Nageak for the write-in, Munoz for Finance Co-Chair, and Higgins for war hero. It’s MONDAY in the Sun!!!!
Evaluating these mailers to see what the party’s key messages are against Miller is interesting enough. It can reveal where they think Miller is vulnerable, what voters the ARP thinks they can peel away from him, and any number of other insights into their thinking us political junkies might find interesting.
Miller, however, gave us quite a gift on Monday. As part of his press conference attacking the ARP for alleged financial improprieties, Miller showed a series of mailers the ARP did in 2010 supporting him as the party’s nominated candidate and attacking then write-in candidate Lisa Murkowski.
This is a rarity, normally when we score political attacks, one side is clearly the attacker and one side clearly the target. In this case, we have more of an exchange of fire as the Alaska Republican Party and Libertarian candidate for US Senate, Joe Miller traded similar â€œfinancial irregularityâ€ charges against one another. Deciding who actually came out the winner might be more complicated to sort out.
Today, Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) launched a statewide radio ad buy in Alaska to recognize Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) for her leadership to support clean energy solutions in the U.S. Senate. According to a press release from the group, this is the first of two planned radio ad buys in Alaska that will tot