The request for thousands of Sarah Palin e-mails, many from her personal account, came just as many Alaskans were growing concerned about the then-governor's ethics. Some 24,000 of those e-mails are being released Friday.
Security guards for Senate candidate Joe Miller of Alaska put a journalist in handcuffs Sunday. It was only the latest problem to beset the Miller campaign in recent weeks.
Is Lisa Murkowski becoming her own kind of 'mama grizzly' in Alaska? Or is her decision to fight the tea party as a write-in US Senate candidate a lost cause?
The governor is a hot ticket in the Lower 48, but her in-state approval is sagging.