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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...
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...
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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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...
Quorum shortfall shows deep rift in Alaska GOP

...Convention co-chair Bruce Schulte said the proposed action was submitted by supporters of former U.S. Senate candidate Joe Miller. Murkowski mounted a write-in campaign in 2010 to retain her seat after losing the GOP primary to Miller.
Debates a shot at finding that 'defining moment'

...usually after weeks or months of priming by the opposing camp.Romney and Obama know the risk firsthand.During the GOP primary debates, Romney played into worries that his wealth distances him from ordinary people by offering to back his words...
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McAdams hosting town halls, tired of 'drama'

...the Alaska Senate race has overshadowed the issues. McAdams is vying for attention in what has become a rematch of the GOP primary between Joe Miller and U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski. Miller defeated Murkowski but she's since mounted a write-in...
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