Party Politics Archive
What happens when fictional ideals are applied to the complexity of politics and governance?
Generational tensions around politics can get ugly.
A second, and very different, bill rejecting the prospect of future federal restrictions on firearms has emerged in the state legislature.
The most controversial bill in recent Alaska history - and beyond - might be this session's House Bill 69, sponsored by Speaker Chenault. This legislation was advertised as a declaration of state sovereignty as it related to
Believing in ideals and sticking with a political party through rough patches can be difficult. As a gay man and as a republican, Chris Bailey has some thoughts and concerns about the 2013 Alaska Republican Party that
Last week, the Alaska House Majority laughed at the prospect of recognizing same-sex civil-unions, despite a poll finding that 67% of their constituents support the idea. This week they apologized. But apologies are easy. The Caucus needs
At a Friday House Majority Press Availability, the Republican dominated chamber rolled out their "Guiding Principles" - a list of criteria that would serve as a moral compass as they craft, debate, and pass legislation for the
Governor Parnell and Speaker Chenault justify abandoning talks of a coastal zone management program because they believe the voters have decided on that issue. But they're more than willing to upend another decision by voters regarding cruise