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Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump points out to the crowd of supporters as he arrives at a campaign rally on Oct. 4, 2016 in Prescott Valley, Arizona. Ralph Freso/Getty Images

Trump comments cause stir amid Alaska’s GOP

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Both of Alaska’s U.S. senators said over the weekend they won’t support Republican Donald Trump for president, not after seeing him brag on a 2005 videotape that being a star meant he was free to grab women by the private parts. Rep. Charisse Millett, an Anchorage Republican and the state House majority leader, also announced Sunday she’s no longer supporting Trump. But as of today, the Republican party in Alaska was officially sticking with Trump.
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Member of the public asks the governor a question. (Photo by Kayla Desroches/KMXT)

Gov. Walker speaks with public during Kodiak visit

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Alaska is one state where the public has relatively easy access to its elected officials, and Governor Bill Walker put some time aside to speak with the community during a visit to Kodiak on Friday. The Chamber, the Afognak Native Corporation, and the City of Kodiak hosted a state update at the Afognak building and reserved time to hand the mic to members of the audience.
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