The five-term Washington senator is concerned about complacency among Democratic voters, who have come to regard her as a fixture who will always be there. She faces a Republican newcomer, Tiffany Smiley.
Author: Emily Cochrane
Peltola Squared Off in Debate Against 3 Challengers in Alaska House Race
As Representative Mary Peltola, a Democrat, campaigns for the chance to serve a full term, she debated her rivals on how to utilize the state’s resources and improve bipartisanship.
Murkowski Says She Will Rank Peltola First on Her Ballot in Alaska
Senator Lisa Murkowski, a centrist Republican facing a tough re-election campaign, said she would support Representative Mary Peltola, a Democrat, to serve a full term in the House.
Congress Clears Stopgap Spending Bill With $12.3 Billion in Aid to Ukraine
The House passed the bill in its final legislative act before the midterm congressional elections, sending it to President Biden before a midnight deadline when federal funding is set to lapse.
Senate Passes Bill to Aid Ukraine and Avert Government Shutdown
The stopgap spending measure was the final legislative deadline facing the Senate before the midterm elections. It heads to the House next, with a midnight deadline on Friday.
Lawmakers Propose Measure to Avert Government Shutdown This Week
The package would also provide major new aid to Ukraine, but its fate in an initial Senate vote on Tuesday is uncertain.
A Day of Firsts for Peltola in Congress Starts a Sprint to Another Election
Representative Mary Peltola was sworn in as the first Alaska Native and first woman to represent her state in the House. She has eight weeks before she faces voters again.
Lisa Murkowski and Kelly Tshibaka Advance in Alaska’s Senate Contest
Two other candidates, still to be determined, will also move on to the general election in November under a new ranked-choice system.
House Is Set to Pass Climate, Tax and Health Package
The passage of the bill, which appeared dead just weeks ago, would cap a Democratic effort to deliver on major components of President Biden’s agenda.
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The vote was a major victory for President Biden and Democrats, who are battling to maintain their slim House and Senate majorities in November’s midterm congressional elections.