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Opinion: Sarah Palin lost the battle, but won the war | #alaska | #politics

Editor’s Note: Julian Zelizer, a CNN political analyst, is a professor of history and public affairs at Princeton University. He is the author and editor of 24 books, including, “The Presidency of Donald J. Trump: A First Historical Assessment.” Follow him on Twitter @julianzelizer. The views expressed in this commentary are his own. View more […]

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Sarah Palin’s future uncertain after losing House race | #alaska | #politics

Republican Sarah Palin re-emerged in Alaska politics over a decade after resigning as governor with hopes of winning the state’s U.S. House seat. She had a lot going for her: unbeatable name recognition, the backing of former President Donald Trump in a state he carried twice and an unrivaled ability to attract national media attention. […]

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Alaska State Republicans and Democrats Work Together | #alaska | #politics

Something weird and wonderful is happening in Alaska. In a state known for extreme winters, petro economics and great natural beauty, and for its fierce conservatism that saw Donald Trump beat Hillary Clinton by nearly 15 points and Joe Biden by 10 points, Alaska state Republicans and Democrats are actually cooperating. Not only are they […]

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Alaska Republicans hold ‘get out the vote’ rally | #alaska | #politics

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) – It was an event full of Republican rallying cries for those hoping to turn Alaska fully red on election day. About 150 Republican activists gathered at a Alaska Republican Party event at the Anchorage Baptist Temple Sunday afternoon to rally the get-out-the-vote effort for GOP candidates. The message was loud and […]

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Sarah Palin Is a Faux Populist. Alaskans Chose the Authentic One. | #alaska | #politics

Sarah Palin joins other candidates, including Democrat Mary Peltola, during a forum for US House candidates at the Alaska Oil and Gas Association annual conference at the Dena’ina Convention Center in Anchorage, Alaska, on Wednesday, August 31, 2022. (Marc Lester / Anchorage Daily News via AP) EDITOR’S NOTE:&nbspEach week we cross-post Katrina vanden Heuvel’s column […]

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GOP’s Lisa Murkowski wins reelection in Alaska Senate race | #alaska | #politics

JUNEAU, Alaska – Alaska Republican U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski has won reelection, defeating Donald Trump-endorsed GOP rival Kelly Tshibaka. Murkowski beat Tshibaka in the Nov. 8 ranked choice election. The results were announced Wednesday, when elections officials tabulated the ranked choice results after neither candidate won more than 50% of first-choice votes. Murkowski wound up […]

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Maine to hold ranked-choice runoff election for House seat | #alaska | #politics

(NewsNation) — Maine’s 2nd Congressional District is headed for a ranked-choice runoff after neither candidate secured 50% of the votes needed. Incumbent Democratic Rep. Jared Golden led his Republican challenger Rep. Bruce Poliquin with 48.2% of the total vote, just shy of carrying the race. The runoff will be determined by the 6% of votes […]

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Why the AP hasn’t called the House | #alaska | #politics

Democratic control of the U.S. Senate was settled Saturday when Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto of Nevada won reelection, but the U.S. House majority is still in question. Let’s see where things stand. WHY HASN’T THE AP CALLED CONTROL OF THE HOUSE YET? It’s simple: Neither party has yet reached the 218 seats needed to control […]

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Alaska Natives fete their 1st Congress member, Mary Peltola | #alaska | #politics

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – U.S. Rep. Mary Peltola, the first Alaska Native to serve in Congress, received a hero’s welcome Thursday when the Democrat gave the keynote address at the Alaska Federation of Natives conference in Anchorage. Those attending the largest annual gathering of Natives in Alaska showered her with standing ovations, spontaneous songs and gifts, […]

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