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Republican claims victory in close-fought Alaska poll

Republican claims victory in close-fought Alaska poll 18 Nov 2010 Republican senator Lisa Murkowski claimed victory in a bitterly-fought election in Alaska that went down to the wire as a Tea Party rival took legal action to try to swing it his way. Murkowski flew in from Washington to claim re-election in the three-way race that pitted her against Democratic opponent Scott McAdams, and Tea Party challenger -- and Republican primary winner -- Joe Miller.