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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...

Nick Wing

Mark Begich: Background Checks Shouldn't Be 'Holy Grail'

HuffingtonPost.com | Nick Wing | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- For Sen. Mark Begich (D-Alaska), there is no way comprehensive gun violence legislation will pass with a provision to expand backg...

Amanda Terkel

Mark Begich: Bloomberg Had Nothing To Do With Fundraiser Cancellation

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.21.2013 | Politics

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Sen. Mark Begich (D-Alaska) shrugged off the influence of New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg (I) and his gun control group on Friday...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Red State Democrats Unfazed By Background Check Backlash

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 05.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) considers holding another vote on legislation to expand background checks for gun buyers, ...

Gun Reform Failures Revive Questions On Obama's Persuasive Power But Answers Aren't Easy

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.23.2013 | Politics

The failures of the Senate to pass gun policy legislation have spurred questions, once again, about the style and effectiveness of President Barack Ob...

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...