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Mr. Bieling appeared to stand by his contention that AO-37 was LGBT-related later in the debate.
Thereâ€™s a refrain we hear about political campaigns every election cycle: “this year, campaigns waged an unprecedented ground game, having a face-to-face conversation with almost every single voter.”
Baloney. As academics who study campaigns, we hear this claim all the time. But we also know itâ€™s important to investigate whether data backs it up. We did. And it doesnâ€™t.
U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski says she does not know if she will vote for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.
From the reports submitted so far, we have compiled some interesting tidbits of what they tell us about candidates, campaigns, and groups influencing the election.
Iâ€™ve talked to about a dozen politicos in the past two days; Valley legislators, lobbyists, political consultants, and pollsters. They all say some version of the same thing â€˜seems close, but who the hell knows.â€™
Seven-term incumbent Rep. Bob Lynn faces his most serious competition for re-election in quite some time. That challenge comes in the form of primary opponent and former Anchorage Assemblyman Chris Birch.
Hillary Clintonâ€™s polling surge is showing no signs of fading. She leads Donald Trump, on average, by about 7 percentage points in national polls, and is an 83-percent favorite to win on Nov. 8.
In keeping with our values as Alaskans and Americans, I hope that Lisa Murkowski joins me in saying loud and clear, â€œDonald Trump is unfit to be President of the United States.â€
The Governor’s weed war, Keithley back in the game, and party parties. It’s Friday in the Sun!!!!