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 2017-08-16 22:12 

Juneau Empire

Murkowski: Flexibility needed for Trumps Buy America plan... +

KETCHIKAN U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski has said that President Donald Trumps Buy America plan needs flexibility when it comes to government-funded projects like the move to replace an aging Alaska ferry serving Kodiak, the Alaska Peninsula and the Aleutian I...

 2017-08-16 16:15 

KTVA CBS Anchorage

Murkowski responds to federal flap over state ferry... +

KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) &#-; U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, responded to a recent report by the Juneau Empire that says state plans to build a new oceangoing ferry may be being put at risk by federal policies. President Donald Trump signed an execu...

 2017-08-16 13:36 

KTUU NBC Anchorage

Sen. Murkowski calls for flexibility in Buy America provision regarding new ferry... +

U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, responded to a recent report by the Juneau Empire that....

 2017-08-16 13:10 

US News & World Report

Senator Supports Buy America, Needs Flexibility for Ferry... +

U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-AK, responded to a recent report that says plans to build a new oceangoing Alaska ferry may be being put at risk by federal policies....

 2017-08-16 13:10 

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Senator supports Buy America, needs flexibility for ferry... +

KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, responded to a recent report by the Juneau Empire that says plans to build a new oceangoing ferry may be being put at risk by federal policies....

 2017-08-10 06:12 

KTVA CBS Anchorage

Alaska senators discuss relations after split healthcare vote... +

A push to repeal Obamacare has divided the Republican party in Congress - and Alaska’s own senators&#-; on a vote last month. Sen. Lisa Murkowski was one of three ‘no’ votes that blocked a so-called skinny repeal from making it ...

 2017-08-10 01:41 

KTUU NBC Anchorage

More seniors staying in Alaska needing services... +

During meet and greet event at the Prestige Care and Rehabilitation Center of Anchorage, U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski highlighted a growing....

 2017-08-09 15:26 

Raw Story

Coincidence? Trump and Scaramucci kicked off a bonkers news cycle in the hours after Manafort raid... +

About an hour after FBI agents conducted a predawn raid at Paul Manafort’s home, President Donald Trump started tweeting. He started his morning at 7:15 a.m. on July 26 by tweeting a complaint at Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), who had voted the day bef...

 2017-08-07 20:15 

New Haven Register

Letter to the Editor: McCain showed heroism once again... +

Bravo to Sen. John McCain. When he joined with Sens. Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski to save health care for millions of Americans, he showed himself to be a true hero once again....

 2017-08-05 17:50 

Yahoo News

Interior Department watchdog to investigate threat to Alaska senator on healthcare... +

The Interior Department's inspector general said it would investigate a reported threat by the agency's head, Ryan Zinke, against Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski's state of Alaska last week over her opposition to her party's efforts to r...

 2017-08-05 17:50 

Yahoo News

Interior Department watchdog to investigate threat to Alaska senator on healthcare... +

The Interior Department's inspector general said it would investigate a reported threat by the agency's head, Ryan Zinke, against Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski's state of Alaska last week over her opposition to her party's efforts to r...

 2017-08-05 17:50 

Yahoo News

Interior Department watchdog to investigate threat to Alaska senator on healthcare... +

The Interior Department's inspector general said it would investigate a reported threat by the agency's head, Ryan Zinke, against Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski's state of Alaska last week over her opposition to her party's efforts to r...

 2017-08-04 19:43 

Daily Kos

Interior watchdog checking into Zinke's threats to Alaska senators... +

Sen. Lisa Murkowski's (R-AK) dissenting vote to torpedo Trumpcare did not go over well down the street at the White House. Popular vote loser Donald Trump took his ire out in tweets, as usual, but also by siccing Interior Secretary Ryan Zenke after her, i...

 2017-08-04 18:34 

KTUU NBC Anchorage

WATCH NOW: Murkowski, Collins defend health care 'No' votes... +

CNN interviews Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Susan Collins on their "No" votes on the Republican health care bill...

 2017-08-04 17:55 

Raw Story

Now Trumps interior secretary is facing an ethics inquiry after threatening GOP senators... +

The Interior Department’s Office of the Inspector General opened a preliminary investigation” into Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke after he placed phone calls to Sens. Lisa Murkowski (R-AL) and Dan Sullivan (R-AL) on behalf of Donald Trump. Zink...

 2017-08-04 17:33 

AlterNet.org

Paul Krugman: The GOP Has Been Caught in One of Its Most Noxious Lies... +

Seven years after the bill's passage, Americans recognize the good Obamacare has done. Much to Mitch McConnell's chagrin, the Affordable Care Act remains the law of the land, thanks in no small part to Senators Lisa Murkowski, John McCain and Susa...

