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Sarah Palin endorses Joe Miller in Senate race

...Miller, a tea party favorite, during his unsuccessful Senate bid in 2010. Miller upset Sen. Lisa Murkowski in the GOP primary that year but Murkowski waged a historic write-in campaign to keep her job.This latest endorsement comes days...
US Senate race draws focus in Alaska primary

...the lead-up to Tuesday's primary. His campaign smacked of that in 2010, when he upset Sen. Lisa Murkowski in the GOP primary, enjoying a network of loyal supporters and attention from conservative talk radio hosts. He recently added the...
Democrats love seeing minimum wage on the ballot

...candidates in a difficult spot.In Alaska, Senate candidate Dan Sullivan opposed a federal minimum wage hike during the GOP primary campaign then came out for the state minimum wage measure in his general election race against Democratic Sen. Mark...
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...
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...
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Sen. Begich ends 2012 with about $950K in bank

...misconduct.Should Miller get in the race, he would be able to use money left over from 2010. Miller upset Murkowski in the GOP primary but she mounted a write-in campaign to win the general election. According to Federal Election Commission filings...
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...
Alaska's 2014 candidates announce plans far in advance

...spent introducing himself to Alaskans, Walker felt he ran out of time in 2010, when he finished second to Parnell in the GOP primary. While he said he'll still have to introduce himself to some degree, Walker says he's starting in a different...
GOP mailing spurs 5% party switch

...hundreds to flee their parties to cast ballots Tuesday in the GOP primary, said the head of the state Republican Party. Randy...change their registration in time to cast ballots in the GOP Primary. "Becoming a Republican was not the big issue in...
Challenger ousts Sanders in House race

...percent of the vote Tuesday in the GOP primary for District 19. Meyer, an executive...Randy Smith, who was unopposed in the GOP primary. In Southeast Alaska, Peggy...with 64 percent of the vote in the GOP primary. The winner will take on Sitka...


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