Sarah Palin

Palin's Record

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

Global Politics

Convention coverage in Pashto

Lisa Mullins speaks with Nafees Takar, who is covering the GOP convention for "Radio Dee-wa." That's a Pashto-language service of the Voice of America. It's heard in parts of Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Global Politics

Alaska's take on Sarah Palin

As the U.S. mainland continues its debate over the selection of Governor Sarah Palin, we look northward and talk to a long-time reporter in Alaska for a local's opinion on McCain's pick. Guest: Steve Heimel, senior reporter and producer for the Alaska Public Radio Network, based in Anchorage, and host of its call-in show, Talk of Alaska


Global Politics

Seth Meyers discusses politicians' role on Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live for decades has lampooned Americas political leaders and political wanna-bes. With the presidential election just a few weeks away now, both Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, or their imitators, are taking their turns in the hot seat. But perhaps nothing will ever rival the "gift" SNL got when Sarah Palin ran for vice president, comedian Seth Meyers says.