6 hrs ago
#PAGov: Did Allyson Schwartz Vote for Social Security Cuts?
Back in 2012 during Grand Bargain mania, a lot of alternative budgets were floating around.
10 hrs ago
Obamacare Is Costing Dems the White Women Vote
Polls show that when it comes to the troubled health care law, Democrats should be most concerned about one of their key constituencies.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Noting Alaska's role, Hagel unveils first U.S. Arctic strategy
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel unveiled the department's first-ever Arctic Strategy during a Nov. 22 speech in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Alaska Journal of Commerce
Fish Factor: Halibut numbers due; Bering Sea quotas to hold steady
That's the big question as the industry braces for the International Pacific Halibut Commission's interim meeting this week in Seattle.
A Fight for the GOP Torch in Alaska
Treadwell, the lieutenant governor of Alaska, is running for Senate. But some have questioned whether his fundraising will be strong enough to keep pace in the primary.
Cybercast News Service
Wasserman Schultz: 'Any of Our Candidates Will Be Able to Run on Obamacare'CNS
Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz , the Democratic Party chair, says Obamacare is not a liability for members of her party who are running for re-election.
First on CNN: GOP brings back Medicare attack
As President Obama and Democrats try to salvage the reputation of the Affordable Care Act, a national Republican group will hit 12 Democrats-all running in Senate elections next year-over changes to Medicare.
The Daily Beast
Brooklyn's Lazy CarpetbaggerBy David Freedlander
William Bryk is a 58-year-old Brooklyn lawyer who's never been to Alaska-or Wyoming, or Idaho.
Anchorage Daily News
Our View: Suppport good work of Global Fund
Many of us felt a sense of pride and admiration in scenes of the USS George Washington off the Philippine city of Tacloban after Typhoon Haiyan.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Anchorage Daily News
Democratic legislators want disclosure of donors in federal campaigns
Two leading Democratic legislators from Anchorage on Tuesday demanded that Congress require more disclosure of who is funneling money into congressional races.
AK-Sen: Mark Begich (D) Keeps On Pushing Gov. Sean Parnell (R) To Expand Medicaid In Alaska
Received this e-mail today from Senator Mark Begich regarding Medicaid Expansion in his home state of Alaska: Governor Parnell is denying health care security to as many as 40,000 Alaskans, and refusing federal funds that could create 4,000 new jobs in our state.
Mortgage News Daily
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Both Parties Battle Long Odds in Quest to Capture New Majorities
As Democrats try to gain 17 seats to win a House majority and Republicans work to gain six to capture the Senate, each side faces an uphill battle.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Senators warn HUD, Treasury about lingering eminent domain proposals
The eminent domain controversy in Richmond, Calif., continues with several U.S. senators publicly asking housing regulators to push back at any proposal that would allow municipalities to offer principal write-downs to underwater borrowers by acquiring their mortgages through eminent domain.
Some Dems keep distance as Obama popularity drops
In this March 6, 2013 file photo, Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Another Super-PAC in Alaska's Senate Race
Dan Sullivan, commissioner of the Alaska Department of Natural Resources, speaks during a House Natural Resources Committee hearing on rare earths legislation in Washington, D.C., on June 3, 2011.
The Washington Post
Thiessen: For Democrats in 2014, the Web site is not the problem
Democrats are praying that this weekend's relaunch of the Obamacare Web site will save them from an electoral bloodbath in 2014.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
At DOD, Busy Arctic Future Takes Shape
As the ice-locked Arctic is transformed to ocean, unleashing unprecedented shipping traffic and human activity, what will that mean for U.S. ships and infrastructure? Climate changes in the region have prompted the Department of Defense to release its " Arctic Strategy ," a long-term plan to keep the military's infrastructure in line with the ... (more)
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Washington, Alaska senators pave way for 4 new icebreakers
The four U.S. senators from Washington and Alaska are seeking to authorize construction of as many as four new heavy-duty icebreakers, vastly expanding the Coast Guard's beleaguered Seattle-based icebreaker fleet.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
In Alaska, Dan Sullivan Helps Dan Sullivan
Former state Natural Resources Commissioner Dan Sullivan , a first-time candidate, announced a challenge last month to Democratic Sen. Mark Begich.