59 min ago | Switched
Sen. Lisa Murkowski expressed support for gay marriage Wednesday, becoming the third sitting Republican senator to do so.
59 min ago | Towleroad
Today Senator Lisa Murkowski announced that she supports marriage equality. Murkowski joins two of her Republican colleagues - Senator Rob Portman of Ohio and Senator Mark Kirk of Illinois - in endorsing the right of committed and loving gay and lesbian couples to marry.
59 min ago | Gawker
Just before the Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage, Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski made a clear endorsement of marriage equality .
2 hrs ago | KTOO-TV Juneau
Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski's version of the Sealaska lands bill has passed out of its only committee of referral.
Federal spy agencies would have to demonstrate a connection between Americans and terrorism before gathering data on those Americans' electronic communications, under legislation introduced Tuesday by U.S. Sen Mark Udall, D-Colo.
Earlier today, the Senate voted on three amendments to the immigration bill. In a rare show of non-awful bipartisanship, on Tester 's amendment, which would modify the Border Oversight Task Force to include tribal government officials, passed unanimously 94 to 0. To require the completion of the 350 miles of reinforced, double-layered fencing ... (more)
Sen. Marco Rubio said late Tuesday that he supports securing the United States border with Mexico with a double-tiered fence but voted against an amendment to the "Gang of Eight" immigration bill that would have required exactly that.
He enters as the apparent frontrunner against Joe Miller, a conservative who blew the 2010 race, in a GOP primary.
The next statewide election is more than a year away, but candidates are already lining up for the top races - U.S Senate, U.S. House, governor, lieutenant governor - hoping to build name recognition and campaign accounts that could help boost their chances.
The Democratic senator reflects others' views in Alaska's Washington delegation: Lawmakers are demanding more transparency and congressional oversight on government surveillance, though they won't say the programs need to be shut down or that Congress should repeal the Patriot Act.
Sarah Palin is rejoining Fox News Channel. The network said Thursday, June 13, 2013, that Palin has signed on as a contributor to Fox and the Fox Business Network.
In 2011, Arne Fuglvog pleaded guilty to illegal fishing and had to spend five months in jail.
The Senate voted 57-43 on Thursday to table an amendment to the immigration reform bill that would have required increased border security before providing a pathway to citizenship for illegal immigrants.
The Army has formally suspended Lt. Col. Joseph L. Miley, commander of the 49th Missile Defense Battalion at Fort Greely, Alaska., according to an Army statement.