According to new campaign finance disclosure reports, Rep. Cathy MuÃ±oz is enjoying the support of some of Juneauâ€™s dentists, while her electoral opponent, Justin Parish, reported his biggest expense was a dentistâ€™s devil: candy and snacks to pass out at Juneauâ€™s Fourth of July Parade.
We know you are thirsty for donation details, so here are some quick hits on things we noticed:
The 30-day filing period ended on July 15, but campaigns and groups have until July 18 (Monday) to file their reports. Most wait until the last minute to file, but some already have.
Here are a few things we can already glean from those early filers.
A House chairman assigned to an energy bill conference committee said it was â€œa little bit bizarreâ€ to hear a Senate Republican promise to cut provisions from the bill that could earn a presidential veto.
Nees takes on the GOP establishment, the race for speaker heats up, and Ted Stevens Day is here. It’s Friday in the Sun!!!
CNBC has released its 2016 list of America’s Top States for Business and Alaska did not fare well, again.
I surveyed over 20 Alaska politicos and journeyed deep into the TMS archives to develop a list of things to love and hate about Alaska politics. Because studies show that readers really enjoy lists of stuff.
This is simultaneously one of the easiest and most difficult races to rate. The district is a lock for a Republican victory, but the Republican primary is difficult to gauge.
Alaskaâ€™s two U.S. senators are among the members of congress most reliant on out-of-state campaign contributions, according to Opensecrets.org.
Congressman Don Young this afternoon announced details of his second quarter fundraising numbers, only hours after his opponent, Steve Lindbeck boasted a $418K haul.