Alaska’s independent governor drops re-election bid

Politics 10/20/18, 00:43

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker has dropped his re-election bid, shortly after the sudden resignation of his lieutenant governor over what Walker described as an inappropriate overture toward a woman.Alaska first lady Donna Walker, left, blows kisses to the crowd and Gov. Bill Walker reacts at the Alaska Federation of Natives ...

Alaska governor’s campaign moving ahead ‘a day at a time’

Politics 10/18/18, 12:07

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker said Thursday his re-election campaign is moving ahead but is taking it "a day at a time" after being rocked this week by the abrupt resignation of Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott.Mallott resigned Tuesday over what Walker has described as an inappropriate overture to a woman. Mallott ...

Resignation shakes up Alaska’s governor’s race

Politics 10/17/18, 01:35

In a stunning October surprise, Alaska's lieutenant governor resigned Tuesday for making unspecified "inappropriate comments," imperiling the re-election hopes of Gov. Bill Walker, a man with whom he shared a brother-like bond.Walker, who has been locked in a tough re-election fight with Democrat Mark Begich and Republican Mike Dunleavy, had ...

Summaries of the governor’s races on the ballot in 36 states

U.S. 09/23/18, 10:24

Governor's races are on the ballot this November in 36 states. The most competitive races are expected to be in states where Republicans now hold the job. Summaries of each race:ALABAMARepublican Kay Ivey is being challenged by the mayor of Tuscaloosa, Democrat Walter Maddox, who is seeking to be the ...

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