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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...
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...
Native group: Begich work on issues deserves vote

...said two senators of the same party from the same state have never served on that committee together. Alaska's senior senator, Murkowski, is also a member.Kitka said support for the endorsement was taken on a voice vote. AFN co-chair...
Mitt Romney rallies support for GOP

...Murkowski there, you're going to see the promises that are made by our party kept," he said.Murkowski is Alaska's senior senator, and in line to take over the chairmanship of the Senate energy committee if Republicans take over.In other races...
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...
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...
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...
Murkowski firmly supports Sullivan in Senate race

ANCHORAGE - Alaska's senior senator is making no bones about who she is backing in this year's Senate race."I think I made it very clear in the ad that I did...
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...


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