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Authorities probe Murkowski’s conservative challenger over apparent minor fishing-license error

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A bizarre incident involving a fishing license obtained by Kelly Tshibaka, a challenger to Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska in next year’s primary, is making headlines.

According to The Associated Press, Tshibaka has been accused of illegally obtaining a sport fishing license while serving as commissioner of the state’s Department of Administration.

An investigation into Tshibaka has been completed and turned over to special prosecutors for review, the AP reported.

Tshibaka reportedly used the ill-gotten license to fish in an event called the Kenai River Classic in 2019.

Hi, I’m Kelly. We’re going to defeat Lisa Murkowski in 2022. #AKsen pic.twitter.com/UTe4PIZlfQ

— Kelly Tshibaka (@KellyForAlaska) March 29, 2021

The Senate candidate was technically ineligible for a fishing license at the time, as she had moved to Alaska just eight months prior. State law says that residents must have lived in Alaska for at least a year before applying for a fishing license.

Tshibaka states on her website that she was born in Alaska but later moved.

She returned to take the job at the Department of Administration under Republican Gov. Mike Dunleavy in 2019. She was reportedly invite

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