September 18, 2010 Sarah Palin appeared to take a playful shot at Karl Rove in her Iowa speech, telling him where to go. Palin and Rove have sparred over the Tea Party movement with Palin backing a candidate in Delaware Rove has publicly raised doubts about.
September 15, 2010 COMMENTARY: The long-time Delaware lawmaker has been a political bridge-builder and at a time of hyper-partisanship his presence in the Senate might have helped get things moving.
September 10, 2010 The California Republican's "tweet" is a bit of a humorous jab. Palin will forever be linked with something that's often misquoted.
September 9, 2010 Some say the news media have given the story too much attention. But as it comes to a climax on Saturday, what will you do? Follow developments closely or ignore them?
August 31, 2010 In a startling turnabout of political fortune, Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), the odds-on favorite to win another term, has conceded defeat to her Aug. 24 primary rival, Tea Party-backed Joe Miller.
August 29, 2010 The conservative broadcaster drew thousands to the National Mall on Saturday. Along with Sarah Palin, he spoke of turning back to God.
August 25, 2010 A wild night of primaries in four states, including a still-unresolved GOP contest in Alaska. That's the focus in this week's Political Junkie segment on NPR's Talk of the Nation.
August 25, 2010 Sen. Lisa Murkowski, an Alaska Republican, was supposed to cruise to renomination in Tuesday's primary. Instead, she is trailing her Tea Party/Sarah Palin-backed opponent. There are still 16,000 absentee ballots to be counted.
August 24, 2010 Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski faces a Tea Party-backed challenger, Joe Miller, in today's Republican primary. Sarah Palin, who beat Murkowski's dad for governor in 2006, is supporting Miller.
August 20, 2010 They're three little words that fit perfectly on cable TV news screens — the screaming tabloid headlines of our time. That they're inaccurate and misleading doesn't seem to matter.
August 11, 2010 Nathan Deal wins Georgia GOP nomination for governor as Karen Handel concedes.
July 26, 2010 "Refudiate" might not be strictly correct, but other made-up words have caught on.
July 19, 2010 The "dumb" Sarah Palin: she comes up with the word "refudiate," and is mocked everywhere for it. The "smart" Sarah Palin: she endorses candidates and many surge to the lead.