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Conservative pundit, television personality and former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin during the 41st annual Conservative Political Action Conference on March 8, 2014 in National Harbor, Maryland.

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Conservative pundit, television personality and former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin during the 41st annual Conservative Political Action Conference on March 8, 2014 in National Harbor, Maryland.

Palin: Foreign Policy NRA-Style

Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin borrowed from the National Rifle Association’s talking points to offer foreign policy advice this evening at the Conservative Political Action Committee conference. “The only thing that stops a bad guy with a nuke is a...

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Melissa Harris-Perry

MSNBC Host’s Romney Apology: Rough Run of Remorse

In its cleanest form, Cable TV means never having to say you’re sorry. Yet in the political world, one cable news outlet has been breeding apologies lately. MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry apologized today for making fun of Mitt Romney’s black grandson,...

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Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin during the Tea Party of America's "Restoring America" event in Indianola, Iowa.

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Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin during the Tea Party of America's "Restoring America" event in Indianola, Iowa.

Palin-Mobile on eBay: Wasilla Playing to History Buffs

The town of Wasilla, Alaska, has some surplus for sale: The old mayor’s SUV. From the days when Mayor Sarah Palin was driving the tan ’99 Ford Expedition XLT with 5.4 liters under the hood. Palin drove it new from...

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Mike Huckabee, former governor of Arkansas, speaks at the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Tampa, Florida, on Aug. 29, 2012.

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Mike Huckabee, former governor of Arkansas, speaks at the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Tampa, Florida, on Aug. 29, 2012.

Huckabee Still Thinking About 2016

Some things seem to never change in the Grand Old Party. Sarah Palin is heading to Iowa next month to generate some buzz just ahead of her latest book release. And now Mike Huckabee says he’s thinking about running for...

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Former Alaskan Governor Sarah Palin, right, and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) recite the Pledge of Allegiance at a rally supported by military veterans, Tea Party activists and Republicans, regarding the government shutdown on October 13, 2013 in Washington, DC.

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Former Alaskan Governor Sarah Palin, right, and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) recite the Pledge of Allegiance at a rally supported by military veterans, Tea Party activists and Republicans, regarding the government shutdown on October 13, 2013 in Washington, DC.

Palin Rallying Faith & Freedom Forces

You have an assignment: Fire up the family-values crowd in the season before the mid-term elections in the state whose evangelical Christians drive Republican contests. Who you gonna call? “The Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition is pleased to announce that...

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Senate candidate Cory Booker, left, speaks during his second televised debate with Steve Lonegan (not pictured) at Pfleeger Concert Hall, Wilson Hall, Rowan University, on October 9, 2013 in Glassboro, New Jersey.

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Senate candidate Cory Booker, left, speaks during his second televised debate with Steve Lonegan (not pictured) at Pfleeger Concert Hall, Wilson Hall, Rowan University, on October 9, 2013 in Glassboro, New Jersey.

Booker’s Advantage Narrowing: Poll

Democrat Cory Booker’s advantage over Tea Party favorite Steve Lonegan is slipping n the special election campaign to replace the late U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg from New Jersey, according to a Monmouth University poll. Booker, 44, the Newark mayor, leads...

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Sarah Palin, former Governor of Alaska and 2008 Republican vice presidential candidate, enters the stage to speak at the "Patriots in the Park" Tea Party rally at the Wayne County Fairgrounds.

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Sarah Palin, former Governor of Alaska and 2008 Republican vice presidential candidate, enters the stage to speak at the "Patriots in the Park" Tea Party rally at the Wayne County Fairgrounds.

Palin’s Redemption: Senate Seat

Run, Sarah, run. So says Bill Kristol, that one-man compass of conservatism, offering not so much a suggestion as an analysis that, if Alaska’s Sarah Palin wants some political redemption, then running for the Senate is perfect. If she were...

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Former Alaska Governor and Republican Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin takes a sip from a Big Gulp as she addresses a packed ballroom at the Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center during CPAC 2013.

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Former Alaska Governor and Republican Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin takes a sip from a Big Gulp as she addresses a packed ballroom at the Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center during CPAC 2013.

Sarah PAC 72% Off From 2011

Sarah Palin’s political action committee is raising and donating substantially fewer campaign funds than at a similar point in the 2012 election. Sarah PAC, linked to the former Alaska governor and 2008 Republican vice-presidential nominee, raised $460,538 in the first...

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Former Gov. of Alaska Sarah Palin speaks during the Faith and Freedom Coalition Road to Majority 2013 conference on June 15, 2013, in Washington.

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Former Gov. of Alaska Sarah Palin speaks during the Faith and Freedom Coalition Road to Majority 2013 conference on June 15, 2013, in Washington.

Run, Sarah, Run? Lose, Sarah, Lose

Run, Sarah, run, Alaska’s Republicans say. Lose, Sarah, lose, most Alaska voters say. As the former (half-term) governor who served as her party’s nominee for vice president in 2008 considers a campaign for Senate, more than one-third of Alaska’s Republicans...

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