Subscribe Now

Trending News

Biden Victory Lap on Gun Law Reveals Larger Political Problem

July 11 By Susan Milligan President Joe Biden Monday did exactly what Democratic operatives have been pleading with him to do for most of his presidency: have a big event at the White House, taking credit for passing a piece of legislation other presidents have…

Alaska Gov. Dunleavy temporarily replaces chief of staff

July 8 By James Brooks Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s chief of staff has been temporarily replaced due to family health issues, the governor’s deputy communications director said this week. Chief of Staff Randy Ruaro has been Dunleavy’s lead administrator since Ben Stevens left the governor’s administration…

Biden to Sign Executive Order Protecting Abortion Access

July 8 By Susan Milligan President Joe Biden, under intense pressure from his party’s rank and file to use the tools of his office to protect abortion rights, will sign an executive order Friday aimed at expanding access to medication abortions, protecting the privacy of…

Biden Strategizes With Democratic Governors to Protect Abortion Rights

July 6 By Susan Milligan Hamstrung by narrow Democratic majorities in Congress, President Joe Biden Friday huddled virtually with Democratic governors to find ways to provide abortion access even as states move to ban or severely restrict the procedure. “We’re going to do everything in…

Supreme Court Standing Slips as Politics Creeps Onto the Bench

July 4 By Susan Milligan There’s something calculatingly reassuring about the matching black robes donned by members of the Supreme Court. The jurists may have come from different backgrounds and been appointed by presidents of different parties and ideologies. In more recent decades, the high…

Dunleavy signs budget that will send Alaskans $3,200

June 29 By Iris Samuels Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy signed a $14.4 billion budget Tuesday, vetoing $400 million from the spending plan advanced by the Legislature last month and promising that the plan would leave enough savings to account for a potential drop in oil…