On his Web site, The Page, Mark Halperin, a political analyst for Time magazine, listed the five most important people not running for president. Number two is President Bush. Number one –The Associated Press’s Matt Apuzzo ’00, former editor of the Colby Echo, now an AP national legal affairs correspondent. Apuzzo was in Alaska covering the Sarah Palin “Troopergate” story.

Click here for Halperin’s list.

Click here for Apuzzo’s story on the Alaska legislative panel’s findings.

Click here for a Colby magazine Q&A with Apuzzo.