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.