The Alaska Libertarian Party has announced they too now have a candidate in the race for Alaskaâ€™s U.S. Senate race. It is former state house candidate Cean Stevens.
The ad features well known mushers DeeDee Jonrowe, Jeff King, and John Baker endorsing Murkowski.
Congressman Don Young picked up a big endorsement today in his run for re-election againstâ€¦.well, no one really yet. But hey, getting an endorsement from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is never a bad thing for a Republican in Alaska. Who knows, Young could always get a real challenger to use it against later.
This morning I was prompted by a loyal reader with the obvious question â€œWhat’s your take on the challenger entering the U.S. Senate race?â€
This morning, the campaign announced Sen. Murkowskiâ€™s latest fundraising result: her reelection campaign has $3.1 million cash-on-hand. This effort, including over $570,000 raised during the fourth quarter, represents a new and historic fundraising record for any Alaskan holding public office in a non-election year. In total, Murkowski raised nearly $3.3 million in 2015.
U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski today announced several promotions within her Washington, D.C. office at the beginning of the second session of the 114th Congress.
U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowskiâ€™s Energy and Natural Resources Committee spokesman Robert DIllon is resigning.
A cryptic Facebook post and tweet by Donald Trump saying he will have a â€œspecial guestâ€ with him at a rally in Iowa Tuesday has the media buzzing.
It was a tense night for Republicans as President Obama, in his final State of the Union address, directly challenged the central narratives most Republican presidential candidates have been laying out in their campaigns. Most notably the line that America has become weaker and our enemies stronger under his administration. The president called such assertions â€œfictionâ€ and â€œpolitical hot air.â€
This summer U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski joined forces with Michigan Congressman Fred Upton to form a lucrative campaign marriage known as a joint fundraising committee. Such committees are designed so two or more candidates can team up for fundraisers, split the costs, and then divide the donations. This is a common practice for congressional candidates across the country, however what is notable about the Murkowski-Upton Victory Committee is that instead of grouping candidates from the same state or geographic region the Murkowski-Upton partnership groups the candidates by economic interest.