Nepotism in Alaskan Politics

Alaska Governor-elect Frank Murkowski appointed his daughter Lisa Murkowski a state legislator to serve the remaining two years of his term in the U.S. Senate. To learn how the new Senator spent her first day, check out recent news article in Anchorage Daily News. The governor was given the power to name his successor earlier this year by the GOP-controlled legislature. Was she the most qualified? Probably not.

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  1. Next thing you know, you’ll be getting down on how Ron Howard always finds a part for his brother Clint in all his movies.
    Seriously, though if I directed a movie, I’d find a job for my siblings.
    Clint’s best known for his role as the little bald alien in the original “Star Trek” episode “The Corbomite Maneuver.”
    And now, the tranya!

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