Stevens concedes, Begich savors first day of Senate-elect status

After a tough election battle, Anchorage Mayor Mark Begich won Ted Stevens’ long-held U.S. Senate seat yesterday. Begich acknowledged Stevens’ years of service to the state, saying he respected that work. But he says he thinks Alaska is shifting, much as Anchorage did when he was elected Mayor, and beat a Republican incumbent for the first time in the city’s history.

Lori Townsend, APRN – Anchorage

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