‘Tis the season for joy, fundraising


Sen. Lisa MurkowskiLisa MurkowskiTrump’s Army pick faces tough confirmation fight Republican Sen. Collins considering run for Maine governor in 2018 Alaska senators push bill to allow Arctic drilling MORE (R-Alaska), the ranking member on the Energy and Natural Resources panel, hosts a fundraising breakfast on Dec. 10 at Charlie Palmer. Or you could wait and get a place at Murkowski’s “Annual Iditarod Kick-off and Skiing Weekend” in Anchorage from March 6-8.

Sen. Bob CorkerBob CorkerGroups warn of rural health 'crisis' under ObamaCare repeal Ringing the alarm in Congress: 20 million lives at risk due to famine Senators want more efficient way to get food aid to Africa MORE (R-Tenn.), a member of the Energy and Natural Resources Committee, is holding a fundraising dinner at Oyamel on Tuesday. Tennessee’s senior senator and Environment & Public Works Committee member, Sen. Lamar AlexanderLamar AlexanderGroups warn of rural health 'crisis' under ObamaCare repeal Trump’s Army pick faces tough confirmation fight Trump faces risky ObamaCare choice MORE (R), is having a lunch at Bistro Bis on Thursday. He’ll be joined by Howard Baker, a former Republican senator from Tennessee and chief of staff to President Ronald Reagan.

Sen. Chuck GrassleyChuck GrassleyGrassley: Another Supreme Court vacancy likely this summer Sweeping change at DOJ under Sessions Trump's military actions show departure from 'America first' talk MORE (R-Iowa), a big proponent of ethanol and big critic of climate change legislation, is holding a fundraising breakfast at Johnny’s Half Shell on Dec. 8. Meanwhile, the National Mining Association’s PAC is holding a breakfast for Sen. John ThuneJohn ThuneSeven major players in Trump's trillion infrastructure push Trump’s great tech opportunity is in spectrum sharing Norquist warns GOP: Don’t link taxes, infrastructure MORE (R-S.D.), a member of the Agriculture Committee, on Dec. 8 at its offices.

And Sen. Pat RobertsPat RobertsPicking 2018 candidates pits McConnell vs. GOP groups IRS chief says he's committed to finishing his term Overnight Finance: CBO predicts budget deficits, debt to hit new highs in 30 years | Meet Trump’s Ms. Fix-It | Trump, Mnuchin talk tax reform | Mexico's B windfall MORE (R-Kan.), a member of both the Agriculture and Finance committees, is hosting an “NYC Weekend” from Dec. 12-13. It costs $1,000 for individuals to attend.