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Palin makes a bizarre statement reminiscent of the Adam Sandler buffoon: 'They don't flag the molecules, where it's going and where it's not'

John McCain is making a big show of criticizing the government "bailout" of insurance giant AIG. But it turns out that AIG is one of the largest donors to his pet think-tank.

Ever since Sarah Palin became a vice presidential candidate, the GOP has battled the plain facts to present her as a reformer.

Palin's opposition to government-supported renewable energy makes her stupendously ill equipped for national office.

Puncturing John McCain's Teddy Roosevelt persona will require brutal honesty from Barack Obama--about the causes of the crash and the regulatory solutions.

Andy Warhol would have loved Sarah Palin. She really is the ultimate soup can.

As Wall Street crumbles and hurricanes rip through the southern United States, Stewart sees the brighter side: a hot VP candidate.

Maher says, 'If you describe [Palin] accurately, there's no way you can do that and not sound condescending.'

To win this election and save the country, Obama must renounce the scoundrels from both parties who plunged us into economic crisis.

The idea that Sarah Palin is experienced, ethical and wise would be laughable, if it weren't so alarming.


With different backgrounds but matching policies, the former Minnesota governor is on Mitt’s short list for running mate. 

June 18, 2012

New Hampshire Republicans generated little enthusiasm on the campaign trail and underwhelming turnout on Tuesday.  

January 11, 2012

Hope for a stronger economy, clean energy, green jobs, and improved health and security for our nation drove youth voters to the polls in record numbers on November 4.

November 10, 2008

By 10:00 am, 565 students at the Florida A&M University at Tallahassee, Florida already voted.

November 4, 2008

By 7am, there was already a line of over 1000 students waiting to vote at Penn State University, PA.

November 4, 2008

YouTube and PBS are offering a prominent platform for citizens to police the election process on November 4.

October 21, 2008