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Team Obama Attacks Sarah Palin

The Daily Beast | Posted 05.12.2012 | Politics

Nicely captured. This election is, as all elections, about many things. But defeating the barrage of insanity and deception from the FNC-RNC machine i...

Palin Makes Curious Charge Against Obamas' Holiday Card

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.21.2011 | Politics

Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin (R) attacked the White House holiday card in an article on Fox News Radio. The front of the card shows the Obam...

Sam Stein

Obama Besting Palin In Deeply Republican Tennessee: Poll | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A poll released Monday provides more evidence that Republicans would hamper their chances in the 2012 presidential election were they to...

Her Candidacy Is Over -- Palin's "Brainwashing" and "Joe Welch" Moment

Mark Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Green

After her video disparaging critics as guilty of a "blood libel," Sarah Palin should be shunned and will be shunned. As of today, she is done as a presidential candidate.

Emily Swanson

New Poll: Obama Would Comfortably Lead Palin In 2012 Race | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A new poll released Thursday found President Obama with a big lead over Sarah Palin in the 2012 presidential contest, and with smaller leads over two ...

Sam Stein

Palin Slams Michelle Obama Again, This Time For Anti-Obesity Campaign | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An appearance by Sarah Palin on Laura Ingraham's radio show Wednesday morning drew a bit of pre-Thanksgiving buzz for a swipe she took a...

New Poll: Obama Vulnerable in 2012?

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It's just two days after the midterm election, but never too early for pollsters to turn their attention to 2012. A new poll out today from CNN shows ...

Pete Rouse and the Lies of Sarah Palin

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoffrey Dunn

The obsessive quality of Palin's to demonize an opponent has repeated itself frequently and consistently in her brief political career, now with the newly named White House Chief of Staff, Pete Rouse.

Mark Blumenthal

Obama-Palin Polls Don't Serve Much Purpose This Early In The Game | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Two new polls released yesterday asked about a hypothetical presidential contest between Sarah Palin and Barack Obama with very different results: Th...

Sam Stein

Sarah Palin 2012 Opposed By Alaskans | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

More Alaskans would oppose Sarah Palin than support her if she were to run for the presidency in 2012, according to some intriguing if not surprising ...

Obama Palin Shoe Shining Email Could Get Colorado State Worker In Trouble

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

DENVER (AP) -- A Colorado state employee could be disciplined for sending an e-mail showing President Barack Obama shining the shoes of former Republi...

Sarah Palin's Obama Obsession

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoffrey Dunn

I've just returned from Alaska, where I conducted interviews and archival research for a book on Palin, and many of those I spoke to in the Last Frontier, from across the political spectrum, noted that Palin was fixated on Obama.

Palin Lifts From Gingrich in Anchorage Speech

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoffrey Dunn

Much of Sarah Palin's speech delivered in Anchorage on Wednesday was lifted from an article written four years ago by Newt Gingrich and Craig Shirley.

Slap Shot: Alaska Legislators Set to Override Palin's Veto

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoffrey Dunn

It will take a 75 percent legislative majority to override Palin's veto -- no small feat in a rightward leaning state. It would appear to be a political slap shot headed straight for the net.

Palin Attending Alfalfa Club Dinner Because Of Obama: UPDATED WITH OBAMA REMARKS

ABC News/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

***UPDATED January 31st, 9:56PM*** The exclusive Alfalfa dinner took place tonight, where politicians roast each other. Sarah Palin attended specifi...

Palin Skipping Obama Dinner In McCain's Honor

Mother Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On the night before Barack Obama is sworn in as the nation's 44th President, his inaugural committee will host a series of dinners honoring public ser...

Black Congressmen: Palin's Rhetoric Racist

The Observer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As the McCain campaign ratchets up the intensity of its attacks on Barack Obama, some black elected officials are calling the tactics desperate, unsee...

Canvassers Use Palin as "Magic Bullet" in Swaying N.J. and Pa. Undecideds

James Camner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
James Camner

The most effective response to an undecided voter, the response that always gets an "I think I'm leaning toward Obama," is to mention Governor Sarah Palin. She's the magic bullet.

Women -- Repubs, Dems, Hillaryites -- Speak-Out For Obama-Biden

Denise Dennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Denise Dennis

Explaining that she was a Republican her entire life, she says, "The current Republican Party has destroyed the country economically" and that "The religious right now owns the GOP."

Don't Think of a Maverick! Could the Obama Campaign Be Improved?

George Lakoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
George Lakoff

Obama needs to be Obama again, the inspiring figure who gives us hope, not the dull policy wonk. Post-Palin, the Obama-Biden campaign seems to have become the Gore-Kerry-Hillary campaign.

The Elephant In The Room

Hermene Hartman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hermene Hartman

Barack needs to pay attention to a base of Black voters, not to take them for granted. Black America needs to be addressed on its key issues. Forty-six percent of Black America did not vote in the last presidential race.

From Organizer To Elected Official

Peter Dreier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Peter Dreier

Speaker of the California Assembly Karen Bass, for one, has been an incredibly successful leader. Her community organizing background has made her a very pragmatic problem solver. She doesn't look for ways to polarize issues.

Obama: Palin's Speech Had No Substance (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama responded personally to Sarah Palin's harsh speech at the Republican National Convention in York, Pennsylvania. "You're hearing an awful ...

Sam Stein

McCain Palin Ad Defends Pick By Ripping Obama | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The McCain campaign has launched, in the form of a new political advertisement, the most explicit defense yet of its choice of Sarah Palin's for vice ...

Sorry, Barack, But It Matters to Me

Elizabeth Austin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Elizabeth Austin

As a mother myself, I feel fully justified in looking at Sarah Palin differently today than I did yesterday. Her politically ambitious decision at a time of family crisis tells me a great deal about her judgment and her priorities.