Sarah Palin

The latest on Sarah Palin, the former governor of Alaska and Republican vice presidential candidate. In 2008 Palin was introduced into the national spotlight when then Republican presidential nominee John McCain chose her to be his running mate, making her the first Republican woman nominated on a major party's ticket. The two lost in the general election to President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden. Before that, Palin served as governor of Alaska from 2006 to 2009.