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Palin, Sarah

Sarah Louise Heath Palin is a social conservative, and a Republican politician. In 2006, she became the first female governor of Alaska and the youngest individual (age 42) ever elected to that position. In August 2008, Republican presidential candidate John McCain announced Palin as his running mate. Palin was the first female ever nominated by the Republican Party on a presidential ticket.

Sarah Palin is the first female ever nominated by the Republican Party on a presidential ticket.

Palin was born February 11, 1964, in Sandpoint, Idaho, the third of four children in the Heath family. The family moved from Idaho to Alaska when Palin was only a few months old. Her father taught school in a variety of communities in Alaska, finally settling in Skagway, ...

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