 2017-08-04 17:27 

Washington Examiner

Lisa Murkowski and Susan Collins open up about 'uncomfortable' votes to sink healthcare repeal... +

Murkowski said they wanted to 'vote to do the right thing' without 'worrying about the consequences.'...

 2017-08-04 16:15 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Zinke calls to Senators after health care votes under 'preliminary investigation'... +

The Interior Department's Office of the Inspector General has opened a preliminary investigation into calls made between Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and GOP Alaska Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan....

 2017-08-04 15:42 

Yahoo News

Murkowski, Collins reflect on bucking the GOP line on health care... +

During an interview with CNNs Dana Bash, Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, and Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, spoke about their individual decisions to vote no on the latest GOP health care bill and how they were happy they were seated next to each other for t...

 2017-08-04 14:25 

ThinkProgress

Interior Department launches investigation into Zinkes reported threats over health care votes... +

The Interior Department’s Office of the Inspector General (OIG) has launched a “preliminary investigation” over reports that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke threatened to pull funding from Alaskan energy projects if Sens. Lisa Murkowski (R...

 2017-08-04 13:26 

AlterNet.org

Trump Can No Longer Make Recess Appointments Thanks to Alaska Republican He Attacked... +

Lisa Murkowski has ensured the Senate will be in session throughout the month of August. Amid concerns that President DonaldTrump may try to fill positions while Congress in in recessfor August, the Senate moved to ensure hes unable to do just that....

 2017-08-04 13:25 

Yahoo News

Murkowski, Collins reflect on bucking the GOP line on health care... +

After facing intense political pressure on Republican attempts to overhaul health care, Sens. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, and Susan Collins, R-Maine, indicated that they had forged a bond in their defiance of both party and president....

 2017-08-04 13:05 

Talking Points Memo

Murkowski: I Told Trump I Would Vote For Alaska, Not The Republican Party... +

During a sit-down interview with CNNs Dana Bash, Sens. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Susan Collins (R-ME) said they didnt worry......

 2017-08-04 12:26 

Roll Call

Murkowski and Zinke Mend Fences Over Beers... +

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski met to mend fences over beers to settletheir feud over the senators vote onthe Republican health care bill. Zinke tweeted a photo of himself and the Alaska Republican holding what appears to b...

 2017-08-04 09:30 

International Business Times

[ Economy ]

Ryan Zinke To Be Probed For 'Threatening' Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski... +

A photograph posted Thursday of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke having a beer with Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) is unlikely to quell the ongoing uproar he already faces over reports of him calling up and threatening the very same senator for voting agains...

 2017-08-04 02:20 

ThinkProgress

Senate Republicans take significant step to restrain Trumps power... +

The Senate unanimously approved a procedure that will block Trump from making recess appointments during August. The move is the one of the first significant actions Republican Senators have taken to restrain Trump’s power. Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK...

 2017-08-04 00:54 

Raw Story

Trump cant make recess appointments thanks to Alaska Republican he attacked... +

Amid concerns that President Donald Trump may try to fill positions while Congress in in recess for August, the Senate moved to ensure he’s unable to do just that. According to The Hill, Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) (who Trump attacked earlier this ye...

 2017-08-03 23:09 

Washington Free Beacon

Sec. Zinke and Sen. Murkowski Heal Rift and Bond Over Beer... +

Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke and Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R., Alaska) have made up with beer after butting heads over health care....

 2017-08-03 22:07 

Washington Post

Interior chief says he and Alaska senator bond over beers... +

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says he has mended fences with Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski after a widely reported dispute over Murkowskis vote to oppose the GOP health care bill....

 2017-08-03 21:04 

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Interior chief says he and Alaska senator bond over beers... +

WASHINGTON (AP) Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says he has mended fences with Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski after a widely reported dispute over Murkowski's vote to oppose the GOP health care bill....

 2017-08-03 20:57 

KTVA CBS Anchorage

Interior head says fences mended with Murkowski over beers... +

WASHINGTON (AP) &#-; Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says he’s mended fences with Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski after a widely reported dispute over Murkowski’s vote to oppose the GOP health care bill. Zinke has tweeted a photo of the two Republ...

 2017-08-03 17:35 

The Daily Caller

Interior Secretary Meets Murkowski For A Beer And Trump's Appointees Sail Through Committee... +

Interior Sec. Ryan Zinke sat down for a drink with Alaska GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski on Thursday more than one week after the two were at odds over repealing ACA....

 2017-08-03 17:06 

Washington Examiner

Lisa Murkowski won't take up Trump's energy nominees until September... +

The president sent several nominees to the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Wednesday evening....

 2017-08-03 16:29 

Talking Points Memo

After Alleged Threats Over O'Care Vote, Zinke Shares A Beer With Murkowski... +

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke wants you to know hes getting along just fine withSen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK). Zinke posted a......

