Tales from the Trail

Union chief takes on a ‘Mama Grizzly’ — Sarah Palin

August 26, 2010

The head of the largest U.S. labor federation went to Alaska, “The Last Frontier,” to address local members Thursday and take on a self-proclaimed “Mama Grizzly” — Sarah Palin.

Is Palin’s fee too steep for Iowa?

October 30, 2009

Iowa Republicans have differences over the propriety of a conservative group’s effort to raise a $100,000 fee for former Alaska governor Sarah Palin to speak at a banquet next month,  according to Politico.com.

Palin’s financial disclosure: $1.25 mln advance for “Going Rogue”

October 27, 2009

The following is reported by Yereth Rosen in Anchorage, Alaska.

Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin got a $1.25 million advance from HarperCollins for her soon-to-be-released memoir “Going Rogue.”

Dinner with Sarah Palin? It’ll cost you

September 11, 2009

Ever wanted to ask Sarah Palin over dinner what she really thinks? Now’s your chance. But it’s going to cost you — more than $25,000.

Biden on Palin: respect her decision

July 5, 2009

USA-POLITICS/DEBATEVice President Joe Biden says he won’t second guess the decision by his former political rival Sarah Palin to resign as Alaska governor, because in politics sometimes it is just about the personal.