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Palin visits Iowa for Rastetter dinner
The Politico ^ | August 5, 2012 | Alexander Burns

Posted on 08/05/2012 2:02:39 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Sarah Palin dropped in Saturday at a major summer dinner hosted by one of Iowa's top GOP businessmen, a source in attendance at the event says.

The former Alaska governor paid a visit to the get-together hosted by wealthy energy executive Bruce Rastetter, mingling with a crowd of upwards of 750 people.

Palin stayed for a full three and a half hours, the source said. She wasn't the only pol there — Gov. Terry Branstad and Reps. Tom Latham and Steve King were present — but she was the only national figure. In 2011, Rick Santorum, Tim Pawlenty and Michele Bachmann all paid their respects to Rastetter and his guests...

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TOPICS: Iowa; Parties; State and Local
KEYWORDS: gop; iowa; palin; sarahpalin
Laying the ground work for 2016 or 2020? That's usually why people go to Iowa.
1 posted on 08/05/2012 2:02:47 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Did she go as a guest, or was she paid her speaking fee to be their, and did she speak?


2 posted on 08/05/2012 4:45:55 PM PDT by taildragger (( Palin / Mulally 2012 ))
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To: taildragger

What difference does it make?


3 posted on 08/05/2012 4:50:25 PM PDT by rabidralph
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Beware! Rastetter is not a conservative. He’s an open borders guy, partner with A. J. Decoster, convicted criminal and shameless abuser of illegals.


4 posted on 08/07/2012 2:26:18 AM PDT by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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