being rousted out of my bunk bed as a young child before sunrise on Oct. 27, 1948, so I could stand at an intersection in my hometown of Weymouth, Mass., to catch a brief glimpse of President Harry Truman as he drove by on his way to a campaign event in the more populous Brockton some 10 miles away.

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Related Topix: US News, us Travel, Travel, Fitness, Yoga, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Mark Pryor, Mary Landrieu

Daily Kos

AK-Sen: Mark Begich (D) Slams Tea Partiers For Holding Up His Plan To Restore Public Trust In The VA

Our veterans deserve the best -- I don't think anyone questions that. Yet my plan to help veterans in Alaska and around the country is stalled right now in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Life, Veteran Affairs

Anchorage Daily News

Claim Check: Latest Sullivan attack ad from pro-Begich super PAC

The super PAC supporting Democratic Sen. Mark Begich's re-election campaign, Put Alaska First, released an ad Wednesday with a new attack on Republican primary candidate Dan Sullivan over an old issue: his support of a pro-development permitting and water rights bill.

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

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Free Republic

Once Again, Gun Owners Like You Vanquish Reid and Obama

'Gun Owners of America [has] blasted the bill as a 'fake pro-gun bill designed to re-elect endangered anti-gun [Senators] up in 2014 in pro-gun states.'

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Related Topix: Guns, Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Democrat, Mark Pryor

Anchorage Daily News

Term limits would clog the revolving door from Congress to lobbying firms

In 1994, Alaskans voted overwhelmingly to impose term limits on our federal delegation.

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Related Topix: US News, Alaska, US Supreme Court, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Don Young, Republican, US House of Representatives, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC)

OpenSecrets

New OpenSecrets.org Page Highlights Single-Candidate Super PACs

We've written before about " single-candidate super PACs ," outside spending groups that exist solely to support or oppose a sole office-seeker.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Kentucky

The Wall Street Journal

2014 Voter Turnout: GOP Has Advantage, But It's Not 2010

The 2014 primary season, now more than half over, has been notable for its fierce and frequent intraparty battles among Republicans.

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Related Topix: US News, Thad Cochran, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative Colleen Hanabusa, Lamar Alexander, Pat Roberts

Washington Examiner

Democrats don't mind that Harry Reid is blocking some of their ideas

Democrats are largely happy with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid 's election-year strategy of limiting the number of amendment votes they face, even though it means some of their own ideas haven't gotten a chance.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Claire McCaskill, Senator Joe Manchin, US Governors, Joe Manchin, Senator Kay Hagan

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Free Republic

Democrats plan on making Hobby Lobby their midterm message

So says Politico's Jennifer Haberkorn , but color me skeptical. Not of Haberkorn's reporting on the subject, which accurately takes the temperature of the rhetoric from the Left, but of the bravado coming from Capitol Hill Democrats in the dog days of July.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat, Mark Udall, US House of Representatives, Senator Mark Udall

Anchorage Daily News

AK Beat: Begich brings in $1.3 million in latest fundraising quarter

Begich brings in $1.3 million in the latest fundraising quarter: Alaska Sen. Mark Begich brought in $1.3 million in the fundraising quarter that ended in June, a slight bump up from the $1.1 million raised during the previous quarter.

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

Alaska Journal of Commerce

Senate Democrat campaigns: Obamacare? Whata s that?

Thom Tillis is stuck at the state capitol trying to resolve a budget quarrel as speaker of the North Carolina House.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, David Price, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Patrick McHenry, Republican, North Carolina

The Washington Post

Guns, normcore and bitcoins a " a guide to the hottest campaign accessories this season

When constituents are thinking of reasons to vote for candidates, "They wear great shirts," is not among the top answers.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Representative Steve Stockman, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Ted Cruz

Daily Kos

Should Sarah Palin Run for Senate? YES! PLEASE

You know how when you surf political sites such as this one you inevitably come across some conservative push-poll with questions like, "Is Obama ruining the country?" or "Are Gays after your children?" or some other such dumb-shit.

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

Anchorage Daily News

AK Beat: 'Today' show filming in Juneau

NBC morning show filming at Mendenhall Glacier: NBC's "Today" show will be broadcasting live from Alaska's capital city Thursday morning.

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

Peninsula Clarion

Board member takes issue with Sullivan endorsement

A board member for the Arctic Slope Regional Corp. has taken issue with the organization's endorsement of Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Dan Sullivan.

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

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Miller hits Senate rivals over immigration stances

As President Barack Obama travels to Texas this week to grapple with a surge of migrants hitting the border there, tea party darling Joe Miller is highlighting immigration as a key issue in the race for the U.S. Senate seat in Alaska that's currently held by Democrat Mark Begich.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat, Alaska, Anchorage, AK, Illegal Immigration

Examiner.com

RINOs are progressive Republicans corrupted by Democrat backing

This column documented how the far left is gaining foothold in American society and culture by taking over or infiltrating many institutions of American society as shown in the documentary by Curtis Bowers titled, "Agenda: Grinding America Down."

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Senator Mark Warner

Anchorage Daily News

AK Beat: Alaska's Libertarian Senate candidates could tilt race

Alaska Libertarians could influence Senate contest: Could an Alaska Libertarian Party candidate play spoiler in the battle over control of the Senate? Perhaps, says the Washington Post, in a round-up of seven states where U.S. Senate seats are in play and a Libertarian candidate could be a factor.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Transportation, Mitsui OSK Lines, Sports

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