2 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News
Not too long ago, I had the honor of nominating an Alaskan family as "Angels in Adoption," a celebration of the selflessness shown by foster care families and those who adopt children.
6 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com
Headlines from around the world for Wednesday, June 19, 2013. Among them are Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski came out supporting gay marriage, fashion duo Dolce and Gabbana are sentenced to jail time for tax evasion, and New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez is not ruled out as a suspect in an active homicide investigation and is reportedly being ... (more)
6 hrs ago | CNN
IMMIGRATION WATCH: Senate debate on a massive immigration reform bill moved slowly Wednesday as the floor sat lifeless in a quorum call for much of the day.
11 hrs ago | Roll Call
What can you do with helium other than inflate balloons? If you're the Senate, apparently you can fund rural schools and the cleanup of old oil wells.
13 hrs ago | Benzinga
On the heels of the American Medical Association's decision to officially recognize obesity as a disease, Sens. Tom Carper and Lisa Murkowski and Reps.
17 hrs ago | Switched
Sen. Lisa Murkowski expressed support for gay marriage Wednesday, becoming the third sitting Republican senator to do so.
17 hrs 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.
17 hrs ago | Gawker
Just before the Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage, Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski made a clear endorsement of marriage equality .
18 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.