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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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Minnesota congresswoman Michele Bachmann in Blaine, Minn.

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Minnesota congresswoman Michele Bachmann in Blaine, Minn.

Bachmann Out-Foxing Democrats

Michele Bachmann says she is imposing term limits on herself. “Eight is enough,” the saying of congressional term-limit proponents goes. And if it’s good enough for the president, the Minnesota Republican says in her campaign website video today announcing her...

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Sarah Palin, former Governor of Alaska, holds up a large soda as she speaks about New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposed large soda ban, 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, holds up a large soda as she speaks about New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposed large soda ban, at the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) March 16, 2013 in National Harbor, Maryland.

Palin’s Big Gulp and ‘Rack’ Cheered

Slurping from a Big Gulp and talking about her “rack,” Sarah Palin stormed onto the CPAC stage this afternoon amid roaring cheers that showed she remains hugely popular with the Republican base. The former Alaska governor went after those trying...

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Mitt Romney speaks next wit his sons during the regional Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on October 4, 2012 in Denver, Colorado.

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Mitt Romney speaks next wit his sons during the regional Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on October 4, 2012 in Denver, Colorado.

Romney’s Return (To a Public Stage)

Mitt Romney is finally ready to speak again — in public. The American Conservative Union announced today that the 2012 Republican presidential nominee will speak at the Conservative Political Action Conference in mid-March outside Washington, D.C. “The thousands gathered at...

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Former President Bill Clinton, right, introduces his wife Hillary Clinton, at the annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) in New York.

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Former President Bill Clinton, right, introduces his wife Hillary Clinton, at the annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) in New York.

Hillary Clinton’s $200,000-Plus Talking Points: Major League Speaker

As secretary of state, Hillary Clinton made $186,000 a year. As a former secretary of state, senator from New York, first lady and generally a “Friend of Bill” involved in her husband’s foundation work, she will make more than $200,000...

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