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 2017-02-17 18:36 

KTVA CBS Anchorage

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt confirmed by Senate to serve as EPA administrator... +

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt was confirmed by the Senate to serve as EPA administrator. Pruitt was approved on Friday by a vote of 52-46, including a favorable vote from Alaska Sen.Lisa Murkowski. In a release from Murkowski’s office, she ...

 2017-02-15 18:50 

Washington Free Beacon

Labor Activists Turn Up Pressure on Murkowski, Collins... +

Union activists are launching a last-minute campaign to pressureRepublican Sens. Lisa Murkowski (Alaska) and Susan Collins (Maine) to oppose Andy Puzder's nomination for labor secretary as they did ...

 2017-02-15 04:43 

KTVA CBS Anchorage

New volcano monitoring bill aims to keep communities safe... +

There are nearly 170 active volcanoes in the United States, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, and 52 of those are in Alaska.That’s one reason Sen. Lisa Murkowski is among the sponsors of a bill that would allow scientists to keep a closer eye...

 2017-02-13 22:42 

NY Post

Trumps Labor Secretary pick in jeopardy amid GOP concerns... +

WASHINGTON The confirmation of President Trumps pick for Labor Secretary is in jeopardy as four GOP senators have expressed concerns about Andy Puzders nomination. The four senators, sources told CNN, are Susan Collins of Maine, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska,...

 2017-02-13 19:22 

Globe and Mail

Trumps labour pick Puzder has four GOP senators on the fence ... +

Senators Susan Collins, Tim Scott, Johnny Isakson and Lisa Murkowski said they wont decide how to vote on fast-food executive Andrew Puzders nomination until after his Senate confirmation hearing Thursday...

 2017-02-08 23:32 

KTUU NBC Anchorage

Alaska senators vote to confirm Sessions as next US Attorney General... +

Senators Dan Sullivan and Lisa Murkowski on Wednesday voted to confirm Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions as the next U.S. Attorney General....

 2017-02-07 22:25 

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Murkowski, Sullivan split vote on DeVos confirmation... +

FAIRBANKSRepublican Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan of Alaska split on their confirmation votes of Betsy DeVos as education secretary on Tuesday in a deadlocked Senate that saw Vice President Mike Pence then break the tie in favor of President...

 2017-02-07 17:33 

McClatchy DC

Ted Cruz and John Cornyn vote to confirm Betsy DeVos as education secretary... +

Texas Sens. Ted Cruz and John Cornyn voted in favor of Betsy DeVos, Donald Trumps nominee for education secretary, on Tuesday. Two Republican senators, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Susan Collins of Maine, voted against DeVos, requiring Vice President Mike...

 2017-02-07 17:30 

NY Post

Senate barely confirms Betsy DeVos as education secretary... +

WASHINGTON The Senate confirmed Betsy DeVos as Education Secretary Tuesday with a historic tie-breaking vote by Vice President Mike Pence. All 48 Democrats plus two Republicans Sens. Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska comprised the 50 ...

 2017-02-07 17:00 

National Review

DeVos Critics Hypocrisy on Public Schools... +

Todays U.S. Senate vote on Betsy DeVos should be a nail-biter. Every Democrat and two stray Republicans Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska plan to oppose DeVoss nomination for secretary of education. This probably will trigger a 5050 ti...

 2017-02-07 04:43 

KTVA CBS Anchorage

Despite protest, Sen. Sullivan to vote yes for DeVos... +

U.S. Senate Democrats are holding the floor, trying to block the confirmation of education secretary nominee Betsy DeVos. Senators are hoping to sway more Republicans to vote no on DeVos on Tuesday.Senators Lisa Murkowski and Susan Collins, of Maine, have...

 2017-02-06 22:41 

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Murkowski: Trump travel ban put greater 'focus,' 'target' on Muslims... +

FAIRBANKSSen. Lisa Murkowski said Saturday that the direction of President Donald Trumps executive order temporarily banning travel to the U.S. from seven nations put a greater target on Muslims....

 2017-02-04 20:37 

Washington Examiner

Collins and Murkowski abandon conservatives for teachers unions... +

Shame on Republican Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Susan Collins. In announcing their opposition to Betsy DeVos' nomination to be secretary of education, they are caving to one of the most destructive special interest groups in politics: teachers unions. Th...

 2017-02-03 18:23 

Breitbart.com

David Webb: Education Choice Under Fire in D.C. and Ohio... +

While the battle rages on in the Senate over the nomination of Betsy DeVos for Education Secretary, there is opposition from two Republican senators, Susan Collins (R-ME) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK). Collins has a 100 percent rating and Murkowski an 89 perc...

 2017-02-03 07:04 

KTUU NBC Anchorage

Alaskan senator to vote No on DeVos... +

Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski of Alaska will oppose the confirmation of Betsy DeVos to be Secretary of Education. The decision, the senator says, is not one she came to lightly....

