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Topic - Joe Miller
Joe Miller, a tea party favorite, filed paperwork to formally enter the U.S. Senate race in Alaska.
The Obama administration found itself facing a series of scandals and it was revealed that the federal government gave witness protection to terrorists. On the international stage, the Russians sent more than a dozen warships to aid the Assad regime in Syria. Here's a recap, or wrap, on the week that was from The Washington Times.
The revelation that the U.S. government used secret subpoenas to pry into Associated Press reporters’ phone records triggered two contradictory reactions in the political world.
It's not as melodramatic or drastic as going on a hunger strike or chaining himself to the White House fence, but President Obama's "sequestering" 5 percent of his $400,000 salary — or $20,000 — during the period of fiscal restraint is a nice gesture.
Ted Cruz's stunning 14-percentage-point victory over Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst in Tuesday's runoff for the Texas Republican Senate nomination gives the tea party explosive momentum heading into the remaining primaries nationwide and the November general elections.
A Republican-leaning independent fundraising group announced Friday it would launch a $20 million television campaign criticizing President Obama's handling of the economy.
State-level tea-party leaders who helped launch Sen. Rand Paul's meteoric rise from obscure small-town eye doctor to nationally known conservative leader thought they had a sure winner again in Kentucky's Republican gubernatorial primary.
Only the economy eclipsed the midterm elections as a news story last year, according to the Pew Project for Excellence in Journalism's massive "State of the Media Report 2011" (www.stateofthemedia.org).
Sen. Lisa Murkowski, Alaska Republican, officially was named the winner of the state's U.S. Senate race Thursday, following a legal battle that lasted longer than the write-in campaign she waged to keep her job.
A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit by Republican Joe Miller and lifted a stay on certification of Alaska's U.S. Senate election, clearing the way for Sen. Lisa Murkowski to officially be declared the winner.
JUNEAU, Alaska | The Alaska Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld a lower court decision in the disputed U.S. Senate race, saying the state correctly counted write-in votes for Sen. Lisa Murkowski.
The U.S. Treasury on Tuesday said it tightened sanctions on the financial network of two top Colombian drug traffickers, blacklisting 20 individuals and 25 business enterprises.
Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan says she is facing a "steep learning curve" in her first months on the bench as she drafts her first opinions and tries to acclimate to life as a judge.
Golf-loving Rep. John A. Boehner says playing 18 holes with someone is a good way to get to that person. That might be hint from the House speaker-in-waiting to fellow golfer President Obama.
A judge on Friday ruled against Republican Joe Miller's lawsuit challenging how Alaska counted write-in votes for rival Lisa Murkowski in their Senate race, delivering another setback to the tea party-backed candidate in his longshot legal fight.
FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2010 file photo, Republican candidate Joe Miller speaks with reporters in Juneau, Alaska.
Alaska Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell and tea party favorite Joe Miller have announced their candidacies and former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin told Fox News she has "considered" a run.