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.
Right ahead of the election, polls released almost simultaneously show vastly different results in Alaska’s Senate race. In one, Lisa Murkowski is leading; in another, it’s Joe Miller.
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.
The Alaska governor’s quixotic decision to resign, effective Sunday, could be motivated by any number of factors. But money – saved or earned – appears almost certain to be one of them.
Some analysts say her political career is over. Others say she will be in a better position now to run for national office.
The Alaska Republican faces an uphill battle to win a seventh full term.
Many Alaskans seem more upset with the McCain campaign's tactics during the ethics probe than with the governor.