Murkowski 'evolving' on same-sex marriage
March 28th, 2013
02:24 PM ET
1 year ago

Murkowski 'evolving' on same-sex marriage

(CNN) - Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska said her views on same-sex marriage are "evolving" and she's considering her stance on the issue "very closely,' according to a local newspaper in her state.

Her comments come nearly two weeks after Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio became the only sitting Republican senator to endorse same-sex marriage. If Murkowski does in fact have a change of heart, she would become the second.
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Filed under: Alaska • Lisa Murkowski • Senate
Early voting opens in seven states, D.C.
October 20th, 2012
11:16 AM ET
1 year ago

Early voting opens in seven states, D.C.

(CNN) – Hours ahead of the presidential debate on Monday, millions of voters across the country will have the chance to cast their ballots when early voting opens in Arkansas, Colorado, Texas, Wisconsin, Alaska and the District of Columbia.

Nevada began early voting on Saturday, a day after Washington state, bringing the early voting total to 29 states and the District of Columbia.
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Filed under: 2012 • Alaska • Arkansas • Colorado • Nevada • Texas • Washington • Washington D.C.
Palin: Debating with the stars
October 17th, 2012
12:37 AM ET
2 years ago

Palin: Debating with the stars

(CNN) - Former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin posted online Tuesday evening her review - of both the presidential debate and her daughter's performance on ABC's "Dancing with the Stars."

Spoiler alert: her post, which includes the results of Tuesday's episode, below the jump.
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Filed under: Alaska • Sarah Palin
Alaska Republican backs Hawaii Democrat for Senate
July 25th, 2012
07:11 AM ET
2 years ago

Alaska Republican backs Hawaii Democrat for Senate

(CNN) - Longtime Republican Rep. Don Young of Alaska on Tuesday made a rarely-seen move by crossing party lines to endorse a Hawaii Democrat in her U.S. Senate bid.

Young, the sole representative from Alaska, taped a video with three-term Rep. Mazie Hirono to offer his support as Hirono competes in the Democratic primary.
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Filed under: Alaska • Congress • Hawaii
Senators pounce on Holder over report on Ted Stevens prosecution
March 8th, 2012
07:55 PM ET
2 years ago

Senators pounce on Holder over report on Ted Stevens prosecution

Washington (CNN) - Attorney General Eric Holder Thursday ran into unexpected bipartisan opposition on Capitol Hill over the Justice Department's failure to release its report on the alleged misconduct of the prosecutors who mishandled the prosecution of the late Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens.

Two Democrats and two Republicans jumped on Holder for not releasing the report by the Justice watchdog unit, the Office of Professional Responsibility.

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Filed under: Alaska • Eric Holder • Justice Department • Senate • Ted Stevens
BREAKING: Romney wins Alaska caucuses, CNN projects
March 7th, 2012
03:08 AM ET
2 years ago

BREAKING: Romney wins Alaska caucuses, CNN projects

(CNN) - Mitt Romney will win Tuesday's Republican caucuses in Alaska, CNN projects.

For the latest Super Tuesday developments, follow The Political Ticker's live blog.


Filed under: 2012 • Alaska • Mitt Romney
March 6th, 2012
09:37 PM ET
2 years ago

Palin on open convention: Anything is possible

(CNN) – In an interview with CNN on Tuesday, Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin did not shoot down the idea of accepting a proposal to run for president should the Republican presidential race lead to an open convention in August.

"Anything is possible. I don't close any doors that perhaps would be open out there, so, no, I wouldn't close that door," Palin said after casting her vote in Alaska's Republican caucuses. "My plan is to be at that convention."
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Filed under: 2012 • Alaska • Republicans • Sarah Palin
Anchorage snow damages GOP caucus site
March 5th, 2012
09:26 PM ET
2 years ago

Anchorage snow damages GOP caucus site

Anchorage, Alaska (CNN) - For Anchorage residents, the battle with record-breaking snowfall has spilled into the political arena with damage to a key Super Tuesday Republican caucus site.

The roof collapsed Friday under the weight of heavy snow at Abbott Loop Community Church, where five districts and an estimated 2,500 voters were expected to caucus.

CNN LIVE:Go to CNN.com, and CNN Mobile for the CNN Election Roundtable, a live video chat hosted by Wolf Blitzer and the CNN political team, on Tuesday at 12 p.m. ET. Tune in this week for live coverage of the primaries on Super Tuesday on CNNPolitics.com, on the CNN apps and on the CNN mobile web site. Follow CNN Politics on Facebook and on Twitter at #cnnelections.
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Filed under: 2012 • Alaska • Republicans
Palin threatens lawsuit over book
September 27th, 2011
12:16 AM ET
3 years ago

Palin threatens lawsuit over book

(CNN) - One week after the release of a controversial book on Sarah Palin, the former Alaska governor threatened to sue the book's author for including what her lawyer called a "series of lies and rumors presented as fact."

The book, "The Rogue," by Joe McGinniss, has received widespread attention since McGinniss moved in next door to Palin to begin writing in 2010.

Crown Publishing Group, a division of Random House and publisher of the book, stood by the title and McGinniss.
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Filed under: Alaska • Joe McGinniss • Sarah Palin • Todd Palin
Sex, drugs, and politics: New Palin book sparks controversy
September 16th, 2011
03:40 PM ET
3 years ago

Sex, drugs, and politics: New Palin book sparks controversy

(CNN) – A new one-volume guide to virtually every rumor, controversy, assertion and accusation about Sarah Palin - scurrilous or otherwise - is about to hit the stands, and it's already generating a storm of controversy.

"The Rogue: Searching for The Real Sarah Palin" by Joe McGinniss is a merciless review of Palin's personal life and meteoric rise from the mayor of a small Alaskan town to the center of America's political universe.

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Filed under: 2012 • Alaska • Sarah Palin
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