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Friday Talking Points [50] -- Can I Call You Joe?

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

I refuse to get too wrapped up in the question of who "won" the debate. In general, unless one candidate obviously self-destructs, this question is answered subjectively and personally. That's not to say I didn't think Biden did better. I did.

Underdog Wins Gold at 2012 Sarah-lympics

David Quigg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Quigg

BOB COSTAS: And we are back. More coverage of the decathlon coming up in just minutes here. But first we're going to quickly send you out to a place t...

Biden & Palin: Some Debate Prep Advice

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Alderman

Thursday night's a biggie. There's a decent chance Biden and Palin will get bigger viewer numbers than the Presidential top dogs did last Friday. This...

McCain Rewrites Palin's History, by Rep. Les Gara

Jeanne Devon (AKMuckraker) | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeanne Devon (AKMuckraker)

by Rep. Les Gara Over the past few weeks we Alaskans have been scratching our heads over the interesting claims the McCain campai...

Does Palin Have The Spine to Face Down McCain?

Stephen C. Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen C. Rose

Palin is taking it on the chin, in my odd judgment. Here's a uniformly negative collection of links, but hardly unrepresentative. What else can be ...

Sarah Palin To Replace Patti Lupone in Gypsy?

Avery Corman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Avery Corman

A member of the producing team for the revival of Gypsy confirmed internal discussions for the replacement of Patti Lupone and Sarah Palin is a leading choice.

Jed Lewison

CNN Exposes Palin's "Road To Nowhere" Pork Barrel Project | Jed Lewison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Now that Sarah Palin and the McCain campaign have finally decided to stop telling the "Bridge To Nowhere" lie, Alaska's "Road To Nowhere" -- built whi...

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

A new poll this week showed Sarah Palin's approval ratings nosediving -- especially among women. It's as if she had been the new guest at a long-running dinner party: at first we were grateful for the new blood and, after oft-repeated tales of fighter pilot heroism and Harvard Law achievement, delighted to hear fresh stories about moose burgers, government jets sold on eBay, boondoggle bridges rejected, and lipsticked pit bulls. But suddenly we couldn't help but notice that the house was on fire. And as amused as they were by all the new stories and new characters, the American people knew that the "Welcome Sarah" party was over. It's time to get serious.

Keillor On Palin: Bush With Big Hair

Salon | Garrison Keillor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sept. 10, 2008 | So the Republicans have decided to run against themselves. The bums have tiptoed out the back door and circled around to the front an...

Jason Linkins

Palin's 'Bridge To Nowhere,' Forever And Ever (VIDEO) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hey, you know that speech Sarah Palin gave at the Republican National Convention? That she kept on giving, over and over again, every time a camera a...

Palin Backed Dead-End $26 Million "Road To Nowhere"

ProPublica | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When Lois Epstein approached Gov. Sarah Palin during a July 2007 meeting, she says she had a simple request: pull the plug on the construction of a $2...

Obama: "If You Believe That, I've Got A Bridge In Alaska To Sell You"

Daily Kos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

"But now suddenly, John McCain says he is about change, too. He even started using some of my lines. Suddenly he says he wants 'to turn the page.' He ...

Seth Colter Walls

'Bridge To Nowhere' Project Moving Forward, With Palin's Consent | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Campaign fact-checkers were back to work on Monday, criticizing Gov. Sarah Palin for restating a false claim about the notorious "Bridge to Nowhere" t...

Palin Administration Still Working On "Bridge To Nowhere"

ProPublica | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin has portrayed herself as a foe of pork-barrel spending, pointing in particular to her role in killing the $398 million "Bridge...

McCain Tacitly Admits Lies -- Then Distorts Facts

Eric Schmeltzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Schmeltzer

So, all the bluster last week that anyone called Sarah Palin a "pig" wasn't really based in truth, McCain admits. Yet, he never stopped his campaign from lying.

More Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Please

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Her performance was so strong and so well focused that it would be foolish not to immediately send her out on the campaign trail and/or to as many television interviews as she can squeeze into her schedule.

The New Bush

Logan Nakyanzi Pollard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Logan Nakyanzi Pollard

We knew Bush wasn't "smart." And now we know Palin isn't either. But can Dems find a way to show why all these sorted facts matter?

Exclusive "Not Seen On TV" Video Of Sarah Palin's First Interview

Matthew Filipowicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matthew Filipowicz

We all thought that first interview was going to be with ABC's Charles Gibson. Little did we know how wrong we were.

Palin ABC Interview: Excerpts From Tonight's Portion

ABC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sarah Palin on 'Bridge to Nowhere': CHARLES GIBSON: You have said continually, since he chose you as his vice-presidential nominee, that I said to Co...

Sam Stein

Palin Defends Bridge To Nowhere Process | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ABC News has just sent out the next crop of excerpts from its interview with Alaska Governor Sarah Palin. These things can be tricky to judge just fro...

Rumblings From the Graves

Tom Gerdy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Gerdy

n case some of you haven't noticed, the political process has once again caused us to take our eye off of the proverbial ball.

Twenty Questions for Sarah Palin

James Heffernan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Heffernan

After taking office when Wasilla owed nothing, why did you leave it with a debt of more than 22 million dollars?

Who's Running for President, McCain or Palin?

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

It's safe to say that Republicans are downright giddy over their Everymom.

Of Cabbages and Kings and Good Ol' American Corn Flakes

Alice Singleton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Alice Singleton

For the past eight years it has been as if Connie Corleone, acting as Bush surrogate, slipped a tainted canoli to each of us daily, rendering us too weak to reason with or fight against the poisonous regime.

Palin's Lie Caught on Camera, Says Obama Campaign

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ari Melber

2008-09-08-bridge.jpg The Obama campaign is circulating a photograph of Palin literally bragging about her support for the bridge to nowhere.