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Sarah Palin may have electrified the 2008 Republican presidential ticket when she was picked as John McCain's running mate, but just four years later her wattage has dimmed on the Republican stage.

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Media declare GOP race overupdated: Mon Apr 09 2012 07:54:00

Debra Saunders, Erin McPike and John Aravosis discuss Mitt Romney's candidacy and his wife's "unzipped" comments.

Romney, make a boring pick for VPupdated: Mon Apr 09 2012 07:54:00

Speculation about vice presidential picks is heating up. As it has become increasingly clear that Mitt Romney will win the Republican nomination, there has been all kinds of chatter about who he will pick to run with him on the ticket.

Palin pokes fun at herself on 'Today'updated: Tue Apr 03 2012 22:27:00

Sarah Palin laughs at her own expense and chats about the political scene during her appearance on NBC's "Today."

Palin goes rogue on 'Today' showupdated: Tue Apr 03 2012 22:27:00

Sarah Palin came right out of the gate with a stab at self-deprecating humor.

Sarah Palin to host 'Today'updated: Mon Apr 02 2012 13:13:00

Sarah Palin will host NBC's "Today" on Tuesday, competing against Katie Couric on "Good Morning America".

Sarah Palin to co-host 'Today' show as Katie Couric sits in on 'GMA'updated: Mon Apr 02 2012 13:13:00

Former Alaska governor and Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin will co-host NBC's "Today" show on Tuesday, according to Megan Kopf, a spokeswoman for NBC Universal.

If only Sarah Palin had run ...updated: Fri Mar 30 2012 06:59:00

The Republican presidential primary hasn't exactly overflowed with talent. In December, it was a roll call of the undesirable Right: Romney, Santorum, Gingrich, Paul, Perry, Huntsman and Bachmann -- a list so long and bizarre that Count Dracula could have slipped in on the end and no one would have noticed. Except, as the citizens of Chicago will tell you, the dead always vote Democrat.

2008: Sarah Palin's pre-election speechupdated: Fri Mar 30 2012 06:59:00

On the night of November 3, 2008 then-GOP VP candidate Sarah Palin delivered a speech to voters before election day.

Director: 'Game Change' humanizes Palin, McCainupdated: Sun Mar 11 2012 11:09:00

HBO's new political docudrama "Game Change" isn't just any made-for-TV movie inspired by reality.

Julianne Moore's Palin '100% sourced'updated: Sun Mar 11 2012 11:09:00

Julianne Moore says she took pains to make sure her portrayal of Sarah Palin in HBO's movie "Game Change" was accurate.

Palin hearts Newt. Really?updated: Thu Mar 08 2012 15:31:00

Far be it for me to offer unsolicited advice to Sarah Palin. She's built a very successful career out of going rogue and certainly doesn't need any tips from me.

Palin For Gingrich V.P.?updated: Thu Jan 19 2012 02:16:00

Newt Gingrich tells Wolf Blitzer he would ask Sarah Palin to take a "major role" in his administration if elected.

Sarah Palin proves she's no foolupdated: Thu Oct 06 2011 08:41:00

Almost as soon as it was announced that Barack Obama had defeated John McCain in the 2008 general election, most pundits -- and voters, for that matter -- assumed Sarah Palin would be the president's opponent in 2012.

Palin 'thankful' not to be runningupdated: Thu Oct 06 2011 08:41:00

After announcing that she won't run for president, Sarah Palin says she'll work to help Republicans reclaim Washington.

Reasons why Sarah Palin isn't runningupdated: Thu Oct 06 2011 05:42:00

CNN's Anna Coren talks to Peter Hamby on the reasons why Sarah Palin is not running for president.

Palin will not seek presidential nominationupdated: Thu Oct 06 2011 05:42:00

Sarah Palin, ending months of speculation, said Wednesday she will not run for president, either as a Republican or third-party candidate.

Author: Palins close to 'inciting violence' with their criticismupdated: Tue Sep 20 2011 08:38:00

The author of a scathing book about Sarah Palin defended himself Monday against blistering criticism, claiming the former Republican vice presidential candidate and her family "march right up to the border of inciting violence" to protect their image.

Sex, drugs, and politics: New Palin book sparks controversyupdated: Fri Sep 16 2011 15:33:00

A new one-volume guide to virtually every rumor, controversy, assertion and accusation about Sarah Palin -- scurrilous or otherwise -- is about to hit the stands, and it's already generating a storm of controversy.

