Friday, September 10, 2010

Alaska Senator Could Announce Revived Candidacy

Alaska Senator Could Announce Revived Candidacy; The New York Times

Just a few weeks ago, Joe Miller was casting Senator Lisa Murkowski of Alaska as part of a broken Republican establishment, an emblem of everything he wanted to fix about Washington. At one point, he even accused the Republican Party organization that backed her, the National Republican Senatorial Committee, of trying to “skew” the results of the Alaska primary on her behalf.

Then three things happened: Mr. Miller won the primary, top Senate Republicans quickly backed him, and Ms. Murkowski, hardly a renegade, startled many by saying that she might well fight on, through a third-party or write-in campaign. She could announce a resurrected candidacy as soon as next week.

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