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Sarah Palin's Supporters Speak Out

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.

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What's Wrong With Our Governors?

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.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

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.


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Is 'mean girls' misogynist?

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, joins us.

Palin's Record

McCain's pick for vice president turns the Republican ticket a more conservative shade of green.

The Palin Effect

A look at Sarah Palin's priorities ?past and future ?and what they could mean in a McCain administration.