Palin fatigue?updated: Fri Sep 09 2011 16:22:00

CNN's John King talks to Erick Erickson and John Avlon about why the right is growing tired of Sarah Palin.

Don Lemon: Watching Palin's transformationupdated: Fri Sep 09 2011 16:22:00

What's to become of me? Eliza Doolittle asks in "My Fair Lady," one of the most successful and popular musicals of all time. That same question is fitting when it comes to Sarah Palin.

Palin rallies in Iowaupdated: Fri Sep 09 2011 14:57:00

Sarah Palin speaks at a tea party rally in Indianola, Iowa. CNN's Peter Hamby reports.

Palin will up the ante but not announce run in Iowa speechupdated: Fri Sep 02 2011 13:31:00

Sarah Palin's speech to an Iowa tea party rally on Saturday will come on the three-year anniversary of her memorable address to the Republican National Convention in 2008, when she became GOP vice presidential nominee and an instant conservative darling.

Two sides of Sarah Palinupdated: Thu Sep 01 2011 06:20:00

There are two Sarah Palins. A conservative hero to some; gaffe machine to others. CNN's Jim Acosta reports.

Sarah Palin to go to South Koreaupdated: Thu Sep 01 2011 06:20:00

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin will visit South Korea next month to speak at a global gathering of business leaders, organizers said.

Palin running for president?updated: Wed Aug 31 2011 06:31:00

Sarah Palin answers questions on why she resigned as governor, but doesn't address a possible run for president.

Palin: 'I'm not stealing the spotlight'updated: Wed Aug 24 2011 10:31:00

Sarah Palin talks with Don Lemon about the current GOP candidates and her current nondecision to enter the race.

Don't count out Sarah Palinupdated: Wed Aug 24 2011 10:31:00

Sarah Palin's political action committee has produced a two-minute video that is stirring up quite a buzz among political commentators. Whether the video, entitled "Iowa Passion," actually proves that the former Alaska governor intends to enter the 2012 presidential contest or is instead just the latest installment in the ongoing "Palin plays the media like a fiddle" show is unclear.

Father, son charged with threatening Sarah Palin, her familyupdated: Fri Aug 19 2011 01:36:00

A father and son from Pennsylvania were charged this week with making threats to former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, her family and lawyer.

People.com: Sarah Palin's Response to President Obama Debt Talk: I'm Eating Fried Butterupdated: Thu Aug 11 2011 18:29:00

"I'll enjoy [fried food] in honor of those who'd rather make us just 'eat our peas,'" she jokes

'Palinistas' pleased with 'The Undefeated'updated: Tue Jul 19 2011 11:13:00

The distributor of the Sarah Palin biopic "The Undefeated" announced Tuesday that it would expand the film's run to more markets after a 10-city opening last weekend.

Palin movie opens in 10 citiesupdated: Tue Jul 19 2011 11:13:00

Movie goers and the film's director talk about "The Undefeated," a film about Sarah Palin.

Bachmann, Palin and a new season for sexismupdated: Tue Jul 05 2011 06:12:00

Yes, it has already begun: The comparisons between Rep. Michele Bachmann and Sarah Palin--one declared as a presidential candidate at this point, the other in a prolonged state of suspension. Their hair. Their jackets. The fashion face-off.

Bachmann: 'Sense of urgency' in U.S.updated: Fri Jul 01 2011 06:27:00

Presidential candidate Michelle Bachman discusses the economy, debt and job creation, noting she will pull "Obamacare."

Has Bachmann replaced Palin in the Tea Party's heart?updated: Fri Jul 01 2011 06:27:00

With U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann of Minnesota making a splash in the Republican presidential campaign while Sarah Palin sits on the sidelines, is Bachmann edging Palin out of the Tea Party's heart?

CNNMoney: Goofy debt ceiling demandsupdated: Tue Jun 14 2011 14:18:00

A lot of politicians are weighing in with demands before they'll support raising the debt ceiling. Most of their conditions are related to debt, such as put in place a debt reduction plan or cut spending.

Scrutinize the president, not Palinupdated: Mon Jun 13 2011 06:43:00

On Friday afternoon the websites of the five most important newspapers in the United States -- the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, and USA Today -- each had above their digital folds the same breaking story: It seemed the former governor of the 47th-most populous state in the union, a woman who holds no elected office now and almost assuredly will not again anytime soon, had thousands of e-mails from her 21-month tenure data-dumped onto the public.

