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Young not in running for Speaker of the House

...the most senior Republican member of the House, having been appointed to office in 1973 after the disappearance of Nick Begich and repeatedly re-elected. Young is the third longest-serving member overall, behind only Rep. John Conyers...
Begich bids emotional farewell to US Senate

...well. Begich was born and raised in Alaska and is a former mayor of the state's largest city. His father, the late Nick Begich, was a U.S. representative whose plane went missing in Alaska in 1972.Sen. Cory Booker, D-New Jersey, said...
My Turn: Begich Negative Ads Divide and Defame Alaskans

...Alaskans" in Begich ads who mark and defame other Alaskans by where they were born or how long they have been here. Nick Begich came to Alaska 13 years before he was elected from Alaska to Congress. I don't remember the opposition in that campaign...
My Turn: Sen. Begich serves with distinction

...he used the story of his father, the late Congressman Nick Begich's death in a plane crash, "to extract sympathy from...from me. As a lifelong Alaskan, I remember Congressman Nick Begich and the tragic 1972 plane crash that took his life and...
My Turn: Begich hasn't lived up to Uncle Ted's legacy

...Majority Leader, he came to Alaska to help fellow Democrat Nick Begich, a freshman representative, win re-election to Congress...her career. But in 2008, an offspring of crash victim Nick Begich, running for the U.S. Senate, used the decades-old...
Embattled Sen. Begich's secret weapon: Alaska

...need your time."Growing up, Begich wanted nothing to do with politics, which he blamed for his father's death. Nick Begich was Alaska's lone congressman when the plane carrying him and House Majority Leader Hale Boggs, D-La., vanished...
Begich campaign ad features family

...S. Sen. Mark Begich's campaign features the Alaska Democrat's family, including images of his late father, Nick Begich.The ad, narrated by Begich's wife, Deborah Bonito, compares him to father, an Alaska congressman who disappeared...
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Don Young sworn in for 21st term

...represented all of Alaska in Congress since winning a special election in 1973 to serve out the unexpired term of Democrat Nick Begich, father of now-Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, after then-Rep. Begich perished in a plane crash. He is only...
My Turn: Juneau viewed as an also-ran

...than some third-world countries. During the summer following my graduation in 1969, I worked for Anchorage senator Nick Begich, cleaning up a construction site on East 24th Avenue and taking care of his kids. One of them was 7-year-old Mark...
Benson leads Dems in House election

...1973. Young won his first term in the U.S. House in 1973, filling a vacancy left by the death of Democratic Rep. Nick Begich, who was killed in plane crash over Alaska with then-House Majority Leader Hale Boggs of Louisiana.


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