RNC Paid $150,000 On Sarah Palin's Makeover

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Date Originated: October of 2008
Categories: Sarah Palin & RNC
The Republican National Committee (RNC) spent $150,000 of campaign contributions on clothing, hair styling, and makeup for Sarah Palin and her family in September 2008. Multiple shopping sprees at Saks Fifth Avenue, Neiman Marcus and other high end stores were reported. Campaign spokespersons stated the clothing would be going to charity after the election. Palin and some media outlets blamed gender bias for the controversy. At the end of the campaign, Palin returned the clothes to the RNC.
Source: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1008/14805.html
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