Alaska: As debate approaches, Sullivan swims upstream to challenge Begich on fisheries

The difference in reception for the two U.S. Senate candidates was stark. The Republican, Dan Sullivan, got 45 minutes Friday morning to make his pitch to the United Fishermen of Alaska’s board of directors in a dimly lit hotel conference room in Anchorage — a pitch that at best would draw just a few votes away from his opponent, incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Begich, whom the group had endorsed months earlier. Read the rest here 11:41