The Republican presidential nomination his at last, John McCain makes his case for the presidency to the GOP convention and the nation after his surprise choice for vice president, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, energized delegates with a rousing speech.Read More
Sen. Barack Obama took the high road in refusing to answer reporters' questions about Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's pregnant 17-year-old daughter Bristol and the girl's decision to marry the father and have the baby.
He also drew a distinct boundary line between legitimate topics for policy discussions by politicians and urged the media to leave politicians' families alone.Read More
Here are a couple of questions for Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin: What do you think of the following statement: "I'm an Alaskan, not an American. I've got no use for America and her dammed institutions." Or how about this one: "The problem with you John Birchers is that you're too dammed liberal!"Read More
John McCain and Sarah Palin are vowing "reform" and "change" if they get to the White House. Barack Obama and Joe Biden are promising the same. What does each team mean by "change," which voters began demanding months ago?Read More
Gov. Sarah Palin has taken an unusual step: She's made an ethics complaint against herself. She wants an Alaska state board to review the circumstances surrounding the dismissal of Public Safety Commissioner Walt Monegan.Read More
The soap opera around the family life of Republican vice presidential pick Sarah Palin's has proved fertile for late-night talk-show monologues this week, although the hosts have occasionally taken a bipartisan theme.Read More
Alaska and Internet-based businesses are cranking out Sarah Palin products -- from "Palin Power" maternity T-shirts to "Wonder Palin" thong underwear.
One Anchorage entrepreneur, Jim Dooley, printed about 700 John McCain/Palin shirts this weekend, delivering the first batch to the Alaska State Fair by 4 p.m. Friday. They sold out.Read More
Since John McCain announced his wild and crazy choice of Sarah Palin to be his running mate in the presidential election, wild and crazy stuff has been coming out about her.
I am not going to do the Democrats' work by repeating it all here, but Americans shouldn't go thinking that John McCain's staff didn't thoroughly vet her beforehand.Read More
The fact that President Bush chose to address the Republican convention in St. Paul by live remote from the White House speaks volumes about relations between the two. The party was visibly relieved when he felt obliged to cancel his scheduled appearance in the hall, but the president, thanks to Air Force One, could have shown in person another night.
White House hopeful John McCain's vice presidential pick Sarah Palin was to make her high-stakes debut at the Republican party's convention on Wednesday following revelations about her family and her record as a little known Alaska governor.
Palin, 44, has stayed out of sight since the convention began on Monday as she huddled with McCain's advisers to prepare for a pivotal televised speech that could make or break the Republican ticket in its battle against Democratic foe Barack Obama.