Mar 17, 2013 05:49 EDT
US conservative activists have picked Tea Party favorite Senator Rand Paul as their choice to become the 2016 Republican presidential nominee as they wrapped up a major strategy gathering outside Washington.
Mar 16, 2013 17:11 EDT
Former US vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin took center stage to speak before conservative activists Saturday, needling President Barack Obama and even fellow Republicans.
Mar 14, 2013 18:05 EDT
Still nursing election wounds, soul-searching Republicans gathered Thursday at the first conservative casting call for the US presidential election in 2016, with the party divided over how to broaden its appeal.
Mar 12, 2013 19:53 EDT
US authorities were investigating Tuesday after hackers posted personal financial data belonging to First Lady Michelle Obama, the head of the FBI and several A-list celebrities online.
Feb 10, 2013 05:40 EST
US Republicans are rebranding themselves in the wake of last year's defeat, but the makeover is looking less like a genuine bid to woo women and minorities and more like a civil war within the party.
Feb 03, 2013 03:40 EST
Three weeks before the much-anticipated Oscars, US film director and actor Ben Affleck won a new top prize for his film "Argo", a thriller about the rescue of American hostages in Iran.
Jan 31, 2013 20:33 EST
Award-winning US comedy "30 Rock" bowed out after seven seasons, with a double helping of the cult TV show starring Tina Fey and Alec Baldwin.
Jan 14, 2013 15:23 EST
The terrorism-themed thriller "Homeland" and the quirky Brooklyn hipster comedy "Girls" took top television honors Sunday at the 70th annual Golden Globe awards.
Jan 14, 2013 00:57 EST
Ben Affleck's Iran hostage drama "Argo" and musical "Les Miserables" were the big winners at the Golden Globes, while Steven Spielberg's presidential drama "Lincoln" won only one major award.
Jan 13, 2013 22:16 EST
Quentin Tarantino's blood-soaked "Django Unchained" won two key Golden Globes, but Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln" was still hoping for awards glory in the show's final straight.
Jan 12, 2013 23:07 EST
Steven Spielberg is hoping for Golden Globes glory for his political drama "Lincoln" on Sunday, as Hollywood hits the red carpet for its biggest pre-Oscars awards show.
Jan 12, 2013 15:27 EST
Hollywood hits the red carpet Sunday for the Golden Globes, Tinseltown's biggest pre-Oscars awards show, with Steven Spielberg, Ben Affleck and Quentin Tarantino among those eyeing major prizes.
Nov 07, 2012 01:57 EST
Republican Paul Ryan lost Tuesday in his bid to be the next US vice president but kept his seat in the House of Representatives, leaving the young conservative with a platform for potential future ambitions.
Oct 11, 2012 18:33 EDT
Joe Biden enters the sole US vice presidential debate with Paul Ryan Thursday needing to reverse the Republican tide unleashed by his boss Barack Obama's own poll-sapping performance.
Oct 11, 2012 07:33 EDT
The US vice presidential debate, while often a knock-around affair, is rarely considered likely to mark a turning point in a White House race. Nevertheless, this year's battle promises fireworks.
Sep 29, 2012 23:11 EDT
Mitt Romney's running mate Paul Ryan will break off the campaign trail next week for three days of debate preparation ahead of his face-off with US Vice President Joe Biden, a campaign aide said.
Sep 24, 2012 07:01 EDT
Terrorism-themed spy thriller "Homeland" ended cult retro show "Mad Men"'s four-year run as best drama at the annual Emmy awards late Sunday, while "Modern Family" retained the best comedy crown.
Sep 24, 2012 01:12 EDT
Spy thriller "Homeland" won best TV drama at the Emmy awards, ending a four-year unbroken run for retro cult show "Mad Men", while "Modern Family" was named best comedy for the third straight year.
Sep 17, 2012 19:47 EDT
The first US presidential debate may be two weeks away, but the mind games have already started.
Sep 07, 2012 09:06 EDT
Are US presidential conventions obsolete relics or important gatherings of party faithful that can still help propel a candidate to the White House? Experts are divided.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
11th Governor of Alaska
December 4, 2006 – July 26, 2009
|Preceded by||Frank Murkowski|
|Succeeded by||Sean Parnell|
Chairperson of the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission
2003 – 2004
|Preceded by||Camille Oechsli Taylor|
|Succeeded by||John K. Norman|
Mayor of Wasilla, Alaska
1996 – 2002
|Preceded by||John Stein|
|Succeeded by||Dianne M. Keller|
Member of the
Wasilla, Alaska City Council
1992 – 1996
|Born||February 11, 1964  |
Sandpoint, Idaho, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Todd Palin (1988)|
|Children||Track, Bristol, Willow, Piper, Trig|
|Alma mater||Hawaii Pacific University - Attended|
North Idaho College - Attended
Matanuska-Susitna College - Attended
University of Idaho - (B.S.)
|Occupation||Former local news sportscasting|
|Website||SarahPAC, official Facebook|