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Republican Declares Victory In Alaska Senate Race As Begich Refuses To Concede

Here’s why Senator Begich refuses to drop his re-election bid.

November 12, 2014

With GOP Likely To Pick Up Alaska, Republicans Up To 53 Senate Seats In ’15

It looks like the clock has run out on Mark Begich.

November 6, 2014

Alaska Races For Governor, Senator To Hinge On Absentee Ballots

Mark Begich and Sean Parnell aren’t ready to give up yet.

November 6, 2014

Alaska: Sullivan Holds Lead Over Begich In U.S. Senate Race

Republican Dan Sullivan looks to have the edge in Alaska.

November 5, 2014

Alaska Senate Race Becomes Most Expensive Campaign In State’s History

How dark money is conquering the Last Frontier.

October 31, 2014

Alaska Democrat Begich Avoids Even Saying ‘Obama’

Could the Alaska Democrat end up regretting his attempt to run away from the president?

October 30, 2014

On The Last Frontier, A Democrat Fights A Rising GOP Tide

Democrats may need Mark Begich to survive to have a chance of keeping their majority.

October 11, 2014

WATCH: This Is Why Democrats Shouldn’t Suck Up To The NRA

Mark Begich sold out to the gun lobby, and this is what he got in return.

September 22, 2014

Judge Suspends Arctic Drilling, Orders New Environmental Report

By Paresh Dave, Los Angeles Times In the ongoing battle over offshore drilling, a federal judge in Alaska told regulators Thursday to redo an environmental impact study that underestimated the amount of recoverable oil and, potentially, the risks to delicate Arctic habitat. The decision by U.S. District Judge Ralph Beistline stopped short of scrapping the […]

April 25, 2014

Begich Catches A Big Break In Alaska Senate Race

Senator Mark Begich’s (D-AK) re-election campaign may have gotten a big boost this week, when a legislative quirk pushed some Democrat-friendly referenda onto Alaska’s November ballot. As Niraj Chokshi explains at The Washington Post, Alaska’s constitution requires 120 days between the end of the legislative session and votes on citizens’ initiatives. Because lawmakers failed to […]

April 23, 2014

WATCH: Condoleezza Rice Cuts Ad For Republican Senate Candidate

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is wading into midterm politics, starring in an ad for Alaska Senate candidate and former Bush administration official Dan Sullivan (R). Sullivan, who served on Rice’s staff for over five years during her time as national security advisor and secretary of state, has recently faced criticism for his time […]

March 24, 2014

WATCH: Democratic Senator Turns Tables On Koch Brothers

After enduring months of vicious attack ads from Americans for Prosperity — the right-wing, 501(c)(4) “dark money” group funded by billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch — Senator Mark Begich (D-AK) is fighting back. Senator Begich released the first television ad of his 2014 re-election campaign on Monday, directly targeting the Koch brothers for interfering […]

March 10, 2014

6 States That Will Swing The Senate In 2014

Photo: AFP/Mark Wilson With less than a year to go until the 2014 midterm elections, Republicans are feeling bullish about their chances of winning a majority in the U.S. Senate. The GOP needs to gain a net of six seats in order to claim the majority, and with 21 Democratic seats in play — including […]

January 16, 2014