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Swift signs on to lead the defense of Palin's record

Their similar backgrounds come into play

'TRUTH SQUAD' LEADER Some observers said there is a problem with the Jane Swift/Sarah Palin comparison: Swift was never seen as a success. "TRUTH SQUAD" LEADER Some observers said there is a problem with the Jane Swift/Sarah Palin comparison: Swift was never seen as a success.
By Stephanie Ebbert
Globe Staff / September 11, 2008

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She played basketball for her small-town team. Her husband's career took a back seat to her political ambitions. She became the first female governor of her state and gave birth while holding office. As governor, she headed up her state's National Guard. (Full article: 742 words)

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