Sarah Palin Announces Run for U.S. Congress

Sarah Palin has announced that she will run for Alaska’s seat in the US House of  Representatives

The campaign is her first attempt to run for political office after more than a  decade.

In 2008 Palin was John McCain’s vice presidential running mate, and the first woman to appear on a national Republican campaign ticket..

The McCain/Palin lost to Democrats Barack Obama and Joe Biden. 

After the campaign loss Palin became an outspoken voice of the Republican Tea Party movement. Palin later starred in two reality TV shows about her family.

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