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Sam Stein

Sarah Palin Complains About Invasion Of Privacy In New Reality TV Show | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The first episode of Sarah Palin's new show, "Sarah Palin's Alaska," has been placed online and it starts with what is now a familiar la...

Sarah Palin A Central Figure In Tight Alaska Senate Race

AP | BECKY BOHRER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Sarah Palin has emerged as a key figure in an Alaskan Senate primary race so close that it will now be decided by absentee b...

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 ...

Palin Power and New York's 23rd District

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

Will the moderate Republicans only be able to win back their district from the Teabaggers by electing a Democrat for the first time since the mid-19th century? These are strange times indeed.

Sam Stein

Rendell Lays Into Palin: Calls Resignation "Ridiculous," Accuses Her Of "Abandoning" State | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Among the myriad questions raised by Gov. Sarah Palin's abrupt resignation, is how her excuse for leaving office -- mainly that lame-duck governors ar...

Alaskans: Palin Had Gone Fishin' On The Job

AP | MARK THIESSEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

JUNEAU, Alaska — As surprised fans and critics of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin traded guesses behind her decision to resign more than a year before h...

Sam Stein

Pawlenty On Palin: "Another Question Mark" For GOP | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

While not questioning the motives behind Sarah Palin's resignation, Gov. Tim Pawlenty, (R-Minn.), argued on Monday that the Alaska governor's decision...

GOP Official Who Emailed With Palin Moments Before Decision, Explains Her Move

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The head of the Republican Governor's Association said on Friday that in emails sent to him moments before she announced her resignation as governor o...

Palin Ethics Complaint Dismissed By Alaska Board

AP | MARY PEMBERTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Another ethics complaint filed against Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin has been dismissed. The State Personnel Board on Wednesday d...

Alaska Gets Stimulus Windfall Despite Palin's Opposition

Anchorage Daily News | Erika Bolstad | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Gov. Sarah Palin may have turned down $28.6 million in federal stimulus money for weatherization and renewable energy projects, but the state will sti...

For Sarah Palin, A Rough Return To Her Day Job: New York Times

New York Times | WILLIAM YARDLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Before Tina Fey and "Drill, baby, drill," there was mud season here in the Alaskan capital. This soggy, socked-in spring has been no exception, but it...

Pandering for Palin: SarahPAC Makes First Sales Pitch

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoffrey Dunn

While personal and political controversies are muddying up Palin's political agenda in Alaska, the distant horizon of national politics looms ever so pristine -- and inviting.

Sam Stein

SarahPAC: Palin Launches Political Action Committee, Prep For 2012? | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin launched a political action committee on Tuesday, a move meant to secure firmer roots within the Republican community but one ...

Is Alaska Big Enough For Celebrity Palin?

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Sarah Palin is juggling offers to write books, appear in films and sit on dozens of interview couches at a rate astonishing ...

Ethics Complaint Filed Against Palin Over Fox News Interview

Anchorage Daily News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

"As Sarah Palin settles back into her job as the state's chief executive, a new ethics complaint filed Tuesday says she's already improperly mixing he...

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 ...

Sarah Palin Arrives in Alaska. I Almost Freeze to Death

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

I will never do that again. I will never stand in the freezing cold for two and a half hours for Sarah Palin.

ADN: Palin "Faces Questions" When She Gets Back

Anchorage Daily News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Can Sarah Palin go home again? In the 68 days since Alaska's governor began her run for vice president, things have changed on the home front. Some o...

AP: Palin's Alaska Spreads The Wealth

AP | RITA BEAMISH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republicans John McCain and Sarah Palin summon antidemocratic images of a communist state to attack Democrat Barack Obama's tax plan and his comment a...

Palin Supported "Share In The Wealth" Programs In Alaska

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In recent days, Gov. Sarah Palin (R-AK), has begun referring to Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) as "Barack the Wealth Spreader," referring to his proposed ta...

Alaskans: We Don't Recognize Palin Anymore

Washington Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Since Gov. Sarah Palin became the Republican vice presidential candidate, she's been shaped to fit a new image. From debate boot camp at Sen. John Mc...

Palin's Rural Adviser Quits Over Native Record

AP | ANNE SUTTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

JUNEAU, Alaska — Gov. Sarah Palin's rural adviser resigned Monday amid criticism of the governor's record on hiring Alaska Natives. Rhonda McBr...

Sam Stein

Palin Stumped Again On Her Strong Suit -- Energy | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If Gov. Sarah Palin, by John McCain's estimation, "knows more about energy than probably anyone in the United States of America," then why is she gett...

Alaskans Angry That Palin Is Suddenly Off-Limits

LA Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Jerry McCutcheon went to Sarah Palin's office here last week to request information about the firing of former Public Safety Commissioner Walt Monegan...

Sarah Palin, by the Numbers

Daniel Kurtzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Kurtzman

Sarah Palin may lie, but numbers don't. Her record speaks for itself: 2007: the year in which Sarah Palin first obtained a passport (Source) 312: th...