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Accusations fly in Senate over Violence Against Women Act updated: Thu Mar 15 2012 20:40:00

In a series of floor speeches Thursday, a group of mostly Democratic women senators made a high-profile and at times emotional appeal to Republicans to support an expanded Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). In doing so, they suggested Republicans were blocking the bill because it would extend its protections to illegal immigrants as well as gays and lesbians.

Murkowski: This is no Chernobylupdated: Fri Mar 18 2011 10:20:00

There has been a lot of speculation about what impact the problems facing the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan will have on the future of the United States' nuclear industry.

Reactor during quakeupdated: Fri Mar 18 2011 10:20:00

An American who was inside the Daiichi plant in Fukushima, Japan, talks with CNN's Brooke Baldwin.

Alaska certifies Sen. Murkowski's re-electionupdated: Thu Dec 30 2010 18:54:00

Alaska's top two elected officials on Thursday certified Sen. Lisa Murkowski's re-election in November as a write-in candidate, clearing the way for Murkowski to be sworn in on time for the new congressional session that starts next week.

Federal judge dismisses challenge to Murkowski's re-electionupdated: Tue Dec 28 2010 22:03:00

A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit challenging Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski's write-in election victory last month, clearing the way for Murkowski to be sworn in for a second term next week.

The Republicans' new maverickupdated: Mon Dec 27 2010 05:50:00

Sen. Lisa Murkowski talks to CNN's John King about lame duck and why Sarah Palin is "absolutely wrong."

Miller won't contest Murkowski certification; pursues federal suitupdated: Mon Dec 27 2010 05:50:00

Republican Senate candidate Joe Miller said late Sunday he is dropping his opposition to incumbent Lisa Murkowski being certified as winner in the Alaska Senate race, but will continue with a federal lawsuit.

DREAM act fails to move forwardupdated: Sat Dec 18 2010 13:33:00

A Senate procedural vote on Saturday failed to keep the DREAM Act from moving forward.

Procedural vote on DREAM Act fails in Senateupdated: Sat Dec 18 2010 13:33:00

A bill that offers a path to citizenship to some illegal immigrants who entered the United States as children failed a procedural vote in the Senate on Saturday.

Ruling expected Friday in nation's last Senate battleupdated: Fri Dec 10 2010 07:02:00

The judge presiding over Alaska's Senate race challenge is expected to issue a ruling Friday.

'Don't ask, don't tell' vote postponedupdated: Thu Dec 09 2010 08:01:00

Senate Democrats decided Wednesday to postpone a planned vote on "don't ask, don't tell." CNN's Anderson Cooper reports.

Nation's last Senate battle enters a new arenaupdated: Wed Dec 08 2010 08:45:00

When will the nation's last, nasty Senate battle end? Based on one side's determination, there may actually be no end in sight.

Murkowski victory a stinging rebuke to Palin and extreme partisansupdated: Fri Nov 19 2010 14:54:00

Sen. Lisa Murkowski's win should be a wake-up call for the Republican Party.

Murkowski: 'We made history'updated: Fri Nov 19 2010 14:54:00

Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska declares a write-in victory Wednesday in the nation's last Senate race.

Murkowski: 'Numbers just don't add up' for Millerupdated: Thu Nov 18 2010 10:07:00

One day after she claimed victory in the nation's last unresolved Senate race, Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska reiterated Thursday that she does not support Sarah Palin as the Republican presidential nominee in 2012.

Alaska Sen. Murkowski claims victory in re-election bidupdated: Thu Nov 18 2010 08:00:00

Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska Wednesday declared victory over fellow Republican Joe Miller in the nation's last Senate race, saying the result of her write-in candidacy was a "miracle."

Political Circus: Guess who didn't watch 'Sarah Palin's Alaska'?updated: Tue Nov 16 2010 05:24:00

Politics is serious business -- but not all of the time. From the halls of Congress to the campaign trail, there's always something that gets a laugh. Here are some of the things you might have missed:

Sarah Palin: Politician and TV star?updated: Tue Nov 16 2010 05:24:00

Sarah Palin's reality show gave TLC its best program launch (among households) in its history with 4.96 million viewers.

Joe Miller on Alaska politics, Tea Partyupdated: Wed Nov 10 2010 07:41:00

Alaska Senate Candidate Republican Joe Miller on the Alaska Senate race, Tea Party influence this year and tweeting.

