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Sarah Louise Palin (née Heath; born February 11, 1964) is an American politician and commentator. She was the youngest person and the first woman elected Governor of Alaska, an office she held from December 2006 until resigning in July 2009. In the 2008 presidential election, she was the Republican Party nominee for Vice President, becoming the first Alaskan on the national ticket of a major party and the first Republican woman nominated for the vice-presidency. She has subsequently associated herself with the Tea Party movement, endorsing and campaigning for several candidates in the 2010 midterm elections, and is a possible candidate in the 2012 presidential election.
Her book Going Rogue has sold more than two million copies. Since January 2010, she has also provided political commentary for Fox News, and hosted a television show, Sarah Palin's Alaska. » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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'Waterboarding Is How We'd Baptize Terrorists'
2014-04-27
Sarah Palin wants terrorists to know how the United States would deal with them if she were president. Speaking Saturday at the National Rifle Association's "Stand And Fight" rally at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, the former Alaska governor and ...
(Huffington Post)
  1. Sarah Palin talks waterboarding, guns at NRA convention
  2. Sarah Palin: If I were in charge, waterboarding is how we'd baptize terrorists
  3. Sarah Palin: If I Were President 'Waterboarding Is How We'd Baptize Terrorists'

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Sarah Palin endorses Joni Ernst
2014-03-27
DAVENPORT | Former vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin said Wednesday that she is endorsing Iowa Republican Senate hopeful Joni Ernst. "Growing up on a hog farm in Southwest Iowa, Joni has taken her 'pork cutting' skills to the Iowa State Senate ...
(Mason City Globe Gazette)
  1. Sarah Palin Endorses Candidate Who Brags About Her Pig Castration Skills
  2. Sarah Palin endorses Senate candidate whose primary qualification is ...
  3. Sarah Palin, Mitt Romney endorse Joni Ernst for U.S. Senate in Iowa, but will ...

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Sarah Palin, Superstar, Rocks Conservative Faithful
2014-03-10
Sarah Palin fired up thousands of conservative activists who came to hear her give the closing speech of the Conservative Political Action Conference outside Washington, D.C. this weekend. Palin hasn't held elected office since she resigned as Alaska ...
(Alaska Public Radio Network)
  1. Observations from CPAC: Past and Now
  2. 16 Of The Craziest Things We Saw At CPAC, The Ultimate Conservative Confab

2013
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Sarah Palin Slams “Irrelevant” Copyright Lawsuit Over 9/11 Photo
2013-12-13
“A New Jersey Sarah Palin Signs Copies Of Her New Book "Good Tidings and Great Joy: Protecting newspaper has chosen New York as the forum to sue defendants located in distant states, based on conduct with no particular connection to this District ...
(Deadline.com)
  1. Sarah Palin | Firefighter Photo | Ground Zero | Copyright

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Why Sarah Palin's PAC Is Losing Money
2013-07-31
Sarah Palin's political action committee—simply named Sarah PAC—took in $460,537.83 so far this year, according to new filings with the Federal Election Commission. That sounds like a pretty big number! But when you look at how much the PAC has been ...
(National Journal (blog))
  1. Sarah Palin's PAC Maintains $1 Million Balance

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Sarah Palin: Background Checks Bill 'Should Be Filibustered & Defeated'
2013-04-16
Former Alaska governor and Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin vowed Monday to oppose any lawmaker who supports legislation expanding background checks on gun sales. "Please see the link below for why the latest gun control bill ...
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  1. Palin vows to oppose any lawmaker that supports background checks bill
  2. Anna Fifield: Gun bill only just better than nothing

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Sarah Palin to Co-host Today (56)
2012-04-09
Sarah Palin to Co-Host ‘Today’ (Daily Beast)
Sarah Palin to co-host 'Today' show (Jam! Showbiz)
Sarah Palin to co-host 'Today' show as Katie Couric sits in on 'GMA' (10Connects.com)
Excerpt: She’s back! Sarah Palin is set to co-host the Today show Tuesday morning. But it won’t be the former governor’s first foray into TV news. Palin currently serves as political analyst for Fox News and briefly worked as a sports reporter in... (Read article)

