Frank H. Murkowski

Frank Hughes Murkowski is a retired American politician and a member of the Republican Party. He was a United States senator from Alaska from 1981 until 2002 and the eighth governor of Alaska from 2002 until 2006. In his 2006 re-election bid, he finished in third place in the Republican primary behind Sarah Palin and John Binkley. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Frank H. Murkowski has 767 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1983 Senate Committee as a Republican Senator for Alaska. The year with the most videos was 2001 with 76 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1986 with an average of 3,052 views per program. Most appearances with Larry E. Craig (7), Bob Dole (6), Kay Bailey Hutchison (6). Most common tags: Energy Policy, Alaska, Oil and Gas.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2003 - Present Governor,

Videos: 7


U.S. Senator, R-AK January 1, 1981 - December 2, 2002 Videos: 754 c. October 28, 2002 - c. October 28, 2002 Videos: 1 Gubernatorial Candidate, Alaska
c. October 4, 2002 - c. November 5, 2002 Videos: 0

Recent Appearances

  • Alaska Republican Primary Gubernatorial Debate

    Alaska Republican Primary Gubernatorial Debate

    The three candidates for the Republican nomination for governor debated. Among the topics they addressed were oil and…

  • Alaskan Oil Supply

    Alaskan Oil Supply

    Governor Murkowski addressed a joint session of the state legislature about a shutdown of oil pipelines operated by British Petroleum…

  • U.S. Health Care

    U.S. Health Care

    In an open session Secretary Leavitt, a former governor of Utah, talked about the federal-state partnership and the problems…

  • Energy Policy

    Energy Policy

    Participating by remote connection, Governor Murkowski talked about energy sources, economy, and other national issues. He…

  • Alaska State of the State Address

    Alaska State of the State Address

    Governor Frank Murkowski gave his annual State of the State Address for Alaska.

  • U.S. Ocean Policy

    U.S. Ocean Policy

    Members of the U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy testified before the Senate Science Committee about their recommendations and findings. They asserted that the oceans are…

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Appearance Stats

Historical Member of Congress Record

Former District Map
Former Ideology Rankings

Ideology data is based on DW-NOMINATE statistics developed by Keith Poole and Howard Rosenthal. More information can be found at Voteview .


  • No Committees


    • Voting Record: NAN%
    • Votes Against Party Majority: 0

Floor Activity

    • Days on Floor: 0
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