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Senator Lisa Murkowski rips Palin for quitting on Alaska

From a Senator Lisa Murkowski press release:

U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski ripped Alaska governor Sarah Palin Friday after Palin's announcement that she is deserting the state and planning to step down as governor near the end of July.

Bob Poe

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, today made the following statement after Gov. Sarah Palin's announcement that she plans to step down as governor later this month.

"I am deeply disappointed that the Governor has decided to abandon the State and her constituents before her term has concluded."

Sen. Murkowski is in interior Alaska and communicating via satellite phone and is unavailable for follow up questions. She will be available on Monday afternoon.

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