 2017-08-03 16:22 

The Daily Caller

Murkowksi Back On Good Terms With The White House... +

WASHINGTONAlaska Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski says her relationship with the White House is not strained since she voted against repealing Obamacare last...

 2017-08-03 16:11 

RealClearPolitics

How Obamacare Repeal Complicates 2018 Senate Races... +

Last week, much of Washington was stunned as the Republican process to repeal Obamacare was stopped, at least for now, by the votes of Sens. Susan Collins, John McCain, and Lisa Murkowski. This was obviously a significant setback for the Trump administrat...

 2017-08-03 14:36 

Juneau Empire

Murkowski showed character in health care vote... +

Sen. Lisa Murkowski showed real character in resisting the most recent Trumpcare bill....

 2017-08-03 09:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Religion in politics isnt confined to the far right... +

The votes from Republican Senators Susan Collins, John McCain and Lisa Murkowski to stop their partys repeal-Obamacare juggernaut were demonstrations of genuine courage. ......

 2017-08-02 21:02 

Arizona Daily Star

Letter: McCain not a team player... +

Senators John McCain, Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski are Republicans In Name Only (RINO) politicians. Essentially, theyre Democrats. As one counts these in the ledger, that puts the Democrats in...

 2017-08-02 15:29 

Juneau Empire

Thank you, Sen. Murkowski... +

All Alaskans should be thankful to Sen. Lisa Murkowski for her steadfast courage in opposing a bill that would leave thousands of her constituents without health care and for her consistent support of Planned Parenthood. We are fortunate to have a senator...

 2017-08-01 16:00 

Blunt Force Truth

Iowa Senator: We Cant Just Abandon Our Pledge To Repeal And Replace Obamacare... +

Last week was rough for the GOP. The Senate Republican health care push failed when Sens. John McCain (R-AZ), Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), and Susan Collins (R-ME) joined Senate Democrats to block the so-called skinny repeal. Everything was set. House Republica...

 2017-08-01 04:01 

Washington Examiner

Senate workload for August doesn't include Trump's energy nominees... +

Sen. Lisa Murkowski had said she planned to use the extended Senate work schedule to move the remainder of Trump's appointees....

 2017-08-01 03:40 

The Union Leader

[ NH ]

Another View -- Maggie Hassan Time to focus on bipartisan health care solutions... +

Last week, three of my Republican colleagues - Sens. Susan Collins, John McCain, and Lisa Murkowski - put the well-being of the American people before partisan politics, joining Democrats to defeat a health care repeal bill that would have raised he...

 2017-07-31 18:31 

San Jose Mercury

Aug. 1 Letters: Celebrating GOP Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Susan Collins... +

Before McCain's rush to the well of the Senate, two women had for weeks courageously faced down a bully, his enablers and at times derision from their own colleagues...

 2017-07-31 15:03 

RealClearPolitics

When Religion Is Prophetic... +

The votes from Republican Senators Susan Collins, John McCain and Lisa Murkowski to stop their party's repeal-Obamacare juggernaut were demonstrations of genuine courage. The appearance of this virtue in a dark time is not necessarily miraculous, but I co...

 2017-07-31 14:01 

Juneau Empire

Thank you for carrying my mothers name well, Senator... +

I want to give U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski my heartfelt thanks and gratitude for her courageous vote against the Affordable Care Act (ACA) repeal and the Republican skinny replacement bill in the early hours of Friday morning. She did not buckle under the pr...

 2017-07-31 14:00 

Juneau Empire

Thank you, Senator Murkowski... +

Thanks to Senator Lisa Murkowski for her no vote against bringing the unspecified health care bill to the floor of the Senate. It was more important than simply a vote against bringing a miserable bill to the floor. It was important as a stand against the...

 2017-07-30 18:31 

Media Matters

ABCs This Week finds out what happens when you have fringe radio host Bill Cunningham on as a guest... +

Bill Cunningham likened Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) to O.J. Simpson, calling the senator a backstabber on ABC News This Week with George Stephanopoulos. Sen. McCain voted no along with Republican Senators Susan Collins (ME), Lisa Murkowski (AK) and Senate Dem...

 2017-07-30 16:00 

Charlotte Observer

The Jets and Giants do it. Let football and soccer share BofA stadium.... +

Observer readers comment on Charlotte soccer stadium, MLS, Bank of America Stadium, Donald Trump, Boy Scout Jamboree, Anthony Scaramucci, Sen. John McCain, Sen. Lisa Murkowski, Sen. Susan Collins, Affordable Care Act, Obamacare, and universal health care....

 2017-07-30 14:55 

The Sacramento Bee

Trump underestimated Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski, the health care heroines... +

John McCain provided the drama, but Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski are the health care heroines....

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