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Former Alaskan Governor Sarah Palin, right, and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) recite the Pledge of Allegiance at a rally supported by military veterans, Tea Party activists and Republicans, regarding the government shutdown on October 13, 2013 in Washington, DC.

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Former Alaskan Governor Sarah Palin, right, and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) recite the Pledge of Allegiance at a rally supported by military veterans, Tea Party activists and Republicans, regarding the government shutdown on October 13, 2013 in Washington, DC.

Palin Rallying Faith & Freedom Forces

You have an assignment: Fire up the family-values crowd in the season before the mid-term elections in the state whose evangelical Christians drive Republican contests. Who you gonna call? “The Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition is pleased to announce that...

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Senate candidate Cory Booker, left, speaks during his second televised debate with Steve Lonegan (not pictured) at Pfleeger Concert Hall, Wilson Hall, Rowan University, on October 9, 2013 in Glassboro, New Jersey.

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Senate candidate Cory Booker, left, speaks during his second televised debate with Steve Lonegan (not pictured) at Pfleeger Concert Hall, Wilson Hall, Rowan University, on October 9, 2013 in Glassboro, New Jersey.

Booker’s Advantage Narrowing: Poll

Democrat Cory Booker’s advantage over Tea Party favorite Steve Lonegan is slipping n the special election campaign to replace the late U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg from New Jersey, according to a Monmouth University poll. Booker, 44, the Newark mayor, leads...

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Sarah Palin, former Governor of Alaska and 2008 Republican vice presidential candidate, enters the stage to speak at the "Patriots in the Park" Tea Party rally at the Wayne County Fairgrounds.

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Sarah Palin, former Governor of Alaska and 2008 Republican vice presidential candidate, enters the stage to speak at the "Patriots in the Park" Tea Party rally at the Wayne County Fairgrounds.

Palin’s Redemption: Senate Seat

Run, Sarah, run. So says Bill Kristol, that one-man compass of conservatism, offering not so much a suggestion as an analysis that, if Alaska’s Sarah Palin wants some political redemption, then running for the Senate is perfect. If she were...

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Former Alaska Governor and Republican Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin takes a sip from a Big Gulp as she addresses a packed ballroom at the Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center during CPAC 2013.

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Former Alaska Governor and Republican Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin takes a sip from a Big Gulp as she addresses a packed ballroom at the Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center during CPAC 2013.

Sarah PAC 72% Off From 2011

Sarah Palin’s political action committee is raising and donating substantially fewer campaign funds than at a similar point in the 2012 election. Sarah PAC, linked to the former Alaska governor and 2008 Republican vice-presidential nominee, raised $460,538 in the first...

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Former Gov. of Alaska Sarah Palin speaks during the Faith and Freedom Coalition Road to Majority 2013 conference on June 15, 2013, in Washington.

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Former Gov. of Alaska Sarah Palin speaks during the Faith and Freedom Coalition Road to Majority 2013 conference on June 15, 2013, in Washington.

Run, Sarah, Run? Lose, Sarah, Lose

Run, Sarah, run, Alaska’s Republicans say. Lose, Sarah, lose, most Alaska voters say. As the former (half-term) governor who served as her party’s nominee for vice president in 2008 considers a campaign for Senate, more than one-third of Alaska’s Republicans...

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Sarah Palin, former Governor of Alaska, speaks at the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on March 16, 2013.

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Sarah Palin, former Governor of Alaska, speaks at the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on March 16, 2013.

Palin vs. Begich: `Cheers Us Up’

Sarah Palin for Senate. Or at least Sarah Palin for speaking tours. Either way, ratcheting up the rhetoric against Alaska’s Sen. Mark Begich has to help Palin’s cause, be it a race for his seat or better bookings for herself....

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Alaska Republican Governor, Sarah Palin, center, greets 7-month old Nora Frame and her mother Ruth, right, of Pelican, Alaska, during the inaugural annual Christmas open house at the Governor's Mansion, in Juneau, Alaska, in this 2007 file photo.

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Alaska Republican Governor, Sarah Palin, center, greets 7-month old Nora Frame and her mother Ruth, right, of Pelican, Alaska, during the inaugural annual Christmas open house at the Governor's Mansion, in Juneau, Alaska, in this 2007 file photo.

Palin, Perry Stand Firm Behind Christmas

The Fourth of July may still be a couple of weeks away, but apparently it’s never too early to focus on Christmas — or, at the least, plumb it for political points. Sarah Palin, kicking off Act Two of her...

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Sen. John McCain and former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin attend a campaign rally at Pima County Fairgrounds on March 26, 2010 in Tucson, Arizona.

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Sen. John McCain and former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin attend a campaign rally at Pima County Fairgrounds on March 26, 2010 in Tucson, Arizona.

McCain vs. Palin on Syria: U.S. vs. Allah

John McCain and Sarah Palin are operating on different pages these days. Recent tweets from McCain: .@SenJohnMcCain: We can’t just do nothing anymore http://t.co/WbB1pLiaZe #Syria — The Situation Room (@CNNSitRoom) June 13, 2013   Our failure to act is unconscionable:...

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Sarah Palin, former Governor of Alaska, waves at the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) March 16, 2013 in National Harbor, Maryland.

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Sarah Palin, former Governor of Alaska, waves at the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) March 16, 2013 in National Harbor, Maryland.

Sarah Palin: Back to the Future

As others already have noted about Sarah Palin’s departure from Fox News, the network said at the time: “We have thoroughly enjoyed our association with Governor Palin. We wish her the best in her future endeavors.” The future is here....

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