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U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski JD’85U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski JD’85

Willamette Alumna is Leader in U.S. Senate

The Anchorage Daily News recently highlighted the growing leadership role of U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski JD’85, a Republican from Alaska. The only woman now in the Senate’s highest Republican leadership ranks, Murkowski secured the top Republican seat on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, and spots on the Appropriations Committee and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s Republican leadership team.

In the article, McConnell described Murkowski as “very sharp” and “a rising star in our conference.” Read the full article.