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Ahiza Garcia

Ahiza Garcia is a newswriter based in New York City. Before joining TPM, Ahiza interned and freelanced for Nightline, Fox Sports, and ESPN the Magazine. She holds a B.A. in psychology from Columbia University and an M.S. in digital journalism from Syracuse University. She can be reached at ahiza@talkingpointsmemo.com.

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Fox News host Bill O'Reilly conceded on Wednesday night that comedian Jon Stewart was at least right about something during their debate about white privilege.

O'Reilly, a skeptic of the idea that white privilege even exists in modern America, faced off against the host of Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" last week. During the debate, Stewart pointed out that O'Reilly's hometown of Levittown, N.Y., at one time didn't allow blacks to live there and was built as a racially segregated community.

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It may end up becoming an enduring mystery of the Palin family brawl: What happened to video that was supposedly recorded showing the melee?

And did the video really ever exist at all?

On Tuesday, police in Anchorage, Alaska released photos and audio from their investigation of the Sept. 6 house party, which was attended by former Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin and her family, and which turned into a bloody, violent mess.

The audio recordings contained even more evidence that someone made video recordings of the brawls, which allegedly involved multiple members of the Palin clan.

Yet no video has ever surfaced.

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All was going well at the party until the Palin clan showed up.

A homeowner in Anchorage, Alaska spoke to police on Sept. 6, not long after a house party he threw that night turned into a bloody brawl, and an audio recording of the conversation that became public on Tuesday made it clear just how angry he was at former GOP vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin and her family for ruining his fun.

"These Palins running up here on my property acting like they own it is not gonna fly with me," homeowner Korey Klingenmeyer told police. "I don’t give a fuck if their name’s Palin or fucking Obama, cause they don’t mean shit to me."

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Amid the crackle and chaos of audio released by the Anchorage Police Department on Tuesday, an unmistakable voice could be heard.

"Did you find your necklace?" the woman could be heard saying. "Track, that is such a God thing. See?"

The voice almost certainly belonged to former GOP vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin. The audio was released as part of hours of recordings made by Anchorage cops in the aftermath of an alcohol-fueled brawl at a house party in the city in September.

The recordings were released along with photos from the scene, and they documented the surreal situation police were faced with when they rolled up to the party. People were scattering and the Palin family was hovering around a stretch Hummer limousine they had brought with them that night.

Previously, eyewitnesses had largely blamed the Palins for the brawls, and police documented their findings in reports. But ultimately, prosecutors decided to bring no charges.

The audio that has now been released offered a glimpse of the scene. Palin's adult children, Track and Bristol, could be heard telling their stories to the investigators. Meanwhile Sarah Palin spent time reminding her children throughout it all of one of the important things in life: not to cuss.

Here are a few of the best (or worst) moments from the audio. All of the recordings that were released are embedded below.

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The Anchorage Police Department finally released photos on Tuesday from the bloody, drunken brawl involving members of the Sarah Palin clan.

The photos, apparently taken by Anchorage cops who were called to investigate, showed mostly bloody flesh and various pieces of evidence from the aftermath of the altercations at a house party in September.

One photo also showed a conspicuous pair of red, white and blue sneakers. (A witness told TPM last month she remembered the kind of shoes she saw the former GOP vice presidential nominee wearing at the party: they were red, white and blue.)

What the photos didn't show, however, were the faces of those involved. In police reports released earlier this month, officers mentioned taking photographs of Palin's son, Track, and daughter, Bristol. But the photos themselves didn't identify the people there.

In an email to TPM on Tuesday, Anchorage police spokeswoman Jennifer Castro said many of the documents they released had been edited to comply with various local, state and federal laws.

While the police didn't identify the people in the photos, you might be able to. If you can help with the IDs, email us at talk@talkingpointsmemo.com.

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The Republican challenger to Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC) has apparently decided to make the most of the attention he received for describing gays as "Gremlins."

In a video posted to Facebook on Monday, challenger Anthony Culler doubled down on the comment and vowed if elected he would represent and fight for Christians against "the worst Gremlin outbreak we've seen in 30 years."

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