Posts Tagged ‘presidential bid’


His 2008 campaign left the alarmist congressman with a fanatical following, a national organization, and clout. But he’s still not sure he wants to run against a Mitt Romney or Tim Pawlenty in 2012—as his son waits in the wings. Patricia Murphy reports.

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(CNN) – Sarah Palin’s favorability rating among Republicans continues to slide as the former vice presidential nominee mulls a White House bid, according to a new survey.

A Washington Post/ABC News poll released Wednesday indicates 58 percent of Republicans and Republican-leaning independents give Palin high marks, a 30-point drop from her favorability rating among the same group in the weeks leading up to the 2008 presidential election. It also marks a 12-point drop from a Washington Post/ABC News poll last fall when the former Alaska governor traveled the country on behalf of a string of congressional candidates.

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