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Alaska

Nick Begich for Alaska posts best fundraising quarter ever, nearly all coming from small donors in Alaska | #alaska | #politics

Congressional candidate Nick Begich raised $311,000 in the second quarter of 2024, a 44% increase over his previous quarter and his best showing yet for the 2024 campaign. Overall, Begich’s campaign has raised about $919,000 with nearly 60% of it coming from Alaskans since he filed one year ago on July 13, 2023. Campaign money […]

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Peltola walks back her support for Ambler mine access | #alaska | #politics

Sen. Lisa Murkowski and Rep. Mary Peltola Rep. Mary Peltola threw her staff under the bus during a radio interview on Tuesday, saying she did not approving her name being put on a press released that was published by the Alaska delegation, which favors the construction of the Ambler Access Project, a road to a […]

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Alaska Democrats flip off rural Alaskans, deflect criticism of Peltola ‘FREE BEER’ campaign | #alaska | #politics

Mary Peltola sharing pints on the campaign trail. On X/Twitter, the Alaska Democratic Party doubled down in its support of Rep. Mary Peltola, even though Peltola has committed a possible crime by offering “FREE BEER!” to people as a way to lure them into her campaign headquarters in Fairbanks. “This guy doesn’t like free beer!!!” […]

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Skip day: Peltola ditches House Resources budget hearing after not defending Alaska or holding Interior Sec. Deb Haaland accountable | #alaska | #politics

House Resources Committee, where Democrat Rep. Mary Peltola walked out. One day after Alaska Rep. Mary Peltola acted against energy development on the North Slope, Peltola skipped out on a House Resources Committee budget hearing featuring Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland, who is responsible for executing so much of the Biden Administration war on […]

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Peltola targets Natives to reverse slipping support | #alaska | #politics

Rep. Mary Peltola Just as Vice President Kamala Harris has been assigned to shore up the black vote for President Joe Biden by headlining events for African-American voters, Alaska Rep. Mary Peltola was stumping for the Native vote on her most recent trip back home to Alaska, in an effort to shore up support. Flanked […]

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Alaska lawmaker’s husband was flying meat from hunting camp when crash occurred, authorities say | #alaska | #politics

ANCHORAGE, Alaska —  The plane flown by the husband of Alaska U.S. Rep. Mary Peltola was carrying a load of moose meat from a remote hunting camp when it crashed, killing him earlier this week, authorities said. Eugene Peltola Jr., 57, was the only person aboard the small plane when it crashed late Tuesday. Two hunters […]

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Peltola beats Palin, wins Alaska House special election | #alaska | #politics

Democrat Mary Peltola won the special election for Alaska’s only US House seat on Wednesday, besting a field that included Republican Sarah Palin, who was seeking a political comeback in the state where she was once governor. Peltola, who is Yup’ik and turned 49 on Wednesday, will become the first Alaska Native to serve in […]

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