Mark Begich

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 a former senator, Begich cannot technically lobby Congress for two years after leaving office, and Lampkin noted that
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.
"I look forward to doing the job that Alaskans elected me to do, and to begin the process of turning our country around and
Republican Dan Sullivan was victorious over incumbent Democrat Mark Begich in the Alaska Senate race. The Associated Press
Whether it was the minimum wage, paid sick leave or reproductive rights, majorities of voters in states around the country
We've got six states in the Too Close To Call category, but fear not! After providing a rundown of the races, I am adding a section below where I make my own picks for each of them (since it is Election Eve, after all, and thus time to put up or shut up).
HuffPost Senior Polling Editor, Mark Blumenthal, breaks down why Alaska's election results often take a while.
From the outside, it might seem strange that Republicans could beat Democrats by running on liberal issues. It may be, however
"I have a record that I'm running on. It's a record focused on policies of less government, more freedom," Sullivan, a former
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.
"[I] gave to folks who knew what they were doing to maximize that result," Munson said. In Alaska, earmarked contributions
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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.
Begich isn't the only vulnerable Democrat to distance himself from the president, who remains unpopular across the country
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.
This dark money spending -- so-called because it is not covered by federal disclosure rules meant to inform the public of