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<b>Photos: </b>Sarah Palin on the speech circuit

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Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin addresses a “tea party” convention in Nashville. (Ed Reinke / Associated Press)
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Palin addresses last year’s Michigan Defending the American Dream Summit in Clarkston, Mich. (Carlos Osorio / Associated Press)
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Palin at the National Rifle Assn.'s national convention in Charlotte, N.C. (Chuck Burton / Associated Press)
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Palin speaks at RECon 2010, the International Council of Shopping Centers convention, in Las Vegas. (Ethan Miller / Getty Images)
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Palin at Cal State Stanislaus in Northern California. (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press)
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Mariane Barbosa carries an effigy of Palin during a protest of the former Alaska governor’s appearance at Cal State Stanislaus. (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press)
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Joan Rutschow protests Palin’s speaking appearance at Cal State Stanislaus. University officials did not disclose how much Palin was paid. (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press)
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Palin shows notes scribbled on her palm, which she called a “poor man’s teleprompter,” during her speech at Cal State Stanislaus. (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press)
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Palin speaks to a gathering of the Pennsylvania Family Institute in Hershey, Pa. (Bradley C. Bower / Associated Press)
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Palin takes questions from the audience at a Liberty & Freedom Foundation event in San Jose. (Paul Sakuma / Associated Press)
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Palin marks the centennial of President Reagan’s birth with an appearance sponsored by Young America’s Foundation at the Reagan Ranch Center in Santa Barbara. (Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images)
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Palin stands for the Pledge of Allegiance before speaking at a Long Island Assn. meeting in Woodbury, N.Y. (Craig Ruttle / Associated Press)
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