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9 Candidates Get Sarah Palinís Seal of Approval
ABC News ^ | April 15, 2014 | Alina Kleineidam

Posted on 04/15/2014 5:45:44 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

The 2014 midterm elections are right around the corner, and after endorsing 64 candidates in 2010, and contributing about $300,000 to candidates in 2012, Sarah Palin is once again trying to wield influence over another election cycle.

Just like in previous years, Palin’s picks get free publicity on her social media accounts, through appearances in their television ads and financial support from SarahPAC. Formed in 2009, SarahPAC is Palin’s political action committee, which is “dedicated to building America’s future by supporting fresh ideas and candidates who share our vision for reform and innovation.”

Here are 9 candidates Palin has chosen to endorse so far:

JONI ERNST: It’s no secret why Iowa U.S. Senate candidate Joni Ernst’s campaign video attracted attention. “I grew up castrating hogs on an Iowa farm. So when I get to Washington, I’ll know how to cut pork,” Ernst says in the spot, adding: “Washington’s full of big spenders. Let’s make ‘em squeal.”

Ernst got an extra boost from Palin. On her Facebook page, Palin wrote: “If Nebraska’s Deb Fischer can see through the bull in Washington, then Iowa’s Joni Ernst can help her cut through the pork.” Ernst reacted to Palin’s support saying: “As our campaign builds energy toward a primary win in June, Sarah Palin’s roaring support will help me to victory, and as a result, make ‘em squeal in Washington.” Ernst is running in a crowded Republican primary field in the Hawkeye State.

KAREN HANDEL: There’s another crowded primary in Georgia where U.S. Senate candidate Karen Handel is running against fellow Republicans Jack Kingston, Paul Broun, Phil Gingrey, David Perdue and several others....

(Excerpt) Read more at abcnews.go.com ...


TOPICS: Campaign News; Issues; Parties
KEYWORDS: 2014; palin; teaparty
"Trying" Alina? Hahahahaha!
1 posted on 04/15/2014 5:45:44 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Here’s to 9 for 9!


2 posted on 04/15/2014 5:47:44 PM PDT by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Tried for four years to contact her and get her to at least respond -— never found the magic words. Someone suggested she only hears large $ donations, but I sincerely hope that isn’t true. Not running anymore, but still waiting . . .


3 posted on 04/15/2014 5:55:43 PM PDT by LTC.Ret (You'd think I would know better than to volunteer!!! www.sendmetocongress.us)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

here in Trey Radels district,she was tricked into considering one of the 4 primary candidates for congress.a tea party associate had to inform her that Curt Clawson was the Tea-Party Candidate and Lizbeth was a Democrat in wolves clothing!


4 posted on 04/15/2014 5:56:35 PM PDT by Cruz_West_Paul2016
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To: Cruz_West_Paul2016

That’s not what I’m hearing, but you go with that...


5 posted on 04/15/2014 6:01:17 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: LTC.Ret

Four years is a long time, how are you trying to reach her, and about what?


6 posted on 04/15/2014 6:02:32 PM PDT by ansel12 ((Libertarianism offers the transitory concepts and dialogue to move from conservatism, to liberalism)
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To: LTC.Ret

I’m just really glad you aren’t trying to imply she’s a shyster.


7 posted on 04/15/2014 6:05:36 PM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is DOMESTIC ENEMY #1!)
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To: LTC.Ret

Took me maybe 10 minutes.

Contact Info for SarahPAC:

SarahPAC
P.O. Box 7711
Arlington, VA 22207

(202) 747-1812

Email: info@sarahpac.com

http://www.washingtonspeakers.com/speakers/speaker.cfm?SpeakerId=6467

Sarah Palin
Governor Palin’s Facebook Page
http://www.facebook.com/sarahpalin

LinkedIn
http://www.linkedin.com/in/governorsarahpalin

SarahPalinUSA
Governor Palin’s Official Twitter Site
http://www.twitter.com/SarahPalinUSA

SarahPalin AK
Governor Palin’s Official YouTube Channel
http://www.youtube.com/user/SarahPalinAK

Secondary Address:

Sarah Palin
1140 W Parks Hwy
Wasilla, AK 99654
USA


8 posted on 04/15/2014 6:10:12 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

it was on the news.Lizbeth held a backyard party,invited Palin to speak for her,get her approval.at some point during the event,a tea party associate handed Palin a not detailing the hidden facts about Lizbeth and that Curt Clawson was the candidate supported by the Naples/Fort Myers tea parties.it would appear she has seen the writing on the walls(polls showing her losing,and Clawson way ahead),her ads have become more desperate.Another factor about Lizbeth,She is so monotone,you would think that she is a robot.Living in Naples,I can tell you that we have Curt signs all over the place,I have only seen two Lizbeth signs.


