United States Senate candidate Joe Miller says he’s not answering any more questions from reporters about his personal life or background until after the election.
The announcement came Monday afternoon following a candidate’s forum sponsored by the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce.
“It came to our attention this weekend that members of the media gained access to our confidential file,” said Miller.
Miller singled out an online news organization, The Alaska Dispatch. He claims the website gained illegal access to his personnel file from the Fairbanks North Star Borough.
The Alaska Dispatch and other media organizations have asked to see Miller’s personnel file for two reasons: to verify why Miller left his job at the borough and to check out reports from sources who claim Miller once used borough computers while on the job in March of 2008 to help, then governor, Sarah Palin wage her battle to oust Randy Ruedrich as chairman of the Alaska Republican Party.
“It is an outrageous breach of my family’s privacy,” Miller said.
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