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My Turn: 2014 election brings new Energy to U.S. Senate

...election results, on one fact all Alaskans can agree: A Republican majority in the U.S. Senate places Alaska's senior senator in a position of leadership to advance key policies long overdue for the well-being of the Last Frontier and the...
Murkowski pushes back on federal government

...starve the trans-Alaska pipeline system of new oil.Murkowski, chair of the Senate energy committee and Alaska's senior senator, said she's never been a good alarmist but it has become harder for her to conclude otherwise given recent federal...
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Begich bids emotional farewell to US Senate

...D-New Jersey, said he took joy in knowing "that God ain't finished with you yet."In a statement, Alaska's senior senator, Republican Lisa Murkowski, said Begich is clearly passionate about Alaska and the emotion he showed on the floor...
Murkowski ready to lead Senate Energy Committee

...Natural Resources Committee that has jurisdiction over the Interior Department. It's a powerful position for the senior senator from Alaska, given the role the agency plays in a state where two-thirds of its land is owned by the federal government...
War, Murkowski topics in Senate debate

...Eric Shinseki. Shinseki resigned amid growing pressure earlier this year.Both Begich and Murkowski, Alaska's senior senator and a Republican, reserved judgment on Shinseki, saying the problems with the VA were bigger than one man.Begich...
Senate candidates vie for veterans' votes

...enormously blessed up here, and that blessing is directly related to Mark Begich." He also credited the state's senior senator, Republican Lisa Murkowski, and its veterans' affairs agency.In an interview, Sullivan noted that the first...
Begich battles partisan undertow

...of a double murder and sexual assault - a spot taken down after the victims' family protested it. The state's senior senator, Republican Lisa Murkowski, who endorsed Sullivan, has also demanded Begich take down ads in which he says he works...
Embattled Sen. Begich's secret weapon: Alaska

...Democrat in the Senate, working with a Democrat administration, has benefited the state of Alaska," Alaska's senior senator, Republican Lisa Murkowski, said in vowing to help get a Republican elected. "I've yet to see it."Murkowski...
Begich, Sullivan tout Alaska Native ties

...died last year.Begich also noted his position on committees like Appropriations, on which he sits with Alaska's senior senator, Republican Lisa Murkowski. He said two senators of the same party from a state have never served together on the...
Hunting for whale & votes above the Arctic Circle

...said, disposing of a Sullivan mailer.On the wall, amid family portraits, was a photo of Patrick with Alaska's senior senator, Republican Lisa Murkowski. In 2010, Alaska Natives formed a political action committee to support Murkowski's...


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