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Lisa Murkowski

Lisa Ann Murkowski is the senior U.S. Senator from the State of Alaska. A Republican, she was appointed to the Senate in 2002 by her father, Governor Frank Murkowski, and subsequently elected in 2004 and 2010. She is the first U.S. Senator to have been born in Alaska, the first woman to serve in Congress from the State, and in 2010, she became the second person (and first woman, and first incumbent) to be elected to the U.S. Senate via write-in votes; the only other person to do so was Strom Thurmond in 1954. Murkowski is the only current Republican Senator from any West Coast state. » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Senate moves forward on sportsmen bill
2014-07-07
Kay Hagan. Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska is the bill's main Republican author. (PHOTOS: Politicians with guns). But shortly before the procedural vote Monday, two Democratic senators stood up to announce that they could not vote to advance the ...
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  1. Senate Advances Bill Expanding Shooting Ranges on Federal Land
  2. Senate Democrats Split on Procedural Hunting-Bill Vote
  3. Senate Votes 82-12 to Advance Bill Protecting Hunting, Shooting on Federal Land

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Wasilla veterans sound off at Murkowski hearing on health care
2014-07-04
Lisa Murkowski inside the packed room. The meeting was Murkowski's latest attempt to zero in on the Wasilla clinic's staffing shortage while, nationally, the Veterans Health Administration remains thrust into the spotlight for corrosive management and ...
(Anchorage Daily News)
  1. Wasilla veterans sound off at meeting on health care

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Wasilla veterans sound off at Murkowski hearing on health care
2014-07-04
Lisa Murkowski inside the packed room. The meeting was Murkowski's latest attempt to zero in on the Wasilla clinic's staffing shortage while, nationally, the Veterans Health Administration remains thrust into the spotlight for corrosive management and ...
(Anchorage Daily News)

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    Tea Party Express might not endorse in Alaska race
    2014-06-30
    Lisa Murkowski and Miller. The group endorsed Miller, who won the primary but lost the general election. Murkowski won that with a write-in campaign. Miller is running again this year, with Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell and former state Natural Resources ...
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    1. After backing Miller in 2010, Tea Party Express undecided on GOP Senate ...

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    Week ahead: Crunch time for energy bills
    2014-06-30
    Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), said she wasn't sure. "We are still waiting and seeing on that one," Murkowski said, adding that the committee still needs to hold a full hearing on it. There might be some movement on a number of public land bills, however ...
    (The Hill (blog))
    1. Bipartisan push for stepped up natural gas fracking and LNG export
    2. How to Harness a Game-Changing Resource for Export, Domestic Consumption ...

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    Gillibrand, Murkowski Introduce Legislation To Provide Nutritious Meals For ...
    2014-06-27
    Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Kirsten Gillibrand and Lisa Murkowski introduced the bipartisan Summer Meals Act, which would enhance the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Summer Food Service Program. The legislation would help improve ...
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    1. Bipartisan bill introduced to expand Summer Meals Program

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    Alaska processors hang hopes on bill to reinstate J-1 visa program
    2014-06-26
    Now, a bill supported by Senators Lisa Murkowski and Mark Begich could reinstate the program for the seafood industry. Dubbed the 2015 State and Foreign Operations spending bill, it would enable Alaska's seafood processing industry to once again use ...
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    1. Alaska senators take another crack at restoring J-1 program

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    Murkowski: US only 'advanced' nation to ban crude oil exports
    2014-06-26
    Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) continued to press for the administration to lift a decades-old ban on crude oil exports Thursday, one day after a Commerce Department ruling allowed two companies to export a form of ultralight crude. The ruling gives two ...
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    1. Murkowski Urges Obama to Lift Crude Oil Export Ban
    2. Murkowski: US oil export ban outdated
    3. Testing US crude oil export ban with swaps not simple

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    Alaska Sen. Murkowski comes out against oil tax repeal
    2014-06-21
    Lisa Murkowski, in Anchorage on Friday, June 20, 2014, announces her opposition to Ballot Measure 1, a referendum to repeal oil tax legislation passed by state legislators in 2013. Posted: Friday, June 20, 2014 6:40 pm | Updated: 6:45 pm, Fri Jun 20, 2014.
    (Fairbanks Daily News-Miner)
    1. Murkowski, unions speak out against oil tax ballot measure
    2. Murkowski, North Slope Groups Announce Support for Oil Tax Reform
    3. Murkowski, unions speak out against oil tax ballot measure

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