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April 16, 2012 William Welch was criticized for his oversight of the corruption case against the Alaska senator that ended in collapse. He has told associates he will leave the Department of Justice.
Murkowski, center, shakes hands with supporter Jennifer Johnson at the senator's campaign headquarters in Anchorage on Tuesday.
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August 25, 2010 Sen. Lisa Murkowski, an Alaska Republican, was supposed to cruise to renomination in Tuesday's primary. Instead, she is trailing her Tea Party/Sarah Palin-backed opponent. There are still 16,000 absentee ballots to be counted.
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Rostenkowski, in 2001.
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August 12, 2010 The deaths of two old-school lawmakers this week, both of whom had been touched by scandal but also knew how to work across party lines to get things done, underscores how their kind is close to extinction.
August 11, 2010 Horrifying details of what survivors of Ted Stevens' airplane crash experienced emerged Wednesday. It included a 13-year old survivor who was only feet away from his father when he died.
August 10, 2010 Former NASA administrator, Sean O'Keefe and his teenage son survived an Alaskan air plane crash.
August 10, 2010 Former Sen. Ted Stevens, 86, died in a Alaska plane crash during a fishing trip.
August 10, 2010 Rescuers arrived at the Alaska crash site of the plane carrying ex-Sen. Ted Stevens and 8 others.
July 30, 2008 NPR's political editor Ken Rudin joins us to talk about the presidential campaign, and other political news. And this week is spicy, spicy!
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