Alaska Federation of Natives cancels Senate candidate debate
The Alaska Federation of Natives has canceled its U.S. Senate debate.

AFN was due to hear from Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R), Republican nominee Joe Miller and Democrat Scott McAdams on Friday. But the group decided to give more time to subsistence.

"People were complaining that there's just too much jammed into the agenda and not enough open-mike time for people to have their say," AFN President Julie Kitka told The Anchorage Daily News.

AFN's legislative board has endorsed Murkowski. The group has been expected to consider supporting her at its annual convention, which begins tomorrow.

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