Posted November 6, 2016

November 6, 2016 ANCHORAGE, AK – Candidates for the U.S. Senate from Alaska met on November 3rd for the last debate of this campaign season. During this debate and throughout the campaign, Independent Margaret Stock has clearly presented her positions on the issues, including her support for holding a hearing and vote on Merrick Garland’s […]

Posted November 3, 2016

Juneau Empire By Margaret Stock November 3, 2016 Alaskans are a pragmatic people, because pragmatism is a trait borne out of necessity from living on the Last Frontier. Alaskans regularly make decisions that go far beyond what most Americans ever have to consider, because sometimes our very survival is at stake. For the past few […]

Posted November 3, 2016

Alaska Dispatch News By Erica Martinson November 2, 2016 Alaska Dispatch News has compiled information on and from Alaska’s U.S. Senate candidates. Instead of a long, formal questionnaire, we asked the candidates to respond to five questions each, some of which were selected from reader submissions. The campaigns responded in writing, and their answers are […]

Posted October 28, 2016

October 28, 2016 ANCHORAGE, AK – The Alaska Climate Caucus on October 27, 2016 named Margaret Stock, Independent candidate for the U.S. Senate, a “climate smart candidate” for “breaking the silence” on climate change and stepping up to face the “mounting impacts from climate change on Alaska’s public health and safety, our economy, and our […]

Posted October 27, 2016

KBBI By Daysha Eaton October 26, 2016 Margaret Stock is running for U.S. Senate as an Independent candidate, challenging Republican incumbent Lisa Murkowski who has been in office since 2002. The Harvard graduate is a retired Lieutenant Colonel and has served in the Army Reserve. In 2013 she was awarded a MacArthur Genius award for […]

Posted October 26, 2016

Alaska Dispatch News By Erica Martinson October 26, 2016 Four of Alaska’s five U.S. Senate candidates found a lot to agree on in the state’s first Arctic debate in Barrow Wednesday — on bolstering the Arctic’s profile in Washington and allowing targeted gun control — but differed on the role of term limits in the […]

Posted October 16, 2016

KTUU By KTUU Staff October 16, 2016 ANCHORAGE (KTUU) U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski declined to attend KTUU’s Senate Debate on Sunday evening, and the Republican’s leading opponents used the hour long event to pick apart her record from many directions. The debate was broadcast statewide and will be re-broadcast on NBC stations across Alaska in […]

Posted October 16, 2016

Alaska Dispatch News By Shannyn Moore October 16, 2016 Margaret Stock is brilliant. She has experience. She isn’t beholden to either party. She didn’t have to do polling or get an advisor to tell her it was time to dump Trump. For all the voters who were duped into writing in “M-u-r-k-o-w-s-k-i” in 2010 — […]

Posted October 13, 2016

Anchorage Press By Brendan Joel Kelley October 13, 2016 When Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump entered the race in June of last year, his announcement speech included the allegation that Mexicans illegally entering the United States were criminals, drug traffickers and rapists. From there, the national political dialogue has included Trump’s promise of a wall […]

Posted October 12, 2016

Juneau Empire By James Brookes October 10, 2016 It was a good week for Margaret Stock. The independent candidate challenging Lisa Murkowski for U.S. Senate was endorsed last week by former Sen. Mark Begich and by the Tongass Democrats. “The Tongass Democrats believe that Margaret Stock, while sharing the core tenets of the Democratic Party, […]

Posted October 10, 2016

KINY Radio By Pete Carran October 10, 2016 Pete Carran interviews news makers impacting Juneau. Action Line is broadcast at 10:35am weekdays on 800/KINY and at 11:35am on 630/KJNO. To download an episode, Right-Click on the “Download” button and click “Save Link As…”, as shown Read More >>

Posted October 8, 2016

By Margaret Stock FOR THE JUNEAU EMPIRE Most Americans want Medicare to negotiate for lower drug prices, but Congress is not concerned about their opinions. Instead, Congress answers to corporate special interests — in this case, the pharmaceutical industry. To distract voters, Congress holds show hearings to lambast drug company executives publicly before TV cameras […]

Posted October 7, 2016

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner By Becky Bohrer October 7, 2016 JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – Independent U.S. Senate candidate Margaret Stock has won the endorsement of the last Alaska Democrat to hold the office. Stock said Friday that she’s grateful for the support of former U.S. Sen. Mark Begich and a group of southeast Alaska Democrats who […]

Posted October 7, 2016

KTOO Public Media By Jeremey Hsieh October 7, 2016 Independent U.S. Senate candidate Margaret Stock was in Juneau recently campaigning ahead of the Nov. 8 election. Stock stopped by KTOO on Thursday and for an interview. You can listen to the full 13-minute interview here, or read through a version that’s been edited for clarity […]

Posted October 5, 2016

Juneau Empire By James Brookes October 5, 2016 Alaska’s most venerable Alaska Native organization opened its 104th annual meeting Wednesday with a plea for youth and a look toward the future. The 104th annual Grand Camp of the Alaska Native Brotherhood and the Alaska Native Sisterhood, which runs through the weekend, will bring constitutional changes […]

