Reps. Don Young (R, AK-AL), Ryan Zinke (R, MT-AL), and Scott Tipton (R, CO-3) all have drawn intriguing Democratic challengers.
This morning newly announced Democrat candidate for Congress Steve Lindbeck sent out an email titled â€œWhy Iâ€™m Running For Congress.â€ Sending such a message to introduce yourself to voters is a standard procedure for statewide campaigns. As their campaigns began to mobilize in recent weeks U.S. Senate candidates Margaret Stock and Sen. Lisa Murkowski wrote similarly titled messages.
One Republican isn’t running, one might run, the rest start the blame game. Its Friday in the Sun!!!!!
Earlier today Steve Lindbeck announced he would be running for the Democratic Party’s nomination to challenge Congressman Don Young. New Polling conducted in March and released today shows Young may be growing more vulnerable.
The Midnight Sun has learned that one potential challenger to Congressman Don Young has begun hiring campaign staff and an official announcement of his candidacy is imminent.
A challenger emerges for Don Young, Anti-Demboski fervor fizzles, and Ruedrich has a bad week. Its Friday in the Sun!
Recently, longtime Alaska pollster Ivan Moore of Alaska Survey Research released five years of polling numbers on U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski, Congressman Don Young, former Governor Sean Parnell, and Governor Bill Walker.
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.
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€
U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowskiâ€™s third-quarter (July 1st-September 30th) fundraising numbers are out. What, you thought you had already read the news reports a month ago saying the same thing? No, not really.