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Palin will speak at a fundraiser for the Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition, a powerful group of religious conservatives in the state.

The early November event will be Palin's latest step back into the spotlight, following a major role in this past weekend's Tea Party protest against the closure of the national monuments. Sen. Mike LeeMichael (Mike) Shumway LeeHillicon Valley: Google delays cutting off Huawei | GOP senators split over breaking up big tech | Report finds DNC lagging behind RNC on cybersecurity GOP senators split over antitrust remedies for big tech Fix the climate with smaller families MORE (R-Utah), a leading force in the current fight over the government shutdown and defunding ObamaCare, will headline the event.

Palin has worked hard to keep up her national profile, and visits to Iowa always spark buzz about potential presidential runs. The Fox News commentator, former governor and vice presidential candidate may be more interested in promoting her upcoming book, however.

This post was updated at 2:30 p.m.