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Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin introduced herself to the world Wednesday by calling herself a "hockey mom" and then asking what the difference was between a hockey mom and a pit bull.

"Lipstick," the Republican vice presidential nominee said.

She promptly went on to prove the point, tearing into Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama as two-faced, inexperienced and intoxicated by the sound of his own voice. Read full article »

CNN's Kristi Keck, Dana Bash, Ed Hornick, Paul Steinhauser and Scott J. Anderson contributed to this report.

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