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Begich Says Obama Discontent, Not Active Ad, Cost Him Senate Seat

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 11.24.2014 | Politics
Alaska Dispatch News

Republican Dan Sullivan will be Alaska's newest U.S. senator, but outgoing Sen. Mark Begich said he'll work in Washington until the last minute to push through legislation that will benefit Alaska.

Mark Begich Concedes To Dan Sullivan In Alaska Senate Race

Reuters | Posted 11.18.2014 | Politics

Nov 17 (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Mark Begich on Monday conceded defeat to his Republican challenger in a closely watched race that was part of midter...

The Power of 10x: 4 Ways to Grow Your Business Exponentially

John Bowen | Posted 11.17.2014 | Small Business
John Bowen

As entrepreneurs, we want to take our businesses to the next level and make a huge difference. But many of us are caught in a pattern of "incrementalism." Instead of big gains, we experience a frustrating and seemingly endless cycle of single-digit growth.

GOP Sets Its Top Priority For 2016: Defeating Harry Reid

AP | By DONNA CASSATA | Posted 11.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans, riding high after capturing the majority, said Wednesday that a top priority in 2016 will be defeating Democra...

Alaska Senate Race Finally Ends

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 11.12.2014 | Politics

Republican Dan Sullivan was victorious over incumbent Democrat Mark Begich in the Alaska Senate race. The Associated Press announced the decision earl...

Why Democrats Lost Big in the 2014 Midterm Elections

Timothy J. Barnett | Posted 11.11.2014 | Politics
Timothy J. Barnett

Elections are moving targets. Nonetheless, absent dramatic irregularities in the election context, polls focused on high visibility races are usually robust predictive tools. Obviously, this was not the case in this year's midterm elections.

Dave Jamieson

Democrats Had Winning Issues, Just Not Winning Candidates

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If American voters want to see the minimum wage raised, they sure have a funny way of showing it. Binding ballot initiatives that wou...

Cruz Declares War if GOP Wins Senate

Brent Budowsky | Posted 11.03.2014 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

Cruz says they are all wrong. Cruz wants a political war against Democrats. Cruz is the real voice of what will happen if Republicans take control of the Senate.

Impossible Goals and My Quest to Lose 175 Pounds

Don McNay | Posted 11.03.2014 | Business
Don McNay

Some people think aiming to lose 175 pounds is insane. For me, it is the only way to get there. When I've set "impossible" goals in a business setting, I've always made them. I get excited and motivated. Small goals don't interest me at all.

Mark Begich Courts Independent Voters In Alaska Senate Race

Reuters | Posted 11.02.2014 | Politics

By Steve Quinn JUNEAU, Oct 29 (Reuters) - In family video footage recorded in 1970, a young Senator Mark Begich is seen in a bucolic p...

At $50 Million and Counting, Alaska Senate Race Most Expensive in State History By Far

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 10.29.2014 | Politics
Alaska Dispatch News

The campaigns and outside groups chipping in tens of millions to to help or hinder Sen. Mark Begich and challenger Dan Sullivan are on track to spend $150 to $200 per vote.

Paul Blumenthal

Super PACs Keep Candidates Afloat With A Little Help From Their Friends

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In August, stories began to percolate that Terri Lynn Land, the Republican Senate candidate in Michigan, didn't have what it takes to wi...

Struggling Governors Could Hurt GOP's Senate Hopes

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON and CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY | Posted 11.02.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — As David Perdue campaigns throughout Georgia, the Republican candidate for Senate describes a struggling economy and people yearni...

Hunting For Whales And Votes Above The Arctic Circle

AP | By BECKY BOHRER | Posted 11.02.2014 | Politics

BARROW, Alaska (AP) — Three children whiz by on a snowmobile as Gabe Tegoseak, crunching through icy streets in the town that's as far north as you ...

Democratic Sen. Mark Begich: 'The President Is Not Relevant'

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 10.23.2014 | Politics

Barack Obama who? Sen. Mark Begich (D-Alaska) offered one of the sharpest put downs about the president on Wednesday, when he told the Washington E...

Paul Blumenthal

Karl Rove Sends Out The Billionaire Bat-Signal -- And They Respond

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Billionaires are rushing to the aid of Republicans in the homestretch of the 2014 elections with a massive super PAC infusion after a pl...

Mark Begich vs. Dan Sullivan -- Nonpartisan Candidate Guide For Alaska Senate Race 2014

Campus Election Engagement Project | Posted 12.16.2014 | Politics
Campus Election Engagement Project

Here are the issue-by-issue stands for Mark Begich and Dan Sullivan, with additional links at the bottom for each candidate if you'd like to dig deeper.

Paul Blumenthal

Dark Money Concentrates In Small Number of Pivotal 2014 Races

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.15.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As independent spending by nonprofit groups that fail to disclose their donors approaches $200 million in the 2014 midterm elections, it...

Candidates In Tight Senate Race Vie For Veterans' Votes

AP | By NICHOLAS RICCARDI | Posted 12.13.2014 | Politics

EAGLE RIVER, Alaska (AP) — The focus of attention one recent Saturday at the Veterans of Foreign War post in this community on the fringe of Anchora...

Paul Blumenthal

Fishy Money Fuels Super PACs In Alaska Senate Race

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Outside super PACs have played a major role supporting Sen. Mark Begich (D) as he faces a tough re-election race against former Alaska N...

Candidate Who Says He Spent Weeks Studying Obamacare Doesn't Seem To Understand It

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 10.09.2014 | Politics

Former Alaska Attorney General Dan Sullivan, the Republican challenging Sen. Mark Begich (D-Alaska), frequently talks about how he "actually read" the...

Mark Begich Inquiry Exposes Omission In GOP Opponent's Campaign Filing

The huffington post | Sam Levine | Posted 09.30.2014 | Politics

Dan Sullivan, the Republican challenger for U.S. Senate in Alaska, was a Maryland resident for tax purposes from 2006 to 2008, according to the Maryla...

Paul Blumenthal

Where Billionaires Are Placing Bets In This Year's Elections

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 09.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As the Democratic Party works to hold control of the U.S. Senate for the final two years of Barack Obama's presidency, a key strategy fo...

NRA Won't Endorse In Alaska Senate Race

AP | By BECKY BOHRER | Posted 11.24.2014 | Politics

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The National Rifle Association has decided to not endorse in Alaska's U.S. Senate race, with a spokesman saying Wednesday that...

Sam Stein

Democratic Senate Candidates Run From Obama While GOP Moves Toward His Agenda

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 09.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As the 2014 campaign enters its final stages, the two parties are approaching President Barack Obama in unconventional ways. Some De...