Yesterday, while hosting the Dave Stieren Show on FM News 103.7 KFQD, I interviewed Governor Walker regarding his hiring of former Apache Alaska General Manager John Hendrix to serve as his new Chief Oil and Gas Advisor.
Here is a list of the campaigns that raised the most money in this reporting period that ran from February 1 of this year through July 15. This list is dominated by non-incumbents. New candidates are more likely to be embroiled in primary fights and are unencumbered by legislative ethics rules that hamper incumbents from fundraising during regular and special legislative sessions.
Looking for something to make the Republican National Convention tolerable? Tip of the hat to â€œThe Late Show with Stephen Colbertâ€ for this offering.
The latest Nielsen ratings for local television news stations show the revamped KTVA not just stalled in its quest to compete with longtime ratings dominant KTUU, but actually losing ground.
The 30-day filing period ended on July 15, but campaigns and groups have until July 18 (Monday) to file their reports. Most wait until the last minute to file, but some already have.
Here are a few things we can already glean from those early filers.
A House chairman assigned to an energy bill conference committee said it was â€œa little bit bizarreâ€ to hear a Senate Republican promise to cut provisions from the bill that could earn a presidential veto.
Nees takes on the GOP establishment, the race for speaker heats up, and Ted Stevens Day is here. It’s Friday in the Sun!!!
A Wednesday Senate State Affairs Committee meeting proved to be ground zero for some good political theater as a fight between the snotty tone of the State Senate met the rare trash talking of the Governorâ€™s Office.
Sarah Palin was asked to speak at next week’s Republican National Convention, but apparently the roughly 3,000-mile flight is too long for the former governor of Alaska to make the trip to Cleveland.
; This district is a graveyard of Republican dreams. Like New Jersey in presidential election politics, this is a district the Alaska GOP always thinks…