Posted September 21, 2016 By Maria Athens September 21, 2016 Anchorage, AK- Your Alaska Link sat down with U.S. Senate Candidate Margaret Stock, who discussed her campaign activities, and why she feels she is best suited, for the position. The Anchorage-based immigration attorney is confident she can win the U.S. Senate seat, during November’s General Elections. The retired […]

Posted September 12, 2016

September 12, 2016 Margaret Stock, Independent candidate for the U.S. Senate, will attend the Standing Rock Rally tomorrow at 1 p.m. at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) campus. The UAF Native Student Union is hosting the rally in collaboration with the UAF Climate Action Coalition. The rally will take place at Constitution Park on […]

Posted September 10, 2016

By Margaret Stock Mass incarceration has been a major topic of media attention recently. The United States has less than 5% of the world’s population yet houses approximately 25% of the world’s prisoners. Our prison population rate is about 3.5 times that of Europe and 2.5 times that of Canada. Alaska has an even higher […]

Posted September 10, 2016

By Margaret Stock September 11, 2016 marks the 15th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of 9/11. For fifteen years, our nation has been at war — the longest “hot war” in our nation’s history. The post-9/11 conflicts have caused profound changes in our society, in the application of our Constitution’s principles, and in our political […]

Posted September 6, 2016

September 6, 2016 Margaret Stock, Independent candidate for the U.S. Senate, responded to the news today that former Tea Party candidate Joe Miller had entered the U.S. Senate race. “Miller’s entry puts the entire race up in the air,” she said. Stock said, “It is true that he was popular enough six years ago (in […]

Posted September 6, 2016

Corporate Crime Reporter By Editor September 6, 2016 She taught at West Point. She’s a Harvard Law School graduate. She’s a winner of the MacArthur Foundation award for her work on immigration. She’s Alaska’s premier immigration attorney. And she’s running as an independent for U.S. Senate from Alaska. Her name is Margaret Stock. And she’s […]

Posted August 26, 2016

August 26, 2016 Margaret Stock, Independent candidate for the U.S. Senate, is a small business owner. She runs her own law firm, Cascadia Cross-Border Law Alaska, which employs ten people. Several of her workers are current or past students at the University of Alaska. Yesterday was Demo Day, sponsored by “Launch: Alaska,” an organization that […]

Posted August 26, 2016

August 26, 2016 Margaret Stock, Independent candidate for the U.S. Senate, spoke yesterday afternoon at the 36th Biennial Convention of the Alaska AFL-CIO in Anchorage. She received a standing ovation. In her speech, Stock said, “When I was in first grade, I knew that I was not allowed to eat grapes. My mother told me […]

Posted August 25, 2016

Juneau Empire By Margaret Stock August 25, 2016 Since the inception of our democracy, Americans have been concerned about the undue influence of powerful corporations. Thomas Jefferson wrote, “I hope we shall take warning from the example and crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government […]

Posted August 24, 2016

Alaska Dispatch News By Margaret Stock August 24, 2016 The Louisiana floods have prompted the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to state that there have been eight “500 year” floods in the United States in the last 12 months. Dozens of people have died and thousands of homes have been destroyed. The rapid warming […]

Posted August 12, 2016

Alaska Dispatch News By Erica Martinson August 12, 2016 Margaret Stock arrived at the Division of Elections in Anchorage at 10 a.m. Friday with a thick stack of papers containing, she said, twice the number of signatures required to get on the November ballot as an independent candidate for the U.S. Senate. Stock said she […]

Posted July 19, 2016

Alaska Dispatch News By Margaret Stock July 19, 2016 In the upcoming presidential election, Americans face a choice between two highly partisan candidates who have at least one thing in common: They share the highest unfavorable ratings of any major party candidates in the history of presidential politics. Lisa Murkowski, my opponent for Alaska’s U.S. […]

Posted February 19, 2016

Alaska Dispatch News By Nathaniel Herz February 19, 2016 U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski pulled back from an earlier position that the Senate should give a hearing to a nominee to replace the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, saying Thursday that President Obama shouldn’t even nominate a replacement. The day before, Murkowski told reporters […]

Posted February 17, 2016

Alaska Dispatch News By Devin Kelly February 17, 2016 Anchorage immigration attorney Margaret Stock said Tuesday that she’s running as an independent against Republican U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski. Stock, a retired lieutenant colonel with the U.S. Army Reserves who has spent years arguing that legal immigration bolsters national security, said she was encouraged to run […]

Posted September 25, 2013

Alaska Dispatch News By Richard Mauer September 25, 2013 Anchorage immigration attorney Margaret Stock was named Wednesday as one of 24 recipients of a MacArthur Foundation “genius” grant, and with the honor comes a five-year stipend which she plans to use to promote her idea that immigration doesn’t threaten national security. Stock, a retired lieutenant […]