In our March 26 episode, Casey Reynolds and Forrest Dunbar invite Alaska’s former U.S. Senator Mark Begich back to discuss the failure of the GOP’s healthcare bill in Congress and what it means for Alaska and our congressional delegation, the Alaska state budget, Begich’s effort to increase the number of red state Democrats in his party, and we even get into Anchorage local politics a little bit.
Young vs the Kochs, Pruitt vs Hammond, Anchorage candidates vs apathy. It’s Friday in the Sun!!!!
Begich rallies moderate Dems, Sadler argues with kiddies, and Felix rakes in cash. It’s Friday in the Sun!!!
Now, a national group called Alliance for Healthcare Security has launched TV ads in several states, including Alaska, aimed at ramping up that resistance.
Gabby and Charisse fight, Begich comforts Dems, and Nees steps in and then goes off. It’s Friday in the Sun!
The 60 people we elected to represent OUR values in the legislature and the groups formed to help recruit and elect them spend this day in pursuit of a donation to their own self-interests.
Since this is the first day back at work for many of you, I thought we’d kick off 2017 with some New Year’s resolutions we imagine some elected officials, institutions, and politicos might — or should — have considered.
In our December 24h episode, Casey Reynolds and Forrest Dunbar discuss Gov. Walker’s proposed budget, the pay cut he’s asked for, and Obama’s action restricting development in large offshore areas of Alaska. We are also joined by outgoing Alaska Democratic Party (ADP) Executive Director Kay Brown to discuss her accomplishments, the controversy surrounding the hiring of her successor, Jay Parmely, and the future her party.
What does former U.S. Senator Mark Begich think of Gov. Walker’s budget, the job Ethan Berkowitz is doing as Mayor, and how progressives can combat the incoming Trump administration? Oh, and what will Begich be running for next? Check out all that and much more on this week’s installment of The Midnight Sun Podcast.
Yesterday on MSNBC’s Morning Joe, one of the show’s hosts Mika Brzezinski, made the point that Pres. Barack Obama is a hot commodity this election season as down-ticket Democrats clamor for his presence at local campaign rallies, his appearance in campaign ads and mailers, and his voice on robocalls.