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Is Alaska Primary a Preview of GOP's November?

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Is Alaska Primary a Preview of GOP's November?

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Is Alaska Primary a Preview of GOP's November?

Is Alaska Primary a Preview of GOP's November?

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Alaska Gov. Frank Murkowski suffered a huge defeat in the state's Republican primary on Tuesday, finishing third in the three-way race with just 18 percent of the vote. Does Murkowski's loss signal trouble ahead for GOP incumbents in November's midterm elections?

Washington Post reporter Dana Milbank talks with Alex Chadwick about the link between President Bush's flagging poll numbers and Republican candidates.