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Murkowski Certified Winner of Alaska Senate Election

Alaska state officials on Thursday certified Sen. Lisa Murkowski winner of the Nov. 2 election, the Associated Press reports, capping a remarkable comeback for an incumbent who mounted a long-shot...

Alaska's Joe Miller Not Giving Up Senate Fight, Still Acting Like a Candidate

It's almost as if the Senate campaign has been extended in Alaska. More than a month after Joe Miller finished second to Sen. Lisa Murkowski's write-in campaign, the conservative Republican maintains...

Lisa Murkowski Defeats Joe Miller, Hangs On to Alaska Senate Seat

After more than a week of ballot counting, Sen. Lisa Murkowski has been named the winner in Alaska, defeating tea party favorite Joe Miller and becoming the first Senate candidate in more than 50...

Joe Miller: Alaska Election Officials Using 'Different Standard' for Lisa Murkowski

As the counting of write-in ballots continues in Alaska, Senate candidate Joe Miller said Thursday that state election officials were using a "different standard" to judge votes for his opponent Sen....

Murkowski Claims 98 Percent of Write-In Ballots in Alaska Senate Race

(Nov. 11) -- It doesn't matter if you spell her name "Merkowski," "Murkowsky" or "Murcowski," Alaskan write-in candidate Lisa Murkowski is feeling good about her chances to return to the...

Judge Denies Joe Miller's Bid to Exclude Misspelled Alaska Write-in Votes

The counting of write-in ballots continues in Alaska, after a federal judge denied Senate candidate Joe Miller's request to disqualify any apparent votes for Sen. Lisa Murkowski that misspelled her...

Murkowski Write-In Ballot Count to Begin Wednesday in Alaska

It's not over in Alaska but Sen. Lisa Murkowski appears to be in the driver's seat as election officials prepare to count absentee ballots and examine the all-important write-in votes that suggest the...

Sarah Palin's Midterm Scorecard: A Winning Record, but Some Key Losses

Sarah Palin came out a big winner in terms of raw numbers Tuesday, but saw four of her key endorsees take prominent losses in the midterm elections. The former Alaska governor and 2008 Republican...

Women in Congress Expected to Suffer Net Loss of Seats

Ever since Jeannette Rankin was elected as the first woman to serve in Congress in 1917, members of the fairer sex have proven able representatives of the people's choice. Despite the fact that a...

Democrat Kitzhaber Wins Oregon Governor; 5 Other Key Races Undecided

Oregon gubernatorial candidate John Kitzhaber, the state's Democratic former two-term governor hoping to return after a seven-year hiatus, was declared the winner over Republican Chris Dudley...


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