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Posted on April 15, 2009 | tags


Politics, U.S.: Sarah Palin’s struggle with balancing national and state attention

  • The source of the greatest tension this year between the Legislature and the executive has been certainly the appearance that the executive is prioritizing her national image, her national brand, over the day-to-day operations of state government and the interests of the State of Alaska.
  • Mike Hawker • The Republican co-chairman of the Alaska House Finance Committee, on the strained relationship between the legislature and Sarah Palin. When Tina Fey’s parodied you on SNL and your daughter’s ex-boyfriend gets absurd amounts of attention, it’s hard to focus, isn’t it? • source