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Sullivan steps down as Commissioner as Senate race heats up

Sullivan steps down as Commissioner as Senate race heats upNatural Resources Commissioner Dan Sullivan is stepping down from his post amid talk that he’s planning a run for U.S. Senate.

Sen. Begich lays out position on Syria strike

Sen. Begich lays out position on Syria strikeAlaska’s junior senator says he’s likely a “no vote” on a resolution to authorize a military strike in Syria.

Begich skeptical of Syrian strikes without congressional assent

Begich skeptical of Syrian strikes without congressional assentSecretary of State John Kerry said Monday the U.S. government is holding the government of Bashar al-Assad responsible for the chemical attack last week.

State officials gather for “Federal Overreach” summit

State officials gather for “Federal Overreach” summitThis week, Alaska lawmakers and government officials are meeting in Anchorage to discuss what they see as “federal overreach.”

Pebble Mine waits, frustration grows

Pebble Mine waits, frustration growsPebble Partnership CEO John Shively has maintained for years that his company will submit its application soon.

Begich responds to Palin challenge with questions over residency

Begich responds to Palin challenge with questions over residencyThis week, Sarah Palin began trading barbs with Democrat Mark Begich and flirting with the idea of running for his U.S. Senate seat.

Palin talks senate run, but state GOP hears radio silence

Palin talks senate run, but state GOP hears radio silenceFormer Gov. and once-vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin saying she could be persuaded to run against incumbent Democrat Mark Begich.

LGBT Protections Advance in Senate

LGBT Protections Advance in SenateSenate leaders hope to capitalize on growing support for gay rights – especially after the landmark DOMA decision.

Opinions vary on President’s plan to combat climate change

Opinions vary on President’s plan to combat climate changePresident Barack Obama is laying out his framework for combating climate change.

Immigration Amendment Would Send Billions To Boost US, Mexico Border Security

Immigration Amendment Would Send Billions To Boost US, Mexico Border SecurityThe Senate passed a key procedural hurdle to immigration reform yesterday evening.