Alaska releases Palin e-mailsupdated: Sun Jun 12 2011 19:48:00

CNN's Drew Griffin is sifting through close to 24,000 pages of Sarah Palin's e-mails from when she was governor.

Palin e-mails show routine work, running feudsupdated: Sun Jun 12 2011 19:48:00

Thousands of pages of e-mail from former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's administration range from the mundane details of governing to efforts to crack down on state news leaks and push back against critics.

People.com: Sarah Palin's Emails: Trampolines & Tanning Bedsupdated: Sun Jun 12 2011 10:50:00

More than 24,000 pages of correspondence from the former governor of Alaska were released Friday

Palin e-mails: Tell Exxon to 'end this misery'updated: Sat Jun 11 2011 18:21:00

Some highlights from the 24,000 pages of e-mails from Sarah Palin's governorship, released Friday by Alaska state officials:

E-mails show GOP circling Palin in late 2008updated: Sat Jun 11 2011 12:22:00

Sen. John McCain's presidential campaign and other Republicans began circling Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin in the weeks before McCain picked her as his 2008 running mate, according to e-mails from her old office.

Palin e-mail praises Obama on energyupdated: Sat Jun 11 2011 09:42:00

CNN's Anderson Cooper reports on an e-mail message from then-Gov. Sarah Palin that praised Barack Obama's energy policy.

Excerpts of Palin's e-mails: 'Pray for mama's strength'updated: Sat Jun 11 2011 09:42:00

Some highlights from the 24,000 pages of e-mails from Sarah Palin's governorship, released Friday by Alaska state officials:

Support Palin! Put a comedian to work!updated: Mon Jun 06 2011 13:01:00

Sarah Palin infamously proclaimed this past Thursday that Paul Revere was the guy: "...Who warned, uh, the British that they weren't gonna be takin' away our arms..."

Palin, Trump meet for pizza in NYupdated: Mon Jun 06 2011 13:01:00

Sarah Palin and Donald Trump meet up for pizza in New York City.

Did Palin take media for a ride?updated: Mon Jun 06 2011 09:15:00

Should the media have paid so much attention to Sarah Palin's bus tour at the expense of declared Republican candidates?

Still rogue, Palin embraces mediaupdated: Sat Jun 04 2011 10:56:00

In the end, Sarah Palin made nice with what she likes to call the "lame-stream" media.

Palin plays cat and mouseupdated: Sat Jun 04 2011 10:56:00

Sarah Palin leads the media in a game of cat and mouse. CNN's Jim Acosta reports.

Media chase Palin, and her sway growsupdated: Fri Jun 03 2011 09:17:00

Will Sarah Palin run for the Republican presidential nomination? This question has absorbed the political media, pundits and soothsayers ever since the 2008 election.

Palin to news media: Catch me if you canupdated: Thu Jun 02 2011 13:20:00

Sarah Palin is going rogue again. Want to cover the potential Republican presidential candidate? Better bring your running shoes.

Sarah Palin's bus tourupdated: Thu Jun 02 2011 13:20:00

Is Sarah Palin's bus tour a prelude to a campaign for the White House? CNN's Jim Acosta reports.

What's behind the Sarah Palin rebranding tourupdated: Wed Jun 01 2011 09:20:00

So Sarah Palin walks into a Pennsylvania coffee shop, virtually unannounced. She sits down with a bunch of guys, gets her picture taken and is asked whether she would declare her candidacy right there.

Sarah Palin attends bike rallyupdated: Tue May 31 2011 07:57:00

Sarah Palin joins the Rolling Thunder motorcycle ride, kicking off her multi-city bus tour.

Sarah Palin's next moveupdated: Fri May 27 2011 12:00:00

CNN's Joe Johns takes a look at Sarah Palin and whether she is going to run for the 2012 GOP nomination.

5 reasons why Sarah Palin may be ready to shake up 'uninspired' raceupdated: Fri May 27 2011 12:00:00

Alaska's "mama grizzly" is coming to the big screen and quite possibly back to the campaign trail, a move that would shake up a GOP presidential primary field that some Republicans complain is "uninspiring."

The right should denounce Trump and Palinupdated: Fri Apr 29 2011 08:58:00

The other night, having a few beers with a conservative friend, I mentioned how hacked off I was that there hadn't been a wholesale denouncement of the likes of Donald Trump and Sarah Palin from conservative politicians and opinion-makers.

11 political myths and conspiracy theories that still persistupdated: Thu Apr 21 2011 10:00:00

Sex, lies and murder. Americans seem to love conspiracy theories and too-good-to-be-true rumors -- type "George W. Bush IQ" into Google and watch what you get -- especially when it comes to politics.

