‘Tis the season for joy, fundraising


Sen. Lisa MurkowskiLisa Ann MurkowskiSenators press administration on mental health parity Overnight Energy: Watchdogs unveil findings on EPA, Interior controversies | GAO says EPA violated law with soundproof booth | IG says Zinke could have avoided charter flight | GOP chair probes Pruitt's four email addresses GOP fractures over push to protect Russia probe 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 CorkerRobert (Bob) Phillips CorkerGOP senator: Democratic opposition to Pompeo 'driven 100 percent by politics' Corker: Charming North Korea into getting rid of nuclear weapons is not realistic GOP senator: Miscalculations with Russia 'could lead us to a very bad place' 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 AlexanderAndrew (Lamar) Lamar AlexanderThe risk of kicking higher ed reauthorization down the road Maternal deaths keep rising in US, raising scrutiny Supreme Court weighs future of online sales taxes 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 GrassleyCharles (Chuck) Ernest GrassleyGrassley renews complaints about History Channel Republicans divided over legislation protecting Mueller The Hill's Morning Report: Inside the Comey memos 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 Randolph ThuneHouse, Senate GOP compete for cash Overnight Tech: Alleged robocall kingpin testifies before Congress | What lawmakers learned | Push for new robocall rules | Facebook changes privacy settings ahead of new data law | Time Warner CEO defends AT&T merger at trial Senators grill alleged robocall kingpin MORE (R-S.D.), a member of the Agriculture Committee, on Dec. 8 at its offices.

And Sen. Pat RobertsCharles (Pat) Patrick RobertsGOP senators raise concerns about babies on Senate floor Senate passes resolution allowing Duckworth to bring baby on floor Kill off anti-environmental excesses in the farm bill 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.