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Begich To Make Announcement Thursday Morning

According to Mark Begich, Alaska’s former junior senator will be making a significant announcement about his future at 8 A.M. Thursday morning on Rick Rydell’s radio show on AM 650 KENI. Rydell confirmed as much on Facebook this afternoon:


Alaska’s Congressional Race Kicks Off In Earnest

Alaska’s U.S. Congressional race has officially gotten going. Oh sure, technically both incumbent Rep. Don Young and Democrat challenger Steve Lindbeck have been in the race for months, but aside from the standard float of Young ads and a brief attack by Lindbeck in June over unionized tanker escorts there hasn’t been any noticeable communications activity in this race.



Amy Demboski In Jeopardy Of Expulsion From Alaska GOP

This afternoon on her daily radio show on 1020 FM KVNT Anchorage Assemblywoman Amy Demboski said Alaska Republican Party Vice-Chairman Rick Whitbeck called her last night and threatened her over her voicing support for Alaska Libertarian Party senatorial candidate Joe Miller over the Alaska Republican Party’s candidate Sen. Lisa Murkowski.



Lisa Murkowski Now Faces Joe Miller….Again

According to a posting on Alaska Libertarian Party candidate for U.S. Senate Cean Steven’s personal Facebook page this afternoon, she is dropping out of the race and 2010 Alaska Republican Party nominee for the same office Joe Miller is stepping in.




Deficit Jumps 35%, Slower Economic Growth Projected, & Neither Presidential Candidate Has Plan To Address It

Buck down folks, the news isn’t good. New numbers released yesterday show the federal deficit jumped 35% this year and is set to almost triple in the next ten years. As if that isn’t a troubling enough sign, the federal government itself now projects significantly slower economic growth over the next ten years. And we are still waiting for either presidential candidate to notice.