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Sarah Palin Rejoins Fox News as Contributor

June 14, 2013 (1:36 am) GMT
The former Governor of Alaska will make her first return appearance Monday, June 17 on 'Fox and Friends'.
Sarah Palin

Sarah Palin is heading back to Fox News months after they parted ways. The former GOP vice presidential candidate will take on a role as a contributor on the news channel. She will also contribute to the Fox Business Network.

Fox News Chairman and CEO Roger Ailes says of Palin, "I have great confidence in her and am pleased that she will once again add her commentary to our programming. I hope she continues to speak her mind."

The 49-year-old Republican politican adds, "The power of Fox News is unparalleled. The role of Fox News in the important debates in our world is indispensable. I am pleased and proud to be rejoining Roger Ailes and the great people at FOX." She is set to return on air Monday, June 17 on morning show "Fox & Friends".

Palin, who is also the author of two best-selling books, previously provided political commentary for Fox News from January 2010 through January of this year. She was reportedly paid $1 million a year for the job. When she decided to end her stint on Fox News, the star of "" said she wanted to do other things.

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