The independent governor endorsed his Democratic opponent, former Sen. Mark Begich, who is now in a tight race with Republican Mike Dunleavy.
The predominance of corporate interests underscores the ongoing tension between the party's centrist and progressive wings.
As if to underscore Begich's commitment to Brownstein's oil and gas clients, the announcement of his hiring featured a quote
It doesn't really matter if a super PAC violated the technical definition of coordination. Contributions to super PACs set up by the candidates' allies are effectively the same as contributions to candidates, which is why they are just as likely to be corrupting.
When someday the story of the Pebble Mine is told, 2014 may be best remembered as the year when all that remained of the once formidable Pebble Partnership was a bunch of lawyers for hire.
Republican Dan Sullivan will be Alaska's newest U.S. senator, but outgoing Sen. Mark Begich said he'll work in Washington until the last minute to push through legislation that will benefit Alaska.
Begich, a Democrat, said he called to congratulate Dan Sullivan, a former state attorney general and natural resources commissioner
Whether it was the minimum wage, paid sick leave or reproductive rights, majorities of voters in states around the country
It has all led to the spectacle of Karl Rove and other national Republicans attacking Democrats for wanting to cut spending
Begich has trumpeted positions that often align with Republicans, such as on gun rights, fishing for fun and industry, oil
The campaigns and outside groups chipping in tens of millions to to help or hinder Sen. Mark Begich and challenger Dan Sullivan are on track to spend $150 to $200 per vote.
Ryan, the campaign finance watchdog, argues that these contributions highlight how thin the lines separating candidates from
Attention gay men: You need to vote on November 4. Here are a few campaign highlights as a Gay Man's Guide to the 2014 Elections, because pundits don't know how to explain how important this election is in "gay man's terms." Meet your ballot box divas.
As we head into the final stretch before next week's midterm elections, Americans continue to have wide-ranging views of Obamacare, but even many who have an unfavorable view of it say they would rather see Congress improve it than get rid of it.
When asked if he voted for Obama, Begich said, "I did, but that's irrelevant. "The president's not relevant. He's gone in
Here are the issue-by-issue stands for Mark Begich and Dan Sullivan, with additional links at the bottom for each candidate if you'd like to dig deeper.
The other major Senate races that have attracted large amounts of dark money include Iowa ($11.6 million), Louisiana ($8.3
The issue of climate change has emerged in nearly every Senate race this election season. Candidates are discussing it, debate moderators are asking about it, and journalists are covering it.