9 posted on 04/15/2014 6:10:47 PM PDT by Cruz_West_Paul2016
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

10 posted on 04/15/2014 6:12:30 PM PDT by mabarker1 (Please, Somebody Impeach the kenyan!!!!)
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To: Cruz_West_Paul2016

Scandal in Florida Race Exposed. Some Keeping Quiet About It. Wonder Why?
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-gop/3144349/posts


11 posted on 04/15/2014 6:13:40 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: bigbob

Compare her against the guy Karl Rove who spent some $350 million and had maybe 2% win the last time.


12 posted on 04/15/2014 6:13:59 PM PDT by minnesota_bound
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To: minnesota_bound; bigbob

13 posted on 04/15/2014 6:15:50 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: Cruz_West_Paul2016
here in Trey Radels district,she was tricked into considering one of the 4 primary candidates for congress.a tea party associate had to inform her that Curt Clawson was the Tea-Party Candidate and Lizbeth was a Democrat in wolves clothing!

Performed quick searches and did not find evidence to back up your statements. Did find some opposition by her (and Palin's)opponents, though.
14 posted on 04/15/2014 6:18:21 PM PDT by Resettozero
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To: Cruz_West_Paul2016
it was on the news.Lizbeth held a backyard party,invited Palin to speak for her,get her approval.at some point during the event,a tea party associate handed Palin a not detailing the hidden facts about Lizbeth and that Curt Clawson was the candidate supported by the Naples/Fort Myers tea parties.it would appear she has seen the writing on the walls(polls showing her losing,and Clawson way ahead),her ads have become more desperate.Another factor about Lizbeth,She is so monotone,you would think that she is a robot.Living in Naples,I can tell you that we have Curt signs all over the place,I have only seen two Lizbeth signs.

Can you prove the note to Palin was correct in all it said? If not, then you are a just campaigning for Clawson, which is fine by me.
15 posted on 04/15/2014 6:22:21 PM PDT by Resettozero
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To: Resettozero

i pasted this from a comment in a thread.”Lizbeth’s husband is a democratic lobbyist that supported Hillary Clinton, Bill Nelson, and Charlie Christ.”,,,if u google “Lizbeth Benacquisto is a Democrat,you can take a look at the results.


16 posted on 04/15/2014 6:25:25 PM PDT by Cruz_West_Paul2016
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To: Resettozero

this was brought up during the main morning conservative radio show. it a popular topic.


17 posted on 04/15/2014 6:27:05 PM PDT by Cruz_West_Paul2016
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To: Cruz_West_Paul2016
Mrs. Reagan went to astrologers, held seances, believed in horoscopes and was much further left than the president. What's your point?
18 posted on 04/15/2014 6:39:44 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: Cruz_West_Paul2016

Wasn’t she the speaker of the house in Florida? You’re saying she “fooled” her whole caucus?


19 posted on 04/15/2014 6:40:57 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: LTC.Ret; KC_Lion; onyx

Heads up Lion and Onyx. “Someone, (’Someone’? Oh yeah, the phony baloney ‘someone’ thing), suggested she only hears large $ donations...”. That sounds a bit like these other dirt ball Sarah slams we get: Sarah is to skinny...Sarah needs a voice coach...Sarah quit as Gov. of Alaska...Sarah is just interested in making TV shows. Etc. Etc. Etc. Etc. Then we on occasion get this right up front, (transparent to all of course), for openers sentence on some Sarah posts: ‘I like Sarah, but...’ Good grief.


20 posted on 04/15/2014 6:43:48 PM PDT by bobby.223 (Retired up in the snowy mountains of the American Redoubt and it's a great life!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

thats what I heard,she is in the senate,but like a lot of us here in Florida,there is just something about her,just like when we get negative vibes from candidates.also,have u seen any of her ads?she has no accomplishments to run on,her ads pretty much bash the other 2/3 candidates,yet you never hear of anything she has done that would make potential voters change their minds.Clawson being the tea-party choice(even Rand Paul endorses him)he will already get 40/38% of the vote and thats how he is polling,Lizbeth is in the 30% range,other 2 candidates are just hurting.and like I mentioned,i see Clawson signs all over Naples,I drive for a living,so far,I have seen only two lawn signs for Lizbeth.


21 posted on 04/15/2014 6:58:54 PM PDT by Cruz_West_Paul2016
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To: workerbee

;^)


22 posted on 04/15/2014 7:01:04 PM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: Cruz_West_Paul2016

Where did you get the idea that Rand Paul = Tea Party?


