Tales from the Trail

In 2012 who wins? poll may surprise

July 20, 2009

It may be getting time for the White House to polish up on that well-worn political line that public opinion polls don’t matter.

Romney rakes in the dough, gives generously

July 16, 2009

USA-POLITICS/Former, and perhaps future, Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney raked in some serious cash — $1.6 million — for his political action committee during the first half of 2009, despite the recession.

The First Draft: Palin goes fishing for cameras, Obama talks too

July 7, 2009

After catching the national media off guard with Friday’s pre-holiday weekend bombshell that she was resigning as Alaska governor, Sarah Palin gave the television networks a chance to catch up with a round of stage-managed interviews for the morning news shows.

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.

The First Draft: Blank screens

June 12, 2009

BASEBALL/Millions of Americans could be staring at blank TV screens tomorrow, when broadcasters switch to digital signals.

“We Told You So”

June 9, 2009

Sarah Palin showed up but,  did not share the stage with Newt Gingrich at the  Republican Senate and Congressional  Dinner in Washington Monday evening. Still, the Alaska governor and former Republican vice presidential candidate managed to have her say before a potentially huge audience.

Palin to attend big Republican dinner in Washington

June 8, 2009

USA-POLITICS/

WASHINGTON – Newt Gingrich, move over.

Sarah Palin is coming to town.

The latest word is that Palin is going to attend Monday night’s Republican fund-raising dinner for congressional candidates.

Bristol Palin urges teens to abstain from sex

May 6, 2009

Nearly a year after becoming the most celebrated pregnant, unmarried teenager in the United States, Bristol Palin is launching off on a campaign to encourage teens NOT to have sex to avoid getting pregnant.USA-POLITICS/PALIN

Palins’ Tripp on TV

February 17, 2009

Tripp, the latest twig on the Palin family tree, made his TV debut at the tender age of almost two months old.

Palin Strikes Back

February 5, 2009

Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is firing back in a war of words with the the environmental group, Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund, over the group’s new national ad campaign which attacks her for promoting aerial hunting.