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Sitka mayor seeking Lisa Murkowski's US Senate seat

...Murkowski has in hand for this year's election. So, he says he'll do it the old-fashioned, Alaska way. "Can a small-town mayor stand against a well-funded, sitting incumbent senator?" he asked Tuesday, shortly after filing his papers...
In Senate race, ad aims at 'Princess Lisa'

...Alaskans wanting a choice between Miller's "extremist" views and the "inexperience" of Democrat Scott McAdams, a small-town mayor. Murkowski was appointed to the Senate seat held by her father when he became governor in 2002, and won it outright...
Murkowski mounting write-in bid

...self-described constitutional conservative and tea party favorite, and the "inexperience" of Democrat Scott McAdams, a small-town mayor. "So I am here to tell you, you are disenfranchised no more," she said. Republican leaders - including Republican...
Palin's campaign echoes 1996 run

...Anchorage as it is for one the size of Wasilla, Knowles spokeswoman Patty Ginsburg said. "It's not the time for a small-town mayor to make the huge leap," she said. One person who worked under Palin, Anchorage attorney Ken Jacobus, said it's...
McAdams thinks GOP primary voters have given him a chance

...polished political pro as he set about to diminish expectations, which can help exceed them later. "I'm just a small-town mayor, not an Ivy League lawyer," McAdams said in a teleconference with reporters. Miller earned a law degree from...
Murkowski concedes primary race

...that remains to be done." "You are who I am," she told Alaskans. Miller will face Democrat Scott McAdams, a small-town mayor, in the November general election. Associated Press writers Becky Bohrer in Juneau and Rachel D'Oro and Mark...
The Palin sensation

Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin has become a pop culture phenomenon. The former small-town mayor who rose to political prominence in the Last Frontier has made a splash on the world stage since being tapped by Sen. John McCain...
Outside editorial: Palin impresses Lower 48, but questions remain

...the Democratic nominee and the "Washington elite." Mocking Sen. Barack Obama's resume, she observed that "a small-town mayor is sort of like a 'community organizer,' except that you have actual responsibilities." Palin's speech will...
Palin's popularity tumbles among Alaskans

...known as Troopergate has trickled out, and as national and local media pick over her track record as a governor and small-town mayor. Palin still has overwhelming support among Alaska Republicans. But many Democrats and independents, who gave...
Palin still excites GOP, but luster dims a bit

...first half of September, 61 percent said they did not think Palin - governor for less than two years and former small-town mayor - has the right experience to be president. That view has changed little in more recent surveys. Polls also show...


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