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Why folks at Fox News first -- today Tea Party favorite Republican Jim Miller knocked out senator Lisa Murkowski.
In Alaska senate primary it's now a done deal.
He will now -- up against Democrat Scott McCadam us.
In November and talk about that bit Alaska Republican John Miller joins me now with his reaction gel well when you said that which I doubt that -- -- -- and congratulations and were you surprised.
Are you know the outcome was what we projected at least as far as -- victory.
Now we have just an incredible launcher.
Group on the ground that worked day and night to make sure that this could happen.
You know the small state population wise and that really what can make a race.
But we also had a number of just incredible people of the national state level.
They got behind this campaign and you know you take any one of those factors out and we wouldn't be where we're at today.
You know -- edges -- -- -- went -- the viewers that we have a little bit of a delay here so they're gonna hear that in our conversation.
That I'm fascinated by having yesterday you were concerned that there might be in an Al Franken kind of moment in all of this that the counting.
Michael on for a very long time and that the numbers might be skewed by either the -- campaign.
Or the national -- national senate committee.
The have you patched things up with the national senate committee what's your relationship like with them this morning.
I think we're going forward -- -- unified way it's my understanding -- that the -- -- SRC endorsed outside yesterday.
I'm certain that we're gonna have a unified front in the fall election.
When you look at this path he is several weeks ago nobody knew who you war in the broader United States.
What was it you know satan you becoming called the Sarah Palin backed candidate -- Miller how do you feel about that.
And what do you think started to really put you on the radar it's not that.
Well -- it's very clear that the national stage.
Governor Palin's endorsement was critical.
There were certainly a number of other endorsements that can behind us that also -- national coverage.
Including Governor Huckabee.
We had a noble personalities national -- personalities and also kind of put us on the national radar -- -- but frankly the -- on the ground is what made this thing happened it was that -- network.
It was a people who work day and night two make sure that we're successful Alaska.
We tried to visit most of the communities in the state.
Most of the rural communities of big state you know as far as geography goes it.
The candidate the campaign everybody gets a lot of effort into it that's really what made this thing happened in the state of Alaska.
Island that's another thing -- -- to make happen if you wanna make it to Washington and -- to be static ads in November.
-- take a look at the latest polls they show that your lead over him is is narrower.
Then it would have been if he got up against Lisa Murkowski what do you what do you in the -- what's your strategy there.
Well we want to expand that lead significantly you know again -- approach that we have.
It's very much want that have bipartisan -- and that's basically bringing control back to the state.
Basically minimizing the power of the federal government wanted to -- to its enumerated powers in -- something that Alaska's embrace their role is not just the future of Alaska.
But at some future of the country so we think that -- a -- -- fifteen point spread which a reporter looking at is got to expand dramatically by the time we have the election in November.
Of the Tea Party express kicked an innovative a lot of fund raising for you and now they're talking about this Delaware rates which we just mention -- Christie and McDonnell.
How much credit -- you give the Tea Party express for your way.
Tea Party express was very involved in this race as well absolutely without their support that would not of happen.
You take any one of those factors out there and I don't think it would have happened.
I won't lie we know that yet -- -- ahead of you for November and that we have attacked do it it says folks in Iran and against you as well.
And will will follow this mr.
cats I should -- gonna follows all the way through don't know I thank you so much -- -- -- today.
Thank you Barbara -- I could acting -- dot -- Americans and slash America's Newsroom do you think.
That Joe -- nomination is gonna have an impact on the cheap right here a lot about Tea Party express the impact there haven't all of this.
How do you think it all shakes out and it -- with your thoughts and I will be those comments here's a -- from.
C from CE will be -- wedding is a crisp signal to the Tea Party movement to that there Astro turf has gone to see remember when it was -- after turf.
Financing policy way back and -- comes -- rep from Tennessee she email that she says yes still not nomination will have an effect on election.
It is as shocking as Scott Brown's last November that's an interesting comparison.
And we will see what happens days -- There you can -- out there but we mentioned earlier that's Lisa Murkowski is a third senate yeah and CX netcom that.
That failed to win -- election that knocked out during a primary now putting a general election but a primary day you have made changing and the argument that -- -- that happens happen.
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