GOP faces another incumbent ouster in Alaska
The New York Times
In the final days before Alaska’s Republican Senate primary, longtime Republicans were bombarded with pieces of direct mail and automated phone calls urging them to oust yet another member of their party’s jilted establishment, Sen. Lisa Murkowski.
“I was ready to tear the phone out of the wall,” said Dennis Fradley, a former chief of staff to Murkowski’s father, Frank Murkowski, who held the same Senate seat for 22 years before resigning after winning the Alaska governor’s race in 2002 and appointing his daughter to succeed him. The elder Murkowski lost his re-election bid to Sarah Palin in the 2006 GOP primary.
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