It was surely an odd bit of timing on Monday, November 3–just hours before one of the biggest presidential elections in American history–that the Alaska State Personnel Board issued a finding by its chief investigator, Timothy J. Petumenos, that Republican vice-presidential candidate and Alaska governor, Sarah Palin, did not breach state ethics laws when she [...]
Republican Senator from Nebraska Chuck Hagel skipped the Republican Convention, choosing instead to go, with two aides, on a fact-finding trip to South America. Hagel did listen to John McCain’s speech, which, in its evocation of the need to bridge a disabling partisan divide, echoed the theme of his discussion with McCain in their meeting [...]
Sarah Palin, who has crafted a mavericak and corruption-busting image as part of her Republican vice presidential campaign, wasn’t talking tough Monday after Senator Ted Stevens was convicted in a corruption case of taking a free home remodeling.
Sarah Palin did not call on Ted Stevens to resign or drop out of his tight re-election race.