More Mark Begich Articles

  • Examiner Editorial: Dems' Obamacare 'fixes' are just Washington wink-winks

    Quick, did you see that? Senate Democrats just pulled another Washington wink-wink on Obamacare. For those who might need a refresher, the WWW is the old standby of professional Washington politicians from both parties when they need to look like they are doing something concrete when in fact...

  • Poll shows Alaska Democratic Sen. Mark Begich trailing for the first time

    Begich is even with Dan S. Sullivan and trails Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell, according to Rasmussen Reports. Are Democrats in danger of losing this seat?

  • New Mark Begich ad features video of his late father

    As he faces a challenging re-election bid this year, one of the most potent weapons Sen. Mark Begich has is his name. Begich, D-Alaska, is the son of former Rep. Nick Begich, D-Alaska, who disappeared in a presumed plane crash in 1972 -- and who is still well-remembered in the state. In a...

  • Sen. Mark Begich hits Koch brothers in first re-election campaign ad

    Hoping to counter hundreds of thousands of dollars in negative-ad spending in Alaska by the conservative group Americans For Prosperity, Sen. Mark Begich's re-election campaign will air its first television advertisement of the midterm election cycle.

  • Mark Begich waffles on letter he signed favoring 'price' on carbon

    Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, thinks voters should not conclude, based from the fact that he signed a 2010 letter calling for government to "mak[e] polluters pay a price on greenhouse gas" that he supports a carbon tax. "I didn't agree with every piece of that letter -- people think when you...



From the Weekly Standard

  • Through a Google Glass, Darkly

    “Just because something bears the aspect of the inevitable one should not, therefore, go along willingly with it.” ​—​Philip K. Dick

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  • 2014 ≠ 2016

    Polls are overrated, but they can be still instructive. So what’s to be learned from a Fox News survey of 1,012 registered voters conducted April 13-15? 

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  • As Goes North Carolina

    Raleigh, N.C.  To win the Senate, Republicans must win North Carolina. While it’s mathematically possible to take the Senate without ousting Democratic senator Kay Hagan, the chances of that...

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