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Prominent conservative commentator Bill Kristol joins Jake Tapper to discuss the GOP's battle against Obamacare and some of the party's rising stars.
(CNN) – Paul Ryan's debate preparations have involved a core team of aides, improvised sessions on his plane, and mock debates in hotels all around the country.
But one thing Ryan did not do to prepare – seek advice from the only other Republican who has faced off against Joe Biden in a vice presidential debate: Sarah Palin.
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The daughter of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin made headlines this week when she called on President Barack Obama to denounce comments made by his supporter Bill Maher. CNN's Mary Snow reports.
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(CNN) – Washington insiders were at the Newseum last night to see the new HBO film, “Game Change,” about Sarah Palin and the 2008 race for the White House.
I really wasn’t sure what to expect, but I was very impressed with the finished product. It kept my interest for the entire two hours.
Brian Todd reports on the pushback from former Palin aides over the new HBO movie, "Game Change".
(CNN) – If Newt Gingrich wins the White House in November, the former House speaker said Wednesday Sarah Palin may get a big seat at the table.
"I would ask her to consider taking a major role in the next administration if I'm president, but nothing has been discussed of any kind," Gingrich said on CNN's "The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer."
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By CNN's Wolf Blitzer
(CNN) - Sarah Palin has been delivering campaign-style speeches in recent days – still leaving open whether she will actually run for the Republican presidential nomination. For now, she seems to want the best of all worlds: She teases a presidential run while still maintaining her millions of dollars in income from her paid speeches, books, reality TV shows and Fox News. She no doubt also loves all the attention.
In her latest speech before the Tea Party Express in New Hampshire, she certainly hit all the major points the tea party movement wants to hear: smaller government, lower taxes, reduced federal regulations. But she spoke only in generalities without getting into any specifics as to how she would achieve those objectives. I heard a lot of politically popular clichés.