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September 19, 2008 12:40 PM

Is Palin a fiscal conservative? In Alaska, it's hard to say

Sarah Palin presents herself to the nation as a fiscal conservative. How does her record stack up? Alaska's unique financial circumstances make it hard to give a traditional assessment. She's presided over the largest tax increase in Alaska history and the largest budget. But she also cut one tax and could have spent more.

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