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Palin Bridge to Nowhere

Obama's Election: Destiny Called

Charles Madigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Charles Madigan

It sounds arrogant--"I'm going to find a new way to write about politics" -- but that was my objective with Destiny Calling: How the People Elected Barack Obama. A new kind of history was being written.

Lipstick on Doggerel

Evan Eisenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Evan Eisenberg

I wrote this bit of doggerel a while ago but only just got around to making it hyperdoggerel by equipping the stanza numbers with links. (Warning: VI...

It's the Democracy, Stupid: Campaigns of McCain and Palin Show How They Would Govern

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

The disconnect between McCain's words and his actions, all in an effort to distort his record, is the central approach to his campaign. And it smells a lot like the last eight years of Bush.

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...

Sinclair Lewis and Sarah Palin

Norman Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norman Horowitz

McCain's people moved seamlessly against many legitimate questions posed about Palin's record and experience, and ignored or denied them.

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...

Palin Brings Back Debunked Bridge, Ebay Lines She Dropped In Alaska

Fox News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The New York Times reported last week that when Sarah Palin went back to Alaska, she dropped some dubious claims from her oft-repeated stump speech. ...

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...

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.

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...

Palin Drops Reference To "Bridge To Nowhere" In Speech

NY Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In speech after speech to crowds in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Virginia in recent days, Gov. Sarah Palin, the Republican candidate for vice president, has...

Seth Colter Walls

Palin Repeats "Bridge To Nowhere" Falsehood Again Despite Intense Criticism | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Speaking in Lebanon, Ohio today, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin repeated her frequently debunked lie on the "bridge to nowhere," which originated in her spee...

Sarah Palin 'Bridge To Nowhere' Video Montage

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sarah Palin's stump speeches have largely stuck to the same script (what the AP describes as "a greatest hits of her convention speech). However, one...

Close Presidential Race? Don't Blame the Media, Blame the Voters

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

Voters have (or could have) all the information they need to make a choice this year. They're just making a choice that those on the left would consider a bad one.

Sam Stein

New McCain-Palin Ad: "Original Mavericks" Working For "Real Change" | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The McCain campaign is already out with its second Sarah Palin-related campaign ad, a 30-second spot designed to grab the mantle of change from Barack...

Sam Stein

Obama Response Ad: WHOA, McCain Ain't No Maverick | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Adhering to the 'hit-back' policy that dictates his campaign strategy, Barack Obama released a response ad Monday evening, declaring the Republican ti...

Sam Stein

Rendell: If I Was Palin You'd Be Calling For My Impeachment | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Gov. Ed Rendell decried a double standard in the treatment of Sarah Palin on Monday, saying that if it was he who was at the center of the "troopergat...

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.

Sam Stein

Palin In '06: I Won't Let "Spinmeisters" Turn Bridge To Nowhere Into "Something Negative" | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On the campaign trail Saturday, Gov. Sarah Palin defended her record on earmarks and spending claiming - per ABC's Jake Tapper - that she "championed ...

Sam Stein

Palin Also Supported The "Road To Nowhere" (And May Still) | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

While a debate rages over how honest Sarah Palin has been in stating her opposition to the infamous Bridge To Nowhere, another massive, widely-critici...

Rove "Wrong" About Palin, Steve Schmidt Says

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In an interview with CBS' Katie Couric last night, John McCain chief strategist Steve Schmidt takes Karl Rove to task: COURIC: I want to get your rea...

Sarah Palin: Thomas Eagleton, the Sequel

Richard Gizbert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Gizbert

I'm going to break a self imposed rule that says always allow breaking news to settle before deciding what it means and predict Sarah Palin will withdraw from the Republican ticket.

The Real Sarah Palin Scandal

Robert Silvers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Robert Silvers

The real scandal for John McCain's V.P.-to-be is that Palin has exhibited a voracious appetite for the very congressional earmarks and pork barrel spending that John McCain has made a signature issue of trying to stamp out.