Police say Palin had a gun while intoxicated
The former Alaska governor remains very popular with some conservatives
Plus, don't miss out on the best of festive television - it's called 'Boxing Day' for a reason
MSNBC star ‘deeply sorry that we suggested interracial families are in any way funny or deserving of ridicule’
Former Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin has said Pope Francis has “taken her aback” with his liberal interpretation of Christianity and has expressed fears he may be being influenced by the mainstream media.
Oh no, what now?
Right-wing columnist launches her own branded merchandise as she takes on the American market
Isn't he the next Republican presidential candidate?
Debates between Vice Presidential candidates typically draw in half the audience of their presidential counterparts - but those who did settle down last night to Joe Biden vs. Paul Ryan were treated to a classic. And, this time, the Democrats didn't take a pasting. We round-up the morning's reaction.
The man who pays his way
Having fulfilled his initial task of providing a sorely needed jolt of excitement to the Republican faithful, Paul Ryan today went solo for the first time as vice presidential candidate-to-be, taking on Barack Obama directly in one of the key swing states in November’s election.
Our writer is sceptical about those who find it easy to be happy
She looks like a candiate. She sounds like a candidate. She's still touring key primary states in a vast, personalised camper van. But as the race for the Republican presidential nomination stutters into something like full gear, Sarah Palin still hasn't announced whether she intends to join the fray.
US comedian Margaret Cho has never minced her words. She once called Sarah Palin "the worst thing to happen to America since 9/11" and her stance on gay rights has drawn fire from conservatives at home.
The dreams of all the declared candidates for the Republican presidential nomination – and of a couple not yet formally announced – are about to be burnished, dented or even dashed in a 48-hour blitz of campaign activity among the fried-butter stands and cow pens of the Iowa State Fair.
Boasting she has a "titanium spine" but dodging revelations which suggest she may also possess a brass neck, Michele Bachmann spent the weekend preparing to become the latest Republican front-runner to launch their bid for the party's presidential nomination.