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Four years after Joe Miller's stunning Republican primary win against Sen. Lisa Murkowski and just as stunning general election loss a few months later, he's trying again, hoping to defeat two substantial primary opponents and Democratic Sen. Mark Begich. And this time, he's hoping to avoid the missteps that ultimately doomed his 2010 campaign.Alex DeMarban

Wounded but focused, tea party favorite Joe Miller tries again

July 27, 2014 - 7:40pm -- benanderson
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Four years after Joe Miller's stunning win -- and then loss -- against Sen. Lisa Murkowski, he's trying again, hoping to defeat two substantial primary opponents and Democratic Sen. Mark Begich. And this time, he's hoping to avoid the missteps that ultimately doomed his 2010 campaign.

The Alaska Housing Finance Corp. is hurting, and what it needs to get better is for Alaskans to pay more for their mortgages.Pat Forgey
A review of GOP U.S. Senate candidate Dan Sullivan’s most recent federal campaign finance filings shows broad support from the big business and financial interests with a stake in Republican control of the Senate, along with ample contributions from high-profile conservatives and conservative groups at the national level.Nathaniel Herz
A dozen residents of a remote Russian village have braved the Bering Strait to visit friends and relatives in Alaska. Gambell residents say the boat voyage is the first such international crossing in 14 years, reviving an ancient exchange program that was interrupted in the past century by world wars, cold wars and deadly seas.Kyle Hopkins
A complaint filed with the Alaska Public Offices Commission on Thursday by the campaign backing a ballot measure to legalize marijuana alleges that statements made by an anti-legalization group spokesperson either misled the public or highlighted a violation of state campaign disclosure laws.Laurel Andrews

In GOP primary, some worry being Dan Sullivan could hurt -- or help -- Dan Sullivan

July 24, 2014 - 6:22pm -- mdent
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Fifteen percent of the candidates for statewide office on the Aug. 19 GOP primary ballot are named Dan Sullivan. Rivals of Daniel Scott Sullivan, who’s running for Senate, argue that he’s likely to benefit from the conservative credentials that Anchorage Mayor Daniel Albert Sullivan has earned in his 15 years as an elected official.

Fifteen percent of the candidates for statewide office on the Aug. 19 GOP primary ballot are named Dan Sullivan. Rivals of Daniel Scott Sullivan, who’s running for Senate, argue that he’s likely to benefit from the conservative credentials that Mayor Daniel Albert Sullivan has earned in his 15 years as an elected official.Nathaniel Herz
The campaign of Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mead Treadwell raised $164,000 in the second quarter of this year, slightly more than rival Joe Miller but far behind Dan Sullivan, the third major GOP candidate, according to a report filed with the U.S. Senate.Nathaniel Herz

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