Can Palin Go Home Again?

The Anchorage Daily News previews what promises to be a fascinating story in 2009 -- how Gov. Sarah Palin will be received in Juneau. "All ...
by | November 5, 2008

Palin-McCain The Anchorage Daily News previews what promises to be a fascinating story in 2009 -- how Gov. Sarah Palin will be received in Juneau.

"All the alliances she used to get things done have been shattered," said Kate Troll, executive director of the Alaska Conservation Alliance. "She comes back to unknown territory."

But some Republican legislators who have backed Palin in the past said they thought she could resume her leadership style now that she was back to her old job. Her support was built around issues, not party loyalty, said Rep. Paul Seaton, R-Homer.

"If she takes the same course her next two years and picks issues with broad consensus, it won't change at all," Seaton said.

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