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Ballot initiatives could boost younger, liberal voter turnout

Ballot initiatives could boost younger, liberal voter turnoutWhen the Republican-led Legislature went into overtime last week, they knocked a set of citizen’s initiatives onto an already packed November ballot.

Chamber comes out anti-Begich. That’s the U.S. Chamber of Commerce

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the latest Outside group to launch campaign ads in Alaska’s U.S. Senate race.

Joe Miller kicks off campaign in Wasilla

Joe Miller kicks off campaign in WasillaU.S. Senate candidate Joe Miller kicked off his campaign last night in Wasilla before a few hundred cheering supporters.

Missed deadline shifts initiatives to November ballot

Missed deadline shifts initiatives to November ballot

Sen. Lesil McGuire addresses the Alaska Senate, April 20, 2014. (Photo by Skip Gray/Gavel Alaska)

Because the Legislature did not meet its midnight deadline, three … more

The Koch effect: Two rich guys Democrats love to hate

The Koch effect: Two rich guys Democrats love to hateIn Alaska’s U.S. Senate race, there’s been so much talk about the billionaire Koch Brothers you might think they were running for office.

Sarah Palin, superstar, rocks conservative faithful at CPAC

Sarah Palin, superstar, rocks conservative faithful at CPACSarah Palin fired up thousands of conservative activists who came to hear her give the closing speech of the Conservative Political Action Conference outside Washington, D.C. this weekend.

Bringing money to politics: A job for a pro

Bringing money to politics: A job for a proAlaska’s U.S. Senate race is shaping up to be a big-money affair. One hidden asset the campaigns deploy is the professional fundraiser.

Marijuana initiative meets signature requirement

Marijuana initiative meets signature requirement On Tuesday, the Alaska Division of Elections verified that over 31,000 of the signatures submitted come from registered voters.

Signatures submitted for minimum wage initiative

Signatures submitted for minimum wage initiativeThe initiative would raise the minimum wage from $7.75 to $8.75 at first, and then there would be another bump up to $9.75 in 2016.

Former DNR Commissioner Dan Sullivan raises $1.2 million for senate race

Former DNR Commissioner Dan Sullivan raises $1.2 million for senate raceIt’s a fast start for the former Natural Resources Commissioner, who is in a three-way race for the Republican primary.