Hundreds, perhaps even thousands, of interactions are taking place nightly on the porches, decks and hallways of Alaska homes, which for the next two months will be the front lines of a high-stakes, costly battle for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Mark Begich.
As police continue to investigate a brawl in South Anchorage over the weekend, more details emerged from a man who said he witnessed the fight and laid out the Palin family's alleged involvement. Following his interviews with media, a report surfaced that the man had been fired from his job for speaking about the incident.Laurel Andrews
The commercials focus on the last few months of incumbent Democrat Mark Begich’s tenure as Anchorage mayor, reviving a years-old debate over his fiscal legacy that pits Begich and his supporters against Anchorage's current mayor, Republican Dan Sullivan, and his allies.Nathaniel Herz
Incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Begich said he opposes a proposal by the administration of President Barack Obama to train and equip moderate Syrian rebels to fight the militant group in the Middle East known as the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.Nathaniel Herz
Outside money pays the freight for the two major candidates for U.S. Senate in Alaska, with just pennies on the dollar originating in Alaska for the most expensive campaign in state history. Dermot Cole
The Alaska Support Industry Alliance board of directors voted to unanimously oppose Ballot Measure 2, which would legalize recreational marijuana use in Alaska, citing its impact on workforce development.Suzanna Caldwell