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Sarah Palin Endorses 'Mama Grizzly' Christine O'Donnell on Sean Hannity's Radio Show

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During a surprise appearance on Sean Hannity's radio show Thursday, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin endorsed Delaware U.S. Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell.

O'Donnell, backed by the Tea Party Express, is running in a tough primary against moderate Republican Rep. Mike Castle. The primary is on Tuesday.

Earlier, Palin re-tweeted an endorsement of O'Donnell first sent out by conservative radio host Tammy Bruce, a move which did not constitute an official Palin endorsement, but which increased speculation that Palin's backing may be imminent.

A tweet sent out by Sean Hannity Thursday afternoon, tipped off many reporters that the endorsement was now official. As Hannity tweeted:
"Thanks @SarahPalinUSA for the last minute call in. Endorsement of Christine O'Donnell was an exclusive. Said she hadn't told Christine yet."
Shortly after Hannity's tweet, Christine O'Donnell tweeted back,
@sarahpalinusa Thank you for support on @SeanHannity today! #tcot #conservative #DESEN #teaparty
She also tweeted,

Just got Gov. Palin's endorsement! Thank you for your prayers!



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cutlassv8

The Tea Party did the right thing supporting O'donnell. If the RNC doesn't agree with this, it could bring serious division within the republican party. United we stand, divided we fall>

September 15 2010 at 11:24 AM Report abuse -1 rate up rate down Reply
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hoffaboys

And fall you shall..................

September 18 2010 at 7:13 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
geegaw45

Delaware needs this kind of conservative. Castle is so liberal, he may as well be Democrat. Mike Castle no longer serves the people of Delaware, he is serving himself. Delawareans, please protect yourselves by voting for Christine on September 14. You won't be sorry.

September 10 2010 at 7:25 AM Report abuse -1 rate up rate down Reply
dannynmaria

Another vacant, pretty, bobble head Republicant, against a woman's right to choose, advocate for abstinence (cause that's worked out real well for Caribou Barbie), and even 'self abstinence'. Yeah, that'll solve our economic and national issues, Christine, let's spend less time masturbating, and more time manipulating! What a joke, just like Sharron Angle, Jan Brewer, Michele Bachmann and Sarah Palin....if this is the best this country can do in the way of 'intelligent' moderate female candidates, WE ARE ALL IN TROUBLE!

September 09 2010 at 11:38 PM Report abuse +3 rate up rate down Reply
dflkac

Oh, I'm loving it!!! Go Christine, Go!!! Storm the Castle!

September 09 2010 at 4:07 PM Report abuse +15 rate up rate down Reply
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bpdarling

A twitter is not exactly a resounding endorsement of a candidate. Sarah probably only did that because this candidate would not PAY her $100,000 APPEARANCE FEE! The republican tea party is running out of cash because Sarah and Glenn Beck have it all now, so she only tweets for those people that cannot PAY HER FEE!!!!

September 09 2010 at 4:40 PM Report abuse -3 rate up rate down Reply

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