Alaska Politics

Political news coverage from the Alaska Public Radio Network.

Libby Casey, APRN – Washington DC A member of the U.S. House has introduced a bill to alter the way Alaska Native Corporations do...

Joe Viechnicki, KFSK – Petersburg Former Petersburg resident Cora Campbell is enthused about her appointment as acting commissioner of the Department of Fish and...

Lori Townsend, APRN – Anchorage Another Parnell appointee who is eager to get started is incoming Department of Natural Resources commissioner, Dan Sullivan. Currently...

Photo and Story by Lori Townsend, APRN – Anchorage Governor Sean Parnell spoke to the Resource Development Council in Anchorage Thursday morning. Marking his...

Ellen Lockyer, KSKA – Anchorage Lisa Murkowski trumped naysayers yesterday by claiming victory in her U.S. Senate race against Republican Party candidate Joe Miller. ...

Mike Mason, KDLG – Dillingham The open enrollment period to review and join new Medicare prescription drug plans started on Monday and will run...

Dave Donaldson, APRN – Juneau Lisa Murkowski has stood up to Republican Party nominee Joe Miller to become the first person in 56 years...

Libby Casey, APRN – Washington DC Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill is taking aim at the special breaks given to Alaska Native Corporations seeking federal...

Alexandra Gutierrez, KUCB – Unalaska When you take a trip to Unalaska, it’s often advised that you give yourself a few days on each end...

Dave Donaldson, APRN – Juneau Elections officials have counted all the ballots they have from the general election held two weeks ago and with...

Maria Dudzak, KRBD – Ketchikan Tuesday night, Ketchikan constituents wanted answers from their representative Republican Kyle Johansen about his reasons for stepping ...

Casey Kelly, KTOO – Juneau For a few days last week, the nation’s eyes turned to Juneau where the counting of write-in ballots in...

Dave Donaldson, APRN – Juneau As vote-counting ended Monday, Lisa Murkowski is a little more than 1,000 votes ahead in her write-in campaign to...

Photo and Story by Libby Casey, APRN – Washington DC Senator Lisa Murkowski is currently back in Washington DC and says she’s confident...

Deanna Garrison, KRBD – Ketchikan Representative Kyle Johansen will meet Monday night with District 1 Republicans following his decision to walk out on the...

Libby Casey, APRN – Washington DC Congress returned to work Monday in Washington DC for the Lame Duck session.  That’s the time between Election...

Libby Casey, APRN – Washington DC The prosecutors who bungled the case against the late Ted Stevens will not face criminal contempt charges, according...

Casey Kelly, KTOO - Juneau As Joe Miller's chances of winning began to slip away, campaign spin doctor Floyd Brown held his second press conference...

Deanna Garrison, KRBD - Ketchikan The newspaper and some Republican leaders in Ketchikan are not at all happy that Representative Kyle Johansen left the majority...

Dave Donaldson, APRN - Juneau The tabulation of write-in votes will continue in Juneau until Wednesday at the earliest – and Lisa Murkowski is maintaining...