Time for Murkowski to Call It Quits

By National Review, National Review - September 10, 2010

Will she or won’t she? That’s the question Alaskans — and Republicans across the country — are now asking about Sen. Lisa Murkowski. After losing the Republican primary to tea-party candidate Joe Miller in late August and giving every sign that she would contest the will of the voters in court, Murkowski eventually conceded the Republican nomination — but didn’t rule out running on a different ticket. Now she’s considering running as a Libertarian (if the party can stomach a nominee so ideologically incompatible with its program) or as a write-in candidate. With more than $1 million left in her campaign fund, Murkowski certainly has the financial resources to challenge Joe Miller’s candidacy.

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