One-time Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin is taking on a new challenge: TV commentator.
The former Alaska governor - and potential 2012 presidential candidate - has signed a deal with Fox News to appear as a contributor on the network, a source with knowledge of the agreement confirms to CNN.
There are no plans for Palin to anchor her own program, the source said.
Palin is hardly alone in top Republicans-turned-TV talking heads.
After the 2009 GOP presidential primaries, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee joined Fox News as the host of his own show. Karl Rove, a former top aide to President George W. Bush, also joined Fox News as a commentator.
Michael Steele, the current chairman of the Republican National Committee, was once a Fox News contributor as well.
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