Next act for Palin unclear after Alaska House losses


              FILE - Then-Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, left, her husband Todd, and daughters Bristol, 16, right, and Piper, 5, front stand as the colors are retired at the end of an inauguration ceremony in Fairbanks, Alaska, on Dec. 4, 2006. Republican Palin re-emerged in Alaska politics over a decade after resigning as governor with hopes of winning the state's U.S. House seat. But she struggled to catch fire with voters and ran what critics saw as a lackluster campaign against a breakout Democrat who pitched herself as a regular Alaskan and a Republican backed by state GOP leaders. (AP Photo/Al Grillo, File)
            
              FILE - Republican presidential nominee Sen. John McCain, left, smiles as his Vice Presidential running mate, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, pumps her fist as she is introduced to supporters at a campaign rally in Dayton, Ohio, on Aug. 29, 2008. Palin re-emerged in Alaska politics over a decade after resigning as governor with hopes of winning the state's U.S. House seat. But she struggled to catch fire with voters and ran what critics saw as a lackluster campaign against a breakout Democrat who pitched herself as a regular Alaskan and a Republican backed by state GOP leaders. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, File)
            
              FILE - Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, left, endorses Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump during a rally at the Iowa State University on Jan. 19, 2016, in Ames, Iowa. Republican Palin re-emerged in Alaska politics over a decade after resigning as governor with hopes of winning the state's U.S. House seat. But she struggled to catch fire with voters and ran what critics saw as a lackluster campaign against a breakout Democrat who pitched herself as a regular Alaskan and a Republican backed by state GOP leaders. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
            
              FILE - Sarah Palin, left, a Republican, is shown before a debate for Alaska's sole U.S. House seat on Oct. 26, 2022, in Anchorage, Alaska. Palin re-emerged in Alaska politics over a decade after resigning as governor with hopes of winning the state’s U.S. House seat. She had unbeatable name recognition, the backing of former President Donald Trump and an unrivaled ability to attract national media attention. But she struggled to catch fire with voters and ran what critics saw as a lackluster campaign against a breakout Democrat who pitched herself as a regular Alaskan and a Republican backed by state GOP leaders. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen, File)
            
              FILE - Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, a Republican candidate for Alaska's sole seat in the U.S. House, meets with supporters waving her signs on Nov. 8, 2022, on a street corner in Anchorage, Alaska. Palin re-emerged in Alaska politics over a decade after resigning as governor with hopes of winning the state's U.S. House seat. But she struggled to catch fire with voters and ran what critics saw as a lackluster campaign against a breakout Democrat who pitched herself as a regular Alaskan and a Republican backed by state GOP leaders. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen, File)
Next act for Palin unclear after Alaska House losses