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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, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, Matt Mead, US Governors

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Economist

Alaska's Senate primary: Chilly oil

IF BARACK OBAMA has to spend his final two years in office using his veto as often as his golf clubs, he will curse Alaska's primary voters.

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

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

The Alaska Railroad has the exclusive right to use its right of way

A recent opinion piece by John Pletcher raised questions about the Alaska Railroad right-of-way .

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Related Topix: Transportation, Alaska Railroad, Railroads, Anchorage, AK, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

The Wall Street Journal

Why Picking Up Senate Seats Is So Hard in 2014 - Charts

Tuesday's vote in the Alaska Republican Senate nomination battle effectively marks the end of contested primaries, and attention now shifts to November's matchups.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mark Begich, Democrat, Ohio, Senator Kay Hagan, 2012 Presidential Election

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Reuters

Republicans tussle in Alaska primary for U.S. Senate bid

Voting ended on Tuesday in a primary election in Alaska that has three Republicans, including a Tea Party candidate, vying for the chance to face a Democratic incumbent in a race seen as critical to their party's bid to regain control of the U.S. Senate.

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

National Review Online

Paula A. DeSutter: Mead Treadwell Gets It on Defense Policy

Our adversaries and enemies are emboldened, while our allies hear words of assurance but know they are not backed by deeds.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Barack Obama, George Bush, Strategic Defense Initiative

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Peninsula Clarion

Murkowski vows to work to elect Republican senator

Republican U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski on Monday questioned how Alaskans have benefited from having a Democratic senator the past few years.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Alaska, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, Senator Mark Begich, Democrat, US Military, US Air Force, Eielson Air Force Base

Washington Times

DELAY: Rick Perry and the Lefta s criminalization of politics

This month we are witnessing the latest disgusting example of the criminalization of politics in the decision by a single rogue prosecutor in my home state of Texas to indict Gov. Rick Perry on a ridiculous abuse-of-power charge.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, US Politics, Rick Renzi, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Scott Walker, Nancy Pelosi, Democrat

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Jack Coghill: Mead Treadwell stands the best chance to beat Begich

OPINION: I know Mead Treadwell to be the most informed candidate in Alaska's Republican Senate primary, and he has the best chance of defeating Mark Begich.

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

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Congressman Don Young: Why I'm voting 'No on One'

OPINION: SB 21 reformed our oil tax system in a way that drives new investments and provides a stable economic climate for our many industries.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Don Young, Republican, US House of Representatives, Alaska, US Senate, Alaska Government, Mike Gravel

NH Insider

How Do I Get On The Rick Perry Campaign Bus

Congressman Tom Delay went through this in Texas as well as Sarah Palin and Senator Stevens in Alaska, the criminalization of politics by the desperate Alinsky Democrats who smell a beating coming at the polls.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Tom DeLay, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas, US Senate, Sarah Palin

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Cybercast News Service

Miller says he'll back Alaska GOP Senate nominee

Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Joe Miller said he will support the eventual GOP nominee if he doesn't win Tuesday's primary.

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

Washington Examiner

EXography: Americans revile Congress --- but keep re-electing incumbents over and over

It's the most inexplicable paradox in politics: Americans revile Congress and its inhabitants, yet are voting the same individuals into office far longer than at any time in the nation's history.

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Related Topix: US News, University of Virginia, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Marino, US Senate, Robert Byrd, Democrat

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Washington Times

EDITORIAL: Begich and the Tea Party test

Sen. Mark Begich is pressing his luck. The Alaska Democrat is running this fall for re-election to a seat that he won by being in the right place at the right time.

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

The New York Observer

Time's Up for Lois Lerner and the IRS

On July 10, D.C. federal judge Emmet Sullivan gave the IRS thirty days to provide him sworn declarations in the Freedom of Information Act suit filed by Judicial Watch, seeking much of the same information the IRS has effectively kept from Congress.

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Related Topix: Tax, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

Tue Aug 12, 2014

KTRE-TV Lufkin

Bitterness defining Alaska's Gop Us Senate primary

Needing to net six seats in November to regain control of the U.S. Senate, Republicans ought to be able to count on reliably conservative Alaska as something of a gimme.

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

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

For Wickersham, battling in Congress led to real floor fight

The idea of sending people to Congress who are willing to put their dukes on behalf of the the 49th state is a tried-and-true staple of Alaska politics.

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

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Hot Air

Murkowski issues "cease and desist" letter to Mark Begich

Just how bad have things gotten for Senate Democrats this year? In Alaska, conditions have apparently deteriorated to the point where they need to run ads claiming what a great team they make when working with Republicans.

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

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Vote No; we all have a conflict of interest on oil taxes

First, I must emphasize that this is my personal opinion and is not an official position of the Fairbanks North Star Borough Assembly, of which I am an elected member.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Sarah Palin, Alaska, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kenai, AK, Fairbanks, AK

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Mass Transit

AK: Feds Demand Return of $12M From Mat-Su for Not Using Ferry Susitna

Aug. 08--PALMER -- The Matanuska-Susitna Borough owes the Federal Transit Administration more than $12 million for the ill-fated ferry Susitna that's never even seen the waters of Cook Inlet.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Ketchikan, AK, US Military, US Navy, Anchorage, AK, Point MacKenzie, AK, Ward Cove, AK

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