Tracking the GOP race to 2012

Sarah Palin's hairdresser disputed a New York Times story that quoted her as saying Palin's hair had begun to thin (a purported sign of stress factoring in the governor's resignation); the Times stood by the story; Ron Paul called Palin's supporters as a "more establishment, conventional Country-Club type of Republicans"; Bobby Jindal will appear on national cable news shows today and tomorrow, following a hiatus of national public activity in the past few months; and Mitt Romney will speak at the Nebraska GOP's Founders' Day event in October.

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