Sarah Palin to End Political Contributor Role at Fox News

Former vice presidential candidate, top-rated cable channel expected to end relationship.
2:01 | 01/26/13

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Transcript for Sarah Palin to End Political Contributor Role at Fox News
Moving on to what seemed like a match made in political heaven. Sarah palin and fox news. This morning, the romance is over, after three years as an on-air political contributor for the cable channel. Palin is out. And it's not exactly clear why. Abc's gio benitez is on the story. Reporter: Fox news' self-proclaimed momma grizzly bear is leaving the den. She is parting ways with the cable news giant, just three years after joining the team as a contributor. I'm grinning today. And I'm so appreciative of the opportunity to get to work with you and the other team members here at fox news. Reporter: She quickly took on her critics. They don't like the common sense conservative solutions that I think I represent. Reporter: Palin even showed off her home studio on tlc. This is my office where I do my fox news hits from here. Reporter: But overnight, the sudden news. Palin is out at fox. A source close to palin told abc news, it was her decision. A fox news executive said this, we have thoroughly enjoyed our association with governor palin. We wish her the best in her future endeavors. It seemed to be tension at times between sarah palin and fox news. Reporter: Fox news president roger ailes was reportedly angry, when instead of fox, a syndicated radio show host broke the news that palin was not running for president in 2012. And in august of last year, she criticized fox on facebook for cancelling her appearances during the republican national convention. The sense I guess is she has other media opportunities in the future. And we'll see her more on camera, rather than behind the camera. Reporter: And palin reportedly made $1 million a year at fox. Why she's out is just pure speculation. We don't know exactly why. But we're told her contract had expired just a few weeks ago. We'll see more of her. Thanks, gio. Time for a check of the

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