Palin’s next stop: New Hampshire?
June 1st, 2011
10:06 PM ET
11 years ago

Palin’s next stop: New Hampshire?

(CNN) – Details of former Sarah Palin’s bus tour itinerary continue to be kept under lock and key, but signs indicate the former governor of Alaska will visit New Hampshire Thursday.

According to the New Hampshire Union-Leader, Palin is making plans to be in New Hampshire Thursday, and has reached out area Republicans.

The executive director of a conservative issues group confirmed to the paper Wednesday that a staffer for the 2008 GOP vice presidential nominee asked whether he’d be available for a clambake Thursday evening.

Palin has stated that she doesn't view New Hampshire voters as different from any others but the visit will be her first to the first-in-the-nation primary state since fall of 2008.

Palin began her East Coast tour of national monuments and battlefields Sunday, and has made stops at the National Archives, the World War II Memorial, Mount Vernon, Gettysburg, Philadelphia and Ellis Island, among others.

She’ll be stepping on a field of a different kind Thursday, as her visit will coincide with the formal announcement of Mitt Romney’s candidacy for president.

The former governor of Massachusetts has indicated that he will announce his intentions to seek the 2012 GOP nomination in Stratham, New Hampshire, Thursday afternoon.

CNN's Peter Hamby contributed to this report.

- On Monday, June 13, CNN will host the first New Hampshire Republican Presidential Debate, live from Manchester, NH at 8 p.m. ET. Follow all the issues and campaign news leading up to the debate on and @cnnpolitics on Twitter.

Filed under: 2012 • New Hampshire • Sarah Palin
soundoff (26 Responses)
  1. EddyL

    Palin is a turd.

    June 1, 2011 10:17 pm at 10:17 pm |
  2. LOLO

    She is doing this tour to claim that she knows American history by writing notes on her hands and body to keep up when she finally decides to run and has to debate her fellow Republican/tea partiers for the nomination. LOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    June 1, 2011 10:17 pm at 10:17 pm |
  3. S.B. Stein E.B. NJ

    So, are we really concerned about this person running for president or not? I don't care if she does, but she needs to do it soon or she will become irrelevant to the whole race. Bachmann will take the crazy semi to not educated spectrum of the Republicans. It seems to be that might be a growing segment of the party which is sad to say.

    June 1, 2011 10:24 pm at 10:24 pm |
  4. Expat American

    I can see it now.

    Just as Romney is about to announce his candidacy for President of the United States; Sarah ‘Peggy Hill’ Palin is going to swoop in on a snow machine, waving her bible, her $150K worth of Victoria Secret undies, and car dealership sized flag over her head and steal the spotlight. But Super Sarah forgot that it’s in fact June and there is no snow to be found even in New Hampshire; so she is going to cause a big smokin’ pileup when she wrecks her snow machine; at which time she’ll blame her predicament on the media and the fact that she believes that North Korea is an ally of the United States. Todd will then have to back up the big ol’ Palin Bigot Bus and both of the Failin’ Palins will shamefully high tail it into the sunset to Arizona; where in an effort to minimize damage, Sarah Magdalene will claim that she can see Cuba from her new house in the event that Castro rears his ugly head; but given her foreign policy credentials, she confuses Cuba with Mexico; the latter of which she can’t see from her house either.

    The Poor Woman Can’t Win!

    Palin/Bachmann/O’Donnell/Trump 2012

    June 1, 2011 10:25 pm at 10:25 pm |
  5. Clwyd

    We really don't care what the QUITTER does or where she goes. Some FOOLS may find some good in her, but not I or millions of others who see her for what she is, A glory hound and quitter who lacks knowledge of how government is run and should be run. Just another typical republican!

    June 1, 2011 10:34 pm at 10:34 pm |
  6. Bill

    I was hoping palin's next stop would be mars

    June 1, 2011 10:36 pm at 10:36 pm |
  7. me

    Make it stop!

    June 1, 2011 10:45 pm at 10:45 pm |
  8. Republicans Are The American Taliban

    Yawn....where will Pee Wee Herman be? That's what America wants to know CNN...

    June 1, 2011 10:48 pm at 10:48 pm |
  9. ThinkAgain

    If Palin declared herself a presidential candidate, she couldn't work for Fox or have SarahPAC pay for her "family vacation."

    Given that she's mooched off the public before (she took a housing allowance from the State of Alaska while living in her own home), we all know that she'll put off declaring her candidacy until the very last minute to rake in as much cash as possible and position herself as a "king-maker" to the GOP.

    I don't know what's more pathetic: This tramp or all the idiots out there who support her.

