| May 13, 2013
| 8:03 AM
Democrats and Republicans who disagree on just about everything are in sync on one subject: If they want to win Florida's governorship next year or the presidential election in 2016, they can't afford to ignore or alienate Hispanic voters.
"It's a no...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 8:10 AM
ATLANTA (AP) — National Republican leaders made waves recently with a dim view of the party's future if it fails to expand its core support beyond white males and social conservatives. But weeks after GOP Chairman Reince Priebus unveiled the "Growth...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 10:41 AM
ConocoPhillips Alaska says it will delay its 2014 plans for exploratory drilling in the Arctic Ocean off Alaska's northwest coast.
In a press release, the company announced that it will put its Chukchi Sea drilling plans on hold "because of...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 2:23 PM
SEATTLE (AP) — A bill introduced in Congress on Friday would fix the conflict between the federal government's marijuana prohibition and state laws that allow medical or recreational use.
California Republican Rep. Dana Rohrabacher said his bill,...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 9:13 PM
Rep. Don Young apologized Friday for his use of a derogatory term to describe migrant laborers in an interview with a Southeast Alaska radio station earlier this week.
"I apologize for the insensitive term I used during an interview in Ketchikan,...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 12:15 PM
WASHINGTON -- As lawmakers put the finishing touches on an immigration deal, veteran Rep. Don Young decided this would be a good time to come out with an immigration plan of his own. His involves calling Latino immigrants "wetbacks."
For Young, now in...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 7:13 PM
In Juneau, efforts are under way to save a post office on Douglas Island that's been part of the community since 1887 -- and has been targeted for closure in a wave of postal budget cuts.
The U.S. Postal Service has been drowning in a sea of red ink...
| May 24, 2012
| 5:54 PM
For months now, Alaska’s congressional delegation has been working to stop the Air Force from moving a squadron of F-16 fighter jets from Fairbanks to Anchorage.
Now Alaska lawmakers have added a delay tactic to their efforts.
This week a Senate...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 5:38 PM
Rep. Don Young voted Monday morning before he and his main challenger, state Rep. Sharon Cissna, had their final debate at an Anchorage Chamber of Commerce luncheon.
Young, who's running for his 21st term in Congress since he was first elected in 1973,...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 10:05 PM
Alaskan voters will help choose America’s next president Tuesday, in an election with almost every state lawmaker’s seat on the ballot and the future leadership of the state Senate an open question.
Tuesday’s ballot is headed by the...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 6:08 PM
Anchorage School District students made their presidential choices Tuesday as part of a civics exercise, voting on an unofficial abbreviated version of the Alaska ballot while their parents also went to the polls.
ASD spokesperson Heidi Embley says 14,...