Sarah Palin has criticized the way media covered the sexual abuse revelations concerning '19 Kids And Counting' star Josh Duggar and gave a free pass to 'Girls' star Lena Dunham. Palin wrote regarding the matter on her Facebook page. She compared coverage by the media over Duggar to that of Dunham.
It was confirmed by Duggar's parents that he 'improperly touched' some of his sisters when he was in teenage. Dunham wrote in her book 'Not That Kind of Girl' that when she was 7, she gave candy to her sister who was 1 year old at that time, in exchange for kisses and to see her vagina.
Washington, April 1 : Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin is reportedly the second choice of Americans after Hillary Clinton when it comes to seeing their favorite female candidate running for the high office, a new poll has found.
The poll, conducted by the Economist/YouGov, asked participants as to which female candidate, other than Hillary Clinton, would they like to see run for the high office.
While Palin won 9 percent of the vote, she was followed by Sen. Elizabeth Warren and former Secretary of State and National Security Adviser Condoleeza Rice, at 8 percent each, the Washington Times reported.
Washington, Jan. 29 : American politician Sarah Palin had been paid 15.85 dollars per word, amounting to a reported one million dollars annually, as a contributor to Fox News, according to a study.
The former Governor of Alaska had signed a three-year contract with Fox, during which she spoke 189,221 words in 151 appearances, according to a study from Smart Politics, a project undertaken by the Humphrey School of Public Affairs under the University of Minnesota, Politico reports.
Washington, Jan 26 : Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin and Fox News have ended their fractious relationship.
The 2008 vice presidential candidate had continued to speak out on politics as a paid contributor to the channel but turned down a recent offer to renew her contract with the network, according to a source close to Palin.
Fox News confirmed that Palin would no longer be with them as a political analyst, CNN. com reports. The decision apparently ends, at least for now, a relationship, which has hit rough patches in the last year.
Washington, Jan 23 : Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has criticized President Barack Obama as being a `hypocrite' for advocating gun control as a way to protect children while simultaneously supporting abortion rights.
In a post on her Facebook page, Palin, one-time Republican vice presidential candidate, charged Obama with `hypocrisy' for `boldly highlighting children' in anti-gun violence speeches, while supporting an `abortion agenda'.
According to the Huffington Post, Palin wrote that `using kids as the backdrop for his gun control speech, the President claimed his commitment to young ones'.
Washington, Oct 6 : Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has officially confirmed that she would not run for president in the 2012 elections.
Palin said in a letter to her supporters that the decision came after much thought, and that she and her husband, Todd would “devote themselves to God, family and country,” the BBC reports.
It has been reported that former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's political action committee released a Web video Thursday in which Palin speaks of a political awakening of conservative women.
According to the latest reports, the 1 minute, 50 second video, called "Mama Grizzlies," features voice-overs of a speech Palin delivered before the Susan B. Anthony List, an anti-abortion rights women's group and splices together images of Palin on stage before enthusiastic crowds, participating in TV interviews and shaking hands.
According to the reports, an independent counsel has found a legal defense fund for former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin provided "private financial benefit" for her in violation of state law.
The Anchorage Daily News reported on Thursday Anchorage, Alaska, attorney Tim Petumenos said Palin, whose supporters established the fund to help her pay legal bills in an investigation of several ethics complaints against her, has agreed to return $386,856 donated to the trust prior to her resignation as governor last year.
According to the sources, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's contract to speak at Cal State Stanislaus calls for a $75,000 fee, bottled water and "bendable straws."
The Los Angeles Times reported on Friday that two unnamed California State University sources speaking on condition of anonymity who allege to have seen the contract say along with the fee to be paid in two installments of $37,500 each, are expenses for air fare, hotel and transportation yet to be calculated.
According to the reports, Conservative Sarah Palin ripped an Illinois high school for canceling a trip by the girls basketball team to Arizona in protest of the state's immigration law.
