Joe Miller looks destined to lose the Alaska Senate election if all the votes are counted. Naturally, he subsequently wants to make sure all the votes aren’t counted. Miller wants to force a change to the stated intention of the Alaska Elections Board on how they will count write-in ballots.
|By: David Dayen Tuesday November 9, 2010 11:45 am|
If the DISCLOSE Act passes in the lame duck session, I’m a spotted egret.
|By: David Dayen Saturday October 30, 2010 10:00 am|
The last week of the Senate race in Alaska has been pretty chaotic. The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee is reportedly going up with last-minute ads, sensing an opportunity. It’s going to be a wild finish.
|By: David Dayen Tuesday October 19, 2010 3:45 pm|
Joe Miller reversed himself and discussed his background yesterday, acknowledging that he committed ethics violations while working at the Fairbanks North Star Borough in 2008. He used company time and resources to help depose the head of the Alaska GOP.
|By: EdwardTeller Monday October 18, 2010 7:36 am|
At a town hall meeting Sunday afternoon in Anchorage, U.S. Senate campaign GOP nominee Joe Miller was asked a long question on how we should keep illegal immigrants out.
His short answer: “If East Germany can do it, we can do it!”
|By: EdwardTeller Sunday October 10, 2010 4:40 pm|
Alaska artist and political wonk, Tom Begich, was on Moore Up North today. Tom is U.S. Sen. Mark Begich’s brother. Along with brother Dr. Nick Begich, Jr, Tom is far more progressive than Mark. Tom borrowed my classroom blackboard from the University of Alaska Anchorage to illustrate two important things – why Sen. Lisa Murkowski cannot win on November 2nd as a write-in, and how close Scott McAdams may really be.
|By: David Dayen Tuesday September 21, 2010 8:15 am|
Buried in a story about Republican angst over Sen. Lisa Murkowski’s write-in campaign in Alaska is a nugget about the GOP leadership fulfilling a promise — Senate GOP Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky) removed Murkowski as vice chairwoman of the Senate Republican Conference.
|By: Jon Walker Sunday September 19, 2010 4:00 pm|
The lesson of Christine O’Donnell’s primary win in Delaware may be this: In politics you don’t elected officials to agree with you, just too afraid to vote against you.
|By: Jon Walker Friday September 17, 2010 5:00 pm|
It sounds like Lisa Murkowski will do every thing she can to remain in the Senate. According to the Anchorage Daily News, indications are that she is prepared to launch a write-in campaign this evening (announcement is expected around 9 p.m. Eastern).
|By: David Dayen Thursday September 9, 2010 7:00 am|
Think back to 2006. Not only did no member of the Democratic leadership even think about stripping Joe Lieberman of his seniority when he lost his primary, but several Senators openly supported his third-party run.