The first Senate debate of the general election

The first Senate debate of the general election is being held tonight between Sen. Mark Begich and Dan Sullivan. It’ll start at 7 p.m. at the Wendy Williamson Auditorium at the UAA campus. It’ll be live-streamed on ADN’s website here. I’ll be tweeting @Amanda_Coyne and will post a story post-debate. The debate is moderated by United For Liberty, a libertarian/tea party group. The moderator is Dave Cuddy, from the First National Bank of Alaska family, who ran against Ted Stevens in the 1996 and the 2008 Republican primaries. Cuddy moderated a Senate debate before the Republican primary.


3 thoughts on “The first Senate debate of the general election

  1. Anonymous

    Wow, so this is how we decide to pick one of one hundred, do they know where a bar or lake are located. Granted the lake is the largest in the state and one of the largest in the country but come on. What about the 17 trillion dollar debt that our country has, the artificially low interest rates, the artificially high dollar, we have some big fish to fry and it does not matter if they are GMO or not. Alaskans yell at the top of their lungs about how independent we are and yet they have their hands out wanting to know what their delegates are going to bring back to them from Washington. We beg so much our hands look like cups and talk out the side of our necks when we say we are conservative. No one wants to tell you what he or she will give up to make the country better; it is always the other people problem. All I hear from both candidates is more of the same, we cannot fix our country by cutting taxes alone and we cannot fix it by stopping funding to social programs. It will take some give from both sides because both sides have taken for too long.

  2. Jim Bob

    Sorry Dan, but if you really don’t know where the Salty Dog is, you haven’t lived in Alaska long enough to expect to get elected to any statewide office. Even teetotalers have seen the sweatshirts often enough to know that answer.

Comments are closed.