Palin Called GOP Bigwigs Before Quitting

Phone records reveal chats with Cheney, Giuliani
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 7, 2009 4:40 AM CDT
Sarah Palin hugs Alaska Lt. Gov. Sean Parnell after announcing she will be stepping down as governor.   (AP Photo/The Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman, Robert DeBerry)
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(Newser) – Sarah Palin spoke to several top Republicans in the weeks before her resignation, ABC News reports. An open-records request finds that in May, Palin was on the phone to Dick Cheney, Rudy Giuliani, and Charlie Crist, among others. A spokeswoman said that Cheney had been talking about an upcoming vacation in Alaska. Palin's office declined to comment on the conversations.