 2017-02-02 22:34 

Roll Call

Murkowski Accidentally Called Trumps Direct Line... +

Alaska Republican Lisa Murkowski wanted to talk to President Donald Trump back in November, but she didnt intend to get him directly on the phone. Get breaking news alerts and more from Roll Call on your iPhone or your Android. Right after the election,...

 2017-02-02 17:13 

MSNBC

Sen Murkowski: I'll vote against Betsy Devos... +

Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, tells Andrea Mitchell that she cannot vote for Secretary of Education candidate Betsy Devos, citing her constituents' need for properly funded public schools....

 2017-02-02 15:16 

Daily Kos

Time to hit the phones: Flipping one more Republican could sink Trump's education pick... +

Betsy DeVos, Donald Trump’s spectacularly unqualified, public education-hating education secretary nominee, could become Trump’s first pick to be voted down if just one more Republican senator flips. Maine’s Susan Collins and Alaska’s Lisa Murkowski have ...

 2017-02-02 08:48 

New Indian Express

[ World ]

Key Republican senators opposeTrump's education secretary pick... +

Maine's Susan Collins and Alaska's Lisa Murkowski became the first Republican senators to break with any of President Donald Trump's Cabinet picks....

 2017-02-02 06:12 

New Indian Express

[ World ]

Key Republicans opposes Trump's education secretary pick... +

Maine's Susan Collins and Alaska's Lisa Murkowski became the first Republican senators to break with any of President Donald Trump's Cabinet picks....

 2017-02-02 05:06 

National Review

Think Again, Collins and Murkowski... +

Two Republican senators -- Alaskas Lisa Murkowski and Maines Susan Collins -- have declared that they intend to vote against Betsy DeVos, putting Donald Trumps nominee for Education secretary at risk of failing confirmation. Murkowski and Collins, and any...

 2017-02-02 05:06 

National Review

Think Again, Collins and Murkowski... +

Two Republican senators -- Alaskas Lisa Murkowski and Maines Susan Collins -- have declared that they intend to vote against Betsy DeVos, putting Donald Trumps nominee for Education secretary at risk of failing confirmation. Murkowski and Collins, and any...

 2017-02-02 01:00 

Taiwan News

Second Republican senator, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, says she cannot support Education nominee Betsy DeVos... +

Second Republican senator, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, says she cannot support Education nominee Betsy DeVos...

 2017-02-01 23:38 

Otago Daily Times

Party support for Trump education nominee wanes... +

Republican senators Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski said they would not vote for Trump education secretary nominee Betsy DeVos (above). Photo: Reuters Public refusals on Wednesday (local time) by two US Senate Republicans to support Betsy DeVos, P...

 2017-02-01 22:57 

Seacoastonline.com

[ NH ]

Sen. Collins, R-Maine, to oppose DeVos nomination ... +

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Republican Sen. Susan Collins is joining her Maine colleague, independent Sen. Angus King, in opposing the nomination of Betsy DeVos for education secretary.Collins and Alaska Republican Lisa Murkowski announced their opposit...

 2017-02-01 22:20 

WMAR

[ ABC Baltimore ]

Murkowski's vote against DeVos is proof calling your senator can work... +

The reason Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, decided Wednesday to vote against Betsy DeVoss nomination for Secretary of Education is almost as notable as the decision itself. ...

 2017-02-01 22:20 

KGUN 9 ABC Tuscon

Murkowski's vote against DeVos is proof calling your senator can work... +

The reason Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, decided Wednesday to vote against Betsy DeVoss nomination for Secretary of Education is almost as notable as the decision itself. ...

 2017-02-01 22:20 

WKBW

[ Buffalo, NY ]

Murkowski's vote against DeVos is proof calling your senator can work... +

The reason Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, decided Wednesday to vote against Betsy DeVoss nomination for Secretary of Education is almost as notable as the decision itself. ...

 2017-02-01 22:17 

Sputnik International

You Shall Not Pass! 2 Republican Senators to Vote Against Trump's Education Pick... +

US Senators Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski said in floor speeches on Wednesday that they will vote against Department of Education nominee Betsy DeVos....

 2017-02-01 21:59 

The Independent

Donald Trump faces first confirmation setback as Betsy DeVos loses 2 Republican votes ... +

The fate of Donald Trumps nominee for secretary of education, Betsy DeVos, appeared to be in jeopardy, after two Republican senators said they will vote against her. Republican Senators Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski announced their decision on the Sena...

 2017-02-01 21:32 

VICE

Democrats are one vote away from sinking Betsy DeVos... +

President Donald Trumps nomination of Betsy DeVos as secretary of education is in jeopardy. Two key Republican votes in the Senate Maines Susan Collins and Alaskas Lisa Murkowski have said they plan to vote against DeVos when her confirmation goes to a v...

 2017-02-01 21:10 

Newsweek.com

Key Republicans Withdraw Support of Trump's Pick for Education Secretary ... +

In an ominous sign for Trump, Republican senators Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski said they would not vote for DeVos, a billionaire philanthropist and charter-school advocate....

