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Latest Scott Mcadams Items
Lisa Murkowski proved this past week that she has learned nothing from the message of the midterm elections. The main issues that drove people to the polls and created a Republican landslide were the beliefs that our nation is on the wrong track and that government spending has gotten completely out of control.
President Obama desperately sought to reignite the coalition that pushed him to power in 2008, while Sarah Palin blamed "corrupt bastards" for trying to hinder Senate candidate Joe Miller of Alaska, and in North Carolina, a federal judge ordered steps to prevent voting-machine problems.
The White House is disputing speculation that President Obama is avoiding an Indian temple so he won't have to wear a head covering that could fan misconceptions he's a Muslim.
Since his stunning defeat of Sen. Lisa Murkowski in the Republican primary, "tea party" favorite Joe Miller has made a series of potentially crippling missteps that have helped turn the Alaska Senate campaign into a highly competitive race.
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.
Alaska's Libertarian Party candidate for Senate said in an interview Sunday that he will not give up his line on the ballot to Sen. Lisa Murkowski, who was upset in the Republican primary last month by "tea party"-backed challenger Joe Miller and has been considering a third-party run for her job.
Joe Miller vowed to campaign for transferring power and control over resources from the federal government to Alaska and the other 49 states, and Democrats said the upset victory by the new Republican Senate nominee gives them new hope of competing for the seat.
Little-known Fairbanks lawyer Joe Miller has won the Republican Senate nomination in Alaska after incumbent Sen. Lisa Murkowski conceded the race Tuesday evening.
In Alaska, it's not over even when it's over.