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Sullivan Wins Alaska Senate Primary

Dan Sullivan has won the Republican nomination in Alaska, and will face Democrat Mark Begich in a race that will help determine which party controls the U.S. Senate. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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McCain and Begich depart together after the Senate passed a spending bill to avoid a government shutdown, sending the issue back to the House of Representatives, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington

Republicans tussle in Alaska primary for U.S. Senate bid

By Steve Quinn JUNEAU Alaska (Reuters) – Voting ended on Tuesday in a primary election in Alaska that has three Republicans, including a Tea Party candidate, vying for the chance to face a Democratic incumbent in a race seen as critical to their party's bid to regain control of the U.S. The primary contest pits […]

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GOP establishment favorite holds early lead in Alaska Senate primary

Republican establishment favorite and former Alaska Attorney General Dan Sullivan held the lead in early returns late Tuesday as he attempted to prevent a primary upset and secure the GOP mantle to take on vulnerable Democratic Sen. Mark Begich in Alaska. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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GOP establishment favorite aims to prevent upset in Alaska Senate race

Republican establishment favorite Dan Sullivan is looking to prevent an upset Tuesday night, as he competes for the GOP mantle to take on vulnerable Democratic Sen. Mark Begich in Alaska. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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Alaskans Head to Polls to Pick GOP Nominee for Senate Race

Alaskans go to the polls to decide the last competitive Republican Senate primary of 2014 and the last chance for insurgent candidates to claim a GOP nomination. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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McCain and Begich depart together after the Senate passed a spending bill to avoid a government shutdown, sending the issue back to the House of Representatives, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington

Republicans tussle in Alaska primary for U.S. Senate bid

By Steve Quinn JUNEAU Alaska (Reuters) – Three Alaska Republicans, including an outspoken Tea Party candidate, are vying on Tuesday for the chance to face a Democratic incumbent in a closely watched race seen as critical to their party's bid to regain control of the U.S. The primary contest pits two former colleagues from Alaska's […]

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Vulnerable Senate Democrats wary of Obama using executive powers on immigration

Senate Democrats at risk of losing re-election in moderate or conservative-leaning states this fall are wary about President Obama using his executive powers to sidestep Congress and act alone on immigration reform. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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Montana Democrats pick state lawmaker as U.S. Senate candidate

(Reuters) – Democrats in Montana on Saturday nominated a one-term state representative, Amanda Curtis, as their candidate for U.S. Senate to replace incumbent Senator John Walsh who quit the race following a controversy over his suspected plagiarism. Delegates at a special convention chose Curtis, 34, a teacher in Butte, over rancher Dirk Adams, according to […]

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Montana Democrats Pick Novice for Senate Race

State Democrats, scrambling to salvage their political fortunes after plagiarism charges scuttled Senator John Walsh’s election bid, chose Amanda Curtis, a high school math teacher, as their nominee. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Montana Democrats Choose New Senate Candidate

Montana Democrats selected Amanda Curtis Saturday to run for U.S. Senate following a decision by Sen. John Walsh to end his bid for a full term amid allegations of plagiarism. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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