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Trump: Ryan 'Blindsided' Me

Palin says speaker might be 'Cantor-ed'

(Newser) - Donald Trump on Sunday said that Paul Ryan's statement that he couldn't yet support the GOP frontrunner came as a surprise. "I like Paul Ryan. I think he's a very good guy," he tells NBC News . "He called me three weeks ago, and he... More »

Palin Says She's Got As Much Science Cred as Bill Nye

'He's a kids' show actor, he's not a scientist': Palin at climate-change-denying event

(Newser) - Sarah Palin has taken on rapper Azealia Banks , Lena Dunham , and, of course, President Obama , but now she's taking on science itself via one of its most well-known representatives. "Bill Nye is as much a scientist as I am," Palin said Thursday at a Capitol Hill event,... More »

Palin Threatens to Sue Rapper for Offensive Tweets

Azealia Banks says she wasn't really talking about gang rape

(Newser) - Sarah Palin is feuding with notoriously outspoken rapper Azealia Banks—and even some of the Alaskan's detractors say this time, she appears to be in the right. Palin has threatened to sue Banks over an NSFW Twitter rant—which was deleted but can be seen here —in which... More »

Sarah Palin Will Be the Next Judge Judy

She can see justice from her house

(Newser) - It's the natural progression in politics: city councilor, mayor, governor, vice presidential candidate, Fox News talking head, reality-TV judge. That's right, Sarah Palin—despite lacking a law degree or any sort of legal experience—is going Judge Judy on us, People reports. The former Alaska governor signed a... More »

Todd Palin Fractured 8 Ribs in 'Freak' Accident

Trump awkwardly jokes about injured Palin, guns

(Newser) - Todd Palin is expected to recover after fracturing eight ribs in a snowmobile crash in Alaska on Sunday, his father tells the AP . Palin, who also suffered a broken shoulder blade and clavicle and a collapsed lung, was undergoing surgery Tuesday at Mat-Su Regional Medical Center in Palmer, wife Sarah... More »

Todd Palin Injured in 'Serious' Snowmobile Crash

He's in the ICU

(Newser) - Todd Palin is hospitalized in the intensive care unit after a snowmobile accident Sunday night, reports NBC News . His condition is not known, but a source tells NBC that the crash itself was "very serious." The news surfaced after Sarah Palin canceled a campaign event on behalf of... More »

Palin in Testy TV Interview: I Didn't Blame Obama for PTSD

'What did I say that's offensive?'

(Newser) - A Sarah Palin interview on the Today show Monday quickly got testy when the subject of PTSD and her son came up. After discussing Iowa for a few minutes, Savannah Guthrie changed the subject to Track Palin and his mother's recent comments about his domestic violence arrest . "You... More »

Bristol's 'Who Wore It Better' Poll Goes Wrong

Palin's readers apparently think Tina Fey wore that sweater better than mom

(Newser) - Bristol Palin is not happy that Tina Fey is once again impersonating her mom on Saturday Night Live. For one thing, Fey "sounds nothing like my mom," and "her fake accent is like nails on a chalkboard," Bristol writes in a blog post . And then there'... More »

Palin's Trumpfest Gets Tina Fey Treatment

She's 'the total package—smarts, legs, yelling'

(Newser) - If Sarah Palin's endorsement of Donald Trump wasn't bizarre enough , Tina Fey returned to Saturday Night Live to turn, as the Decider puts it, the erstwhile vice presidential candidate's "already impressive word salad into even more of a feast for linguistic detectives of all stripes."... More »

Palin Seems to Partly Blame Obama for Her Son's Arrest

'I guess it's kind of the elephant in the room'

(Newser) - A day after Sarah Palin's son Track was arrested on domestic violence charges, the former governor of Alaska appeared to blame his troubles—at least partly—on President Obama not supporting veterans, the Washington Post reports. "I guess it's kind of the elephant in the room because... More »

Did Sarah Palin Just Kill the Tea Party?

Some critics think her Trump endorsement is final straw

(Newser) - Sarah Palin made her big return to national politics by endorsing Donald Trump Tuesday night. Will it matter? Is the Tea Party dead? Was the speech weird? All that and more:
  • The New York Daily News is getting plenty of attention for its "I'm With Stupid" front page
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Palin: Things Are Gonna Change Under President Trump

'Are you ready to make America great again?'

(Newser) - Has Sarah Palin returned to the national stage? You betcha! The former Alaska governor gave Donald Trump her endorsement at a rally in Ames, Iowa, on Tuesday night, where she asked the enthusiastic audience if they were "ready to make America great again," CNN reports. She went on... More »

Track Palin Arrested on Domestic Violence Charge

Girlfriend says he hit her, threatened to shoot himself

(Newser) - While Sarah Palin was endorsing Donald Trump in Iowa, her oldest child was facing domestic violence charges in Alaska. According to court documents obtained by Gawker , Track Palin, 26, was arrested at his parents' home on Monday night after an ugly incident in which he allegedly punched and kicked his... More »

Sarah Palin Is Endorsing Trump

The rumors are true

(Newser) - If you've been dying to know who Sarah Palin will be voting for in the GOP primary, we finally have the answer: Donald Trump. The former governor and VP contender will officially endorse the Donald Tuesday night at a rally in Ames, Iowa, CNN reports. The New York Times... More »

Another Custody Battle Brewing for Bristol Palin

Her ex has filed legal documents

(Newser) - Bristol Palin still hasn't revealed who the father of her new daughter is, though quite a few signs point to it being her ex-fiance , Dakota Meyer—including the fact that Meyer has now filed legal documents claiming he is, in fact, the biological father of Sailor Grace. Meyer wants... More »

Fey, Poehler Party Like It's 2007 on SNL

Comedians reunite, trot out Clinton, Palin characters of yore

(Newser) - Tina Fey and Amy Poehler returned to their old Saturday Night Live stomping grounds Saturday, and dragged out a couple of beloved ghosts of the 2008 election—and Poehler's Hillary Clinton of yore ran right into Kate McKinnon's Hillary Clinton of 2015 as Fey's Sarah Palin chirped... More »

Guess Who Agrees With Trump's Muslim Ban?

That's right, Sarah Palin

(Newser) - It seems everyone is upset with Donald Trump over his suggestion that the US bar Muslims from entering, but now he has someone in his corner: Sarah Palin. In a Facebook note titled, "Hey, Media, Try Again To Take Down Trump (and Cruz for Understanding the Trump Context),"... More »

GOP's Troubles Started With Sarah Palin

William Daley: Her VP selection set a tone that continues today

(Newser) - William Daley served as President Obama's chief of staff for a while, and it's not surprising that he would describe the GOP primary as having a "carnival-like" atmosphere. But in the Washington Post , Daley also makes the case that the GOP's current problems can be traced... More »

Palin: Jeb's Spanish Is Great, but 'Speak American'

Also, she'd like to be Trump's secretary of energy, kill the department

(Newser) - Sarah Palin has waded into the Donald Trump-Jeb Bush debate on languag e, and come down decidedly in favor of Team Trump. "It's a benefit of Jeb Bush to be so fluent, because we have a large and wonderful Hispanic population building America, and that's a great... More »

Bristol Palin: Baby No. 2 Was No Accident

'Everyone knows I wanted more kids, to have a bigger family'

(Newser) - How can a pregnancy be "planned" but also a "huge disappointment" to one’s family and close friends? Well, that's what Bristol Palin is serving up in her latest public statement following her pregnancy announcement last week. At the time, the 24-year-old sounded a tad forlorn. "... More »

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