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What others say: Graceful exit

...Sen. Mark Begich, a Democrat, promised the Republican winner Dan Sullivan a smooth transition into Alaska's junior senator seat in Washington, D.C.With Klein and Begich's political abilities, it's likely we'll see one or both...
What others say: Congress running on accomplishments?

...the floor.Then there's Texas' other senator, Ted Cruz. He forced the need to get those 60 votes. Yes, the junior senator yearned for yet another showdown after helping engineer the last shutdown in October. The country was not amused...
Sullivan sworn in as new U.S. senator

...Republican U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan was sworn in at the start of the new Congress on Tuesday, becoming Alaska's junior senator.An Alaska contingent that included Gov. Bill Walker and state lawmakers were in Washington, D.C., for the...
Begich hooks chairmanship opportunity arose to become chairman of the Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries and Coast Guard Subcommittee, the junior senator from Alaska was not shy about talking his way into the seat. "A lot of negotiations went on," Begich said...
Begich visits with local voters: Energy was on senator's agenda constituents

Alaska's junior senator visited the central Kenai Peninsula yesterday to meet with various groups of constituents. At a joint Kenai-Soldotna chamber...
Murkowski beats Ulmer

...Republican Frank Murkowski, who has been Alaska's junior senator for 22 years, rolled to a victory on Tuesday in his...Republican Frank Murkowski, who has been Alaska's junior senator for 22 years, rolled to a victory on Tuesday in his...
Begich record mirrors Obama's

...our Senator says is the same pitch the Obama administration preaches but the fact is they have failed miserably. A junior senator's suggestions even if fully implemented would do little to reduce the deficit. We cannot add seventeen million...
Sen. Daniel Inouye dies at age 88

...veterans who belatedly received the nation's top honor for bravery on the battlefield, the Medal of Honor. The junior senator from Hawaii at the time, Daniel Akaka, had worked for years to get officials to review records to determine if some...
Oil taxes on the docket this week

...on what's going on in Washington and how that could or does affect Alaska. Begich, a Democrat, is Alaska's junior senator. Alaska's senior senator, Republican Lisa Murkowski, delivered her address last month.-ENERGY BREAK: About...
'Bringing discredt'

...Actually, it's more like disgust. If one person could be singled out for blame, it would probably be the junior senator from Texas, Ted Cruz. Junior was warned over and over again by those in the GOP who weren't foaming at the mouth...


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