December 4, 2022

ANCHORAGE, ALASKA – JULY 10: Campaign signs for republican candidates for U.S. Senate stand on the side of the road on July 10, 2022 in Anchorage, Alaska. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Ak.), one of seven Republican senators to vote to convict Donald Trump in his second impeachment trial, faces primary voters who can choose between her and several other candidates, including a candidate backed by the state Republican Party. Alaska’s new non-partisan primary system, almost guarantees that Murkowski will gather enough support to make it to November — unlike Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney (R), whose vote to impeach Trump could cost her dearly. Meanwhile, former Alaska governor Sarah Palin (R) seeks election to the state’s at-large congressional district.

This episode: White House correspondent Asma Khalid, congressional correspondent Deirdre Walsh, Alaska Public Media’s Washington correspondent Liz Ruskin

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