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Murkowski gets late Rep. Don Young’s 900-pound totem pole in Capitol Hill office

A 900-pound totem pole found yet another home in an Alaska lawmaker’s office on Capitol Hill on Saturday. Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) said in a tweet that the pole, which has stood in the office of the late Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska), has now been moved to her office. She said the pole was originally belonged to former Sen. Ted Stevens (R-Alaska), who served in his seat for 40 years.
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NBC: Chuck Todd's show invites Rep. Don Young for an interview - except the lawmaker died in March

A GOP lawmaker was invited to appear on Chuck Todd's show on Friday, but the odds of him being able to appear are very grim. Zack Brown, who previously served as the communications director for Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, shared a screenshot of an email he received inviting Young to be interviewed on Todd's program "Meet the Press NOW" on the NBC News NOW streaming network.
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Rand Paul has endorsed Sarah Palin in the crowded Alaskan race to replace the late-Rep. Don Young.

Notably, the polling found 40 percent of voters undecided ahead of the June 21 primary. The margin of error is 4.9 percentage points. The poll was paid for by Winning for Women Action Fund, a group that aims to increase the number of Republican women in Congress. Kiggans has their endorsement, as well as that of House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy and the Congressional Leadership Fund, a group with close ties to the GOP leader.
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Alaska House proposes naming new bridge after Don Young

Alaska’s longest single-span bridge would be named after former Congressman Don Young under legislation passed Wednesday by the Alaska House of Representatives. The House voted 36-2 to name the planned Juneau Creek bridge on the Sterling Highway after Young, who died earlier this year after 49 years in office.
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Alaska House proposes naming new bridge after Don Young

This screenshot of a video created by the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities shows the route of the new Juneau Creek Bridge over the Resurrection Pass trail on the Kenai Peninsula. (Screenshot of DOT video) Alaska’s longest single-span bridge would be named after former Congressman Don Young under...
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House passes two Alaska bills sponsored by late-Rep. Don Young

The House on Tuesday passed two bills sponsored by the late Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska), who died last month after serving 49 years in the House. The bills — dubbed the Alaska Salmon Research Task Force Act and the Don Young Alaska Native Health Care Land Transfers Act — both passed by voice vote. They were introduced by the congressman in December and January, respectively.
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Nick Begich pays tearful homage to his “friend and hero Don Young”

In a press conference Monday, Nick Begich tearfully remembered his “great friend and hero Don Young.” Begich, who co-chaired Young’s 2020 campaign, effusively praised Young before attempting to explain to reporters why he had decided to run against his former friend and mentor before his tragic passing.
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With 64 days to special primary to replace Don Young, congressional candidates are on the move around Alaska

In Fairbanks, a crowd of 200 people gathered at Bobby’s in Downtown, shown in the photo above, to welcome candidate for Congress Nick Begich to their fundraiser for him in the Golden Heart City. He picked up endorsements from well-known Fairbanksians Dick Randolph and Ralph Seekins, and another from incoming Anchorage Assemblyman Randy Sulte. On Friday, he was speaking to a crowd of 100 at the Fairbanks Alaska Outdoor Council.
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Alaska Rep. Don Young remembered for strong support of Natives

Don Young, the longest serving Republican in the history of Congress, died March 18 at 88. Many in Indian Country are remembering the Alaska Congressman for his strong support for Alaska Natives and other Indigenous peoples on several issues, including land rights, health care and social programs. “He was a...
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