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Former Alaskan Governor Announces A Come Back

The former GOP Vice Presidential Nominee, and Governor of Alaska Sarah Palin making a political come back.

On April 1st, Sarah Palin announced that she was running for the open congressional seat in Alaska.

'Today I’m announcing my candidacy for the U.S. House seat representing Alaska," She stated.

Palin served as Governor of Alaska from 2006 to 2009, and was John McCain's running-mate in the 2008 Presidential election. Prior to that Palin served as Chair of the Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, and Mayor and Councillor of Wasilla, Alaska.

Palin is looking to take over from Don Young who passed away at the age of 88, "Public service is a calling, and I would be honored to represent the men and women of Alaska in Congress, just as Rep. Young did for 49 years.

"I realize that I have very big shoes to fill, and I plan to honor Rep. Young’s legacy by offering myself up in the name of service to the state he loved and fought for because I share that passion for Alaska and the United States of America."

Palin was an early supporter of then candidate Donald Trump for the GOP nomination in 2016.


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