Vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin speaks at the RNC

Sarah Palin, vice presidential nominee
Sarah Palin, U.S. vice presidential nominee, speaks during the Republican National Convention 2008 at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul on Wednesday night.

Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin gave a rousing speech before a rapt audience at the Xcel Center in St. Paul Wednesday night, as she accepted the Republican Party's nomination for vice president.

Keynote speaker, former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, also attacked the record of Democratic nominee Barack Obama.