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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 hopes to follow in father's steps

...legendary Democratic congressman Nick Begich won election victories over the responsibility of being Nick Begich's son. At a downtown restaurant...saying "I knew your father." Nick Begich was known as a tireless worker...
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: 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...
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...
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...
Alaska's Don Young longest serving Republican in House the state Legislature before he was elected to Congress in a special election to replace Democratic U.S. Rep. Nick Begich, who was declared dead after his plane disappeared.He said he lost a good friend with Bill Young's passing and...

...Begich scholarship Applications are being accepted for the Nick Begich Scholarship Intern Fund for Alaskans pursuing degrees...via e-mail at or by mail to Nick Begich Scholarship Intern Fund, P.O. Box 142711, Anchorage...
Citizens file suit against state's deal with BP

...lawsuit Monday alleging the state's agreement with BP Amoco to allow a merger with Atlantic Richfield Co. is illegal. Nick Begich and Ray Metcalfe claim the agreement between the Knowles administration and BP would be making a resource allocation...


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