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Obama’s Feat: Not Just Winning, But How He Won

Obama’s Feat: Not Just Winning, But How He WonMany of the minority groups central to President Obama's victory had long supported Democrats. But he's the first party leader to put together a stable — and majority — coalition since Franklin D. Roosevelt back in the 1930s. This coalition promises to pay dividends to his party for years to come.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

UPDATE: Munoz gets Finance seat, Kerttula keeps Minority Leader post

Representative Mike Chenault will return for his third term as House Speaker when the 2013 Alaska Legislature convenes in January.

House Republicans organized Thursday, two … more

Sunday is Veterans Day

Juneau’s annual Veterans Day observance is Sunday at 11 a.m. at Centennial Hall.

Also known as Armistice Day, it is the anniversary of the end … more

It’s All Politics, Nov. 8, 2012

It’s All Politics, Nov. 8, 2012Election Day has come and gone, but NPR's Ron Elving and Ken Rudin are still trying to make sense of it all. Was it close? Well, a 50-to-48 percent popular-vote edge for President Obama certainly indicates that. But the Electoral College split was another story.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

What Clinched It For Obama? Two-Way Readers Have Many Answers

What Clinched It For Obama? Two-Way Readers Have Many AnswersThe reasons include a stronger economy and a better-run campaign, readers say. Many also say Republicans just didn't have the right message. And, some argue, the news media favored the president.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

In Hindsight, Those Presidential Polls Looked Just Fine

In Hindsight, Those Presidential Polls Looked Just FineElection night results fell within the margin of error for many of the best-known national polls, including several that had faced regular criticism during the election season.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

GCI subsidiary to buy three Alaska TV stations

Denali Media Holdings is acquiring Anchorage CBS affiliate KTVA from its Denver-based owners, as well as NBC affiliates KATH in Juneau and KSCT in Sitka from Juneau-based North Star Broadcasting.

Sealaska dividend due out in December

Sealaska dividend due out in DecemberSealaska shareholders will soon get their largest end-of-year dividend in three years. But it’s mostly due to the success of another regional Native corporation.

‘Drunk Nate Silver’ Parody Wakes Up After Real Nate Silver’s Big Score

‘Drunk Nate Silver’ Parody Wakes Up After Real Nate Silver’s Big Score"Just saw @karlrove in a bar. Aaawwkward," tweets the fake homage to the blogger who nailed the Obama-Romney race tweets. Being hailed as Election Night's second biggest winner continues to bring attention to the FiveThirtyEight.com guru.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

Egan joins Senate majority, will chair Transportation Committee

Egan joins Senate majority, will chair Transportation CommitteeJuneau Democratic Senator Dennis Egan has joined the Republican majority.
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