Alaska's write-in ballot count to begin Wednesday despite challengeupdated: Wed Nov 10 2010 07:41:00

Alaska election officials will begin counting write-in ballots Wednesday despite a federal court challenge by the campaign of Republican U.S. Senate candidate Joe Miller, state director Gail Fenumiai said.

Alaska candidates wait as vote count beginsupdated: Tue Nov 09 2010 12:10:00

Alaska Republican Joe Miller said he is "cautiously optimistic" he'll come out on top in the only undecided Senate race in the country.

2012 Senate battle already under wayupdated: Fri Nov 05 2010 17:52:00

Three days after Democrats took a whipping in the House in the midterm elections, jockeying has already begun in the next battle for the Senate, with Democrats -- and even some Republicans -- already feeling the heat.

Alaska Senate race could be 'highest stakes spelling bee' in politicsupdated: Thu Nov 04 2010 11:13:00

An unyielding and exuberant Sen. Lisa Murkowski thanked her supporters on election night as she appeared headed to a once-improbable victory in Alaska's Senate contest.

Alaska counts write-in ballotsupdated: Thu Nov 04 2010 11:13:00

Write-in ballots for Sen. Lisa Murkowski are causing election drama in Alaska. KTVA's Matthew Felling explains.

Murkowski appears to have lead in Alaskaupdated: Wed Nov 03 2010 11:36:00

Sen. Lisa Murkowski's bid to become only the second person to win a write-in campaign for U.S. Senate appeared on track in Alaska early Wednesday, with write-in candidates leading a Tea Party-backed Republican who beat her in a primary.

Murkowski: We are not done yetupdated: Wed Nov 03 2010 11:36:00

GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski says her campaign is "not done yet" as she awaits final election results for the Alaska race.

Five things to watch on Election Dayupdated: Tue Nov 02 2010 14:51:00

Against the backdrop of a bitterly divided Congress and an angry and frustrated electorate, the most expensive midterm election in history finally comes to a climax Tuesday as America votes on 37 Senate seats and all 435 seats in the House of Representatives.

Boiling Point: Sneak peekupdated: Wed Oct 27 2010 13:57:00

Check out a sneak peek of CNN's documentary "Boiling Point: Inside the Tea Party," which airs Saturday at 8 p.m. ET.

Sick of Dems, GOP? There's hopeupdated: Tue Oct 26 2010 12:36:00

With the election just days away, most Americans disapprove of both Democrats and Republicans in Congress, while 58 percent of our fellow citizens say it's time for a third party.

Democrat goes off on Obamaupdated: Tue Oct 26 2010 12:36:00

Rhode Island gubernatorial candidate Frank Caprio says President Obama can "shove it" for not endorsing him.

Murkowski: Other candidates not ready, not fitupdated: Mon Oct 25 2010 06:40:00

Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski, a write-in candidate to keep her job in Washington, slammed her competitors for the state's Senate seat as unqualified in a televised debate from Anchorage Sunday.

Senate candidates debate in Alaskaupdated: Mon Oct 25 2010 06:40:00

Senate candidates in Alaska spar over such as immigration, border security and the budget.

Candidates go silentupdated: Thu Oct 21 2010 09:29:00

Are candidates who choose to ignore questions from reporters making a wise political move?

Preston on Politics: Democrats prepare for the worstupdated: Thu Oct 21 2010 09:29:00

It has been said over and over again: The 2010 midterm is the anti-incumbent, anti-Washington and by virtue of their position in power, the anti-Democratic election.

Murkowski defends her write-in decisionupdated: Wed Sep 22 2010 15:17:00

CNN's Candy Crowley interviews Republican Lisa Murkowski about her chances at retaining her seat in the Senate.

Murkowski to retain Senate committee spotupdated: Wed Sep 22 2010 15:17:00

In a surprise move Wednesday, Senate Republicans decided against removing Sen. Lisa Murkowski from her top position on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, according to several GOP senators.

Inner-GOP sniping increases in wake of Tea Party successesupdated: Tue Sep 21 2010 10:55:00

Tea Party euphoria confronted reality Sunday, with Delaware Senate primary winner Christine O'Donnell backing out of scheduled talk show appearances amid talk of possible civil war among Republicans over the conservative movement.

Tea Party driving out GOP moderates?updated: Tue Sep 21 2010 10:55:00

South Carolina Republican Congressman Bob Inglis talks about the divide between the GOP and the Tea Party.

