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Palin's Pitbull Lipstick Wearing Thin

Shannyn Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shannyn Moore

Sarah Palin should resign from state government and campaign full time for 2012. The State of Alaska can no longer afford her.

Meghan McCain: "I Don't Know" If I Could Vote For Sarah Palin (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Meghan McCain has declined to talk about Sarah Palin in the past -- even as she calls out other controversial female Republicans in her Daily Beast co...

McCain On Backing Palin In 2012: Let's See Who Else Runs

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Sen. John McCain isn't committing to supporting his vice presidential pick, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, if she runs for president in 2...

Bobby Jindal's GOP Resignation Letter

Carlos Watson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carlos Watson

The following is a letter sent by Bobby Jindal, governor of Louisiana, to the leaders of the Republican Party. At least I wish it was.

Sarah Palin Robocalls Reported In Iowa

KCCI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin is reaching out to Iowans again....

Obama Would Crush Sarah Palin In 2012: Poll

The Huffington Post | Megan Slack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A poll released by Public Policy Polling found that President Obama would crush Sarah Palin in a hypothetical, head-to-head presidential election for ...

Sam Stein

Draft Palin Effort Begins In A Denny's In West Haven | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

History will show that the starting point of the grassroots movement to draft Sarah Palin as president began at a Denny's Restaurant in West Haven, Co...

Sarah Palin In Trouble As Oil Prices Fall: AP

AP | RACHEL D'ORO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's first two years in office have been called a time of milk and honey, when the resource-rich state ...

Palin to media: Leave my kids alone

AP | RACHEL D'ORO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is going on the offensive against news organizations and bloggers she says are perpetuating maliciou...

A Cry for Help from Rural Alaska. Where Is Sarah Palin?

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

What is the state of Alaska doing to help its citizens as they face conditions of scarcity that are beyond what many of us can imagine? Nothing. Where is Governor Palin?

Sarah Palin: The New and 'Explosive' Leader of the GOP

Bob Cesca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Cesca

The only possibilities for the resuscitation of the Republican Party are either, 1) a failed Obama presidency or, 2) an as-of-yet unannounced transformative and inspirational Republican figure.

Sen. Murkowski Warns Palin: Stay Away From My Seat

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski has some Republican-to-Republican advice for Gov. Sarah Palin: If you want to make a run at the White House, keep your hand...

Rove: "Marketplace Of Ideas" Will Decide Palin's Fate

CNN Political Ticker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's rock-star status could solidly position her to lead the Republican Party in four years, but former top Bush aide Karl Rove s...

Poll: Palin Top GOP Pick For 2012

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A new Zogby poll shows that despite her divisiveness and the anger directed her way by Republican campaign aides after the election, Sarah Palin is st...

Huckabee: I "Envy" Sarah Palin

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Mike Huckabee wouldn't rule out a 2012 run for president Wednesday, but he acknowledged it could be hard to take back the spotlight...

Draft Sarah Palin Campaign Begins With Website

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Politico reports: A group dedicated to pushing Sarah Palin into the 2012 presidential race was formed last week and is already emailing Iowa Rep...

Joe The Plumber Interviewed By Tufts Student Paper

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A freshman at Tufts University talked to Joe The Plumber about the election and his future political prospects. On his role in the election: Q: Ho...

Palin Returns To Cold Realities In Alaska

AP | GENE JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Gov. Sarah Palin, heralded by some conservatives as the future of the Republican Party, faces some cold political realities ...

Why Palin In 2012 Needs Sen. Stevens to Win

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Wall Street Journal reports: As bizarre as it may seem, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's presidential ambitions for 2012 hang to a considerable degree ...

Potential Palin Rival: "Let Her Be The Sacrificial Lamb For 2012"

Marc Ambinder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A strategist for a rival potential presidential rival e-mails to express amusement with Gov. Sarah Palin's come one, come all PR strategy: "Fine ...

Palin Leaves Door Open For Senate Run

AP | ANN SANNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin said Wednesday she would consider serving in the Senate if God gave her the opportunity and Alaskans wanted...

Palin Back In The Lower 48, Leaves Door Open for Possible Senate Run

AP | ANN SANNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin said Wednesday she would consider serving in the Senate if God gave her the opportunity and Alaskans wanted...

Palin: 2012 GOP Ticket Should Feature A Woman

AP | BRENDAN FARRINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MIAMI — Republican governors, down and out after the party's devastating Election Day losses, said Wednesday that the future of the GOP rests wi...

History Working Against A Palin 2012 White House Run

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sarah Palin is not ruling out a White House run in 2012, but history is working against her: But a look back at recent history shows that the track r...

Patriotism Reclaimed by a Fake American

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

Surely the ugliest legacy of the presidential campaign was this resurgence of the right-wing Republican idea of a patriotic "real America" battling against the evils of leftist ideology.