08/06/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Palin Ally: "Life Is Not Happy For Her"

A person close to Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin with knowledge of her thinking told CNN Monday that her decision to end her term early "is not part of a grand strategy" to run for president, and that he does not believe she will mount a White House bid -- but conceded that, as far as he knows, she has not ruled out the prospect.

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