September 7, 2012 |
An estimated 35.7 million people watched President Obama accept his party's nomination Thursday night in Charlotte, N.C., according to Nielsen. The audience for the prime-time coverage of the final night of the Democratic National Convention eclipsed the 30.3 million who tuned in last week to see Mitt Romney speak at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. However, four years ago, an estimated 38.3 million viewers watched then-Sen....
September 9, 2008 |
Zondervan, the Christian book publisher known for releasing Rick Warren's million-selling "The Purpose Driven Life," is coming out with a biography of Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin. The Grand Rapids, Mich.-based company said Monday that Joe Hilley's "Sarah Palin: A New Kind of Leader," about Alaska's 44-year-old governor, goes on sale Oct. 10 and will "explore themes from her career in politics, her life as a hockey mom, and her strongly held Christian faith."
June 1, 2013
Re "Bachmann bows out of House race," May 30 Now that Minnesota Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann's star is waning in Washington, she will do what 2008 GOP vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin did and cash in before she becomes politically irrelevant. Watch for the 2012 GOP presidential primary candidate to make millions delivering speeches, becoming a conservative media star with her own television or radio show, writing a book or doing something else lucrative. It is all very predictable these days - national politics as a stepping stone to great wealth in the partisan celebrity-media circus.
May 15, 2012 |
WASHINGTON -- Deb Fischer, a little-known state senator, triumphed in Nebraska's bitterly contested Republican Senate primary Tuesday night, winning the right to face Democrat Bob Kerrey in November. The race had become a high-profile showdown among tea party leaders, who split their support among three candidates. The spot being vacated by Democrat Ben Nelson is considered the GOP's best opportunity to gain a Senate seat this fall. Former Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin had endorsed Fischer last week, giving her candidacy a boost.
March 12, 2013 |
Former Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin has a new book coming, the Associated Press reports . The book, "A Happy Holiday IS a Merry Christmas," will discuss the "over-commercialism" and "homogenization" of Christmas, publisher Harper Collins said. The book will be released in November, in time for the holiday shopping season. In a statement, Palin described "Happy Holiday" as a "fun, festive, thought provoking book, which will encourage all to see what is possible when we unite in defense of our faith and ignore the politically correct Scrooges who would rather take Christ out of Christmas.
March 8, 2014 |
OXON HILL, Md.--For the second year in a row, Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky won the presidential straw poll at the annual gathering of conservatives known as CPAC -- this year leading his closest rival by 20 points. The results were announced Saturday night as 2008 vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin closed out the Conservative Political Action Conference by arguing that an American "awakening" had begun due to the botched rollout of the President's healthcare law and what she called his "dopey wobbling on the world stage.
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October 28, 2008 |
A West Hollywood Halloween display showing a likeness of Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin hanging by a noose has caused a furor among some residents who reported it as a hate crime, authorities said Monday. But Los Angeles County sheriff's officials said the mannequin sporting a beehive hairdo, glasses and a red coat does not rise to the level of a hate crime because it was part of a Halloween display. "I'm not defending this; I'm not criticizing it.
November 4, 2008 |
On her final day on the campaign trail, GOP vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin presented a dressed-down image with her bare-bones economic message as she raced through traditional red states that are in danger of turning blue. "The time for choosing is near . . . and the choice could not be clearer," Palin told thousands of boisterous supporters gathered on the lawn of the statehouse here Monday. "Our country is facing tough times. Now more than ever we need someone tough as president.
December 30, 2008 |
The 18-year-old daughter of former vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin has given birth to a son, a magazine reported Monday. Bristol Palin gave birth to Tripp Easton Mitchell Johnston on Saturday in Alaska, People magazine reported online. He weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces. Colleen Jones, the sister of Bristol's paternal grandmother, told the magazine that "the baby is fine, and Bristol is doing well." The governor's office said it considers the baby's birth a private family matter.