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Court overturns some Blagojevich Senate-seat convictions

...the counts are upheld. A spokesman for the U.S. attorney's office declined to comment on the ruling.The two-term governor proclaimed his innocence for years - on television and on the stand at his decisive retrial in 2011, where a sometimes-tearful...
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Ulmer aims to be state's first woman governor

She's been part of the inner circle for the past eight years, serving as lieutenant to a popular two-term governor. But Lt. Gov. Fran Ulmer has been waging largely an underdog campaign in her bid to become the first woman elected to the state's...
Nation watches Alaska's Senate race with the balance of power at stake

...Alaska between a freshman Republican beset by charges of nepotism and a popular Democratic challenger, a former two-term governor. Sen. Lisa Murkowski inherited the seat from her father when he was elected Alaska governor in 2002 after serving...
Palin opts for troop deployment over debate

...sponsored by the Alaska Chamber of Commerce for the three candidates, including Democrat Tony Knowles, a former two-term governor. Palin, the front-runner among the three, opted instead to attend a ceremony observing the upcoming deployment...
Race is on to lead Alaska

...Frank Murkowski and former Democratic Gov. Tony Knowles make up their minds about whether to run. Knowles, a two-term governor who failed in his bid for a U.S. Senate seat in 2004, said he plans to be involved in some way, but he hasn't...
Capital move issue stays in spotlight

...actually supporting the move that could devastate Juneau's economy. Taking the toughest line is Knowles, a former two-term governor. "As governor, I will veto any attempt to move the capital or the legislative sessions from Juneau," said Knowles...
Knowles outspends Palin in fall campaign

...said. The Knowles campaign said the money taken in shows the "very tangible and essential support" the former two-term governor has in Alaska. "The bottom line is great, but just as rewarding is how many people from all over the state have...
Murkowski campaign tries to dump nepotism label

...600,000 ahead of her opponent, Democrat Tony Knowles. Knowles, a former two-term mayor of Anchorage and two-term governor before her father, won most of his campaigns by razor-thin margins. Murkowski faced a tight race in 2002, when...
Knowles makes big promises, plans

...questions about what she will do if she is elected, he says. That plays into Knowles' theme that as a former two-term governor, he has the experience to make the pivotal decisions the next governor will face. "The issues are so important...
Croft not cowed in Democratic race

...Rep. Ethan Berkowitz, D-Anchorage. Then on May 29, he woke up to a different world. Knowles stepped in, a two-term governor who had just run a $5.8 million U.S. Senate campaign two years ago, and Berkowitz decided to run for lieutenant...


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