Tag Archives: Alaska

Palin Advances To General Election In House Race

The Anchorage Daily News reports: Republicans Sarah Palin and Nick Begich, independent Al Gross and Democrat Mary Peltola solidified their leads in the race to advance to August’s special general election for Alaska’s lone U.S. House seat, according to an updated ballot count Wednesday. The top four vote-getters in the 48-candidate special primary will advance to the special general election …

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Palin Takes Early Lead In Alaska US House Primary

The Associated Press reports: Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin leads in early results from Saturday’s special primary for the state’s only U.S. House seat, as voters whittled down the list of 48 candidates running for the position that was held for 49 years by the late U.S. Rep. Don Young. The early results showed Palin, endorsed by former President Donald …

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Palin: I’ll Be A Great Rep Because I’m Already Famous

The Associated Press reports: It would be easy to dismiss Palin’s candidacy as the latest headline-grabbing twist in an unconventional career. Some of her critics have sought to cast her as an opportunist seeking to bolster her brand. The opinion section of the website of Alaska’s largest newspaper is dotted with letters to the editor urging Alaskans to reject her …

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POLL: Sarah Palin +5 In Alaska US House Race

Must Read Alaska reports: A poll commissioned by Must Read Alaska over the weekend shows that Sarah Palin has both a chance of winning the race for Congress, but also has a high negative factor and could hand the race to the leading candidate supported by Alaska Democrats — Al Gross. The survey asked questions of 955 likely 2022 primary …

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Man Gets 32 Months For Threats To Kill AK Senators

From the Justice Department: A Delta Junction, Alaska, man was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Ralph R. Beistline to 32 months in prison and a $5,000 fine after pleading guilty to two counts of threatening to murder Alaska’s two U.S. Senators. According to court documents, Jay Allen Johnson, 65, left 17 threatening voicemails for Alaska’s two U.S. Senators over …

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Palin: Media “Jackals” Will Come “Jackaling” For Me

Fox News reports: In her first on-air interview after throwing her hat into the special election race to replace the late Republican Congressman Don Young last week, Palin told Fox News host Jesse Watters she expects to become a prime target of the liberal media if elected. “You know, I would never be so cocky as to say bring it …

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Trump Endorses “Smart” Palin In Alaska House Race

From the world’s most famous liar: Wonderful patriot Sarah Palin of Alaska just announced that she is running for Congress, and that means there will be a true America First fighter on the ballot to replace the late and legendary Congressman Don Young. Sarah shocked many when she endorsed me very early in 2016, and we won big. Now, it’s …

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Santa Claus Among 51 Candidates In AK House Race

The Anchorage Daily News reports: A field 51 candidates have filed to run in the special election to fill Alaska’s lone U.S. house seat, in a slate that includes former Gov. Sarah Palin, North Pole City Council member Santa Claus, current and former lawmakers, a homebuilder and his brother. The number of candidates is more than twice as large as …

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Sarah Palin Launches Bid For Alaska’s House Seat

The New York Times reports: Sarah Palin, a former Alaska governor and the Republican nominee for vice president in 2008, said Friday that she was entering the race for Alaska’s lone congressional seat, marking her return to national politics after she helped revive the anti-establishment rhetoric that has come to define the Republican Party. She will be joining a crowded …

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Sarah Palin: Congress Needs People With Cojones Like Me, Not “Namby-Pamby Wussy-Pussy Stuff” [VIDEO]

“There is a time and a season for everything and if this season is one where I need a more official platform to have then, yeah, I’m going to throw my hat in the ring because we need people that have cojones. “We need people like Donald Trump who has nothing to lose, like me. We’ve got nothing to lose …

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Sarah Palin: I May Run For Alaska’s US House Seat

The Independent reports: Sarah Palin has said she is considering a congressional run to fill the seat vacated last week by representative Don Young. Appearing on Newsmax TV’s The Balance, Ms Palin said she would be “humbled and honored” to fill Young’s seat. “In a heartbeat, I would,” she said, responding to host Eric Bolling’s question about announcing a run. …

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Late GOP Rep. Don Young To Lie In State At US Capitol

The Hill reports: Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) announced Monday that late Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska), who was the longest-serving member of the House until his death on Friday, will lie in state in the Capitol next week. Young will lie in state in National Statuary Hall on Tuesday, March 29. There will be a formal ceremony to honor Young that …

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AK Readies Special Election To Replace Late GOP Rep

The Anchorage Press reports: According to a source close to Dr. Al Gross, the orthopedic surgeon from Southeast Alaska, who ran unsuccessfully to unseat Dan Sullivan in the 2020 U.S. Senate race, plans to enter the 2022 race for Alaska’s at-large House of Representatives seat now vacant with the passing of Don Young [photo] on Friday. Gross, who ran as …

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Republican Rep. Don Young Dies Mid-Flight At Age 88

The Anchorage Daily News reports: Alaska U.S. Rep. Don Young died Friday, his office said. His wife, Anne, was by his side, his office said in statement. “It’s with heavy hearts and deep sadness that we announce Congressman Don Young, the Dean of the House and revered champion for Alaska, passed away today while traveling home to Alaska to be …

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Gay Dem Launches Bid For Alaska’s US House Seat

The Anchorage Daily News reports: Anchorage Assembly member Christopher Constant will run for U.S. House in this year’s statewide elections, he said Thursday. Constant is the first registered Democrat in this election to say that they will challenge Rep. Don Young, who has held Alaska’s lone House seat since 1973. He’s also the first openly gay candidate for statewide office …

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GOP Alaska Gov Bows To Trump’s Endorsement Threat

CNN reports: Alaska GOP Gov. Mike Dunleavy on Thursday accepted former President Donald Trump’s endorsement, which Trump had vowed to rescind if Dunleavy endorses Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska. “Please tell the President thank you for the endorsement. With regard to the other issue, please tell the President he has nothing to worry about,” Dunleavy said in a statement …

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Trump Issues Endorsement Threat Against Alaska Gov

Just in from the world’s most famous liar: Mike Dunleavy has been a strong and consistent Conservative since his time in the Alaska State Senate. I was proud to endorse his first run for Governor, and I am proud to support his reelection, too. From his handling of the virus, support of the Constitution—including the Second and Tenth Amendments—taking advantage …

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Sen. Lisa Murkowski Announces Bid For Reelection

The Associated Press reports: Sen. Lisa Murkowski, who voted to convict Donald Trump in his second impeachment trial and has repeatedly bumped heads with the former president, announced Friday that she will run for reelection. Trump, who has focused his political efforts on punishing his political opponents, endorsed a leading opponent of Murkowski in June. Kelly Tshibaka was commissioner of …

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Anti-Vax Former GOP US Senate Candidate Who Called Gay City Councilman “Cocksucker” Dies Of Something

First, a reminder from Alaska Landmine: Mayor Dave Bronson and members of his administration encouraged their supporters who were opposed to the mask mandate. Four people were arrested on Wednesday, including a man who did not disclose he had a concealed handgun until after he was in handcuffs. Paul Kendall, long known as a gadfly at public meetings, called Assembly …

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Anti-Vax Alaska Horse Paste Activist Dies Of Something

The Anchorage Daily News reports: A conservative Anchorage political activist’s illness at Providence Alaska Medical Center became a flashpoint in a battle over COVID-19 treatments this week, with a city Assembly member joining in a campaign to compel doctors to administer ivermectin, an unproven treatment for the virus. William Topel’s treatment at Providence became a rallying point for people who …

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