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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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Begich could benefit from GOP's woes

...supported Obama's signature health care overhaul and has defended it repeatedly.Begich, the son of the late Rep. Nick Begich, D-Alaska, narrowly defeated Sen. Ted Stevens in 2008 shortly after Stevens, a fixture in the Senate for 40 years...
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...
My turn: Non-partisan voters should consider McAdams and special interests. He may be successful. My heroes over the decades have been Bill Egan, Jay Hammond, Nick Begich and several state legislators - Republicans, Independents and Democrats. Why? Because they put the people of Alaska...
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...


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