Republicans in Alaska have long argued that only a massive tax break would give oil companies the certainty necessary to ramp up production to bolster the state economy, but citizens backed by Democrats feel this was a simple giveaway of the state’s oil wealth and that they won’t see much in return.
Alaska's democratic candidate for governor, Ethan Berkowitz, says the status quo under Sarah Palin and current governor, Sean Parnell, is not acceptable.
Former President Bill Clinton, right, campaigns for Democratic US Senate candidate Richard Blumenthal, left, in New Haven, Conn., on Sept. 26.
Voters are sizing up the field in the Alaska governor's race. Do they want a break from Sarah Palin's policies, or just her polarizing style?
Oil companies are eyeing Alaska's largely untapped outer continental shelf. Critics say that's another Exxon Valdez waiting to happen.
The raft of ethics complaints against Palin has lawmakers mulling changes to the law, and Palin herself still needs to report a 'garage full' of gifts.
She resigned as Alaska's governor Sunday with her typical populist flare, blasting the president's policies and the press. But details of her future remain a mystery.
The vice presidential nominee’s hometown in Alaska takes pride in its independent ways.