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Republican Dan Sullivan wins Senate race in Alaska
Republican Dan Sullivan wins Senate race in Alaska

Republican Dan Sullivan has won Alaska's U.S. Senate race, defeating incumbent Democrat Mark Begich, officials said. Sullivan led Begich by about 8,100 votes on election night last week, and when state officials counted absentee and questioned ballots Tuesday, the results indicated that Begich could not overcome Sullivan's lead. The Alaska seat was initially considered key to Republicans' hopes of taking control of the U.S. Senate, but that was accomplished election night with GOP victories in other states. Sullivan, a first-time candidate, ran a confident campaign, ignoring the debate schedule Begich released during the primary and setting his own agenda. He also...

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