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Alaska Senate Race: Why Democrat Mark Begich Refuses To Concede
There's a Call in the Alaska Senate Race, But Mark Begich Not Conceding Anytime Soon
What You Need To Know About Obama's 8 Days In Asia
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES 5 THINGS TO WATCH FOR DURING OBAMA’S ASIA TRIP: Fresh off the bruising midterm loss, President Obama is shifting his focus to a host of foreign policy challenges during a dizzying week-long Asia trip. In eight days, Obama will visit three countries ...
ICYMI: What Happened on Election Night?
OK, let’s review. For those not paying attention to the midterm elections, they happened Tuesday and the Republicans, aka the GOP, did really well, right? SW: Yes, really well. Call it a shellacking, thumping, a wave, whatever you want. It was a great night for...
Why Alaska Election Results Are Taking Sooooo Long
Neither the Alaska Senate race nor the Alaska gubernatorial race have been called -- and both may take a while. Here are seven questions and answers about why patience is a virtue when it comes to the Last Frontier: Isn’t the election over? Yes, the election was Tuesday, but we may not have an
Election 2014 Scorecard: How 6 Potential 2016 GOP Presidential Candidates Fared on the Campaign Trail
We know that Election Day 2014 left the Democrats seeing red. But with midterms behind us, the focus now shifts to 2016. The midterms gave potential 2016 nominees a chance to hit the campaign trail early – for other candidates, of course. Bill and Hillary...
The Note: Ebola Digs In
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES THE LATEST FROM NEW YORK: A New York doctor who recently returned from West Africa has tested positive for Ebola and is being isolated at a Manhattan hospital, city and state officials said last night. ABC News report that the doctor, who...
The Primary Primer: 5 Races to Watch in Alaska and Wyoming
WHO’S ON THE BALLOT? Today, voters cast ballots in Alaska and Wyoming. The marquee race to watch is a three-way bitter GOP Senate primary in our nation’s 49th state. Alaskan voters will decide between the establishment front-runner, a tea partier with Sarah Palin’s backing, and...
Health Care Deadline Looms: How States Are Setting Up the Exchanges
All of the Affordable Care Act, also known as "Obamacare," doesn't go into effect until 2014, but states are required to set up their own health care exchanges or leave it to the federal government to step in by next year. The deadline for the governors' decisions is Friday. The health insurance
How Palin Kept Her Vice Presidential Nomination Under Wraps: A Timeline To Selection
In the days before Sarah Palin’s unveiling as Sen. John McCain’s running mate she was busy with the everyday business of governing. She approved future press requests and meetings at the Republican National Convention -- meetings that she would later have to cancel -- and received words of ...