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Palin Pregnancy

My First Convention: Karen Tumulty

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

We caught up with Time's Karen Tumulty (pronounced TU-mult-y, not Tu-MUL-ty, but she assured me that everyone makes that mistake, even members of her ...

Palin Walks Fine Line Fusing Politics And Motherhood

New York Times | Jodi Kantor, Kate Zernike and Catrin Einhorn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sarah Palin's baby shower included a surprise guest: her own baby. He had arrived in the world a month early, so on a sunny May day, Ms. Palin, the go...

Levi Johnston Is a F---in' Redneck Genius

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

McCAIN: So, is this the Impregnator? LEVI: Impregnawhat? I'm just a fuckin' redneck. Dude, how old are you again? Like, 126 years old? You...

Palin Slashed Funds For Teen Mothers

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, the Republican vice-presidential nominee who revealed Monday that her 17-year-old daughter is pregnant, earlier this year use...

What Was Bristol's Plan A?

Ann Shoket | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ann Shoket

Sarah Palin is a shining example of the potential and power of women. And in one hot moment, her daughter gave away her power to make the decisions about how she wanted her future to play out.

GOP's Palin Pregnancy Talking Points: Internal Memo

Marc Ambinder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Not surprisingly, the Republicans have created a few talking points for high-profile delegates and surrogates who are asked about Gov. Palin's family....

Declaring the Sex Wars a Draw

Max and the Marginalized | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Max and the Marginalized

The response to Bristol Palin's pregnancy from the Obama campaign, and anyone else with half a brain, a sprinkle of candor and a dash of decency, has been pitch perfect. It really is the family's business.

McCain Fought Teen Pregnancy Programs

AP | SHARON THEIMER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Republican John McCain, whose running mate disclosed that her unmarried 17-year-old daughter is pregnant, has opposed proposals to ...

I'm Falling in Love with Sarah Palin's Story

Chris Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Kelly

We should judge her on her positions, if we knew what they were, and her achievements, if she had any. Here's where I get off board with Sarah Palin's privacy: The baby blanket.

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.

Palin's Daughter Pregnant, Campaign Announces

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sarah Palin's 17-year-old , unmarried daughter is five months pregnant, the campaign has announced. Hoping to quell internet rumors about about her y...

Press: Back Off Bristol Palin!

Ruth Hochberger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ruth Hochberger

We in the press need to be absolutely sure that when we strip subjects of their privacy over matters they do not want disclosed, we have some higher ethical justification. In this case, there was none.

Bristol Palin, Welcome To Presidential Politics '08

Lee Stranahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lee Stranahan

The crazy rumors can stop. Bristol Palin is pregnant and her Mom isn't hiding it. Whether she likes it or not, she and her unborn baby are going to be an issue in this campaign.

Dobson Commends Palins For 'Living Out Pro-Life Values'

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Focus on the Family founder James Dobson (an big supporter of the McCain-Palin ticket) released the following statement on Bristol Palin's pregnancy: ...

Hey, Pundits, Leave Them Kids Alone!

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

The debate we should be having is getting lost in the noise of a salacious gossipfest at a young girl's expense. It's tactically wrong for the left to push this scandal -- but more importantly it's morally wrong.

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.

Palin Blames Daughter's Pregnancy on Media

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Borowitz

It has become common for candidates to lash out against the news media, but Gov. Palin's attack was the first known example of a politician blaming the media for her daughter's pregnancy.