by Richard Mauer
. As the big field of Republican challengers jostles to get noticed against incumbent state senators, a common target has been emerging for many of them: the bipartisan coalition that has governed the Alaska Senate. ... "We do believe Alaska is in trouble -- oil production is declining, our budgets have not declined, they've actually increased over the years," Dunleavy
said in an interview. "We ask ourselves, if we continue with the same players, are we going to continue to get the same results? The chances are, yes."