A number of Republican senators told Politico Tuesday that DeMint was skewing the GOP conference's position solidly backing Miller, saying he was intensifying a rift within a party that's trying to unite following a divisive primary season. And Republican leaders say DeMint's decision to lay out to his supporters the debate about Murkowski in the closed-door meeting was a clear breach of protocol where senators don't discuss private sessions between colleagues with outsiders.
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