Monthly Archives: September 2010

Senate Race Focus on Endorsements

By Dave Donaldson, Libby Casey, Rosemarie Alexander

Governor Parnell today affirmed his endorsement of Republican and Tea Party candidate Joe Miller’s bid for the U-S Senate seat now occupied by Lisa Murkowski.

The two appeared at the same event in Wasilla today.   Continue reading

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Murkowski Hasn’t Given Up

By Libby Casey

Senator Lisa Murkowski says she’s weighing “Alaska” and its future as she considers whether or not to launch a write-in bid to keep her Senate seat.  She won’t say until tomorrow what she plans to do – and says in fact she’s still thinking about her options.  But the Senator does not sound like she’s given up yet. Continue reading

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Miller-McAdams: First Debate

By Dave Donaldson

The major issue to be argued in this year’s U-S Senate race is how the winner of the  General Election will deal with the federal government’s influence on the state’s economy.  Continue reading

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Bill Walker’s Plans

By Dave Donaldson

Republican Bill Walker says he’s not continuing a run for the governor’s office.   He came in second in the Republican primary last month with about a third of the party-members’ votes.   Continue reading

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Murkowski Plans

By Libby Casey

Senator Murkowski plans to announce on Friday whether or not she’ll run as a write-in candidate for U-S Senate.  Her campaign released a statement today confirming she’s not seeking the Libertarian Party’s slot on the November ballot.  Continue reading

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Vote Smart

By Dave Donaldson

How voters actually decide who will represent us — at all levels of government – has long been a mystery.  Is it more from advertisements, endorsements and bumper-stickers – or from the candidates’ direct contacts with the public?  A nonprofit organization that began twenty years ago is working to help voters make independent decisions on who best represents them.  Continue reading

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Parnell Sues for OCS

By Dave Donaldson

Governor Sean Parnell today filed another suit against the federal government – this time to overturn the federal moratorium that’s holding up oil exploration on the Outer Continental Shelf.   Continue reading

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