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What's sauce for the goose?
By Sandy Powers


November 23, 2010
Tuesday PM

I was intrigued by the Kevin Sweeney (Murkowski's campaign manager) quote as reported in Sitnews [Nov. 17th].

By the end of the day tomorrow after every Alaskan vote will have been counted, we expect Mr. Miller to keep his word [not to contest the election 'if the votes don't add up'] said Sweeney.

Kind of like his candidate Lisa Murkowski keeping HER word about respecting the will of the voters in the primary? But then, a healthy double standard has been one of the defining features of the Murkowski campaign, so there's no real surprises here.

Sandy Powers
Ketchikan, AK


About: "35 year Ketchikan resident"

Received November 17, 2010 - Published November 23, 2010



Murkowski's lead grows to more than 10,000 - Tuesday the State of Alaska finished the hand count of write-in ballots cast in the race for U.S. Senate. The results show Senator Lisa Murkowski with 100,868 votes compared to 90,468 for Joe Miller, which includes 20 write-in votes for Miller. That represents a 10,400-vote lead over Miller. - More...
November 17, 2010


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