Alaska’s Joe Miller Files Papers To Run For Senate

AP

Alaska conservative Joe Miller officially filed papers indicating his intent to run for the Senate in 2014, Politico reported Tuesday.

Miller first ran for a Senate seat in 2010, beating out incumbent Sen. Lisa Murkowski in the GOP primary. He ultimately lost to Murkowski in the general election after she launched an aggressive write-in campaign.

The tea party candidate has been contemplating a run for months and filed his papers with the Federal Elections Commission in early May, according to Politico.

A poll taken earlier in the month by the Republican-affiliated Harper Polling found that 49 percent of Republicans had an unfavorable opinion of Miller.

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