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Senator Lisa Murkowski’s Staff Give Holiday Meals to Alaskan Armed Service Members

In the Senator’s home state of Alaska, her staff partnered with the Armed Services YMCA to serve military families. The staff and ASYMCA passed out meals to more than 140 families during the event and demonstrated the Senator’s constant commitment to her state and constituency. 

The McCains Speak Out in Support of Rep. Debbie Dingell

This week, the president attacked late Congressman John Dingell (D-MI) at a campaign rally by implying the Congressman is in Hell. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) responded publicly about her grief and spending her first holiday season without her husband. Both Cindy and Meghan McCain, whose late husband and father has also been the target of President Trump’s tweets, reached out through Twitter in support of the Congresswoman.

Senator Susan Collins Officially Announces Reelection Bid

In what is becoming a very contentious Maine Senate race, incumbent Senator Susan Collins formally announced her intention to run for reelection. Collins touted her bipartisan record in the Senate. She continued that her senior status, rather than having a first-term senator, would be beneficial for Mainers. To the Associated Press, she said, “I wanted to think hard about whether there’s still a role in Washington for someone who’s in the middle who believes in bipartisanship, compromise and collegiality.”

Senator Shelley Moore-Capito Leads on Bipartisan Opioid Legislation

The senator from West Virginia partnered with a bipartisan group of senators to introduce crucial legislation that would fight “pill mills,” with an emphasis on the issue in rural communities. The opioid crisis affects Americans all over the country, but West Virginia has been hit especially hard. Also this week, she and Senator Doug Jones (D-AL) introduced another opioid-focused bill that would increase access to non-opioid painkillers.

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Karly M.
Karly Matthews is a student at Temple University, where she is majoring in political science and journalism while minoring in Spanish. At any given moment, Karly can be found talking about Marco Rubio and advocating for conservative values with a large coffee mug and color-coded planner in hand.

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