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Palin plunges into the fray

Rips Obama, defends her experience, small-town roots

Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin drew applause and roars from convention delegates last night in St. Paul. Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin drew applause and roars from convention delegates last night in St. Paul. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)
By Michael Kranish
Globe Staff / September 4, 2008

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ST. PAUL - Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin, seeking to overcome a turbulent debut, last night introduced herself to the country as a tough-talking small-town "hockey mom" eager to play the traditional running mate's attack role, mocking Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama as an ill-prepared politician driven by personal ambition. (Full article: 1346 words)

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