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December 01, 2008

Palin Is Still Packing Them In...This Time In Georgia On Behalf Of Saxby Chambliss

Tomorrow is the runoff for the Georgia Senate seat. While lots of Republican names have shown up, Palin is still the favorite of the base, she drew about 2,000 people to one of her rallies.

Several Republicans have campaigned for Chambliss, including one-time presidential candidates Rudy Giuliani, Mike Huckabee and Mitt Romney. McCain campaigned in the state last month, but only Palin was tapped for election eve and four Georgia stops, reflecting her star status. Tommy Byler, 22, of Savannah marveled at the size of the crowd Palin drew compared to other top-tier Republicans who have campaigned for Chambliss.

"I went to see Mitt Romney a week ago, and I think there were only about 100 people there," said Byler, who wore a T-shirt emblazoned with Palin's face and the words "Sarah Palin Is My Homegirl."

All the polls have Chambliss up over his Democratic challenger. A Republican victory tomorrow will end any hopes the Democrats may have of getting 60 Senate seats.

After tomorrow the only Senate race outstanding will be the Coleman/Franken race in Minnesota, which is apparently looking good for Coleman at this point. Of course that's only as far as actual votes go. Franken may take the race to court where anything can happen.


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