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Rep. Chris Tuck fined $14,000 for campaign finance violations

Rep. Chris Tuck fined $14,000 for campaign finance violationsRep. Chris Tuck, an Anchorage Democrat, acknowledged that he mixed up his campaign contributions with his personal savings and failed to make accurate and timely disclosures.

In fight over marijuana, alcohol becomes taboo

In fight over marijuana, alcohol becomes tabooWhile alcohol is usually a fixture of most political fundraisers, there will be no wine or cocktails at events focused on the marijuana initiative.

Sunday is deadline to register to vote for primary

Sunday is deadline to register to vote for primarySunday is the deadline to register to vote, update voter information or change party affiliation ahead of next month's primary.

At Democratic lieutenant governor debate, differences in style over substance

From the very beginning, it was clear that there weren’t going to be fireworks at the lieutenant governor’s debate.

Begich reports his biggest fundraising haul

Begich reports his biggest fundraising haulU.S. Sen. Mark Begich brought in just over $1.25 million during the last quarter, his biggest haul so far this cycle. But his campaign spent nearly $2 million toward his re-election bid.

Mead Treadwell, ‘big-picture guy,’ runs for U.S. Senate

Mead Treadwell, ‘big-picture guy,’ runs for U.S. SenateSome people go into politics for prestige, some for power. Talk to Mead Treadwell for a while and it’s clear, he just loves policy.

Bill Walker poll suggests Parnell vulnerable … in a two-way race

Bill Walker poll suggests Parnell vulnerable … in a two-way raceSince Independent candidate Bill Walker and Democrat Byron Mallott launched their campaigns, both have concentrated on beating Republican Gov. Sean Parnell.

Treadwell Urges US to Check Putin in Arctic; Sullivan Spotlights ‘Pro-Putin Rally’

Treadwell Urges US to Check Putin in Arctic; Sullivan Spotlights ‘Pro-Putin Rally’Dan Sullivan, Mead Treadwell’s rival in the GOP primary for U.S Senate, issued an email yesterday saying Treadwell attended a “pro-Putin rally.”

U.S. Senate Republican candidates debate resource development, government overreach

All three candidates vying for the Republican nomination in August’s senatorial primary election squared off over a variety of issues in Anchorage on Thursday.

Alaska Supreme Court clears Bristol Bay Initiative for ballot

Alaska Supreme Court clears Bristol Bay Initiative for ballotAn initiative that would add another roadblock to the Pebble Mine project will appear on the ballot this fall, now that a legal challenge against it has failed.