Sarah Palin, vice presidential nominee, makes a point to the audience during the Republican National Convention at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, September 3, 2008. (AP Photo)
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Vice presidential nominee electrifies the GOP convention Wednesday night, pitching herself as a champion of government reform, praising running mate John McCain, mocking Democratic candidate Barack Obama and belittling media criticism.
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Gov. Sarah Palin (R-Alaska), VP Nominee
"No one expects us all to agree on everything, but we are expected to govern with integrity, and goodwill, and clear convictions, and a servant's heart."
Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani
"Change is not a destination just as hope is not a strategy."
Former Ark. Gov. Mike Huckabee
"I'm not a Republican because I grew up rich. I'm a Republican because I grew up poor and didn't want to wait the rest of my life for the government to rescue me."
Former Mass. Gov. Mitt Romney
"We have a prescription for every American who wants change in Washington — throw out the big government liberals and elect John McCain."
ALL SEPT. 3 SPEAKERS +
- Gov. Sarah Palin (R-Alaska), vice presidential nominee
- Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani
- Former Gov. Mike Huckabee (R-Ark.)
- Former Gov. Mitt Romney (R-Mass.)
- U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman (R-Minn.)
- U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas)
- U.S. Rep. Mike Pence (R-Ind.)
- Mayor Mick Cornett (R-Okla.)
- State Sen. Abel Maldonado (R-Calif.)
- Carly Fiorina, Victory '08 Chairman for the Republican National Committee and former Chairman and CEO of Hewlett-Packard Co.
- Meg Whitman, National Co-Chair for McCain 2008 and former President and CEO of eBay
- Renee Amoore
- Anne Beiler
- Jessica Colon, Chairman of the Young Republican National Federation
- Christy Swanson
- Raul "Danny" Vargas
(Source: Republican National Convention)