Trump Loses Alaska As Lisa Murkowski Keeps Her Senate Seat

WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 16: : Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) leaves a meeting with the Senate Republicans at the U.S. Capitol on November 16, 2022 in Washington, DC. During the meeting Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) overcame a challenge from Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL) and was re-elected as the Senate Republican leader for the new Congress. (Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski, a Republican senator who voted to impeach former President Donald Trump, beat challenger Kelly Tshibaka to secure her fourth full Senate term.
  • Murkowski is considered to be one of the more centrist Republican voices in Congress, and her win could help President Joe Biden pass his agenda as well as extend her clout in the closely divided Senate.

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