 2017-02-01 21:05 

WXII 12

2 Republican senators won't support DeVos nomination... +

Two Republican senators Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska announced their opposition to DeVos in speeches on the Senate floor Wednesday....

 2017-02-01 21:05 

WCVB

2 Republican senators won't support DeVos nomination... +

Two Republican senators Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska announced their opposition to DeVos in speeches on the Senate floor Wednesday....

 2017-02-01 21:05 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

2 Republican senators won't support DeVos nomination... +

Two Republican senators Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska announced their opposition to DeVos in speeches on the Senate floor Wednesday....

 2017-02-01 21:04 

KXAS-TV NBC Fort Worth

Defections Put DeVos Nomination in Peril... +

Two Republican senators announced Wednesday they will vote against confirming Betsy DeVos, imperiling her chances of becoming the next Secretary of Education, NBC News reported. Sen. Susan Collins of Maine and Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska both said they ...

 2017-02-01 21:04 

NBC San Diego

Defections Put DeVos Nomination in Peril... +

Two Republican senators announced Wednesday they will vote against confirming Betsy DeVos, imperiling her chances of becoming the next Secretary of Education, NBC News reported. Sen. Susan Collins of Maine and Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska both said they ...

 2017-02-01 20:31 

NY Post

Two Republican senators wont back Betsy Devos... +

Two Republican senators said Wednesday they could not back Betsy DeVos’ nomination to head up the Education Department. Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) gave back-to-back speeches on the Senate floor to say they would oppos...

 2017-02-01 20:23 

KTVA CBS Anchorage

Murkowski says she cant support DeVos... +

WASHINGTON (AP) &#-; Second Republican senator, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, says she cannot support Education nominee Betsy Devos. This is a developing story; check back for updates and tune into KTVA CBS channel 11 at 5, 6 and 10 p.m. for more. The post...

 2017-02-01 20:19 

AP

[ Big Story ]

2 Republican senators won't support DeVos nomination... +

WASHINGTON (AP) Donald Trump's nomination of Betsy DeVos as education secretary could be in trouble. Two Republican senators Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska announced their opposition to DeVos in speeches on the Senate floor Wed...

 2017-02-01 20:16 

Las Vegas Sun

2 Republican senators won't support DeVos nomination... +

Donald Trump's nomination of Betsy DeVos as education secretary could be in trouble. Two Republican senators Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska announced their opposition to DeVos in speeches on ......

 2017-02-01 20:09 

WMAR

[ ABC Baltimore ]

Two GOP senators say they won't vote to confirm Trump's education pick... +

Republican Sens. Susan Collins of Maine and Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska both said Wednesday they would not vote to support President Donald Trump's choice for education secretary, Betsy DeVos....

 2017-02-01 20:09 

NBC

[ Politics ]

Defections Put DeVos Nomination in Peril... +

Sen. Susan Collins of Maine and Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska both said they cannot support her....

 2017-02-01 19:59 

NewsOK

[ The Oklahoman ]

2 Republican senators won't support DeVos nomination... +

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's nomination of Betsy DeVos as education secretary could be in trouble. Two Republican senators — Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska — announced their opposition to DeVos in speeches on the Senate floor Wedn...

 2017-02-01 19:58 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Collins, Murkowski to vote no on education secretary nominee... +

Republican Sens. Susan Collins of Maine and Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska both said Wednesday they would not vote to support Betsy DeVos, President Donald Trump's choice for education secretary. The two women are the first sitting Republican senators ...

 2017-02-01 19:48 

The Guardian

Two Republican senators vow to oppose Betsy DeVos as education secretary... +

Lisa Murkowski and Susan Collins say they will vote against Trump nomineebut White House 100% confident megadonor will be approved by Senate...

 2017-02-01 19:41 

Time.com

Key GOP Senators Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski Oppose Betsy DeVos Education Secretary Confirmation... +

Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski said they would not vote for Devos as education secretary...

 2017-02-01 19:40 

Washington Examiner

DeVos nomination in trouble after two GOP senators defy Trump... +

Betsy DeVos' nomination to be the next education secretary was in serious trouble Wednesday, after two Senate Republicans said they would vote against her. Sens. Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, both said they would vote against h...

 2017-02-01 19:22 

KGUN 9 ABC Tuscon

Two GOP senators say they won't vote to confirm Trump's education pick... +

Republican Sens. Susan Collins of Maine and Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska both said Wednesday they would not vote to support President Donald Trump's choice for education secretary, Betsy DeVos....

 2017-02-01 19:22 

WKBW

[ Buffalo, NY ]

Two GOP senators say they won't vote to confirm Betsy DeVos... +

Republican Sens. Susan Collins of Maine and Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska both said Wednesday they would not vote to support President Donald Trump's choice for education secretary, Betsy DeVos....

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