Sarah Palin in the Holy Landupdated: Tue Mar 22 2011 05:47:00

Sarah Palin visits Israel in what is becoming a must-visit location for 2012 presidential hopefuls. Kevin Flower reports.

Palin visits Israel as she mulls presidential runupdated: Mon Mar 21 2011 15:01:00

Following in the footsteps of several other Republicans considering a presidential bid, Sarah Palin was in Jerusalem Monday to meet with Israeli leaders.

'Daffy' Gadhafiupdated: Wed Feb 23 2011 13:58:00

Is Gadhafi really daffy? We look at him as he looks in a mirror. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.

CNNMoney: Palin: America 'on a road to ruin'updated: Thu Feb 17 2011 18:07:00

Sarah Palin delivered a harsh critique of President Obama's budget proposal during a rare Q-and-A session Thursday, and urged lawmakers to resist raising the nation's debt ceiling.

Men behind 'mama grizzlies' ad say they'd work for Democrats, tooupdated: Wed Feb 16 2011 14:34:00

It was not a typical political video: With its artsy close-ups, rousing voiceover, swelling music and rich glam shots of potential candidate Sarah Palin, the "mama grizzly" campaign video became an internet sensation.

The making of 'Mama Grizzlies'updated: Wed Feb 16 2011 14:34:00

The men behind Sarah Palin's hugely successful video explain how they produced it and what made it work.

GOP contenders: 'It's all about who can get in last'updated: Tue Feb 08 2011 15:52:00

None of them has announced plans to run. All have unique weaknesses that could knock them out of the race early. But for now, the familiar faces of those considering a run -- Sarah Palin, Mike Huckabee, Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich -- are leading the national polls among possible contenders in the race for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination.

Political Circus: 'Sarah Palin' gets trademarkedupdated: Fri Feb 04 2011 14:28:00

Politics is serious business -- but not all the time.

Why America is growing tired of Palinupdated: Fri Jan 21 2011 06:07:00

OK, you've got Palin fatigue. Not to worry. So does much of the country: The latest CNN poll shows that 56 percent of Americans view her unfavorably.

Sarah Palin pushes backupdated: Fri Jan 21 2011 06:07:00

Sarah Palin responds to criticism of her remarks about the Tucson shootings. CNN's Anderson Cooper reports.

Palin should follow Gingrich's advice -- and so should Newtupdated: Wed Jan 19 2011 13:48:00

Sarah Palin made it clear Monday in an interview on Fox's Sean Hannity show that she is not going to "sit down or shut up."

Behar talks 'blood libel' controversyupdated: Wed Jan 19 2011 02:41:00

HLN's Joy Behar talks with Rabbi Shmuley Boteach and Roy Sekoff about Sarah Palin's use of the expression "blood libel."

CNN Poll: Palin unfavorable rating at all-time highupdated: Wed Jan 19 2011 02:41:00

A new national poll indicates that 56% of all Americans have an unfavorable view of Sarah Palin, an all-time high for the former Alaska governor.

Political Circus: Battle Hymn of the Sarah Palin Republicupdated: Tue Jan 18 2011 13:34:00

Politics is serious business -- but not all of the time. From the halls of Congress to the campaign trail to the international stage, there's always something that gets a laugh or a second glance.

Guns, anger, politics: A dangerous mix?updated: Fri Jan 14 2011 13:26:00

When a politician is shot, it's bound to get political.

Palin slams 'blood libel' after shootingupdated: Thu Jan 13 2011 09:14:00

Sarah Palin shares her thoughts on the Arizona shooting spree that left six dead and many more injured.

Lawmakers: Time to cool the political furyupdated: Sun Jan 09 2011 16:12:00

Lawmakers on Sunday called for toning down the political rhetoric in Washington and across the country following a deadly shooting in Arizona that left six people dead and left a congresswoman with a bullet wound to the brain.

Political Circus: Former sitcom star blasts Palin, health care reformupdated: Wed Jan 05 2011 13:31:00

Politics is serious business, but not all of the time. From the halls of Congress to the campaign trail to the international stage, there's always something that gets a laugh or a second glance.

People.com: Would You Go Camping in the Cold with Sarah Palin?updated: Mon Dec 13 2010 16:13:00

Or would you go home like Kate Gosselin did on Sarah Palin's Alaska? Vote!

