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Bridge To Nowhere Finally Scrapped In Favor Of Ferries

The Huffington Post | Danielle Schlanger | Posted 08.08.2013 | Politics

The "Bridge To Nowhere," which became a symbol of corruption and wasteful spending during the Bush years, has finally been scrapped in favor of ferry ...

Murkowski: Environmentalists Don't Understand Other Americans

AP | Posted 07.08.2013 | Green

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — A former governor has blamed "extreme environmentalists" for stifling development of natural resources in Alaska and critic...

In Alaska's Joe Miller, Sarah Palin Finds Her Rocky Balboa

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alaska Dispatch News

No matter what happens next, former half-term Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is going to enjoy a shining moment in Joe Miller's come-from-behind victory, or ...

Lisa Murkowski Adios?

Donald Craig Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Donald Craig Mitchell

The "Sarah did it" explanation of the Alaska GOP's apparent repudiation of its most prominent Washington officeholder ignores the fact that Lisa's seat has been ripe for a hard-right plucking from the moment her father gave it to her.

Alaska Election Results 2010: Miller Leads Against Murkowski

AP | DAN JOLING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Sen. Lisa Murkowski was booted from office in the Republican primary Tuesday by a little-known conservative lawyer in arguab...

Alaska Governor Girl's Revenge

Donald Craig Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Donald Craig Mitchell

For those of us who had a ringside seat in Alaska from which to watch it happen, Sarah Palin's take-no-prisoners rise from small town mayor to tabloid...

Palin 2010: Rivals Expecting Her To Drop Out

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Top Republicans and Democrats across Alaska are quietly lining up to run for governor amid growing speculation that Sarah Palin will not seek reelecti...

Palin Planning NEW Epic Road Project: $3-4 Million Per Mile

Anchorage Daily News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Boomers talked for decades about building a road to Nome, an epic 500-mile plus project that would run through some of the most remote wilderness of f...

Along Came Caroline. And Andrew. And Beau.

Paul Jenkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Jenkins

Speculation about Hillary Clinton's successor in the Senate will soon be moot, but the debate about America's political dynasties is hopefully just starting.

Sarah Palin: The Iditarod Meets the Potomac?

Jackson Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jackson Williams

McCain may have made a smart decision for some fundamental reasons that trump her lack of experience.

Talking With The F.B.I.'s Undercover Source In Alaska's VECO Corruption Case

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Prewitt: "It's going to be a tight race, but Stevens could still win this thing. Stevens has been around so long, and we do have a very partisan situation up here in Alaska."

Exclusive Interview: Frank Prewitt, Author Of Last Bridge To Nowhere

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Prewitt: The book is my experience working as the confidential source who spent nearly four years helping the F.B.I. pry the lid open on the sordid world of political corruption in Alaska and Washington.

The Bridge to Nowhe-- Leavenworth?

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carl Pope

Ted Stevens' indictment reminds me of Al Capone's eventual conviction for tax evasion. Stevens has presided over a massive raid on the federal treasury for years.