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The Tea Party Express sent out an intense fund-raising e-mail on behalf of Joe Miller, the Fairbanks attorney gunning for U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski.Joshua Saul
The conversation about Joe Miller's departure from the Fairbanks North Star Borough has been marked by a general lack of solid information.Joshua Saul
House Democrats are asking for hearings on a much-discussed sale of BP's North Slope assets -- although no such sale has yet been confirmed.Patti Epler
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With one former aide to Gov. Sean Parnell out the door in the wake of the Alaska attorney general ruling the executive branch of government isn't supposed to be scouting the halls of the Legislature for new hires, the governor is being called upon to sack another.Craig Medred
Two of the state's largest labor organizations have endorsed GOP gubernatorial candidate Bill Walker in the Aug. 24 primary while sitting out the Democratic primary.Patti Epler
Mat-Su candidates forum pretty tame for an event lacking the incumbent, but challengers got their licks in anyway.Craig Medred
Don Benson of Palmer, a Republican challenging state Rep. Carl Gatto in the upcoming statewide primary election, is getting support from Gatto's colleague, state Sen. Linda Menard.Rindi White
Sen. Lisa Murkowski has more than 20 times as much campaign cash as Republican primary challenger Joe Miller, an advantage that even the promised big spending on his behalf by the national Tea Party Express group isn't going to close.Sean Cockerham