| Mar 17, 2013
| 3:28 PM
Joe Miller, the 2010 Republican Senate Candidate, made his first major political speech in 12 months in the state and said he’s contemplating a 2014 Senate run at the Alaska Libertarian Party convention held Saturday in a midtown hotel.
| May 28, 2013
| 10:41 PM
Former Republican Senate candidate Joe Miller has thrown his hat into the ring against Democratic incumbent Senator Mark Begich.
Miller filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission earlier this month.
In his statement of candidacy, Miller listed...
| May 20, 2013
| 5:25 AM
ATLANTA (AP) — Republicans aren't the only ones roiled by internal jostling and recruiting hiccups ahead of next year's midterm elections.
Two top-tier Democratic prospects recently bypassed running for Senate seats in Georgia and South Dakota,...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 12:39 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a dramatic appeal, wounded former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords urged Congress on Wednesday to enact tougher curbs on guns, saying, "too many children are dying" without them.
"The time is now. You must act. Be bold, be courageous,...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 8:35 AM
U.S. Sen. Mark Begich ended 2012 with nearly $1 million on hand.
A fundraising disclosure, provided by his campaign, shows the Alaska Democrat raised about $334,000 during the last quarter of the year, and ended the reporting period with about $950,...
| May 9, 2013
| 7:23 AM
Alaska Democrats have endorsed U.S. Sen. Mark Begich for re-election.
The endorsement is somewhat unusual in that the party typically doesn't announce its support for any one candidate in a primary.
Party spokesman Zack Fields says the party can...
| May 10, 2013
| 1:05 AM
WASHINGTON - Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., said April 25 that she plans to hold a markup of a new farm bill in May, and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., signaled that he intends to bring it to the Senate floor...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 8:21 PM
Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, says the entire future of wild fish and fisheries is at stake in the fight against genetically engineered fish.
Begich, who is chair of the Senate Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries and Coast Guard, held a...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 1:52 PM
Shell Oil Company’s exploration plan for summer 2012 offshore drilling in the Chukchi Sea was conditionally approved by the Department of the Interior on Friday.
Among the conditions in the approval is a measure which requires Shell to cease...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 8:19 PM
Senator Mark Begich spoke before a joint-session of the Alaska legislature on Monday and promised an era of oil exploration and development -- in the coming decade -- which would rival Prudhoe Bay.
Begich told lawmakers that as early as this July, 1200...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 7:56 PM
On Monday, the 11 Alaska State Lawmakers who travelled to Washington, D.C over the weekend returned to Juneau with a sobering message about protecting America's oil and gas drilling rights in the Arctic Ocean.
They said that China -- a nation of 1.3...