Lisa Murkowski, who's running in Alaska's Republican primary for their empty Senate seat, hasn't had a great election season. First she was called a whore by her opponent, and now, the whole of Alaskan government is treating her like one.
Click to Enlarge.Former Alaska senator Ted Stevens died in a plane crash yesterday. Voice staff writer Steven Thrasher tips us off to a screengrab he got shortly after of Alaska's NBC affiliate reporting the news...next to a campaign ad of sitting Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski. Notably, Murko ... More >>
Former Senator Ted StevensReports confirm that former U.S. Senator Ted Stevens, 86, was on board the plane that crashed in southern Alaska last night while en route to a lodge near Lake Aleknagik. Five of the nine people on the flight are believed dead, though the senator's fate remains unkno ... More >>
Mike Bloomberg's favorite State Senate Majority Leader, Joe Bruno, goes on trial Monday on charges that his use of his office to enrich himself amounts to theft of honest services (the same thing they, briefly, got Ted Stevens on). The bulk of the funds he's using to pay his lawyers comes f ... More >>
You may be looking at the late vote recounts involving Ted Stevens in Alaska and Al Franken in Minnesota and thinking, well, thank God we're beyond all that. Don't sniff too soon. The Observer reports today that they're still sifting the Frank Padavan-James Gennaro State Senate race results (Padavan ... More >>
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