Palin Watch

Sarah Palin may not be running for anything, and she hasn't been invited (yet) to speak at the Republican National Convention, but she still managed to generate political headlines this weekend.
Sarah Palin has revived her widely debunked claim that President Barack Obama's health care reform law will create "death panels" to determine which citizens are worthy of health care.
A Los Angeles man who launched an expletive-laden tirade against Sarah Palin’s daughter, Bristol, has filed a lawsuit against the Lifetime Network alleging he was taped for her reality show without his knowledge or consent.
The Lifetime Channel says Bristol Palin's reality show, "Life's a Tripp," will debut June 19. From The Washington Post: "The reality series will chronicle the life of Sarah Palin's oldest daughter - whom Lifetime calls 'one of America's most famous young mothers' - as she moves from Wasilla, Alaska, to Los Angeles."
In the wake of Nebraska state Sen. Deb Fischer's surprise victory Tuesday in the state's GOP U.S. Senate primary, pundits are debating what effect a late endorsement by former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin had on the race. Politico downplayed Palin's role, pointing out Fischer was already surging in polls behind her campaign's attack ads on the leading opponent. But the far-right Breitbart site says Palin put Fischer over the top in the final week.
2008 Republican presidential candidate John McCain joked Tuesday that Mitt Romney should pick Sarah Palin as a running mate. Meanwhile, Palin recommended another "rogue" candidate.
A spokesperson for Levi Johnston has confirmed that his Wasilla girlfriend is pregnant, reports US magazine. was first to report that Johnston, 21-year-old father of Sarah Palin's grandson, is expecting a second child with Sunny Oglesby, 20, who is three months pregnant.
New York Times political editor Richard W. Stevenson says Republicans have learned a lesson about vetting potential vice-presidential nominees following John McCain's choice of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin in 2008.