Lisa Murkowski and Mary Peltola win Alaska races, defeating Trump-backed opponents

In Alaska, Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R) and Rep. Mary Peltola (D) are projected to win their races, defeating Trump-backed opponents.

Comment on this story Democratic Rep. Mary Peltola on Wednesday became the first Alaska Native to win a full term in Congress, securing reelection along with Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski, who both… [+6658 chars]

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Alaska GOP censures Mitch McConnell for supporting incumbent Sen. Lisa Murkowski over Trump-backed challenger Kelly Tshibaka

Alaska Republicans still in Donald Trump's thrall have censured Minority Leader Mitch McConnell for backing impeachment supporter Sen. Lisa Murkowski.

Rep. Mary Peltola — the 'pro-fish, pro-family, and pro-choice' Alaska congresswoman — credits her father for the encouragement she needed to defeat Sarah Palin

In November, Rep. Mary Peltola will again face Republican opponents Sarah Palin and Nick Begich during the midterms.

Live Results: Alaska votes in congressional and state elections

Polls close in the state at 8 p.m. local time. Given the state has multiple timezones, the first polls close at 12 a.m. EST and the last polls close at 1 a.m. EST.

Murkowski trolls Alaska Senate challenger as she takes lead in first-place votes

Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) trolled her opponent, Republican Kelly Tshibaka, after she took a lead in the first-place votes for the state’s Senate race...

Trump is calling his political allies and encouraging them to blame Mitch McConnell for GOP's poor midterm results, report says

Trump has been making phone calls to allies and launching an anti-McConnell campaign ahead of leadership elections next week, CNN reported.

Why AP called Alaska's Senate race for Republicans

Exactly who’ll win Alaska’s U.S. Senate contest isn’t clear, but it will be a Republican. Donald Trump-backed Kelly Tshibaka and Republican incumbent Sen...

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