The Chicago Tribune reported on Thursday that the former Alaska governor and 2008 Republican vice presidential candidate wondered aloud during a speech Wednesday in Chicago why the school wouldn't send the team to Arizona but allowed a student trip to China.
Observers have said that Sarah Palin went her own way Thursday endorsing a Republican Senate candidate in California, angering many of her loyal supporters.
CNN has reported that breaking ranks with the conservative movement, Palin threw her support behind former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina in California's Senate primary rather than endorsing the more conservative candidate, Assemblyman Chuck DeVore.
A student has been charged for obstructing justice and unauthorized access to a computer that belongs to Mrs. Sarah Palin. The name of the student is David Kernell. He has been sentenced for 20 years for the first charge of obstructing justice and one year for hacking. He had hacked Mrs. Sarah Palin's e-mail in 2008 when she was working on her US vice-presidency campaign.
Nashville (Tennessee, US), Feb 7 : Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has launched an aggressive campaign to become the leader of the increasingly popular Tea Party Movement.
Addressing the media after her speech, Palin, who is reportedly positioning herself to improve her prospects for securing the 2012 Republican presidential nomination,” said that the Republican Party should absorb the Tea Party.
“The Republican Party would be smart to absorb as much of the Tea Party as possible. The Tea Party is the future of politics. It is shaping the way of politics in the future,” CBS News quoted Palin, as saying.
In her keynote speech on Saturday night to a gathering here, Palin said: “I am a big supporter of this movement and believe in this movement. America is ready for another revolution and you are part of this.”
“The only place the left hasn’t placed the blame on is on the their agenda. The Obama-Reid-Pelosi agenda will make America less secure, more in debt and more under the thumb of big government,” CBS News quoted Palin, as saying.
She said the Tea Party movement is a ground up call to action to force both parties to change the way they do business, and “that''s beautiful.”
New York, Feb. 7 : Former Alaska Governor and 2008 Republican vice-presidential nominee Sarah Palin has said that terrorists are not worthy of rights and should not be given the privilege of a civilian trial.
In an interview to "Fox News Sunday", which is to be aired today, Palin was all for prosecuting terrorists.
Washington, Jan 12 - Former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin has reached a deal to join Fox News as an occasional contributor, the New York Times reported Monday.
The Republican former governor of Alaska will not have a regular programme, but will host a series that will air from time to time, the newspaper reported.
Palin ran on John McCain's ticket in the 2008 elections, losing to President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden. (dpa)
New York, January 11 : Sarah Palin thought Saddam Hussein was behind 9/11, authors of a tell-all book about 2008 US presidential election claim.
Political journalists and writers Mark Halperin and John Heilemann allege a pile of revelations about the former Alaska Governor in their book ‘Game Change’, including she was possibly mentally unstable and had wild mood swings.
"One minute, Palin would be her perky self; the next she would fall into a strange blue funk," the New York Daily News quoted the authors as saying.
New York, Jan 7 : Sarah Palin’s daughter Bristol has launched a public relations firm in Alaska.
According to articles of organization filed with the state Commerce Department, the 19-year-old unmarried mum of a son with Levi Johnston has named her Anchorage-based firm BSMP LLC, reports the New York Daily News.
Bristol had broken up with Johnston after giving bith to their son Tripp on December 27, 2008.
Los Angeles, Dec 30 - The teenage father of Sarah Palin's grandchild has won a crucial court victory in a bitter child custody battle, portraying the one-time vice presidential hopeful as "vindictive" and "malicious", the Anchorage Daily News reported Tuesday.
The report said that a judge in the case had sided with Levi Johnston, 19, to have the hearings open to the public despite the request of Bristol Palin, also 19, to keep the deliberations behind closed doors.
New York, Dec 29 : Former US Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin’s daughter Bristol is seeking full custody of her son Tripp she had with ex-boyfriend Levi Johnston.
The youngster, 18, even wants child support from baby daddy Levi Johnston.
According to court papers, Bristol has accused her former high school sweetheart of exercising only "sporadic visitation rights" for 1-year-old Tripp.