Miller: Murkowski broke her wordupdated: Mon Sep 20 2010 22:35:00

Republican Senate candidate Joe Miller hit back at his on-again opponent Sen. Lisa Murkowski Monday, saying she broke her word to voters by announcing her plans to run as a write-in candidate in the Alaska Senate race.

Sound of Sunday for September 19, 2010updated: Mon Sep 20 2010 07:40:00

Candy and her team scan the other Sunday morning talk shows and bring you the best sound that you may have missed.

Murkowski announces write-in campaign to keep her Senate seatupdated: Sun Sep 19 2010 13:28:00

Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski, who lost in the Republican primary last month, says she will launch a write-in campaign to retain her senate seat.

Ousted in GOP primary, senator seeks advice from colleaguesupdated: Thu Sep 16 2010 16:58:00

A day before she declares whether she will mount a write-in candidacy to preserve her Senate seat, Alaska Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski spent several hours in and around the Senate chamber Thursday talking with her colleagues about the difficult decision she faces.

Sen. Lisa Murkowski drops out of raceupdated: Thu Sep 02 2010 16:40:00

Sen. Lisa Murkowski concedes the GOP primary to Joe Miller for the "good of Alaska".

Murkowski concedes GOP Senate race in Alaskaupdated: Thu Sep 02 2010 16:40:00

Call it another major victory for the Tea Party movement - and Sarah Palin.

Political earthquake shakes GOPupdated: Thu Aug 26 2010 07:45:00

Republican primary voters yesterday sent shock waves of earthquake proportions from Florida to Alaska.

Florida's 'anti-establishment' winnerupdated: Thu Aug 26 2010 07:45:00

Republican Gov. candidate Rick Scott talks about Tuesday night's victory in Florida with CNN's John King.

Murkowski's political career on the lineupdated: Wed Aug 25 2010 12:12:00

Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski, a scion of what was once one of Alaska's most famous political families, found her Senate career on the brink Wednesday morning.

In David vs. Goliath fight, candidate aims to beat Alaska GOP senatorupdated: Wed Jun 23 2010 12:39:00

Many voters may never have seen or heard of him, but Joe Miller is determined to make Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska the next victim of an angry, anti-incumbent movement. And helping him is the Tea Party Express.

Sen. Murkowski responds to DNC adupdated: Sun Jun 20 2010 15:49:00

Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) responds to a DNC ad about the oil spill and Rep. Barton's recent apology to BP.

GOP fights Democrats on Gulf moratorium, liabilityupdated: Tue Jun 15 2010 16:21:00

Partisan bickering over the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster intensified Tuesday as top Republicans once again slammed the Obama administration for imposing a six-month deepwater drilling moratorium and stepped up their fight against a Democratic move to lift current liability caps for oil spills.

Senate defeats measure blocking EPA from regulating greenhouse gasesupdated: Thu Jun 10 2010 17:33:00

A controversial bill that would have stopped the Environmental Protection Agency from regulating carbon emissions was defeated in the Senate on Thursday, falling four votes shy of the 51 needed for passage.

Senate debates stripping EPA of authority to regulate greenhouse gasesupdated: Thu Jun 10 2010 14:29:00

The U.S. Senate engaged in a heated debate Thursday on an issue at the heart of the fight over energy reform: whether the Environmental Protection Agency should have the authority to impose clear limits on the emission of greenhouse gases.

Woman dumps fake oil on herself to protest Gulf liability capupdated: Thu Jun 10 2010 10:16:00

Public anguish over the growing oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico took center stage on Capitol Hill on Wednesday as a woman dumped simulated oil on herself during a Senate hearing in a graphic expression of support for legislation lifting oil companies' current liability cap.

Conservatives taken aback by Palin's decision to resignupdated: Mon Jul 06 2009 10:09:00

Astounding. Risky. Quitter. And that's what fellow conservatives had to say Sunday about Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin and her decision to step down with 18 months left in her term.

The Senate immigration vote: How they votedupdated: Thu Jun 28 2007 11:53:00

The Senate immigration compromise was effectively killed Thursday, failing to pass a critical procedural hurdle.

Senators who switched vote on clotureupdated: Tue Jun 26 2007 18:21:00

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Republicans ready for convention attentionupdated: Wed Aug 25 2004 12:19:00

As Republicans head to New York to rally the party, The Inside Edge looks at what the convention might mean for President Bush's chances in the fall. We'll also tell you what a few state ballot initiatives might mean for his opponent John Kerry.

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