Juneau, Alaska (CNN) - Observers who are following the drama in the nation's last, undecided Senate battle may want to re-arrange their weekend plans.
An official tells CNN that Alaska's write-in ballot count, that began on Wednesday, could stretch into the weekend. Officials had previously thought it could be wrapped up on Friday.
(CNN) – Joe Miller wants more time for Alaska election officials to tabulate the results of the hotly contested three-way Senate race in Alaska.
The republican nominee for Alaska's senate seat is urging caution and due diligence as all votes are counted in the race where he appears to be trailing incumbent Sen. Lisa Murkowski.
(CNN) – Sen. Lisa Murkowski's bid to become only the second person to win a write-in campaign for U.S. Senate appeared on track in Alaska early Wednesday, with write-in candidates leading a Tea Party-backed Republican who beat her in a primary.
But even if the write-ins remained ahead of Republican nominee Joe Miller and Democratic candidate Scott McAdams, the outcome of Alaska's Tuesday general election apparently wouldn't be known for days, because officials need to determine which write-in votes actually went to Murkowski.
(CNN) - A defiant Alaska senator was on the campaign trail this weekend.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski, who is facing a tough three-way race in the state, said her gut is telling her she's leading her opponents.
"My gut tells me we are winning this campaign and we are doing so in a big way," Murkowski told CNN's Drew Griffin on Saturday. "I'm feeling extraordinarily good about where we are right now."
(CNN) - A new 30-second spot by the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee went up Saturday in Alaska going after Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski as someone who has "gone Washington."
"Maybe it was the fancy cocktail parties or all those pretty monuments," the narrator says. "Whatever the reason, Lisa Murkowski has gone Washington."
(CNN) – Amid polls showing a neck-and-neck Senate race in Alaska, Sarah Palin offered a hearty endorsement of Republican nominee Joe Miller Thursday night and called incumbent Sen. Lisa Murkowski's actions "shameful."
"Let's call her the candidate for the entitlement party," Palin proclaimed of Murkowski at the evening rally with Miller at her side. "She can't really find a party. Not independent, not Republican."
(CNN) - The witching hour has come early in Alaska, in the form of a Halloween web video by Republican Senate nominee Joe Miller.
Miller won the GOP primary earlier this year against incumbent Sen. Lisa Murkowski who is now running as an independent write-in candidate.
"My opponent is not a witch, but she sure has conjured up some pretty crazy votes in D.C.," Miller says at the beginning of the ad, a reference to Delaware Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell saying over a decade ago that she "dabbled in witchcraft."
(CNN) – Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski is taking aim at rival Joe Miller amid news the Tea-Party backed Senate candidate lied to his superiors regarding improper use of government computers in 2008, according to documents about disciplinary actions taken in the matter and obtained by several Alaska media organizations.
"I believe Alaskans disagree with the severity of his actions and they expect more out of all employees serving in government positions – especially out of someone running for the United States Senate," Murkowski said in a statement.
(CNN) – Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski, a write-in candidate to keep her job in Washington, slammed her competitors for the state's Senate seat as unqualified in a televised debate from Anchorage Sunday.
Murkowski is locked in a tight race with Joe Miller, the GOP nominee who defeated her in the Republican primary, and Sitka Mayor Scott McAdams, the Democratic Party's candidate.
"Scott is not ready to lead. Joe is not fit to lead," Murkowski said to groans and jeers from the audience.
(CNN)– Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski said officials have to be "more realistic" in their approach to problem solving in Washington, and that "consensus should not be a dirty word."
In an interview with CNN Chief National Correspondent John King, Murkowski said, "I think what is important is how you achieve the ends here. When we're talking about reducing spending, lets not deceive people into thinking if you eliminate ear marks all of a sudden we will not be operating out of deficit. "