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Palin Resignation

Palin's Lawyer: Resignation Was An Act Of "Self-Sacrifice" (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Andrea Mitchell spoke to Sarah Palin's lawyer, Thomas Van Flein, Monday about the Alaska Governor's surprise resignation. Van Flein insisted that no s...

Sarah Palin Called Cheney, Giuliani Before Quitting

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the weeks before Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin announced her resignation, she spoke privately with a range of prominent Republican officials -- including...

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

Rendell Lays Into Palin: Calls Resignation "Ridiculous," Accuses Her Of "Abandoning" State

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Sam Stein

Pawlenty On Palin: "Another Question Mark" For GOP

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Is Sarah Palin the First Post-Modern Politician?

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

Palin's vision of politics is so profoundly radical that even performing the duties of office becomes unimportant. The job you sought is no longer the point. It's all about the performance. It's politics as Conceptual Art.

Huckabee: Palin May Not Be Able To Handle Pressure Of Presidential Run

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — One of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's potential presidential rivals said Sunday that her abrupt resignation won't help her dodge scrutin...

The Iquitarod!: Sarah Palin's Latest Arctic Sport

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoffrey Dunn

Palin expects no one to wonder why in the world she would step down from the governorship, which is the only platform from which she can claim any political legitimacy. And we're not supposed to speculate? Come now.

Palin's Move Raises Big Questions

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's abrupt and unscripted holiday resignation is an odd way to launch a potential presidential bid and no hel...

Sarah Palin Resigning as Alaska's Governor (VIDEO)

Shannyn Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shannyn Moore

For weeks, the rumors of a criminal investigation against the governor have been brewing. They are rumors, but are swirling fresh again with Palin's resignation.

Sarah Palin "Out Of Politics, Period" (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Reporters are beginning to piece together an explanation for Sarah Palin's abrupt resignation announcement that stands in stark contrast to the reason...

The Real Story Behind Palin's Bombshell

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoffrey Dunn

Some pundits have said that Palin's resignation is out of character. Hardly. Don't forget that she resigned from her last statewide office. Sarah Palin is a quitter.

Comedians Mourn Palin's Resignation

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

Moments after Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin announced her resignation from office, comedians from coast to coast held candlelight vigils to mourn what one comic called "a devastating loss."

McCain More Likely to Drop Palin, Bookmakers Say

Bloomberg | Mark Deen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The smart money thinks there's a better chance today than yesterday that John McCain will dump Sarah Palin as his running mate. Before the Republican...