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In Alaska Senate race, Republicans rally around Republicans
In Alaska Senate race, Republicans rally around Republicans

The final days in the race for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate offered some only-in-Alaska moments, as when the three major candidates were asked in a debate about whether they'd eaten salmon in the last week. Tea party candidate Joe Miller: "Yes." Front-runner Dan Sullivan: "Yes." Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell, showing impressive culinary dedication to the Alaska state fish: "Yes, about five times." There were nasty national political disputes, one over the mailer Miller sent around depicting undocumented immigrants as menacing gang members. When Treadwell took the 47-year-old lawyer to task, Miller defended his stance, calling the document...

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