Liz Ruskin, Alaska Public Media
The two Democrats running for U.S. Senate are the same age. They’re running low- or no-budget campaigns. Both used to be Republicans. And right there, the similarities come to a dead stop. Listen now
U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski is running a multimillion-dollar campaign. But have you met the Republicans running against her? We tried. We found two undaunted optimists running on their shoestrings, and a third candidate who rebuffed our interview request on the grounds that he had too much to say.
Alaska’s congressman and both U.S. senators are among the Republican lawmakers criticizing remarks Donald Trump made about the family of Captain Humayun Khan, a Muslim-American Army officer killed in Iraq. Listen now
PHILADELPHIA - The new chairwoman of the Alaska Democratic Party says supporters of Bernie Sanders are re-invigorating the party. But along with the new enthusiasm, the Alaska Sanders supporters also bring deep wells of dissatisfaction. Listen now
Delegates at the Democratic National Convention today officially nominated Hillary Clinton for president,to widespread cheering. But outside the arena, thousands of Bernie Sanders supporters banged on security fences, shouting "election fraud." Alaskans attending the convention in Philadelphia say what Sanders voters do after their disappointment could turn the tide of history.
The Republican Convention ends tonight in Cleveland with a big speech by the party’s presidential nominee, Donald Trump. Alaska, of course, favored Cruz in the GOP vote in March. Are Alaska delegates now lining up behind their nominee? Yes. Mostly. Listen now
Sen. Dan Sullivan took the stage in Cleveland on the second night of the Republican convention. While Sullivan never said the name "Donald Trump," he did close with his campaign slogan. Listen now
Alaska delegates at the Republican Convention say their votes for president were miscounted last night, all for Donald Trump, due to what they say is a misinterpretation of state rules. It's a matter of principle, and the Alaskans got pretty mad. Listen now
APRN's Liz Ruskin is reporting from the Republican National Convention. She explains why Alaskans were involved in a minor ruckus on the first day and their reactions to allegations Mrs. Trump's speech was cribbed. Listen now
A ruckus erupted at the GOP convention yesterday. For many, it may have been the last gasp of an effort to nominate someone other than Donald Trump, but some Alaska delegates had another motivation.
Sen. Dan Sullivan will speak at the GOP national convention Tuesday evening, his spokesman says. As for nominating a presidential candidate, the state party chairman says the Alaska delegates are coming around to supporting Donald Trump.
Remember the new Arctic drilling regs the Obama Administration has been working to finalize? The safety rules that would govern any future offshore drilling? The U.S. House is poised to halt them. Ditto for controversial restrictions on predator-hunting methods in preserves and refuges.
The House of Representatives on Tuesday was working on the spending bill that funds the Interior Department. I t typically has a lot of relevance for Alaska, so we've called our Washington correspondent Liz Ruskin to tell us about it. Listen now
A U.S. House hearing turned testy when Alaska Congressman Don Young pressed the Coast Guard to consider employing a ship owned by Edison Chouest as an icebreaker. The owners and employees of the company have been big campaign donors to Young, but a spokesman says the Congressman was just offering that ship as an example. Listen now