The latest news on Begich, Mark
The Alaskan Senate primary race is so close that it will now be decided by absentee ballots.
The longest-serving Republican in Congress died in a plane crash in Alaska, a spokesman confirmed.
Kagan's confirmation may be the Senate Democrats' only achievement this week.
Republicans running for re-election are coming out early against Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan.
Obama to announce the moratorium on new deepwater drilling permits will continue for six months.
Begich is the junior senator from Alaska.
By beating the legendary Ted Stevens, Begich became Alaska's first Democrat in Congress since 1981.
Reasons to vote for them (or against)