Lisa ramps up, AKGOP rallies for Trump, Begich’s people rally against Herron. It’s Friday in the Sun!
This fall, HD18 will be the site of one of the more intriguing questions of the election cycle: Can All-Anchorage Republican Mike Gordon beat Harriet Drummond, the Democrat incumbent? It will be at best an uphill battle.
Now that all of the candidates for State House have filed we can take a look at which races will have the greatest impact on how the State House organizes its leadership for the next two-year session. Are we likely to see the continued reign of a Republican majority or do the Democrats have a chance of taking control?
Now with the Legislatureâ€™s Special Session winding to an end, some legislators are eyeing a shift in the proposal to increase fishing taxes to favor one set of fishing interests at the expense of another.
This afternoon the reelection campaign of U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski made official a key staff change we hinted at in our Friday in the Sun column. The campaign has brought onboard long-time Murkowski congressional staffer Robert Dillon to serve as Communications Director.
Tonight the Republican Party assault on not-Republican-enough Palmer incumbent Rep. Jim Colver begins.
Democrat Hillary Clinton has opened up a double-digit lead nationally over Republican Donald Trump, whose negatives remain unusually high for a presidential candidate amid early indications that the Orlando terrorist attack has had little direct impact on the 2016 race.
Fans of Donald Trump rejoice. You can now attend a Trump rally of your very own. Trump Stumpers will be heading to the Dimond Center Hotel Thursday night for the first rally and fundraiser for his campaign Alaska has seen.
Someone doesn’t like efforts by Governor Walker and state legislators to “replumb” state finances and use Permanent Fund earnings to fund state government. But at least they are getting creative in their disapproval.
Historians are fond of saying the War of 1812 turned the United States from an â€œareâ€ to an â€œis.â€ The election of new Chairman Tuckerman Babcock may be doing the same thing for the Alaska Republican Party (AKGOP).