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Will Murkowski Continue To Back Bernie Sanders On Drug Importation?

With Obamacare repeal dead for the foreseeable future, Congress may turn its attention to smaller pieces of legislation dealing with what are seen as more doable reforms to American healthcare. One of those is an effort being led by Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders (I) to bring down the price of prescription drugs by allowing Americans to buy those drugs from foreign countries.






Alaska GOP Unveils Message For Anchorage Elections

Today neighbors of mine, and presumably yours too, began receiving the same mailer from the Alaska Republican Party they get before every election. You know, that yellow “Apply for your absentee ballot” mail piece the GOP has been sending out forever. Of interest to me as a watcher of local politics isn’t that the GOP sent the mailer, it’s the direct pitch to its base about why this election is important and what the choices are. That message is telling.







Could Obamacare “Bloodbath” Be Key To Walker Reelection?

If Trump and the GOP-controlled congress can’t dismantle Obamacare as they have promised to do for years, they could face a combination of that “bloodbath” backlash — or at least a depressed turnout — from their rank-and-file conservative base while simultaneously raising the profile of the issue and handing Gov. Walker a powerful and popular issue to run on.







Congressional Republicans Balking At Trump Agenda

We’ve been hearing for weeks that anyone meeting with Alaska’s congressional delegation or their staff is being told that even their GOP colleagues in D.C. aren’t eager to move the President’s agenda. Now, multiple reports are detailing the specifics of that dysfunction.







Alaska’s Congressional Delegation Reacts To Trump’s Speech

All three members of Alaska’s congressional delegation released written statements and recorded video critiques after President Trump’s speech before congress last night.

We have compiled each of their statements and videos below so you can more easily review and consider the thoughts of our representatives in Washington D.C.