Murkowski wins Alaska Senate race, thanks to write-in campaign

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History, the GOP, the tea party, Sarah Palin and her own mouthful of a name worked against her.

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YEA

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Alright! Another Republican vote in the senate. Hey where are all those morons who said that the democrats were going to win and maintain control of the house? Its nice there not around. Now adults can talk intellingently
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Alright! Another Tea Bagger won't vote in the Senate.
Mike

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YEA wrote:
Alright! Another Republican vote in the senate. Hey where are all those morons who said that the democrats were going to win and maintain control of the house? Its nice there not around. Now adults can talk intellingently
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OK, lets hear some intelligently adult talk. It would be a nice change coming from a Republican. Oh, by the way this was a senate race not a house one.
Former MN in TX

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Murkowski (did I spell that right?) declared victory today, but I believe Miller will file a lawsuit to throw out ballots that do not spell her name right (which, by the way, is state law in Alaska...not "voter intent."

“Wher's dem turkey necks?”

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So Sarah Palin and her tea timers don't have a lot of pull in her own home state. Another instance where substance & quality wins out over an empty head.
I will have to congratulate my Alaskan friends tomorrow over coffee for their intelligence.

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YEA wrote:
Alright! Another Republican vote in the senate. Hey where are all those morons who said that the democrats were going to win and maintain control of the house? Its nice there not around. Now adults can talk intellingently
Before you talk about intelligence, at least learn how to spell it.
And more important numb-nuts, she is a Republican and was running for reelection before Palin's teabaggers put up their unqualified candidate to run against her on the Repub. ticket. Oh, and one more slight detail. That is UNITED STATES SENATOR MURKOWSKI WHO WON REELECTION.
Oh well, when you were born and they were passing out the brains, you must have thought God said trains because you left the station without any. Thanks for the humor thou.
Yep

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There is hope!
janet

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Nov 18, 2010
 
why murCowski didn't run as a leftie is beyond me. She Looks like one and she acts like one!!
Bob the Bilderberger

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This was an organized write-in campaign orchestrated by organized labor. There's a secretly recorded video of a union organizer telling a large gathering of construction workers that if Murkowski didn't win, they'd lose their jobs. Then he passes out cards with her name on them so they would have the proper spelling when they go to vote.

Typically corrupt labor unions.
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Bob the Bilderberger wrote:
This was an organized write-in campaign orchestrated by organized labor. There's a secretly recorded video of a union organizer telling a large gathering of construction workers that if Murkowski didn't win, they'd lose their jobs. Then he passes out cards with her name on them so they would have the proper spelling when they go to vote.
Typically corrupt labor unions.
Got anymore fairytales you want to share? So you know about this secret video but nobody in Alaska does,wouldn't the Miller campaign produce it.what a fantasy world you live in
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Former MN in TX wrote:
Murkowski (did I spell that right?) declared victory today, but I believe Miller will file a lawsuit to throw out ballots that do not spell her name right (which, by the way, is state law in Alaska...not "voter intent."
The ballots with spelling problems are in a separate pile and not counted at this time. Miler could file suit if he wants to lose by a wider margin.
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janet wrote:
why murCowski didn't run as a leftie is beyond me. She Looks like one and she acts like one!!
If by "lefty" you mean only slightly to the right of Mussolini, then sure, Murkowski's a lefty. Good Lord, who the f### would ever be conservative enough for you a##holes; Pontius Pilate, maybe??!!
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Bob the Bilderberger wrote:
This was an organized write-in campaign orchestrated by organized labor. There's a secretly recorded video of a union organizer telling a large gathering of construction workers that if Murkowski didn't win, they'd lose their jobs. Then he passes out cards with her name on them so they would have the proper spelling when they go to vote.
Typically corrupt labor unions.
Typical Tea Bagger BS. The "if we didn't win then there must be corruption" attitude. Hoe about not all of us Republicans want your extremest attitude.
paul shykora ARTs

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Nov 24, 2010
 
..the tea party....is...

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