By PBS NewsHour
Former state Attorney General Dan Sullivan held off Sarah Palin-backed and 2010 Senate nominee Joe Miller in the Alaska Republican Senate primary, earning the right to take on Democratic incumbent Mark Begich this fall. With the Alaska results, the stage…
By Domenico Montanaro, Terence Burlij, Rachel Wellford, Simone Pathe
It is 100 days until Election Day (well, 99, but who’s counting). There are going to be 15 primaries in August, but the general-election fields in the dozen competitive Senate races are pretty much set.
For Republicans, it's all about tying Democrats to Obama - especially to a health care law that remains unpopular with many Americans. And for Democrats, the election is about just about anything else.
By Charles Babington, Associated Press
With a stunning victory in the Alaska Senate race declared late Tuesday, Democrats took another major step toward their target of reaching a filibuster-proof majority in the Senate.
Longtime Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens defiantly stated Tuesday that he intends to win another six-year term in the U.S. Senate next week, despite calls from within his party to step down after being convicted Monday in a federal corruption trial.
Following Sen. Ted Stevens' indictment Thursday on charges of concealing more than $250,000 worth of gifts, two reporters measure the reaction in Alaska and Washington, D.C., and the challenges of the upcoming trial.
Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens, the Senate's longest-serving Republican, has been indicted on seven counts of making false statements about receiving more than $250,000 from an oilfield services company that helped renovate his home.
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