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  • 'SNL': Tina Fey reprises role as Sarah Palin on 'Saturday Night Live' [Video]

    'SNL': Tina Fey reprises role as Sarah Palin on 'Saturday Night Live' [Video]
    With guest host Tina Fey back playing her famous doppelganger, this weekend’s "Saturday Night Live" portrayed the debate that wasn’t this week – featuring not just Sarah Palin but also would-be White House hopeful Donald Trump.  -------...
  • Senate rejects attempts to defund Planned Parenthood, health reform

    Senate rejects attempts to defund Planned Parenthood, health reform
    The Senate has rejected a bill that would have blocked funding for implementation of President Obama’s new healthcare law. The 47-53 vote, which broke along party lines, was an expected result in the chamber, which is run by Democrats. The bill...
  • Sarah Palin emails: Selection as vice presidential nominee sparked jubilant exchanges between governor, staff

    Sarah Palin emails: Selection as vice presidential nominee sparked jubilant exchanges between governor, staff
    The email account of Aug. 29, 2008, the day John McCain announced Palin as his running mate, tells a tale of jubilant shock and amazement from Palin devotees. Palin's staff fired off emails praising her speech – and got lots of love back from the...
  • Sarah Palin emails: Governor had icy relationship with state's congressional delegation

    Sarah Palin emails: Governor had icy relationship with state's congressional delegation
    Sarah Palin had a tough relationship with members of her home state congressional delegation, as she did with many other public officials. E-mail exchanges between then-Gov. Palin and the head of her Washington office, John Katz, often have "Palin...
  • Sarah Palin to launch nationwide bus tour, a possible precursor to presidential bid

    Sarah Palin to launch nationwide bus tour, a possible precursor to presidential bid
    In the clearest indication to date that she is seriously considering a presidential run, Sarah Palin plans to launch a nationwide bus tour from Washington, D.C., this Sunday. "Governor Palin and the SarahPAC team will begin a trip through our nation's...
  • Sarah Palin emails: Troubled appointment blamed on internal communications problem

    Sarah Palin emails: Troubled appointment blamed on internal communications problem
    Sarah Palin blamed the inadequacy of the communication system in the governor's office for her failure to realize that Charles Kopp, who she appointed to succeed Walt Monegan as Alaska public safety director in the midst of the so-called Troopergate...
  • Sarah Palin emails: Palin rallied staff to keep conservative talk host from feeling 'put off'

    Sarah Palin's request to keep a conservative talk radio host from feeling "put off" prompted an all-hands-on-deck approach from her staff. In a sign of how thoroughly Palin cultivated her relationship with friendly media, Palin sent a message to five...
  • Money speaks for 2012 hopefuls

    Money speaks for 2012 hopefuls
    By one measure, the 2012 presidential campaign is off to a slow start. No major candidate has officially jumped in, unlike four years ago, when nine White House hopefuls had declared their bids by the end of January 2007. Mindful that the first...
  • Two Guys Lose Weight: Bacon-flavored gum

    Two Guys Lose Weight: Bacon-flavored gum
    NOTE:  This is a blog about two guys attempting to lose weight over a six-week period.  They kicked off their weight loss "strategies" on Monday. Friday was rough.  The morning oatmeal lasted until about 11 a.m., but then the cravings hit for something...
  • Rapt in Palin's presence

    Rapt in Palin's presence
    When officials at Lubbock Christian School were pondering who should headline their annual benefit dinner for the 350-student institution in northwest Texas, someone suggested inviting Sarah Palin. "We all laughed and said, 'That's impossible,' "...
  • Palin closely guarded her public image, emails show

    Palin closely guarded her public image, emails show
    On a Saturday in July 2008, a letter to the editor on page B5 of the Anchorage Daily News caught Sarah Palin's eye. The writer, Judy Spry, complained that the governor "didn't even take the time to stop by" the annual Miss Alaska pageant held earlier in...