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At DC speech, Sarah Palin ‘thanks’ her sister, AG candidate Pam Bondi

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Within a Politico report is an interesting nugget about Florida AG candidate Pam Bondi:

Sarah Palin thrilled a high-powered mostly female crowd of activists and fundraisers Friday morning in Washington with a speech, touting a “mom awakening” in America “with women standing up and saying, ‘no, we don’t like where things are going.’”

Palin spoke to the Susan B. Anthony List’s fundraising breakfast — praising the women there as “mama grizzlies”— before flying to South Carolina to throw her weight behind one of the GOP’s most promising young women candidates — state Rep. Nikki Haley, who is running for that state’s gubernatorial seat.

For the many conservative women, Palin is the standard-bearer for what the former Alaska governor sees as a new feminism led by “gun-toting, pro-life moms.”

One of those women in the crowd was Florida AG candidate Pam Bondi.

Soon after walking on the stage, Palin tried to quiet the crowd by thanking her many “sisters” in the audience — who included Colorado Senate candidate Jane Norton, Tennessee House candidate Robin Smith and Pam Bondi, a Republican candidate for attorney general in Florida.

The crowd was a who’s who of Washington’s pro-life power elite, assembled by SBA List President Marjorie Dannenfelser — including Reps. Steve King (R-Iowa), Chris Smith (R-N.J.) and John Culberson (R-Texas).

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