Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin mentioned Alaska GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski in a tweet Friday. Murkowski has signaled she will vote against Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court on Saturday.
By Associated Press
A delegation requested that most Alaska waters from the state's Panhandle to the Bering Strait be removed from the proposed five-year drilling plan.
By Dan Joling, Associated Press
Part of the GOP tax overhaul tax bill that has not gotten a lot of attention is the possibility of opening up a pristine and long-protected part of Alaska to oil extraction. The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is 19 millions…
By PBS NewsHour
The Senate crash of the Republican drive to scrap the Obama health care law has left the party with wounded leaders and no evident way ahead on an issue that won't go away.
By Alan Fram and Erica Werner, Associated Press
The Alaska lawmaker and U.S. Sen. Susan Collins of Maine were the only two Republicans who on Tuesday opposed moving forward with allowing debate on GOP legislation to repeal much of the Affordable Care Act, the health care law passed…
By JoNel Aleccia, Kaiser Health News
In Alaska, individual health insurance premiums here climbed almost 40 percent annually after the ACA went into effect, and high health care costs drove all but one provider out of the market in 2017.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
WASHINGTON -- Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz is holding up bipartisan legislation to address the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, where lead-contaminated pipes have resulted in an ongoing public health emergency.
By Dina Cappiello, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — A bill to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline cleared a key Senate committee Thursday, setting up a floor debate next week as Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called on President Barack Obama to rescind his veto threat.
GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski claimed victory Wednesday, becoming the first write-in candidate to win a Senate race in more than 50 years. Her opponent, Joe Miller, is considering legal action or a recount. Judy Woodruff speaks with the senator about…
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