| Jun 26, 2013
| 6:46 PM
The Supreme Court decided Wednesday to strike down a provision in the Defense of Marriage Act that previously denied federal benefits to married gay couples -- but with Alaska law prohibiting same-sex marriages, what does the ruling mean for couples here?...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 12:17 PM
Ginger Eisenrod is Republican through and through and has been for decades. She runs a residential and commercial real estate business in Boca Raton with her husband, just finished a term as president of a political club in Coral Springs, and describes...
| May 13, 2013
| 4:32 PM
A bipartisan group of U.S. senators last week introduced a bill that would prohibit rental-car companies from renting or selling vehicles with an open manufacturer's recall. The legislation, the Raechel and Jacqueline Houck Safe Rental Car Act of 2013,...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 11:20 PM
The bill to rename Mount McKinley to Denali moved a step closer in Congress.
On Tuesday, the bill, sponsored by Sen. Lisa Murkowski, to rename North America’s largest peak moved out of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources committee.
| Jun 19, 2013
| 8:42 AM
Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), in an announcement she concedes will cause controversy, says she now supports legalizing same-sex marriage.
“As one who is a strong proponent in personal freedom, in ensuring that government has a limited role in...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 7:22 AM
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — She doesn't wear a cowboy hat favored by traditional picks for interior secretary. Sally Jewell prefers fleece and Gore-Tex jackets and wears a safety helmet when she needs it for scaling cliffs, skiing or kayaking.
| Mar 15, 2013
| 1:38 PM
President Barack Obama returned to Chicago Friday to push an energy policy aimed at weaning the country off of oil by using revenues from increased oil and gas production.
In a roughly 20-minute speech at Argonne National Laboratory, Obama touched on...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 3:28 PM
Joe Miller, the 2010 Republican Senate Candidate, made his first major political speech in 12 months in the state and said he’s contemplating a 2014 Senate run at the Alaska Libertarian Party convention held Saturday in a midtown hotel.
| Jun 17, 2013
| 8:57 AM
Republicans have an opportunity for a get-out-of-jail moment with the fastest-growing slice of the electorate, Hispanics.
An immigration bill is likely to pass the Senate by the end of the month. The size and shape of the measure and the tone of the...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 8:35 AM
U.S. Sen. Mark Begich ended 2012 with nearly $1 million on hand.
A fundraising disclosure, provided by his campaign, shows the Alaska Democrat raised about $334,000 during the last quarter of the year, and ended the reporting period with about $950,...
| May 28, 2013
| 10:41 PM
Former Republican Senate candidate Joe Miller has thrown his hat into the ring against Democratic incumbent Senator Mark Begich.
Miller filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission earlier this month.
In his statement of candidacy, Miller listed...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 6:04 AM
Alaska's U.S. senators say they oppose an executive order that would give members of Congress a pay raise.
Senator Mark Begich said on his Facebook page that the American people don't get an automatic pay raise, and neither should members of Congress....