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Alaska Welcomes Palin Back Home

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Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin was greeted by an enthusiastic crowd when she returned to Alaska for the first time since the GOP convention. (NPR)

The Alaskan Governor has said her stance on the Bridge to Nowhere proves she can stand up to Washington, but some critics say she's not telling the whole story. (NPR)

Barack Obama is firing back after the McCain camp accused him of sexism toward Palin for a "lipstick" remark. (NPR)

Obama's running mate, Delaware Senator Joe Biden, spent the day on the campaign trail in New Hampshire. (WBUR)

With just four electoral college votes, the small state is expected to play a big role in November. (WBUR)

Plus, a look at how the McCain-Palin ticket has co-opted Obama's long-held message of change. (NPR)

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