Anchorage Mayor Mark BegichMark Peter BegichFormer Alaska senator jumps into governor race Overnight Energy: Trump directs Perry to stop coal plant closures | EPA spent ,560 on customized pens | EPA viewed postcard to Pruitt as a threat Perez creates advisory team for DNC transition MORE (D), who is challenging indicted Sen. Ted Stevens (R) in one of the fall

The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) has sought to hit Democrats for taking donations from Rangel, publicly criticizing dozens of Democratic candidates who have received funds from the 15-term congressman.