ADN Politics podcast: A conversation with Mary Peltola

Listen: Alaska’s congresswoman-elect talks about her background, bipartisanship, hot-button issues and what lies ahead for her as she heads to Washington.

(Having trouble with the player? Listen here)

Each week, host Elizabeth Harball talks with ADN journalists and others about some of Alaska’s biggest news stories. Subscribe here or wherever you listen to podcasts.

Mary Peltola, U.S. Congress, Representative, homecoming

On this episode, host Elizabeth Harball is joined by Mary Peltola, recently elected as Alaska’s lone member of the U.S. House of Representatives.

Peltola spoke from her hometown of Bethel during a brief visit before heading to Washington, D.C. to be sworn in to fill the term of the late Rep. Don Young. Harball was in Anchorage.

In this interview, Peltola discusses her background, bipartisanship, issues including abortion, gun control and resource development, and what lies ahead for her in Washington during the coming months.

Special thanks to KYUK Public Media in Bethel.

• • •

Host: Elizabeth Harball. Produced by Elizabeth Harball, Zachariah Hughes and Evan Phillips. Editor: David Hulen.


Support local and state news, subscribe to ADN today.

• • •

Sponsored by SteamDot Coffee

• • •

Listen to previous episodes here. Subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, via RSS, and wherever you listen to podcasts.

• • •

Previous episodes:

Sept. 2

• • •

Aug. 26

• • •

Aug. 19

• • •

Aug. 17