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  1. Alaska News Nightly: December 11, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | APRN

    The City of Anchorage put out its wish-list for funding from the state Legislature, and topping the list is a request for $350 million for just one project. Mark Begich said goodbye on the floor of the U.S. Senate today.

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  2. These May Be The Most Emotional Moments In Congress All YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    The speakers laugh, cry, reflect on their work and thank their friends and family for their support. Members of the 113th Congress said goodbye to their jobs through speeches on the House and Senate floors Thursday and in recent days.

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  3. The Most Emotional Moments In Congress All YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | ABC News

    Congressional farewell speeches are somewhat like Academy Award acceptance speeches. The speakers laugh, cry, reflect on their work and thank their friends and family for their support.

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  4. Begich gives emotional goodbye to U.S. Senate colleaguesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Begich gave his colleagues a tearful farewell Thursday, touting his legislative accomplishments and telling a few wry anecdotes during a lengthy floor speech to an audience of staffers, a handful of Democratic senators, and his wife, who watched from the balcony above. Begich lost his re-election campaign in November by a narrow margin to Republican Dan Sullivan, who's in Washington this week preparing to begin his six-year term in January.

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  5. There Was a Secret Santa Gift Exchange in the Senate and Ted Cruz Got DemocratsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | National Journal

    Despite a spending bill with a looming deadline that has divided lawmakers in Washington, senators came together this week to give and get gifts in a Secret Santa exchange. Ted Cruz told TMZ he'd picked Wisconsin Democrat Tammy Baldwin, and he gave her a Texas cookbook because "she likes cooking."

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  6. Ted Cruz's Secret Santa giftRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | The Hill

    He told TMZ that he was given Sen. Tammy Baldwin for this year's secret Santa gift exchange in the SEnate. He was the secret Santa for Sen. Mark Begich , he said, who got him a selection of foods from Alaska.

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  7. Franken: SNL is more fun than SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | The Hill

    Sen. Al Franken gave a satirical floor speech Thursday while bidding farewell to Sen. Mark Begich . Franken said it was always fun with this group of lawmakers, but then made the point that it still doesn't compare to SNL.

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  8. What 2014 means for 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    The defeat of Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu by Republican Rep. Bill Cassidy in last weekend's Louisiana runoff ends an election year that has been very successful for Republicans - and has implications for 2016. Some observations: Democrats relied heavily on legacy candidates - and lost nevertheless.

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  9. Consultant with Begich's ad firm offers blunt view of Alaska's US Senate raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    A political consultant who works for the firm that produced the TV commercials for Democratic Sen. Mark Begich's losing re-election effort offered a new perspective Tuesday on the most controversial ad of the campaign, an attack on Republican candidate Dan Sullivan. The consultant, Jim Duffy, did not work on Begich's campaign directly, but he's one of three listed partners at Begich's ad firm, Putnam Partners, along with Mark Putnam, a strategist who was born and raised in Anchorage and produced some much-lauded commercials on Begich's behalf.

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  10. Tribes could issue protective orders against non-NativesRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2014 | The Navajo Times

    Sen. Mark Begich's office said the provision passed as a pared-down version of a safe families' bill, through a legislative maneuver known as unanimous consent.

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  11. Bill to nix Alaska exception in VAWA progressesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    A bill to remove the Alaska exception from the Violence Against Women Act cleared the Senate today. Outgoing Alaska Sen. Mark Begich brought the bill to the Senate floor.

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  12. Bill to Remove Alaska Exception to VAWA Passes in U.S. SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | APRN

    A bill to remove the Alaska exception from the Violence Against Women Act cleared the Senate today. Outgoing Alaska Sen. Mark Begich brought the bill to the Senate floor.

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    Dec 9, 2014 | The Washington Post

    In 1988, Election Day was a bad day for Texas Sen. Lloyd Bentsen. The Dukakis-Bentsen ticket lost the Lone Star state, taking 43 percent of the vote and running 650,000 votes behind the Bush-Quayle ticket.

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  14. What the Landrieu Adieu Says About the 2015 SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Roll Call

    Cassidy's victory over Landrieu shifts the power dynamic in both the Senate and the South. Now that Louisiana's voters have added their crushing coda to this year's Republican sweep, many of the ways in which next year's Senate will be different have locked in place.

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  15. Will Sen. Begich once again become Mayor Begich?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | USA Today

    Sen. Mark Begich's next political campaign could be a bid for Anchorage mayor - the job the Democrat held before he came to Washington. The Alaska senator, who lost his re-election bid to Republican Dan Sullivan, is keeping all of his options open about his next move.

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  16. Sealaska nears completion of land deal in Defense actRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2014 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Sealaska Inc. might finally be whole after the Dec. 3 announcement of a lands package agreement between the House and Senate. The broad package of lands bills would allow the Southeast Native corporation to select about 70,000 acres of the Tongass National Forest for timber production and historic preservation, according to a release from Sen. Mark Begich's office.

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  17. Mark Begich considers run for Anchorage mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Sen. Mark Begich won't serve in the 114th Congress next year after he lost his seat to Republican Dan Sullivan. But Begich may not be done with elected office: Buzz in Anchorage is that he's considering running for mayor, again.

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  18. Abandon Ship: Another Democratic Senator Admits Obamacare Was a Mistake | Guy BensonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Townhall

    First came this frank and stunning analysis from Chuck Schumer, an evidently disgruntled member of Senate Democrats' leadership team. Now Iowa's Tom Harkin -- one of the ignominious 60 'yes' votes for Obamacare who will be replaced by conservative Republican Joni Ernst in January -- weighs in : He wonders in hindsight whether the law was made overly complicated to satisfy the political concerns of a few Democratic centrists who have since left Congress.

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  19. Senate Democrats Talk Life in Minority, Plot ComebackRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Roll Call

    Senate Democrats held a meeting Wednesday that they hoped would end intraparty finger-pointing after tough election losses, and discussed their new minority role in next Congress. Senators heard from their colleagues who won't be coming back next Congress including Sen. Mark Begich of Alaska, Manchin said.

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  20. Bullock Seeks to Lead Democratic GovernorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Political Wire

    Montana Gov. Steve Bullock "is vying to chair the group dedicated to electing Democratic governors - a position that would give him a prominent platform as he heads into his own re-election bid," the Helena Independent Record reports. Beleaguered Sen. Mary Landrieu warned Louisiana voters that her defeat would elevate an advocate of "windmills" to a powerful position on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer reports.

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