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Lisa Murkowski

Alabama

These Five Senators Brought Home $500 Million In College Earmarks | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

The FY 2023 federal funding bill contains scores of higher education earmarks worth hundreds of … [+] millions in new spending. getty Now that the $1.7 trillion omnibus spending bill has been signed, sealed and delivered just in time to meet the deadline for keeping the federal government open through next September, it’s clear that […]

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Alaska

Lawmakers quick to unload FTX founder’s contributions | #alaska | #politics

WASHINGTON – A writer’s workshop in Alaska. Food banks in California. A charity that fights diabetes. Lawmakers who accepted piles of cash from onetime wunderkind Samuel Bankman-Fried now can’t move fast enough to offload their contributions from the disgraced crypto mogul to anywhere else but their own campaign coffers. Before his arrest in the Bahamas […]

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Alaska

Alaska Republicans hold ‘get out the vote’ rally | #alaska | #politics

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) – It was an event full of Republican rallying cries for those hoping to turn Alaska fully red on election day. About 150 Republican activists gathered at a Alaska Republican Party event at the Anchorage Baptist Temple Sunday afternoon to rally the get-out-the-vote effort for GOP candidates. The message was loud and […]

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Alaska

GOP’s Lisa Murkowski wins reelection in Alaska Senate race | #alaska | #politics

JUNEAU, Alaska – Alaska Republican U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski has won reelection, defeating Donald Trump-endorsed GOP rival Kelly Tshibaka. Murkowski beat Tshibaka in the Nov. 8 ranked choice election. The results were announced Wednesday, when elections officials tabulated the ranked choice results after neither candidate won more than 50% of first-choice votes. Murkowski wound up […]

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Alaska

Out-of-state money is boosting Murkowski reelection effort | Politics | #alaska | #politics

New Federal Election Commission filings show at least $20 million is being spent on reelecting U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, with much of it coming from out of state. Challenger Kelly Tshibaka’s campaign is attracting more money from within Alaska than Murkowski’s campaign, the records show. Overall, efforts to return Murkowski to the Senate are […]

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Alaska

Alaska voters say they’re worried about climate change. Here’s where the candidates stand. | #alaska | #politics

Students made signs with slogans condemning a lack of political action on climate change, March 15, 2019. (Photo by Wesley Early/Alaska Public Media) Alaska is at the forefront of climate change in the U.S. — it’s warming faster than any other state, and more than 60% of Alaskans say it’s an issue they’re concerned about. Alaska Public Media sent […]

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Alaska

McConnell-linked super PAC takes aim at Trump-backed Republican trying to oust Murkowski | #alaska | #politics

A super PAC tied to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is alleging in a 30-second television ad that a Trump-backed Alaska Republican running for a Senate seat may have committed fraud while working for the federal government. The ad, which is now blanketing the airwaves in Alaska, starts off by asking how much Senate candidate […]

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Alaska

Donald Trump’s Least Favorite GOP Senator Lisa Murkowski May Survive Again | #alaska | #politics

ANCHORAGE, Alaska—When Alaska politicians dutifully trek to the annual convention of Alaska Natives each election season, they come to gladhand, take selfies, and trot out their shaky Yupik and Inupiaq greetings to an appreciative crowd. But on Saturday, Republican hopeful Kelly Tshibaka came to the U.S. Senate candidate forum with one goal: throwing every possible […]

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Alaska

Mitch McConnell calls Donald Trump’s bluff in Alaska | #alaska | #politics

CNN  —  Mitch McConnell isn’t backing down in his standoff with Donald Trump. On Monday, the Senate Leadership Fund, the super PAC aligned with McConnell, announced that it had booked more than $7 miIlion worth of ad time in Alaska as GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski tries to fend off a challenge from Kelly Tshibaka, who […]

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