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What can Washington DC learn from Alaska?

PIR lecturer Dan Kenealy comments in The Guardian

PIR lecturer Dan Kenealy's comment piece in 'The Guardian' looks at a potential bipartisan move in Alaskan state politics and asks what can Washington, DC learn from this?

 

Photo: Alaska State Senate, Juneau.

While remaining sceptical about the possibility of a move toward serious bipartisan politics at the national level, the article considers an interesting development in Alaskan state politics that may see a Republican and a Democrat team up on a ticket to challenge the incumbent Governor, Sean Parnell. Such a bold move may make Alaskan politics famous for something beyond Sarah Palin.