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Latest Lisa Murkowski Items
Woodward book: Aides doubt Obama Afghan strategy
Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski concedes she's defying political norms by running as an independent for re-election after losing her party's primary, but says Alaskans need "a choice" in this election.
The campaign manager for former Connecticut Rep. Christopher Shays was sentenced Tuesday to 37 months in prison for embezzling more than $250,000 in campaign funds from Mr. Shays.
If Republican Tea Party candidate Joe Miller loses Alaska's senatorial seat to the Democratic challenger, we will have defeated Sen. Lisa Murkowski to blame.
One of the GOP's most conservative senators and a "tea party" favorite, Jim DeMint of South Carolina, says the Republican Party will be "dead" if it fails to live up to its principles again.
In the weeks following her defeat in the GOP primary, U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski went back and forth over whether to re-enter the race as a write-in candidate or accept life outside Washington and a role other than Alaska's senior senator.
Few political analysts thought Christine O'Donnell, political neophyte and perennial outsider candidate, would defeat heavyweight, nine-time Rep. Michael N. Castle in the Delaware Republican Senate primary for Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.'s former Senate seat. Against what initially seemed like insurmountable odds, Miss O'Donnell soundly beat Mr. Castle 53 percent to 47 percent.
In one of the most stunning results of the midterm season, marketing consultant Christine O'Donnell, backed with endorsements from tea party activists and former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, became the latest "outsider" candidate to knock off an establishment-backed Republican by defeating Rep. Michael N. Castle in Delaware's Senate primary.
The nation's social conservatives may have ceded center stage to economic conservatives and the "tea party" movement for the midterm elections, but they're not keeping quiet.