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Democrat Says Challenge From The President On Obamacare Is 'Irrelevant'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.02.2014 | Politics

Sen. Mark Begich (D-Alaska) said pressure from the president over Obamacare is "irrelevant." President Barack Obama recently encouraged Democrats t...

Democratic Senator Releases Pro-Arctic-Drilling Ad On Earth Day

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.22.2014 | Politics

As the world celebrates Earth Day, Sen. Mark Begich (D-Alaska) is out with a new ad touting his support for oil drilling in the Arctic Ocean. In th...

Paul Blumenthal

Alaska Super PAC Fixated On Local Cred Is Actually Funded Almost Entirely By D.C. Money

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 04.16.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In advertisements to support Sen. Mark Begich (D), Alaska-based super PAC Put Alaska First has questioned the home-state credentials of ...

Group Backing Dem Senator Touts Obamacare Success Story

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.10.2014 | Politics

The Affordable Care Act remains deeply unpopular across the conservative terrain of Alaska, but a super PAC supporting Democratic Sen. Mark Begich's r...

Social Security Push Lands Endorsements For Begich, Merkley

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The push to expand Social Security -- and the push back against attempts to cut it -- landed endorsements by a key progressive group Thu...

Veteran Alaska Republican Praises Mark Begich

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Alaska Sen. Mark Begich, a vulnerable Democrat facing reelection in 2014, received praise from an unexpected source on Wednesday. Rep. Don Young, t...

Eliot Nelson

Alaska Is At A Crossroads. Can Mark Begich Keep It From Falling Apart?

HuffingtonPost.com | Eliot Nelson | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- On a balmy day last August, Sen. Mark Begich (D-Alaska) stood at a makeshift kitchen in the Alaska Native Medical Center and glee...

Poll Shows Mixed News For Palin

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 07.31.2013 | Politics

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) is Alaska Republicans' top choice to challenge Sen. Mark Begich (D-Alaska) in 2014, even though she would perform p...

Failed Tea Party Candidate Weighs Another Senate Bid

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics

After his failed Senate bid in 2010, Tea Party favorite Joe Miller is considering running against Sen. Mark Begich (D-Alaska) next year in what he cal...

Democratic Senators Join GOP Attempt To Filibuster Gun Bill

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.11.2013 | Politics

UPDATE: Sen. Mark Begich (D-Alaska) voted to block gun legislation from coming to the floor for debate on Thursday, one of only two Democrats to do so...