- The Washington Times - Saturday, March 14, 2009

NAME: Lisa Murkowski

AGE-BIRTH DATE _ 51; May 22, 1957, Ketchikan, Alaska.

EDUCATION _ B.A., Georgetown University, 1980; J.D., Willamette (Ore.) University, 1985.

EXPERIENCE: Legislative aide, Alaska state Capitol, 1980-82; Anchorage District Court attorney, 1987-89; Attorney, 1989-98; Alaska House of Representatives, 1998-2002; U.S. Senate, 2002-present.

FAMILY _ Married to Verne Martell; sons Nicolas and Matthew.

QUOTE _ Voters “like me and they like the job I’m doing. And they like the governor and the job she is doing. I don’t think they want to see us battling.” _ Murkowski on speculation about a rivalry with Gov. Sarah Palin, R-Alaska, and a possible Senate challenge in 2010.

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