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Incendiary U.S. conservative and former vice presidential hopeful Sarah Palin announced Friday she is running for Alaska’s lone seat in the United States House of Representatives, eyeing a return to national politics during a period of deep political division.

The 58-year-old far-right former governor is seeking to succeed Republican Don Young who died unexpectedly last month after serving in the U.S. House for 49 years.

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