Senator Mark Begich Newswire

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  1. The Midterms: Alaska and West VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | RedState

    ... defeated Mead Treadwell who entered the race at the last minute. On the Democratic side, former US Senator Mark Begich won that primary setting up a three-way race. After some initial polling indicated that such a race would create an easy victory ...

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  2. Walker defends record, challengers offer alternatives in Fairbanks governor candidate forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Governor candidates answer questions presented by the Alaska Travel Industry Association Tuesday during the ATIA's annual convention at the Carlson Center in Fairbanks. From left: former state Sen. Mike Dunleavy, former U.S. Sen. Mark Begich and Gov. Bill Walker.

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  3. Alaska needs strong vision, not Dunleavy's budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | Anchorage Daily News

    The governor's race should be decided on facts, not misleading campaign ads. You deserve the truth.

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  4. Top gubernatorial hopefuls take center stage at tourism conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    The Democratic, Republican and Independent candidates for Alaska governor answered tourism-related questions in front of an audience of about 500 people at a state travel industry conference in Fairbanks on Tuesday.

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  5. Poll shows challenger closing in on Rep. YoungRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 10 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    A new poll suggests Alaska Congressman Don Young may be in a tight race. Alaska Survey Research shows challenger Alyse Galvin is within 4 percentage points of Alaska's lone U.S. House member.

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  6. A Month Before Election Day, Democrats Poised for Legislative GainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 8 | Governing

    The last time we handicapped the state legislatures in May , the Democrats were in a good position to gain ground this fall. Five months later, their chances look even better.

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  7. What's with the progressives backing Walker?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 8 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Trying to understand President Donald Trump's supporters seems almost impossible.

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  8. Dunleavy's record and the three-way race problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 8 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    The governor's race should be decided on facts, not misleading campaign ads. You deserve the truth.

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  9. Future of Alaska Oil Check Program Weighs on Governor's RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 4 | Manufacturing.net

    Tension over changes to Alaska's famed oil-wealth checks hangs over this year's governor's race, threatening Gov. Bill Walker's chances for re-election. For decades, residents have shared in the state's oil wealth, eagerly anticipating the much-hyped reveal of the annual check's amount and dreaming about how they'd use their portion.

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  10. Issue in Governor's Race: Future of Alaska's Oil CheckRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | Voice of America

    Student Shania Sommer of Palmer, Alaska, announces that nearly every Alaskan will receive $2,072 from the year's oil dividend check during a news conference in Anchorage, Alaska, Sept. 21, 2015.

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  11. Walker, Begich asked to compromise to prevent Dunleavy governorshipRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 3 | APRN

    Libertarian Billy Toien, Democrat Mark Begich and independent Gov. Bill Walker receive audience applause at the end of the Get Out the Native Vote candidate forum on Tuesday in Juneau. The microphone on the right is for Republican Mike Dunleavy, who didn't attend.

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  12. Where Independents Could Shake Up Races for GovernorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | Governing

    In about one-sixth of the 36 governors races this fall, the presence of a third-party candidate could stir things up -- especially for the Democrats. While the national political environment and landscape of vulnerable seats tilts in their favor this year , it is Democrats who have the most to lose from third-party candidacies.

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  13. Related:3 candidates express disgust with assault sentence in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | Anchorage Daily News

    Three Alaska gubernatorial candidates expressed disgust with the sentence of a man who assaulted a woman last year, with one suggesting, to applause, that the judge be removed from the bench. Justin Schneider, who authorities say choked and masturbated on the woman, pleaded guilty to felony assault in a deal with prosecutors.

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  14. I voted stickers at an east Anchorage polling place, Aug. 21, 2018.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | Anchorage Daily News

    Planning to vote in Alaska's general election? Alaskans have until 11:59 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, to register. That's also the deadline for voters to update their registration information in time for the Nov. 6 election, according to the state Division of Elections.

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  15. Aviation-focused town hall for Alaska governor candidates veers off-trackRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | Anchorage Daily News

    The three leading candidates for Alaska governor weren't asked specifically about crime or a long-term budget plan Monday evening in Anchorage, but they still managed to trade jabs over the topics at the one-hour, aviation-focused town hall. Roughly 200 people at the Alaska Aviation Museum watched as Democrat Mark Begich, Republican Mike Dunleavy and incumbent Gov. Bill Walker, an independent, fielded questions that included what role state government should play in land access issues and whether they would consider organizing aviation staff within the state transportation department under a single division.

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  16. Walker would seek tougher penalties for drug and sex crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | APRN

    Public Safety Commissioner Walt Monegan, Gov. Bill Walker and Attorney General Jahna Lindemuth spoke about different public safety proposals at a press conference in the Atwood Building in Anchorage on Monday. From the Atwood Building in Anchorage, Gov. Bill Walker's administration announced Monday its support for tougher penalties for drug and sex crimes.

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  17. Protect the Permanent Fund, invest in schools, build a better futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | Anchorage Daily News

    As Alaskans receive their reduced Permanent Fund Dividend checks this week, it is a reminder of the uncertainty that continues to ripple through the Alaska economy due to our lack of a long-term fiscal plan. I am the only candidate running for governor who wants to put the PFD and funding for our schools into the Alaska Constitution - and take it out of the hands of politicians.

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  18. COMMENTARY: A fix for the deficit of trust created by PFD cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Former state Sen. Mike Dunleavy speaks at the Alaska Oil and Gas Association's governors debate at the Dena'ina Center in Anchorage on May 31. Over the past four years, Alaska's political class has focused on addressing the state's budget deficit, and rightly so. When the price of oil crashed, the state found itself facing a multi-billion-dollar deficit.

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  19. NEA-Alaska got it wrong. Begich is the only education champion running for governor.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 30 | Anchorage Daily News

    As an Anchorage-based educator, I have watched many colleagues receive "pink slips" these past few years. When students asked why some of their favorite teachers lost their jobs, I sadly explained the realities, and with the candor only a student can offer, they responded: "So Juneau is using us as political bargaining chips?" I was skeptical when Mark Begich declared his candidacy, but when I took a closer look at each candidate's plan to improve our classrooms, the choice was clear.

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  20. A deficit of trustRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 29 | Anchorage Daily News

    Mike Dunleavy, candidate for governor, talks with supporters at a Republican party held at the Aviator Hotel on Aug. 21, 2018. Mike Dunleavy, candidate for governor, talks with supporters at a Republican party held at the Aviator Hotel on Aug. 21, 2018.

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