States of the Union: Alaska
Friday, August 08, 2008
We find out what voters in the Last Frontier think about the recent indictment of Sen. Ted Stevens – and what it means for his re-election campaign. Also: Gov. Sarah Palin, who has been mentioned as a potential vice-presidential candidate. And look into how Alaskans feel about drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, located in the Northeast part of the state. Sean Cockerham is government reporter for The Anchorage Daily News.
States of the Union fact of the week: Alaska has only supported a Democratic presidential candidate once – Lyndon B. Johnson in 1964.