Sarah Palin has been defeated in her bid to make a political comeback - and she's not taking it well.

In behind-the-scenes footage from shortly after she found out about the loss, the former governor seemed bitter.

"I mean, really? Alaskans want Joe Biden and Nancy Pelosi?" she exclaimed in a room surrounded by supporters and paraphernalia from her campaign.

Palin served as the ninth governor of Alaska from 2006 to 2009, and her failure at a comeback could spell trouble for Republicans in the midterm elections.

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