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Wed Aug 17, 2016, 02:05 AM

Rep. Don Young, Sen. Lisa Murkowski win Alaska GOP primary

Republican U.S. Rep. Don Young has won his party primary in Alaska.

Young is the longest-serving Republican in the U.S. House and is seeking a 23rd term this year. He began his career in Congress in 1973.

Young says Alaskans have long trusted him to do the job because he's been able to accomplish a lot for the state. And the 83-year-old congressman believes he can still do the job and do it well.

Young faced three little-known Republican challengers in the primary: Gerald Heikes, Jesse "Messy" Tingley and Stephen Wright.

Read more here: http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/politics-government/national-politics/article95999032.html

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