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Murkowski demands Begich ad come down


ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A rift developed Thursday between Alaska's two U.S. senators when lawyers for Republican Lisa Murkowski demanded the campaign for her Democratic counterpart pull ads that touts their cooperation in Washington for the benefit of Alaskans.

The ad in question is titled, ``Great Team.'' It's a 30-second spot that features a man, named Skip Nelson, claiming to be a lifelong Republican who has supported Murkowski in the past and intends to vote for Begich this year.

``The advertisement is factually incorrect,'' wrote lawyer Scott Kendall, who represents the Lisa Murkows...

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