During her unsuccessful primary election battle for the Republican nomination, Alaska’s Sen. Lisa Murkowski received an endorsement from former Sen. Ted Stevens just days before the Senator passed away. Murkowski went on to lose that battle to tea party favorite Joe Miller, but that hasn’t slowed down her re-election campaign as she now fights to maintain her seat as an Independent, and polls show the two candidates in a tight race.
But with the primary election in the past, Sen. Murkowski has pulled out the old message from the late Sen. Stevens, claiming it as an endorsement for her current candidacy. Would Stevens have supported Murkowski’s Independent bid for re-election, or would he have supported the GOP nominee, Joe Miller? No one can say for sure, but this controversy isn‘t stopping Murkowski and the Stevens family from using the late senator’s name to support her:
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