48 Facts About Governor Sarah Palin

1. Governor Sarah Palin is active over the social media like Twitter, Instagram, Facebook.

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2. Governor Sarah Palin is an American politician, commentator, author, and reality television personality.

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3. Governor Sarah Palin authored a second book, America by Heart, which was released in November 2010.

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4. In 2006, Governor Sarah Palin won the Republican primary for Governor, defeating Murkowski.

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5. Governor Sarah Palin has five grandchildren, three by Bristol and two by Track.

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6. Governor Sarah Palin was named one of America's "10 Most Fascinating People of 2008" by Barbara Walters for an ABC special on December 4, 2008.

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7. In turn, others have said that Governor Sarah Palin is a "friend of Big Oil" due to her advocacy for oil exploration and development including for drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and for the de-listing of the polar bear as an endangered species.

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8. In October 2014, Governor Sarah Palin endorsed the "unity ticket" of Independent Bill Walker and Democrat Byron Mallott in the 2014 Alaska gubernatorial election, which ran against her successor and former lieutenant governor, Sean Parnell.

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9. On October 5, 2011, Governor Sarah Palin said she had decided not to seek the Republican nomination for President.

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10. In 2011 Governor Sarah Palin said the home she had recently purchased in Scottsdale, Arizona was not a full-time residence, and denied that she was planning to run for the Arizona Senate seat of the retiring Jon Kyl.

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11. Governor Sarah Palin endorsed Nikki Haley for the Republican nomination for Governor of South Carolina three weeks before the election.

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12. Governor Sarah Palin's spoke at a May 2010 fundraiser for the Susan B Anthony List, a pro-life political advocacy group and political action committee that supports pro-life women in politics, in which she coined the term "mama grizzly".

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13. Governor Sarah Palin's set about endorsing a number of female GOP candidates.

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14. Governor Sarah Palin's told the crowd, "The Tea Party movement is bigger than any one person and is not about any one candidate.

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15. Governor Sarah Palin told the attendees that it was time to grow the Tea Party movement and it was important for them to avoid internal bickering with Establishment Republicans.

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16. Governor Sarah Palin said Obama was weak on the War on Terror for allowing the so-called Christmas bomber to board a plane headed for the United States.

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17. Governor Sarah Palin said the Tea Party movement is "the future of politics in America.

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18. On February 6, 2010, Governor Sarah Palin was the keynote speaker at the first Tea Party convention in Nashville, Tennessee.

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19. Governor Sarah Palin's made a number of media appearances as well, including a widely publicized interview on November 16, 2009, with Oprah Winfrey.

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20. Governor Sarah Palin said she took the title from the phrase 'gone rogue' used by McCain staffers to describe her behavior when she spoke her mind on the issues during the campaign.

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21. In November 2009, Governor Sarah Palin released her memoir, Going Rogue: An American Life, in which she details her private and political career, including her resignation as Governor of Alaska.

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22. Fox News and Governor Sarah Palin ended this relationship in January 2013.

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23. Governor Sarah Palin was the first guest on commentator Glenn Beck's Fox News television show on January 19, 2009, commenting on Barack Obama that he would be her president and that she would assist in any way to bring progress to the nation without abandoning her conservative views.

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24. At a fundraising event, Governor Sarah Palin explained her new aggressiveness, saying, "There does come a time when you have to take the gloves off and that time is right now.

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25. On September 3, 2008, Governor Sarah Palin delivered a 40-minute acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention that was well received and watched by more than 40 million people.

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26. Governor Sarah Palin's said, "I'm not putting Alaska through that.

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27. On July 3, 2009, Governor Sarah Palin announced that she would not run for reelection in the 2010 Alaska gubernatorial election and would resign before the end of the month.

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28. Governor Sarah Palin said there was "absolutely no pressure ever put on Commissioner Monegan to hire or fire anybody, at any time.

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29. Governor Sarah Palin told the Palins that there was nothing he could do because the matter was closed.

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30. Governor Sarah Palin dismissed Public Safety Commissioner Walt Monegan on July 11, 2008, citing performance-related issues, such as not being "a team player on budgeting issues" and "egregious rogue behavior.

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31. In 2007, Governor Sarah Palin supported a 2003 Alaska Department of Fish and Game policy allowing the hunting of wolves from the air as part of a predator control program intended to increase moose and caribou populations for subsistence-food gatherers and other hunters.

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32. In 2008, as a vice-presidential candidate, Governor Sarah Palin characterized her position as having told Congress "thanks, but no thanks, on that bridge to nowhere.

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33. Governor Sarah Palin's elected not to use the former governor's private chef.

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34. In 2008, Governor Sarah Palin vetoed $286 million, cutting or reducing funding for 350 projects from the FY09 capital budget.

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35. In 2006, Governor Sarah Palin obtained a passport and in 2007 traveled for the first time outside of North America on a trip to Kuwait.

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36. Governor Sarah Palin's took office on December 4, 2006, and for most of her term was very popular with Alaska voters.

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37. Governor Sarah Palin's joined with Democratic legislator Eric Croft in complaining that Gregg Renkes, then the attorney general of Alaska, had a financial conflict of interest in negotiating a coal exporting trade agreement.

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38. Governor Sarah Palin resigned in January 2004 and put her protests against Ruedrich's "lack of ethics" into the public arena by filing a public complaint against Ruedrich, who was then fined $12,000.

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39. Governor Sarah Palin was forced to resign in November 2003.

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40. Governor Sarah Palin was said to be on the "short list" of possible appointees to Murkowski's US Senate seat, but Murkowski ultimately appointed his daughter, State Representative Lisa Murkowski, as his successor in the Senate.

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41. Governor Sarah Palin said she fired Police Chief Irl Stambaugh because he did not fully support her efforts to govern the city.

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42. Governor Sarah Palin stated this request was to find out their intentions and whether they supported her.

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43. Governor Sarah Palin's was elected president of the Alaska Conference of Mayors in 1999.

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44. Governor Sarah Palin was elected to the Wasilla City Council in 1992, winning 530 votes to 310.

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45. Governor Sarah Palin's enrolled at the University of Idaho in Moscow for an academic year starting in August 1984 and then attended Matanuska-Susitna College in Alaska in the fall of 1985.

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46. In 1984, Governor Sarah Palin won the Miss Wasilla beauty pageant, then finished third in the Miss Alaska pageant, where she got the title of "Miss Congeniality".

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47. On July 27, 2014, Governor Sarah Palin launched the online news network called the Sarah Palin Channel, which was closed on July 4, 2015.

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48. Governor Sarah Palin's was elected to the Wasilla city council in 1992 and became mayor of Wasilla in 1996.

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