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Governor Palin

Palin Popularity Still High Despite Spate Of Negative News

CBS News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sarah Palin insists she's been focusing on one thing -- governing Alaska -- since the presidential election. But, observes Early Show national corres...

Palin, Forced Into A Corner, Names Pro-Choicer To Alaska Supreme Court

Washington Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin had to make a tough choice in filling a vacant slot on her state's Supreme Court: Appoint a woman who once served on the board...

Americans Can Do Anything: Jindal's Lack of Faith in Democracy (Part 1)

William K. Black | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William K. Black

One of the essential ways in which Americans work together is through the government programs that produced each of the triumphs Governor Jindal urges us to celebrate.

Palin Pallin' with Preacher

Shannyn Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shannyn Moore

Outrageous fuel prices, inflated food costs, low subsistence harvests and low or no incomes aligned to create the perfect storm of a devastating reality in Western Alaska.

Sarah Palin's Presidential To Do List

Trish Wend | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Trish Wend


McCain Once Again Shows Republican Party Is Just 24 Years Behind Democrats

Joseph Minton Amann and Tom Breuer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph Minton Amann and Tom Breuer

Palin does reinforce McCain's maverick image. He threw out the established guidelines for picking a VP and went with the Fox News method of simply picking the hottest broad he could find.

Sarah Palin: Average Hockey Mom or Spawn of Satan?

Sean Carman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sean Carman

Palin appears to have turned herself into a Barbie doll to advance her political career. Which, of course, will make feminists everywhere line up to vote for her. Especially Hilary supporters.

A Viewer's Guide to the Sarah Palin Nomination

Sean Carman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sean Carman

What does all of this mean? The friendly, apparently all-American demeanor? The rabid support of radical right-wing fundamentalists? The dogged, inexplicable hatred of trooper Wooten?

People Who Would Be Better VP Picks than Sarah Palin

Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alex Leo

Of course, many of these people are not Republicans. But if you're compromising everywhere else, why not on party affiliation?

Middle Americans Are Not Just White, Christian, Working Class Folk

Tami Winfrey Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tami Winfrey Harris

There is nothing wrong with being Joe the Plumber. I just disagree that Joe is a symbol of the authentic American. And I say this as a Middle American.

John McCain Needs a Permanent Time Out

Justin Frank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Justin Frank

McCain's behavior in the first two debates was not passive-aggressive, fear-driven, or even racist -- he was simply protecting himself from blowing his stack. Obama's calm must drive him crazy.

O'Biden vs. McPalin

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

It is now pretty clear that the vice presidential candidates will not be a deciding factor in this election, even though they each exceeded their low expectations for the debate.

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...

Palin Ran Oil-Based Administration As Governor

NY Times | WILLIAM YARDLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ANCHORAGE -- When Gov. Sarah Palin meets Senator Joseph R. Biden Jr. on Thursday in the vice-presidential debate, even her fellow Alaskans might hear ...

Still More Questions About Sarah Palin and that Combed-Over Guy with the Creepy Smile Who Hangs on to Her Skirt for Dear Life

Paul Slansky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Slansky

Knowing his parents as we do, what seems the likeliest inspiration for infant Trig's name?

Leaked: McCain's Earmark Memo to Palin

Lee Camp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lee Camp

Blagojevich Defends Palin's Experience

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Democratic Gov. Rod Blagojevich defended Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin's executive experience as a first-term governor of Alaska an...

Is Sarah Palin "Mainstream" on Guns?

Josh Horwitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Horwitz

A closer examination of her background reveals that Palin has embraced views on gun ownership that are ideologically extreme even by the standards of gun rights advocates.

McCain's Voice Mail to Palin Leaked to Press (Listen)

Lee Camp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lee Camp

Palin Forced Staff To Resign In Loyalty Test

Washington Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Earlier today, First Lady Laura Bush urged us to remember Gov. Sarah Palin's record as mayor of her hometown from 1996-2002 when assessing her experie...

Another Palin Firing Scandal Surfaces

Washington Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Palin, a lifelong member of the National Rifle Assn., started her career as a member of her local city council in Wasilla, Alaska, a town about 45 mil...

The Vast Right Wing Conspiracy: A Brief History Lesson

Jeffrey Jena | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeffrey Jena

For all of my enlightened progressive friends out there in cyberland who are just atwitter and twitching about Gov. Palin let me give you a little history lesson.

Seth Colter Walls

McCain's Palin Pick Gives Him Alaska, Pollster Says | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For months now, Barack Obama campaign manager David Plouffe has been bragging to anyone who will listen that the Democratic nominee has many paths to ...

Romney, Pawlenty: McCain Used Us!

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Though it was high in shock value, the Palin pick left bruised feelings among the short-list contenders who were not picked -- and infuriated some Rep...

Palin Dissed VP Job

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Count Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as one of the most surprised that she was chocen as unning mate for Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.). In an interview just a ...