Murkowskis Moment

March 10, 2012 - 10:57 AM
FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2012, file photo Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, right, arrives at a film premiere in Washington. A moderate in an era of paralyzing partisanship, Murkowski, 54, may be a natural heir to the centrist role played by retiring Maine Sen. Olympia Snowe at a time when their party is hurting for female leaders. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)