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Debate (4)
2012-03-12
Readers debate whether Sarah Palin was qualified to be on 2008 presidential ticket (with poll) (MLive.com)
Why Not a Sarah Palin-Barack Obama Debate? (YAHOO!)
Sarah Palin's Obama Debate Challenge: Absurd Attempt at More TV Time? (YAHOO!)
Excerpt: KALAMAZOO-- Two top aides to John McCain's 2008 presidential campaign have been making the rounds of talk shows in the past two weeks to talk about Sarah Palin's unsuitability as a vice presidential candidate. The aides -- Steve Schmidt and... (Read article)

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Game Change Trailer (16)
2012-02-01
New trailer out for HBO's Game Change; Julianne Moore details Sarah Palin prep (Examiner)
Full trailer of HBO's 'Game Change' shows Sarah Palin in bad light (Webindia 123)
Julianne Moore Is An AMAZING Palin In New Game Change Trailer! (PerezHilton.com)
Excerpt: HBO Films just released a longer trailer for "Game Change" that reveals much more of Julianne Moore’s portrayal of Sarah Palin during her explosive ride as a vice presidential candidate – including her “lipstick” quote at the GOP convention, her... (Read article)

2011
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Palin can't Name one Influential Journalist (10)
2011-06-04
Palin can't name one influential journalist (Salon.com)
Sarah Palin Can't Name Most Influential Journalist (VIDEO) (The Huffington Post)
Sarah Palin Still Can't Name An Influential Journalist (Business Insider)
Excerpt: NBC catches former Alaska governor on the spot about her lack of media... (Read article)

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Aide (13)
2011-05-26
Alaska Investigates Former Palin Aide for Keeping Her Emails (The Atlantic Wire)
Ex-Palin aide is complying with state on emails, attorney says (Anchorage Daily News)
AP Exclusive: Former Palin aide pens tell-all (Deseret News, The Fargo Forum, ABC 6 Providence)
Excerpt: Frank Bailey, a former aide to Sarah Palin and author of the forthcoming Blind Allegiance to Sarah Palin , is being investigated by the state of Alaska for illegally using state-owned email for personal gain. What's strange about the investigation is that it was sparked by one of Palin's biggest critics Andree McLeod, who Vanity Fair  called  "Sarah Palin's Worst Nightmare." Bailey's manuscript... (Read article)

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Wonkette (3)
2011-04-20
Wonkette Loses Advertisers After Making Tasteless Trig Palin Joke (Business Insider)
The Internet’s Understandable Fury Over Wonkette’s Trig Palin Birthday Post (Mediaite)
Wonkette Dukes It Out With Papa John's Pizza (The Atlantic Wire)
Excerpt: “Oh little boy, what are you dreaming about? What’s he dreaming about? Nothing. He’s retarded." Yeah, maybe not the tact you want to take when writing about Sarah Palin 's son, Trig, who has Downs'... (Read article)

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Former U.S. governor Palin signs TV deal with Fox News
2010-01-12
According to a report by the New York Times that has now been confirmed by Fox News, former United States governor of Alaska and 2008 Republican vice-presidential nominee Sarah Palin has signed a multi-year deal to work as a news contributor for American television station Fox News. The deal is effective immediately, and Palin will reportedly contribute regularly to all Fox stations. The monetary terms to the deal have not yet been disclosed, but the agreement is rumored to be for three years.
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Despite threats, "Alaska Women Reject Palin" rally held
2008-09-15
Anchorage, Alaska — A group calling itself "Alaska Women Reject Palin" held an anti-Sarah Palin rally Saturday, despite receiving threatening phone calls last week. Palin is the vice presidential candidate, running with John McCain, on the Republican ticket in the American presidential election to be held on Nov. 4.
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Questions raised about McCain's choice of Palin, aides insist "thorough vetting" process
2008-09-03
Various questions have been raised about the choice of Alaska Governor Sarah Palin as Senator John McCain's choice for Republican vice presidential running mate. There have been doubts over how thoroughly McCain had examined Palin's background before announcing that he had selected her to be his running mate on August 29. McCain's advisers insist that Palin was "thoroughly vetted," a process that would have included a review of all financial and legal records as well as a criminal background check.
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Alaskan governor Sarah Palin chosen by McCain as Vice Presidential running mate
2008-08-29
Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has been selected by United States Presidential candidate John McCain as his vice-presidential running-mate. The official announcement was made Friday at noon Eastern time (UTC-5) at a rally in Dayton.
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