Senate Campaigns Step Up Over Weekend

Steve Heimel, APRN – Anchorage

The U.S. Senate campaign stepped up over the weekend, with debates at the University of Alaska-Fairbanks and in Anchorage featuring frank exchanges Republican nominee Joe Miller, Democratic nominee Scott McAdams and write-in candidate Lisa Murkowski.  Murkowski picked up endorsements from the Anchorage Daily News, Juneau Empire and Alaska Newspapers, Incorporated.  But her campaign drew fire because of a mailer that gave a list of Democrats and implied they were voting for her.  Several of the Democrats, including Gubernatorial nominee Ethan Berkowitz, said that’s simply not true.

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