A law firm linked to Sarah Palin has been trying to figure out the absolute latest date a candidate could enter the 2012 presidential race and meet all the deadlines to get on state primary ballots, Politico's Maggie Haberman and Kenneth P. Vogel report. The law firm, Baker Hostetler, employs Mark Braden, a lawyer for SarahPAC. The firm doesn't work for any other presidential candidiates. What's the deadline? October 28, the deadline for paying the filing fee in New Hampshire. So it's just three more weeks till Palin is officially irrelevant as a political candidate.
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