    Palin – Quitter, Liar, Mooch

    June 1, 2011 10:49 pm at 10:49 pm |
  10. Peter s

    woo, woo!!! "Details of former Sarah Palin’s bus tour itinerary continue to be kept under lock and key" while her Chinese hackers are trying to hack other peoples e:mails through the health care forum? what a coincidence she is releasing her e:mails after may be finding others crap on their e:mails!! Teatard Sarah were you trying to get even or are you still working with the Chinese mistress of your boss?. Tell your hackers to stop hacking other peoples ipods its just silly!!!

    June 1, 2011 10:51 pm at 10:51 pm |
  11. Anonymous

    Did she have her lower lip pierced ?

    Please stay on the East Coast Sarah !

    June 1, 2011 10:53 pm at 10:53 pm |
  12. John

    Who care! Saran Palin Is not Qualified to run for President. All she does Id Spread hate, she LIE all the times And I believe she RACIST. Plus she a QUITTER , She run out on the People of Alaska and she will do It again so soon as It as she ran In trouble. beside that she a IDIOT even her boss at fox news say IT. She would destroy this Country. And I haven't find a Republican yet that really believe In ( WE THE PEOPLE ). The Republican All way believe In ( WE THE RICH AND BIG BUSINESS AND SCREW THE REST ). USE TO BE A REPUBLICAN BUT NEVER AGAIN.

    June 1, 2011 11:39 pm at 11:39 pm |

    Tornadoes hit Massachusetts before the "tour bus" comes through? Sounds like a bad omen to me - a sign of the evil to come and it is called PALIN.

    June 1, 2011 11:52 pm at 11:52 pm |
  14. fred

    I can't believe CNN and other mainstream media crews are following Sarah Palin. She mocks them and they still cover her. Most people can't stand Sarah Palin and are sick of hearing about her. It's time for news people to stop humiliating themselves and focus on newsworthy public figures.

    June 1, 2011 11:54 pm at 11:54 pm |
  15. Ben

    Fox fire this woman!

    June 2, 2011 12:13 am at 12:13 am |
  16. Palin Power

    Behold our next and greatest President Sarah Palin! We will have 8 years of President Palin. She is God's Chosen One and the real Messiah and Savior of this country! The Palin presidency will bring in unheard of prosperity and glory never before seen. President Palin will create more jobs than every President combined. She will ensure that men, minorities and liberals will never ever be President and Vice-President again! Every POTUS and VP will alll be White Conservative Women!

    June 2, 2011 12:58 am at 12:58 am |
  17. Four and The Door

    We know where she's going. Pennsylvania Avenue, baby! I would love to see it. Who knows?

    June 2, 2011 01:19 am at 1:19 am |
  18. LNB

    She wanted to upstage our soldiers on Memorial Monday, roaring in on her motorcycle and taking the focus off of those who gave the ultimate sacrifice; and now she will try to overshadow Mitt on Thursday. Can't stomach any more of her. And CNN, the whole political page is devoted to this imbecile~ or "idiot" as Fox calls her. What about AIDS, gender issues, animal cruelty, war, war journalists, climate change, more on the G8 stuff, slave trade, polar bears, the coral reefs. . . God, CNN~ think I'm going over to Al Jezera.

    June 2, 2011 02:00 am at 2:00 am |
  19. 66Biker

    I made the mistake of thinking you would be a good President once, but I assure you I won't make that mistake again. If you like Alaska so much, why don't you go back there. There is plenty of wide open space for your ego up there.

    June 2, 2011 02:34 am at 2:34 am |
  20. dina

    She is such a scene stealing narcisistic individual who can't stand not to be noticed. When will this woman go away. She is a stupid woman who does nt check her facts when she makes a stupid statement. It is all about her. Being president doesnot pay enough for her to give up her lucrative ploys.

    June 2, 2011 02:54 am at 2:54 am |
  21. Johnson

    who cares?

    June 2, 2011 04:47 am at 4:47 am |
  22. chris

    Am I the only one who finds the name of Palin's bus tour deeply ironic? "One Nation" – this is coming from the most divisive person in politcs today. Her whole message all along has been: "I'm a Real American, and you're not!"

    June 2, 2011 05:24 am at 5:24 am |
  23. Marie MD

    I am glad that the bus can keep up with her jet and can find its way to her fancy hotel suites.
    Not that anyone is going to beat the President but aren't there other more worthy and REAL candidates out there that can be followed besides this narcissistic sociopath? Nice picture. My puke time for the day. What's that white thing on her lip?
    Just wondering.

    June 2, 2011 06:18 am at 6:18 am |
  24. works4me

    A clambake in New Hampshire?? Perhaps Mass. or RI... She'll be the head clam wherever she has her bake.

    June 2, 2011 06:58 am at 6:58 am |

    Run Snookie Palin run!

    June 2, 2011 07:01 am at 7:01 am |
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