© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Sarah Palin, 2008 Republican vice presidential candidate and former Alaska governor, speaks to the media as she exits the courtroom throughout her defamation lawsuit towards the New York Occasions, at the US Courthouse within the Manhattan borough
By Dan Whitcomb and Tim Reid
(Reuters) – Sarah Palin, the Republican nominee for vice chairman in 2008, introduced her run for Alaska’s solely seat within the U.S. Home of Representatives on Friday.
It might be Palin’s first run for public workplace since serving as John McCain’s operating mate in a marketing campaign that noticed Democrat Barack Obama elected president in November 2008.
“America is at a tipping level,” Palin stated in an announcement launched on her Twitter (NYSE:) account saying her candidacy. “As I’ve watched the far left destroy the nation, I knew I needed to step up and be a part of the struggle.”
“At this crucial time in our nation’s historical past, we want leaders who will fight the left’s socialist, big-government, America-last agenda,” she stated.
Such fiery, anti-establishment rhetoric got here to outline Palin’s vice-presidential marketing campaign in 2008 and served as a precursor to the rise of Republican former President Donald Trump and the fashionable Republican Get together.
Alaska’s Home seat grew to become vacant after Republican Don Younger died all of the sudden final month at age 88 after serving for greater than 4 a long time.
A web site, http://www.sarahforalaska.com, was arrange as of Friday night for Palin’s marketing campaign. The house web page of the location says, “Sarah Palin is operating for Congress!” and seeks donations.
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