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The Palin E-mails: June, 2011

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 06/10/2011

For micro updates, check @PalinEmails (#PalinEmails)

Twitter account includes dispatches from Juneau

By Katie Rogers  |  01:03 PM ET, 06/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:16 PM ET, 06/09/2011

Background: Sarah Palin’s family

The spotlight on Sarah Palin has often extended to her family, whose constant presence at her side during her vice presidential campaign reinforced her family-oriented image but also provided fodder for tabloids and investigative journalists.

By Sandhya Somashekhar  |  09:16 PM ET, 06/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:07 PM ET, 06/09/2011

Background: Sarah Palin as VP nominee

John McCain’s selection of Sarah Palin for the No. 2 slot on the 2008 Republican ticket helped him regain his “maverick” tag, elevated the little-known governor of a distant state to GOP stardom and ignited his race for the White House by galvanizing conservatives.

By Nia-Malika Henderson  |  09:07 PM ET, 06/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:47 PM ET, 06/09/2011

Background: ‘Troopergate’

Days after being picked by John McCain as his vice presidential running mate in August 2008, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin faced a drumbeat of ethics questions about her firing of her state police chief earlier that summer.

By Carol D. Leonnig  |  08:47 PM ET, 06/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:16 PM ET, 06/09/2011

Background: Sarah Palin’s expenses

Sarah Palin billed Alaska taxpayers more than $17,000 for travel expenses when she stayed in her own home during her term as governor in Juneau.

By T. W. Farnam  |  08:16 PM ET, 06/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:15 PM ET, 06/09/2011

Background: Palin and oil companies

The specter of excessive influence by Big Oil has been Sarah Palin’s chief political target and godsend for years, a populist theme ideally suited to a state that gets four-fifths of its revenues from that industry.

By R. Jeffrey Smith  |  08:15 PM ET, 06/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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