Sarah Palin, who helped Tea Party Republican Joe Miller knock Sen. Lisa Murkowski out in the GOP primary, isn't about to let her arch rival get re-elected through a back door. With some polls showing independent candidate Murkowski and Miller neck and neck, Palin and even some of her potential 2012 presidential rivals are throwing a rally for Miller Thursday.
Miller allies tell Whispers that it should be enough to push Miller over the finish line. Republicans siding with Murkowski, however, say that Miller's admission that he lied about using Fairbanks North Star Borough computers for political purposes while he was working as a part-time borough lawyer is dragging him down.
Here is the announcement Whispers just received of the Tea Party rally for Miller:
"Change DC" RALLY!
Thursday, OCTOBER 28TH, 7-9 PM
Dena'ina Center, Anchorage AK
Hosted by Republican Nominee, Joe Miller for US Senate
Special Guests: Janine Turner (star of TV's Northern Exposure, founder of Constituting America) and Governor Sarah Palin and Todd Palin
Via Video, Governor Mike Huckabee, Congresswoman Michele Bachmann
Senator Jim DeMint, Senator James Inhofe