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Palin reports throw curve to campaign

Questions are raised over reformer image

Sarah Palin, governor of Alaska, with husband, Todd, and children, Track (from left), Willow, Piper, and Bristol. Recent disclosures have raised questions about whether Palin's background was fully reviewed before she was put on the ticket. Sarah Palin, governor of Alaska, with husband, Todd, and children, Track (from left), Willow, Piper, and Bristol. Recent disclosures have raised questions about whether Palin's background was fully reviewed before she was put on the ticket. (Alaska Governor's Office via Bloomberg/2007)
By Michael Kranish
Globe Staff / September 3, 2008

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ST. PAUL - John McCain's campaign hoped that the five days between the introduction of Sarah Palin as his running mate and her high-stakes speech tonight to the Republican National Convention would let it weave a narrative about the Alaska governor as a kindred maverick reformer who shares McCain's disdain for pork barrel projects and political corruption. (Full article: 1046 words)

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