Lisa Murkowski, the U.S. senator from Alaska who was appointed in 2002 and elected in 2004, is running for re-election as a write-in candidate against Republican tea party candidate Joe Miller and Democratic candidate Scott McAdams. As part of a Politics Daily series providing background about the major candidates in 2010, here are some answers to frequently asked questions about her life.
Is Lisa Murkowski married?
Who is Lisa Murkowski's husband?
Murkowski's husband is Verne Martell. They used to co-run a business, the Alaska Pasta Co.
What does Lisa Murkowski's husband do for a living?
Murkowski's husband was a restaurateur
. After they met, they opened a wholesale pasta business together, the Alaska Pasta Co.
How long have Lisa Murkowski and her husband been married?
Murkowski and her husband have been married for about 23 years.
Where did Lisa Murkowski and her husband meet?
Murkowski obtained her law degree from Oregon's Willamette University,
then decided to return to Anchorage. She met Verne when she arrived, and they married in 1987. They then opened a wholesale pasta business
Does Lisa Murkowski have children?
Yes, she has two children. Nicolas is 19 years old and Matthew is 17 years old.
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