Alaska hired consultants ahead of Obama visit

...Alaska's contract listed Peter Rouse and Mark Patterson as authorized representatives for Perkins Coie. Rouse was a longtime Obama aide and Patterson was chief of staff to two Treasury secretaries under Obama. They lead the firm's public and strategic affairs...
Walker hires consultants ahead of Obama visit

...highlighting climate change concerns.The contract lists Peter Rouse and Mark Patterson as authorized representatives for Perkins Coie. Rouse was a long-time aide to Obama and Patterson, chief of staff to two Treasury secretaries under Obama.
Man accused of fatally shooting father's fiance

...resident Anna Rossman, who was shot six times in the lower abdomen with a rifle, according to court documents. A village health aide called Alaska State Troopers shortly after 3:30 a.m. Monday to report the shooting.Coffee told troopers he got the .22-caliber...
Iowans who sought to draft Christie in 2011, back him again

...said that he had been concerned that the bridge story may hurt Christie, but said that it has gone away. Former political aides of Christie were charged with helping plot lane closures on an approach to the world's busiest bridge as payback against a...
Nation and World
Clinton camp urged ex-State Dept. employee to testify

...was unwelcome news to Clinton aides who had pressed him to be interviewed...attack in Benghazi, Libya.The aides were not authorized to publicly...possible, and has encouraged her aides, current and former, to do the...Sullivan, another former top aide who now works on Clinton's...
Nation and World
McConnell moves ahead with bipartisan stopgap spending bill

...and Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, were summoned to Boehner's suite but would not comment on his plans.But a GOP leadership aide, requiring anonymity because of the sensitivity of the situation, said GOP leaders were considering immediately crafting a...
Nation and World
Papa! Pope stirs excitement in DC, calls for climate action

...lawn, Obama and Francis met one-on-one for 40 minutes in the Oval Office, joined only by an interpreter. White House aides said the discussion was private, and declined to say whether the leaders addressed subjects on which they sharply differ...
Nation and World
GOP leaders seek to avert shutdown over Planned Parenthood

...Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., who met for 20 minutes after she returned from meeting with Obama. Aides declined to characterize the session.Rep. Thomas Massie, R-Ky., accused Boehner of "subverting our republic," and...
Nation and World
Amid Trump bombast, Carson rises

...and any significant political network. But he appears to be connecting with Republican voters at a rate that even his closest aides didn't predict.Heading into Wednesday night's second debate of the GOP contest, Carson finds himself alongside Trump...
Nation and World
Fiorina looks to turn debate accolades into dollars, votes

...actual voting got underway. A slew of other longshot candidates also had moments atop the polls before collapsing.Fiorina aides say she's realistic about the impact of a single debate, but still came off stage visibly pleased with her performance...
Nation and World


  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback