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Alaska Senate 2010

"It's About Alaska": A Story of Earthquakes, Norwegians and Neckties

Mark Putnam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Putnam

A grumpy Norwegian fishing boat captain, a Hulk necktie and nonstop rain in an Alaskan village with not a road leading out of town... if you had told me all of this was in my future, I would have wondered what odd dream you had woken up from.

Amanda Terkel

Man Behind Infamous Willie Horton Ad Signs On As Joe Miller Adviser

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Republican Joe Miller has hired a controversial political hand to help him beat back a win by incumbent Lisa Murkowski in the Alaska Senat...

Jason Linkins

Miller Campaign Argues That Misspelled Murkowski Votes Are 'Protest' Votes For Miller

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Way back when Lisa Murkowski decided to embark on her write-in bid for the Senate, she won a key ruling from Alaska's election director Gail Fenumiai:...

Amanda Terkel

National Republicans: Don't Give Up On Joe Miller Yet

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R) has already declared victory in her re-election for Alaska's U.S. Senate seat, but Republican Joe Miller is refu...

Alaska's Three-Way Senate Race Comes Down To The Wire

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Alaska's three-way Senate fight has quickly become one of the hottest showdowns to watch of the races set to be decided on Tuesday. Since the state's ...

Amanda Terkel

Top Senate Republican Refuses To Say Whether Joe Miller Can Win

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Sunday, National Republican Senatorial Committee Chairman John Cornyn (Tex.) denied reports that the GOP is abandoning Joe Miller in ...

Joe Miller To Get Help From Conservative Rockstars Sarah Palin, Jim DeMint & Michele Bachmann

Politics Daily | Tom Kavanagh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Joe Miller is bringing out the big guns. The Republican nominee for Senate in Alaska, who got a boost from former Gov. Sarah Palin in his primary camp...

Amanda Terkel

WATCH: Joe Miller's Extreme Views On Gay Rights

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Alaska Republican Senate candidate Joe Miller gave some of his most extensive comments on gay rights in an interview with MSNBC host Rac...

Joe Miller: 'I LIED'

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Amid a political firestorm of controversy surrounding Alaska Senate candidate Joe Miller's ethics violations while working as a government attorney in...

Lisa Murkowski Reveals Which Party She Would Caucus With If Reelected

AP | BECKY BOHRER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

JUNEAU, Alaska — A spokesman for Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski says she will "absolutely" caucus with Republicans if she's re-elected. She's runni...

Tea Party-Backed Joe Miller Has An Anti-Gay Advisor On The Payroll

Mother Jones | David Corn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the consultants on the the tea party-backed candidate's payroll heads a group that's so anti-gay it blasted Rush Limbaugh for hobnobbing with E...

Alaska Senate Election 2010: Predict The Winner! (POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Who will win Alaska's three-way Senate race? Incumbent Sen. Lisa Murkowski, who is pursuing a write-in campaign, GOP nominee Joe Miller and Democrati...

Alaska Senate Election: Poll Shows Virtual Dead Heat Between Lisa Murkowski, Joe Miller

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

JUNEAU, Alaska — New polling suggests a virtual dead heat in Alaska's Senate race between Republicans Joe Miller and Sen. Lisa Murkowski. But t...

Joe Miller Admits To Ethics Breach

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Alaska GOP Senate candidate Joe Miller briefly broke his press silence Monday, following a controversial incident involving a reporter who was detaine...

AK-Sen: 35% Miller (R), 33% Murkowski (Write-in), 26% McAdams (D) (PPP 10/10)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Public Policy Polling, for Daily Kos 10/09/10 - 10/10/10; 1678 Likely voters, 2.4% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (Daily Kos raw data) Alaska ...

Joe Miller Refuses To Answer Questions From Reporters:
'We've Drawn A Line In The Sand'

AP | BECKY BOHRER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

JUNEAU, Alaska — Alaska U.S. Senate hopeful Joe Miller said Monday he will no longer answer reporters' questions about his background and person...

Despite Bashing 'Obamacare' As Unconstitutional, Joe Miller Admits He Got Government Health Care

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Alaska Senate candidate Joe Miller says his family benefited from Medicaid and a state-run health care program for low-income children and pregnant wo...

Despite Joe Miller Calling Federal Aid Unconstitutional, His Wife Received Unemployment Benefits

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Alaska Senate candidate Joe Miller admitted Monday that his wife had received unemployment benefits in 2002 after she left a job serving as his aide. ...

Senate Candidate: Minimum Wage Is 'Unconstitutional'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Employees in the U.S. should not be provided a federal guarantee of minimum wage, Alaska Senate candidate Joe Miller said recently. The states, instea...

Tea Party Casualty Lisa Murkowkski Wages Establishment Comeback

AP | BECKY BOHRER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

JUNEAU, Alaska — Against a string of tea party victories, the establishment is fighting back. Its personification is Lisa Murkowski, a U.S. sena...

Murkowski Answers Questions On Whether She Would Switch Parties

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), the incumbent recently defeated in a contentious GOP primary by Tea Party favorite Joe Miller, talked recently about t...

Joe Miller Locking Up Alaska's Militia Vote?

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Joe Miller, the GOP establishment and Sarah Palin-backed candidate for Senate in Alaska, appears on his way to locking up the support of an Alaskan mi...

Tea Party Returning To Alaska To Help Joe Miller In Senate Fight

AP | BECKY BOHRER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

JUNEAU, Alaska — The tea party group helping to upset the status quo in several races this election year is coming back to Alaska to fulfill a v...

Senate Republicans Move To Strip Lisa Murkowski Of Committee Post

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans are moving to strip Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski of her role as top Republican on the Senate Energy and Natural Re...

Lisa Murkowski Skipping Senate Sessions To Focus On Write-In Bid

Politics Daily | Tom Diemer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Nobody said it wouldn't be semi-tough. Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski, denied the Republican nomination in her bid for reelection, is staying away from th...