Palin has said she would like to run for the republican nomination of president in 2012.
Palin became a grandmother when her daughter Bristol gave birth to a son, Tripp Easton Mitchell.
On December 1, 2008, Sarah Palin began campaigning for Republican Georgia Senator Saxby Chambliss in a runoff election to be held at a later time.
Sarah Palin lost her chance in 2008 to become Vice President to John McCain when McCain lost the election to Barack Obama.
Sarah Palin has stated that she enjoys hunting, fishing, and running marathons.
On December 4, 2006, Sarah Palin officially took office as the Governor of Alaska.
On October 2, 2008, Sarah Palin and Joe Biden participated in the first Vice Presidential Debate of the 2008 Presidential Election.
While serving as governor of Alaska, Sarah Palin has earned approval ratings of 90%.
Sarah Palin earned the nickname "Sarah Barracuda" while playing high school basketball due to, in part, to her fiercely competitive nature.
Sarah Palin is the first woman to run on a Republican Presidential ticket and the second woman for Vice President for a major party.
On August 29, 2008, John McCain announced that Sarah Palin was going to be his running mate in the 2008 Presidential election.
After getting married to her husband Todd, Sarah helped run her husband's family's commercial fishing business.
Sarah Palin has resided in Skagway, Eagle River and Wasilla, all of which are located in Alaska.
Sarah Palin has stated that her favorite food is moose stew.
Sarah Palin's parents have four children, with Sarah being the third.
Sarah Palin is chairwoman of the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission, as well as chairwoman of the National Governors Association Natural Resources Committee.
Sarah Palin has stated that she is a lifetime member of the National Riffle Association.
Sarah Palin attended the University of Idaho in 1987, where she received a bachelor of science degree in communications-journalism.
Sarah Palin and her husband Todd have five children.
When Sarah Palin was elected governor of Alaska in 2006, she became the youngest governor of Alaska, as well as the first woman ever to serve as governor of Alaska.
(at the 2008 Republican National Convention)
Sarah Palin: We are expected to govern with integrity, good will, clear convictions, and ... a servant's heart. I pledge to all Americans that I will carry myself in this spirit as vice president of the United States.
Sarah Palin: I am pro-life and I believe that marriage should only be between and man and a woman.
Sarah Palin: (talking about politics) Politics isn't just a game of competing interests and clashing parties. The people of America expect us to seek public office and to serve for the right reasons. And the right reason is to challenge the status quo and to serve the common good.
Sarah Palin: Well, it's always, though, safer in politics to avoid risk, to just kind of go along with the status quo. But I didn't get into government to do the safe and easy things.