Paul happy with Palin praise; stays out of Cruz debate
August 13th, 2013
06:15 PM ET
8 months ago

Paul happy with Palin praise; stays out of Cruz debate

(CNN) – Republican Sen. Rand Paul welcomed praise from former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, who said she's on "Team Rand" when it comes to the recent intraparty feud between the senator from Kentucky and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.

In an interview on CNN's "Erin Burnett OutFront," Paul also said Tuesday he plans to stay out of the debate over whether his fellow Republican colleague Sen. Ted Cruz would be eligible to run for president.
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Filed under: 2016 • Chris Christie • Rand Paul • Sarah Palin • Ted Cruz
Palin says Christie isn't 'rogue'
August 12th, 2013
04:06 PM ET
9 months ago

Palin says Christie isn't 'rogue'

(CNN) - While some in the GOP have been hesitant to choose sides in the recent rift between Sen. Rand Paul and Gov. Chris Christie, Sarah Palin says she knows exactly where she stands.

"I'm on Team Rand," she said this weekend.
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Filed under: 2016 • Chris Christie • Rand Paul • Sarah Palin
Palin fires back in war of words with Begich
July 11th, 2013
09:35 AM ET
10 months ago

Palin fires back in war of words with Begich

Washington (CNN) - Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin hit back Thursday against Sen. Mark Begich after the Democratic senator, also from Alaska, argued Palin had lost touch with the values of their state.

"Really, Mark? Really?" she wrote on her Facebook page.
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Filed under: 2014 • Alaska • Mark Begich • Sarah Palin
Is Sarah Palin teasing us again?
July 10th, 2013
06:16 PM ET
10 months ago

Is Sarah Palin teasing us again?

(CNN) - Sarah Palin is stirring the pot again, suggesting she might seek office again.

"I've considered it because people have requested me to consider it. But, I'm still waiting to see what the lineup will be and hoping that - there again, there will be some new blood, new energy," she told radio host Sean Hannity on Monday.

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Filed under: Alaska • Sarah Palin
Begich: Alaskans don't like quitters
July 10th, 2013
05:28 PM ET
10 months ago

Begich: Alaskans don't like quitters

Washington (CNN) – Sen. Mark Begich, the Alaska Democrat who holds the seat Sarah Palin is considering seeking, argued Wednesday the high-profile Republican has lost touch with the values of her state.

Speaking to CNN the day after Palin said she had contemplated a run for Senate, Begich questioned whether the former governor and 2008 GOP vice presidential nominee still has enough of a connection to Alaska and its residents.
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Filed under: Alaska • Mark Begich • Sarah Palin
Palin: I'm considering a Senate run
July 9th, 2013
07:42 PM ET
10 months ago

Palin: I'm considering a Senate run

Updated at 10:04 p.m. ET on Tuesday, July 9

(CNN) – Sarah Palin may not be done with politics after all.

The former Alaska governor, who was also 2008's GOP vice presidential nominee, said Tuesday she's contemplating a bid for U.S. Senate against Democrat Mark Begich. He's up for re-election in 2014.

"I've considered it because people have requested me [to] consider it," Palin told conservative radio host Sean Hannity on his show. "I'm still waiting to see what the lineup will be. And hoping there will be some new blood, new energy. Not just kind of picking from the same old politicians in the state that come from political families."
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Filed under: Sarah Palin • Senate
Palin to GOP establishment: 'You disrespect Hispanics'
June 28th, 2013
04:11 PM ET
10 months ago

Palin to GOP establishment: 'You disrespect Hispanics'

(CNN) – Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin mocked Senate Republicans in a biting statement Friday over the Senate's passage of an immigration bill this week.

Her Facebook and PAC website feature a photo of Palin and her husband, Todd, with people sitting behind them–all of whom have a serious look on their face. Superimposed on the photo was her statement: "Great job, GOP establishment."
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Filed under: Immigration • Republicans • Sarah Palin • Senate
June 15th, 2013
02:52 PM ET
10 months ago

Palin embraces SNL sketch, dishes out her own humor

(CNN) - There are so many scandals in Washington, Sarah Palin said, they could be lumped under the name of the botched gun-running sting that landed Attorney General Eric Holder in hot water long before the Benghazi, IRS or NSA stories came to light.

"These scandals are coming at us so Fast and Furious," she quipped at an annual gathering of conservatives on Saturday.
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Filed under: 2014 • 2016 • Sarah Palin
Guess who's back at Fox?
June 13th, 2013
03:07 PM ET
11 months ago

Guess who's back at Fox?

(CNN) - Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin will return to familiar ground.

The Fox News Channel announced Thursday that Palin will rejoin the network as a contributor, less than five months after the two parted ways.
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Filed under: Fox News • Sarah Palin
Extra IRS scrutiny on conservative applications shows 'corruption,' Palin says
May 11th, 2013
12:52 PM ET
12 months ago

Extra IRS scrutiny on conservative applications shows 'corruption,' Palin says

(CNN) - Sarah Palin said the Internal Revenue Service's recent scrutiny of conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status is a sign of "corruption at the heart of big government" in Washington.

"So many Americans knew this was happening, but many felt defenseless and even helpless against a government that seems to roll along without accountability or sense of obligation to the people it's supposed to serve. These Americans were mocked for being concerned about this, but now we see light shining on the truth, finally," she wrote in an online posting shortly after the IRS acknowledged it made "mistakes" in handling the applications of tea party groups.
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Filed under: IRS • Sarah Palin • Tea Party
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