January 27, 2009 6:47 PM

Palin sets up a PAC in sign she'll be around in 2012

Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin has formed her own political action committee to support like-minded aspiring politicians. The PAC's Web site,, says the goal of the committee is to "make it possible for Gov. Palin to continue to be a strong voice for energy independence and reform." It'll also help her win friends she'll need if she seeks the Republican presidential nomination.

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