Anchorage Mayor Mark Begich said Sunday he's made up his mind to run against U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens in the fall election.
Begich's decision, which he will formally announce today at events in Anchorage and Fairbanks, surprises no one. He formed an exploratory committee in late February and has been sounding like a candidate as he's traveled the state since.
"What I've been hearing is people are truly ready for change," the Democratic mayor said Sunday. "They want to see something different."
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