The Alaskan Tea Party Express announced this morning it is backing Joe Miller's bid to defeat Alaska Sen, Lisa Murkowski in the August Republican primary election. The group is promising to have staff on the ground in Alaska and to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars to support his candidacy.
This is a big deal for Miller’s long-shot candidacy. The Tea Party Express said it will make the race its top priority between now and the Aug. 24 primary.
The group promises to launch a wave of TV and radio ads supporting Miller, and opposing Murkowski in the coming weeks.
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