Alaska’s Independent Governor Suspends Campaign, Endorses Democratic Nominee

Alaska’s Independent Governor Bill Walker has suspended his campaign and endorsed his Democratic rival in the hope of blocking a Republican victory.

Ohio Politicians Predictably Unhappy About Denali Decision

Ohio politicos are predictably unhappy about the decision to return Mount Denali to its rightful place.

Voters In Washington, D.C. And Oregon, And Probably Alaska, Approve Marijuana Legalization

Big victories for advocates of marijuana legalization.

Marijuana Legalization On The Ballot In Oregon, Alaska, And Washington, D.C.

Two states and the nation’s capital could have legal marijuana after Tuesday’s elections.

Same-Sex Marriage Goes From 19 States To 29 States In One Week

In the space of one week, we’ve gone from 19 states that recognize same-sex marriage to 29. Soon, it will be 35.

9th Circuit Strikes Down Same-Sex Marriage Bans In Idaho And Nevada

Two more states are added to the list, with another three likely not far behind.

What Republican Wave?

So far at least, there is no evidence that 2014 will be a “wave election.”

Odds Point To A GOP Senate Takeover

Signs continue to suggest that a GOP Senate takeover is likely.

Sarah Palin For Senate?

Sarah Palin hinted about running for Senate in Alaska. Most likely, she’s once again just teasing her supporters.

Murkowski Continues To Lead In Write-In Count, Miller Camp Grows More Desperate

As the counting of write-in ballots in Alaska continues to go in Lisa Murkowski’s favor, the Miller campaign is getting more desperate in its ballot challenges.

National Republicans Abandoning Joe Miller?

National Republicans are reportedly abandoning Joe Miller’s Senate campaign at the last minute out of fear that only Lisa Murkowski can stop Alaska’s Senate seat from falling into Democratic hands. That could have a serious impact down the road for relations between inside-the-beltway Republicans and the Tea Party.

Joe Miller Won’t Answer ‘Personal’ Questions About Professional Conduct

The Alaska Republican says he won’t answer questions about alleged misconduct as a public official, deeming it “personal.”

Can Murkowski Win As A Write In Candidate ? Don’t Say “No” Just Yet

While it will be difficult, the idea that Lisa Murkowski could win a write-in bid to retain her Senate seat is not at all implausible.

Murkowski Still Looking To Get On Alaska Ballot

Despite conceding the primary race last week, Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski is apparently still trying to find a way to get on the November ballot.

Alaska Libertarians Say No To Murkowski Bid

Lisa Murkowski’s one chance at political survival if she loses the ongoing vote count in the Alaska GOP Senate Primary has gone out the window.

No, Joe Miller Did Not Call Lisa Murkowski A Prostitute

The Miller-Murkowski showdown is starting to get silly.

Murkowski v. Miller Standoff Continues In Alaska

Up in Alaska, Lisa Murkowski and Joe Miller remain deadlocked and waiting for a vote count that could take two weeks to complete. In the meantime, though, the Senator is already considering other options for getting on the November ballot.

Murkowski Still Trailing Miller, Absentee Ballots Remain To Be Counted

Alaska’s Lisa Murkowski still has a mathematical chance of pulling off a victory over Joe Miller, but it’s going to take an electoral miracle at this point.

Palin Rebuffs CPAC

Unforced