McCain compares Palin to Reaganupdated: Wed Dec 01 2010 23:53:00

Sen. John McCain says he thinks Sarah Palin is doing a great job and compares her to Reagan in terms of divisiveness.

People.com: What's Bristol Palin's Next Move?updated: Sun Nov 28 2010 10:29:00

The Dancing with the Stars finalist says, "There's a lot of things I want to accomplish"

Targeting childhood obesityupdated: Thu Nov 25 2010 11:09:00

CNN's T.J. Holmes talks to Judith C. Rodriguez about what parents can do to combat childhood obesity.

Palin's reckless views on obesityupdated: Thu Nov 25 2010 11:09:00

It's clear that we can't go 24 hours without Sarah Palin saying something so stupid that it defies logic, but leave it to the Kim Kardashian of politics to find something wrong with first lady Michelle Obama's effort to curb obesity in America's kids.

Palin kicks off book tour amid fresh speculation of a White House bidupdated: Wed Nov 24 2010 05:32:00

A political rock star welcome and adoring chants of "Go Sarah" greeted Sarah Palin at a Phoenix bookstore as the former Alaska governor kicked off her latest book tour that, to some, also looks like a much hyped, early bid for the White House.

Sarah Palin's media blitzupdated: Tue Nov 23 2010 09:39:00

Along with her media blitz, Sarah Palin hints of a 2012 run. CNN's Mary Snow has more.

Palin book lays out possible GOP battle plan; will she be the general?updated: Tue Nov 23 2010 09:39:00

Sarah Palin has yet to formally declare she will run for president, but the book released Tuesday titled "America By Heart" is as clear a statement of intention as there could be.

Palin pioneers reality campaigningupdated: Tue Nov 23 2010 05:31:00

Sarah Palin's new reality show looks like it might become a hit.

Sarah Palin: Politician and TV star?updated: Tue Nov 16 2010 05:24:00

Sarah Palin's reality show gave TLC its best program launch (among households) in its history with 4.96 million viewers.

Political Circus: Guess who didn't watch 'Sarah Palin's Alaska'?updated: Tue Nov 16 2010 05:24:00

Politics is serious business -- but not all of the time. From the halls of Congress to the campaign trail, there's always something that gets a laugh. Here are some of the things you might have missed:

'Sarah Palin's Alaska': Running for president on reality TV?updated: Tue Nov 16 2010 05:22:00

Can Sarah Palin see 2012 from her house? You betcha.

Palin show reality TV or campaign ad?updated: Tue Nov 16 2010 05:22:00

Sarah Palin's cable TV show debuts in prime time. CNN's Jim Acosta reports.

Palin to new lawmakers: Stick to your principlesupdated: Mon Nov 15 2010 10:08:00

Sarah Palin has a message for new members of Congress: keep your promises.

Palin: Hacking into e-mail beyond prankupdated: Fri Nov 12 2010 12:20:00

In April, Sarah Palin testified against a former college student accused of hacking her e-mail account.

Don't underestimate Palin for 2012 runupdated: Fri Nov 05 2010 10:25:00

The 2010 election is over and the voters have made an overwhelming statement: "Things need to be different in Washington and across the country." They have chosen representatives at every level to make that happen. The election results are historic and far-reaching.

Politico: GOP fears Palin run in 2012updated: Fri Nov 05 2010 10:25:00

Jim VandeHei of Politico discusses an article he wrote regarding GOP leaders and a possible Sarah Palin White House bid.

What does 2010 say about 2012?updated: Thu Nov 04 2010 13:55:00

CNN's John King explains what the results of the 2010 midterm elections might say about the 2012 presidential race.

Poll: GOP candidates top Obama in hypothetical 2012 raceupdated: Thu Nov 04 2010 13:55:00

His party got its clock cleaned in Tuesday's midterm elections, but President Barack Obama still remains competitive in some hypothetical 2012 presidential election matchups, especially against Sarah Palin, a new poll shows.

Political Circus: Is Palin hungry?updated: Wed Nov 03 2010 13:50:00

Out with the old, in with the new. The midterms have come and gone, and now the eyes are on the bigger prize -- 2012.

Palin: Story with unnamed sources 'crap'updated: Tue Nov 02 2010 14:51:00

Sarah Palin is upset over an article that says top Republican party leaders don't want her to run for president.

Campaign Circus: Is a wig a campaign contribution?updated: Fri Oct 22 2010 13:13:00

As Election Day gets closer, the rhetoric gets more intense, interesting and, shall we say, passionate. Here are some things that you might have missed.

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