Grant Swank
Senator Sarah Palin?
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By Grant Swank
November 7, 2008

It could be.

If Republican Senator Ted Stevens can win over his opponent Anchorage Mayor Mark Begich, Stevens lands back in Congress where he has sat for 40 years.

Stevens was convicted on seven felony counts of hiding gifts. He says he's still going to bed down in DC.

Right now, he has a slight lead over Begich with votes still being counted.

However, if he gets to his usual haunts in the nation's big time, the Senate may expel him. That leaves his seat empty.

Fill in the blanks. Sarah Palin runs for the Senate and gets elected.

What does close Alaskan pal Judy Patrick say of Palin's mind at that point? Patrick ran Palin's campaign there.

"'We'd have to be delusional to think that she's just going to come back here and live in obscurity and stay the governor of Alaska,' said Patrick, who compared Tuesday's loss to the 2002 setback, which paved the way for Palin's 2006 gubernatorial win.

"'So I'm certain that there are bigger things for her future, but I don't know what the timing would be'" per Politico.com.

Read more at "Palin's tricky path back" at http://www.mlive.com/us-politics/index.ssf/2008/11/palins_tricky_path_back.html

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Joseph Grant Swank, Jr., is a pastor at New Hope Church in Windham, Maine... (more)

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