GOP Sens Murkowski, Romney support Supreme Court nominee

D.C. 04/05/22, 04:42

Two Republicans defied fellow party members by supporting a judiciary candidate for the nation's highest court. Sens. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) and Mitt Romney (R-Utah) recently broke ranks with the GOP and promised to vote for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson. Murkowski agreed with Joe Biden's selection based on the judge's ...

Two US senators unite in a call to reauthorize Voting Rights Act

U.S. 05/18/21, 18:30

A bipartisan pair of senators, Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) have asked U.S. Congress to reauthorize the Voting Rights Act as several Republican-controlled state legislatures have passed a series of election integrity measures. In a letter to House and Senate bipartisan leaders on Monday, May 17, the two said ...

Overwhelming majority of GOP senators vote against holding Trump impeachment trial

D.C. 01/27/21, 02:30

Nearly all U.S. Republican senators do not support trying to remove the former president a second time. Forty-five GOP senators openly dismissed the Democratic Party-led impeachment of former President Donald Trump. Only five Republican senators expressed different views. They include GOP Sens. Susan Collins (Maine), Lisa Murkowski (Alaska), Mitt Romney (Utah), Ben Sasse ...

Report: Five GOP senators to skip convention to renominate President Trump next month

U.S. 07/08/20, 12:51

Five Republican senators will skip the Republican National Convention (RNC) next month in Jacksonville, Florida, where the party is expected to renominate President Donald Trump. Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa)—the oldest Republican in the Senate, announced on Monday, July 7, that he would not attend the convention, citing the CCP Virus (coronavirus) ...

McConnell to : ‘Nobody’s going to beat’ Murkowski

U.S. 10/10/18, 05:17

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday that "nobody's going to beat" Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska despite her opposition to Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination.In an interview with The Associated Press, McConnell disputed President Donald Trump's prediction that Alaskans "will never forgive" Murkowski and that she'll "never recover" ...

Two Republican senators, two divergent paths on Kavanaugh

U.S. 10/06/18, 00:23

Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski turned against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh quietly, uttering a single word: "No."Sen. Susan Collins of Maine, her longtime friend and fellow moderate Republican, spoke on the Senate floor for 45 minutes, explaining her support for Kavanaugh in detail.Though they reached opposite conclusions, both women had ...

Collins and Murkowski offer contrast on Kavanaugh vote

U.S. 10/05/18, 17:54

They're longtime friends, but Republican Senators Lisa Murkowski and Susan Collins displayed vastly different styles Friday as they reached opposite conclusions on the crucial question of whether to support Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court.Murkowski, in her fourth term representing Alaska, quietly uttered a single word — no — ...

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