WASHINGTON (AP) - Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin says she will not run for president. Her announcement Wednesday left little doubt that the eventual Republican nominee will come from the current field of contenders.
Palin said in a statement that she and her husband Todd "devote
ourselves to God, family and country." She said her decision
maintains that order.
Palin was the 2008 GOP nominee for vice president. She often
hinted that she might run for president in 2012 but never committed
Her announcement came one day after New Jersey Gov. Chris
Christie said he would not run. Republican insiders say the field
is set. It includes former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and Texas
Gov. Rick Perry.
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