Most Alaska superdelegates silent on GOP choice

...Democratic National Committee.Of the 176 superdelegates who answered the question, 65 said Marco Rubio, a first-term U.S. senator from Florida, would be the Democrats' strongest opponent; 45 said Kasich and 36 said former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush...
Most Alaska superdelegates undecided on candidate pick

...elected leadership, as opposed to anyone who's leading on the Republican side," she said. Clinton is also a former U.S. senator from New York.Olson said he's divided. When he could first register to vote in 1992, he did so as a Democrat...
My Turn: Career politicians don't govern for the good of the people

"All government originates with the people, is founded upon their will only, and is instituted solely for the good of the people as a whole." ? Article 1, Section 2, Alaska State Constitution.
Oregon senators call for gun control after Roseburg shooting

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Oregon's two U.S. senators are calling for tougher gun restrictions in the wake of a shooting at Umpqua Community College last week.Democratic Sens. Ron...
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My Turn: Can Alaska afford our state government?

...Pipeline was built solely by the producers with no state participation because the economics were right. Alaska has benefited ever since.? Frank Murkowski is a former Alaska governor (2002-2006) and U.S. Senator (1981-2002).
Clinton, Sanders clash in debate

...looking for a breakthrough moment: former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley; Jim Webb, a former Navy secretary and U.S. senator from Virginia, and Lincoln Chafee, the Republican-turned independent-turned Democrat from Rhode Island.For...
My Turn: President has the right spotlight on climate change

...Arctic resources, and of new circumpolar cooperation."Instead of moving forward from the days of 2007 when our two U.S. senators supported action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, we've moved backwards while remaining keenly focused on reaping...
Sullivan: Russian moves highlight Arctic concerns

JUNEAU - U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan said the Russians are looking to militarize the Arctic, making it all the more important for the U.S. to have a broad Arctic strategy that includes having sufficient troops based in Alaska.
My Turn: A man to be remembered

...overwhelming favorite to win his party's nomination. A successful lawyer, New York state senator, governor and U.S. Senator, Seward was known for his outspoken opposition to slavery. He led on the first two ballots but was unable to achieve...
My Turn: Action in Alaska's Arctic

...Working together with today's advanced technology, responsible development of our resources can occur. The state stands to be the beneficiary, as will all Alaskans.? Frank Murkowski is a former U.S. Senator and governor of Alaska.


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