Sen. Murkowski faces political challenges in 2004 election

ANCHORAGE—When Frank Murkowski left the U.S. Senate after being elected governor last fall, he broke up one of the longest-serving delegations in congressional history—consisting of himself, Sen. Ted Stevens and Rep. Don Young. The three had been together in Washington since 1980.

But there was continuity, at least in last names, because in appointing a successor to finish his term, he chose his daughter, state Rep. Lisa Murkowski.

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Posted by Editor at June 4, 2003 10:48 PM