Alaska Governor Sarah Palin officially hands over power to Sean Parnell on Sunday. Joining The Takeaway to talk about Palin's legacy and forthcoming autobiography are Alaska Public Radio reporter Libby Casey and former Sentinal editor Bernadette Malone.
To her supporters, Sarah Palin's resignation as Governor of Alaska makes sense. Joining The Takeaway to discuss why is blogger Jimmie Bise and Marjorie Dannenfelser, President of the Susan B. Anthony List and co-founder of Team Sarah.
It's Monday morning and we've got all the news you'll need to keep an eye on in the week ahead. The Takeaway is joined by Marcus Mabry, International Business Editor for The New York Times, and Jonathan Marcus, diplomatic correspondent for the BBC.
On Friday afternoon, seemingly out of the blue, Alaska Governor Sarah Palin resigned. The Takeaway discusses gubernatorial behavior with New York Times columnist Gail Collins, who wrote about Sarah Palin and her speech in her Saturday column.
Sarah Palin surprised the nation when she announced her resignation as Alaska's governor. Joining The Takeaway to discuss the state's reaction to the news and to guess what Palin will do next is Larry Persily, journalist and former aide to Palin.
Today's answer is the Iditarod National Trail in Alaska, where America's last great gold rush began 100 years ago today. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from Kevin Keeler, the trail's administrator.
Amanda Fortini, a writer for New York Magazine, says the 'Year of the Woman' in presidential politics reinforced stereotypes, set women back and made President-elect Barack Obama's road to gender equality a lot rockier.
We're in the top of the ninth in the midterm election season, so it's time for the two parties to send in some pinch hitters. Takeaway Washington correspondent Todd Zwillich takes a look at where the big names will be campaigning this weekend.
Earlier this week, we spoke to Gail Sheehy of The Daily Beast about what Maureen Dowd and she have labelled the "mean girls" in this election But is that term fair? Rebecca Traister, senior writer at Salon.com, joins us.
Sam Jones, creative director of the Freedom Trail Foundation in Boston, says that while Sarah Palin had some of the facts correct last week, she wrongly attributed them to Paul Revere and misinterpreted their significance.