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Alaska Senator Says Only Women Showed Up To Run Congress Post-Blizzard

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.26.2016 | Politics

Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) has been impressed with the cold weather survival skills of her female colleagues in the Senate this week. The men, not...

Pebble Mine's William Cohen PR Stunt: Follow the Money

Joel Reynolds | Posted 10.07.2016 | Green
Joel Reynolds

In this time of global environmental crisis, it is dismaying to see a former Cabinet official of William Cohen's stature trade on his reputation to validate a review that reads like a press release of the company that hired him -- a company whose reckless mining project poses risks that are, according to EPA, potentially "catastrophic."

Pebble Mine's 2013 Year End Review: 'One Foot in the Grave?'

Joel Reynolds | Posted 03.08.2014 | Green
Joel Reynolds

Coming off a disappointing 2012, the Pebble Limited Partnership and its uniquely reckless project hit the rocks repeatedly in 2013.

Our Prayer From Capitol Hill Is Trending

Jim Wallis | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Jim Wallis

People of faith are instructed to pray for their political leaders, and their need has never been more evident in this completely dysfunctional capital city.

GOP Senator On Climate Change: 'It's Real, We Need To Fight It'

The Huffington Post | Lucia Graves | Posted 04.25.2013 | Green

Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski, the ranking Republican on the Senate energy committee, has acknowledged climate change is "real" and "we need to fight it....

Gun Reform Failures Revive Questions On Obama's Persuasive Power But Answers Aren't Easy

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.23.2013 | Politics

The failures of the Senate to pass gun policy legislation have spurred questions, once again, about the style and effectiveness of President Barack Ob...

Sen. Murkowski Expresses Intent to Support Gay Marriage at Undisclosed Future Date

Ian Squires | Posted 05.29.2013 | Politics
Ian Squires

With rapidly increasing public support for same-sex marriage, Sen. Murkowski essentially conceded that one day in the not-too-distant future her constituents will leave her no choice but to fully embrace homosexual unions.

Amanda Terkel

Man Behind Infamous Willie Horton Ad Signs On As Joe Miller Adviser | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Republican Joe Miller has hired a controversial political hand to help him beat back a win by incumbent Lisa Murkowski in the Alaska Senat...

If only Alaska's Joe Miller had been what he said he was

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alaska Dispatch News

Upwards of 60,000 Alaskans clung to the myth of Joe Miller on election night in Alaska despite the storm of revelations that followed the Senate candi...

Mark Blumenthal

Murkowski's Support Goes Up And Down, According To Yet Another Alaska Poll | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In following the polling on Alaska's Senate race, I have been writing about the special challenge of measuring support for Senator Lisa Murkowski's wr...

A Thrilla in Wasilla? Daddy's Girl Versus Sarah's Boy

Donald Craig Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Donald Craig Mitchell

Sarah, who settles every score, is not a high road kind of girl. And she never takes prisoners. So my expectation is that Sarah does not just want Lisa Murkowski to lose in November, she wants her to be publicly humiliated.

The Tea Party Gets an Uninvited Guest

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) announced that she will be a write-in candidate for U.S. Senator in Alaska. Not surprisingly, Republicans are concerned.

John Cornyn Warns Lisa Murkowski She Could Lose Leadership Role If She Stays In Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. John Cornyn, chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee has issued a clear warning to Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), telling her t...

In Alaska's Republican Primary, a Tight Race Gets Tighter

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alaska Dispatch News

Tea Party Express leaders say they are "ecstatic" about the lead Fairbanks candidate Joe Miller has established over incumbent Sen. Lisa Murkowski in ...

Alaska Senate Primary Becomes Test Of Tea Party Strength

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Alaska's U.S. Senate race promises to be the first real test of the tea party movement's political power in the state. In ...

Senator Blanche Lincoln Tries To Block Clean Air Act, Sierra Club, MoveOn.Org Respond (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Gazelle Emami | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Senator Blanche Lincoln (D-Arkansas) joined ranks with Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) late last month when she cosponsored legislation to block the...

A Dangerous Proposal

Sen. Jeff Merkley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sen. Jeff Merkley

A dangerous Senate resolution has the best interest of big energy industries in mind, not the health and welfare of the American people or our environment, and not the clean energy job creation we urgently need right now.

Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski's Mischievious Attempts To Block Climate Change Legislation: NYT Editorial

The New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Senator Lisa Murkowski's home state of Alaska is ever so slowly melting away, courtesy of a warming planet. Yet few elected officials seem more determ...