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Joe Miller

Dec 30, 2010 — Whether Tea Party Republican Joe Miller will continue his legal challenges isn't known yet, however.
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Dec 27, 2010 — Miller, who won the Republican nomination thanks to strong Tea Party support, trailed the write-in effort waged by Murkowski in the general election.
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Nov 17, 2010 — Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, defeated for renomination in the August Republican primary, has won another term via a write-in — defeating the Tea Party and Sarah Palin in the process.
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Nov 13, 2010 — Alaska's Murkowski-Miller Senate race suggested most Alaskans have good handwriting.  The ability of Sen. Murkowski's supporters to clearly write her name meant more than 90 percent of her ballots went unchallenged. She appeared to be the winner.
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Nov 12, 2010 — Even as Joe Miller's supporters challenge ballots, Murkowski racks up most of the write in votes.
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Nov 11, 2010 — It's going to take about five days to count the 90,000 ballots. But after the first day and with 20% of them tabulated, the senator was getting the vast majority of the votes.
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Nov 10, 2010 — The judge said Miller didn't prove he would suffer irreparable harm if the vote count continued. Meanwhile, of the portion of the more than 92,000 ballots counted so far, 89 percent were for Murkowski.
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Nov 10, 2010 — Miller has filed a federal suit to exclude ballots on which Murkowski's name is misspelled. But he's fighting an uphill battle since federal courts tend to defer to state officials in the running of elections.
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Nov 2, 2010 — A volunteer for Sen. Lisa Murkowski sure looks awfully familiar. The AP says it's not Sarah Palin but a woman named Jan Cox.
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Oct 29, 2010 — Pro-Joe Miller voters registered to have their names placed on the official write-in list, hoping the ensuing chaos would hurt Sen. Lisa Murkowski who is running a write-in candidacy because Miller's win in the GOP primary knocked her off the ballot.
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