After laborious vote counting, Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski appears to have won her write-in campaign against tea party favorite Joe Miller. But Miller is challenging the vote count in court.
The latest Alaska Senate race results suggest Sen. Lisa Murkowski is set to win her write-in campaign. She would become the second US senator ever to be elected as a write-in candidate.
The Colorado, Washington State, and Alaska Senate races are undecided on Wednesday morning. They won't tip the balance of power in the Senate, but two are important to Democrats.
Three-way races are dynamic and hard to predict. This is true in Senate races in Alaska and Florida, though with different results for tea party candidates Joe Miller and Marco Rubio.
Lisa Murkowski is set to say Friday whether she'll vie to keep her Senate seat by running a write-in campaign. The GOP establishment and 'tea party' activists seem of one mind about this: Don't do it.
How infighting almost silenced Dr. King's momentous "I Have a Dream" speech.
Former Sen. Stevens was among five people killed in the crash outside Dillingham, about 325 miles southwest of Anchorage. Former Sen. Stevens was an uncompromising advocate for Alaska for four decades.
RUSSELL LONG - (D) of Louisiana - Dec. 31, 1948 to Jan. 3, 1987 - 38 years, 3 days: The son of a powerful Louisiana political family, Senator Long took over his father and mother’s Senate seat and helped President Lyndon Johnson push many of his “Great Society” social reforms through the Senate in the 1960s. Long is seen here in Washington, DC, in this undated file photo.
West Virginia Democrat Robert Byrd had been in Congress since 1953. He won his ninth term to the US Senate in 2006.