23 posted on 04/15/2014 7:01:11 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: Cruz_West_Paul2016

When Florida Senate districts were reconfigured in 2012, Benacquisto ran for re-election in the 30th District, which included parts of the old 27th District that she had represented, but was not where her home in Wellington was located. Regardless, she won her party’s nomination unopposed, and faced off against Democratic nominee Debbie Jordan in the general election. The Naples Daily News endorsed Benacquisto for re-election, praising her for the fact that she “sponsored the Andrew Widman Act to better track dangerous criminals and the Silver Alert Program to protect seniors astray.” [7] In the end, she was overwhelmingly re-elected, receiving 62% of the vote.

While serving in the Senate, Benacquisto voted for the controversial “parent trigger” legislation that would allow parents to turn failing public schools into charter schools, but, ultimately, the bill did not pass.[8] She also supported legislation that would exempt “certain manufacturing equipment from the state’s sales tax,” so as to potentially allow manufacturing companies to expand operations within the state.[9] Following the controversy regarding the Westboro Baptist Church’s decision to protest certain funerals, Benacquisto sponsored legislation that would make it a crime “to protest within 500 feet of a funeral,” noting, “We’ve seen these types of protests occur all across the country and it is very disappointing that folks would use the moment of grief to make a political statement. So we wanted to make a strong stand here in Florida and let everyone know that we were going to protect the time of burial and the time of grieving and the time for goodbye.”[10] Benacquisto was elected the Majority Leader of the Florida State Senate for the 2012-2014 legislative session. Recently, following the resignation of Lieutenant Governor of Florida Jennifer Carroll, she has been floated as a potential replacement.[11]

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lizbeth_Benacquisto

We have been lucky to visit southwest Florida on several occasions and know it is one of the warmest places in the country. The warmth comes not only from the sun, but also from the citizens. We met many dedicated patriots in Naples, Florida, on our recent book tour. They deserve better representation than what they have had recently. Lizbeth Benacquisto is the only proven conservative in the race. She served her constituents well and has never forgotten who put her in office – the people. Lizbeth will take these values to Washington to fight for us all.

Lizbeth Benacquisto is a proven conservative with an unwavering commitment to the principles of our Founders and to the sanctity of life. In the Florida State Senate she has a record that demonstrates a willingness to take on special interests and rein in the scope of government. A fierce advocate for her constituents, Lizbeth has introduced and pushed through legislation to protect our senior citizens.

In particular, Lizbeth’s personal triumph over hardship and staunch defense of life is inspiring. In 2010, her opponent, to his detriment, tried to use her past against her; watch her inspiring response here: http://youtu.be/tODVWh6i_MM. We need this fighter and advocate for women and innocent life in Washington!

I admire and respect the good folks supporting other candidates in this race, but we’ll have to disagree on this one. Lizbeth is running against a wealthy self-funded candidate with lots of splashy campaign ads claiming to be a conservative. Since when do conservatives stand for crony capitalism and government bailouts? Please do your homework, voters. Look beyond the fancy anonymous campaign ads. Look at a candidate’s record, not just their rhetoric. Lizbeth is a genuine conservative with a track record to prove it.

To learn more about Lizbeth Benacquisto and support her campaign, visit her website at www.lizbethforcongress.com

- Sarah Palin


24 posted on 04/15/2014 7:06:18 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; FreedomPoster

I saw the Palin ad for Karen Handel today. I still prefer Paul Broun, but would rather have Handel than Kingston or Perdue.


25 posted on 04/15/2014 7:10:57 PM PDT by Hoodat (Democrats - Opposing Equal Protection since 1828)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Use the eraser on that board and change the total to $300 million. He spent $160 million on Mitt Romney.
http://news.yahoo.com/karl-rove-defends-300-million-disaster-174526602—politics.html


26 posted on 04/15/2014 8:18:03 PM PDT by minnesota_bound
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To: minnesota_bound

That is $160 million on Mitt and I suspect $140 million to some offshore bank account.


27 posted on 04/15/2014 9:08:27 PM PDT by minnesota_bound
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To: LTC.Ret; 2ndDivisionVet
Tried for four years to contact her and get her to at least respond -— never found the magic words. Someone suggested she only hears large $ donations, but I sincerely hope that isn’t true. Not running anymore, but still waiting . . .

Sniff... Sniff...

Something smells here.
28 posted on 04/15/2014 9:33:53 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)
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To: Hoodat

I’m curious why you don’t like Perdue.


29 posted on 04/16/2014 2:47:48 AM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: FreedomPoster

I don’t like his position on Dodd-Frank.


30 posted on 04/16/2014 4:22:53 AM PDT by Hoodat (Democrats - Opposing Equal Protection since 1828)
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