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Tea Party Express might not endorse in Alaska race

...They're all pretty much running on a conservative platform," he said.Miller was the group's choice in the 2010 GOP primary because it saw a clear contrast between him and the incumbent, Sen. Lisa Murkowski, he said.The group saw Murkowski...
Anti-abortion voters look for one of their own contenders

...comments crippled their campaigns. Both lost.North Carolina might offer a sequel, where Brannon is part of a crowded GOP primary to pick a candidate to face Sen. Kay Hagan, the incumbent Democrat.Brannon campaign spokesman Reilly O'Neal on...
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Treadwell launches Senate bid

...race is Joe Miller, a tea party favorite who upset incumbent U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, in the 2010 GOP primary only to lose to her after she mounted a write-in campaign to win the general election.Treadwell said the GOP focus...
FEC to consider Miller request on campaign funds

...2010 campaign. Miller lost the race to incumbent Lisa Murkowski, who mounted a write-in campaign after losing the GOP primary to Miller.Miller was a part-time borough attorney for seven years. He was disciplined in 2008 for using work computers...
GOP, Dems try to repackage arguments for the new year

...the 32 percent are Republicans. The poll found that two-thirds of GOP voters want the entire law gone. That pushes GOP primary candidates to the extreme on the issue, Israel argues, playing into the more general Democratic argument that Republicans...
FEC approves Miller request on campaign funds

...judgment if he loses his appeal.Miller burst onto the political scene with his upset of Sen. Lisa Murkowski in the 2010 GOP primary. Murkowski went on to keep her seat after mounting an historic write-in campaign.Miller is currently running for...
Government shutdown - a way out for the GOP

...hasn't been able to negotiate freely, either, but for a more personal reason: He's facing a challenge in the GOP primary election next year from a tea party Republican who accuses him of being too moderate.And Senate Majority Leader Harry...
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Begich: Big lead in fundraising over GOP rivals

...efforts will begin in earnest soon.Miller burst onto the political landscape in 2010, when he upset Murkowski in the GOP primary. Murkowski went on to wage an historic write-in campaign to keep her job.Miller was able to use money he had raised...
Rep. Don Young wins GOP primary for US House seat

ANCHORAGE - U.S. Rep. Don Young easily won his Republican primary Tuesday. Young, who is seeking his 21st term as Alaska's sole U.S.
Alaska's 2014 candidates announce plans far in advance

...plans to again challenge Parnell in the gubernatorial GOP primary. Parnell had been seen as a possible U.S. Senate...time in 2010, when he finished second to Parnell in the GOP primary. While he said he'll still have to introduce himself...


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