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Mark Begich

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  • Alaska: Senate, governor's races too close to call

    Alaska Democratic Sen. Mark Begich trailed Republican challenger Dan Sullivan late Tuesday after a fierce campaign dominated by millions in spending by outside groups and Begich's determined efforts to distance himself from President Obama. But Begich...
  • Republican wave could get even bigger

    WASHINGTON The Republican victory wave might end up even larger by the time all the votes are counted. Already Wednesday, Republicans seized control of the U.S. Senate with a minimum of 52 seats, added to their majority in the House of Representatives...
  • Republicans poised for gains in Senate and House

    WASHINGTON Republicans seized seats in the Senate Tuesday, riding a wave of discontent with President Barack Obama and moving closer to controlling both houses of Congress for the final two years of his presidency. Republicans won Democratic-held...
  • Republicans gain in Senate and House

    WASHINGTON Republicans marched across the nation seizing seats held by Democrats as the party rode a wave of discontent with President Barack Obama and moved toward controlling both houses of Congress for the final two years of his presidency....
  • Republicans seize Senate, set up clash with Obama

    WASHINGTON Republicans seized control of the U.S. Senate Tuesday, mobilizing voter discontent with President Barack Obama across the country and setting up partisan economic and foreign policy showdowns over the final two years of his presidency. The...
  • Republicans win control of the Senate

    WASHINGTON Republicans swept the Senate races Tuesday night, and come January, they will control the chamber for the first time in eight years. Democratic incumbents fell right and left, even in seats that they had originally been favored to win....
  • Alaska: Sullivan holds lead over Begich in US Senate race

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska Alaska's Republican U.S. Senate candidate Dan Sullivan took and held an early lead over incumbent Democratic Sen. Mark Begich with more than a third of the precincts reporting Tuesday night. With 160 of 441 precincts reporting, Sullivan...
  • We may not know tonight which party officially controls the Senate

    Political junkies planning to stay up late on election night to see if Republicans take control of the Senate might want to rethink their plans -- it's quite possible we won't know for days or maybe weeks. If Republicans have a really big night, the...
  • Sen. Michael Bennet: Many roles, but No. 1 is getting Mark Udall reelected

    Sen. Michael Bennet: Many roles, but No. 1 is getting Mark Udall reelected
    Whether on stage in crammed hotel ballrooms or crisscrossing tree-lined college campuses, a consistent presence on the campaign trail for U.S. Sen. Mark Udall has been his colleague Sen. Michael Bennet -- the man also in charge of Democrats' chances of...
  • An hourly guide to midterm election race viewing

    One usually surefire way to gauge the political climate on election night is to follow the clock of poll closings across the nation, east to west. But this is no normal midterm. Several races are expected to be razor-close to the very end, and some...
  • A D.C. cure: Take the hard votes

    A D.C. cure: Take the hard votes
    What day is it?" "It's today," squeaked Piglet. "My favorite day," said Pooh. As a proud member of the "don't just do something, sit there" school of politics, I don't fret much about partisanship and gridlock. Partisanship and gridlock aren't...