Sarah Palin to appear at Labor Day Tea Party rally in New Hampshire

CBS News RAW: Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin arrives at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines on the day after the Republican presidential debate.
Sarah Palin

Sarah Palin will join the Tea Party Express at a New Hampshire rally on Monday, the group announced this week, keeping up the former governor's tour of early primary states and adding fuel to speculation about her political future.

Palin will appear at a Labor Day rally in Manchester. She is already slated to appear in Iowa -- another early presidential nominating state -- on Saturday. Tea Party Express Chair Amy Kremer called Palin "an electrifying figure" and "a hero to the tea party movement."

Presidential candidate Mitt Romney is also expected to attend the Manchester rally before heading to a presidential candidates' forum in South Carolina, hosted by Sen. Jim DeMint.

It's an open question as to whether Palin will jump into the GOP presidential race, or when she would make such an announcement. Her trips to states like Iowa and New Hampshire suggest she's still considering it. Palin stole some of the limelight from the current GOP candidates by making an appearance an Iowa the same week as the influential Ames Straw Poll.

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