Palin Watch

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.
HBO says Saturday night's debut of "Game Change," the Sarah Palin-focused adaptation of a book about the 2008 presidential campaign, scored the highest ratings of any made-for-TV movie on the network in years, reports the Los Angeles Times.
Both Sarah Palin loyalists and those who disdain her would do well to take a break from their respective partisan assumptions and watch a movie with good performances and a larger point to make about politics.
"Game Change," the Sarah Palin-centric HBO movie based on the book of the same name about the 2008 presidential campaign, debuts Saturday night. If you can't wait for details, the Los Angeles Times is offering a list of favorite scenes.
The Lifetime channel is planning a 10-episode reality series featuring the eldest daughter of Sarah and Todd Palin, Bristol, and her son, Tripp, report USA Today and other outlets.
A Republican convention with no obvious winner from primary and caucus voting is still considered a long shot, but Sarah Palin appears to be hoping for a brokered result, writes Rachel Weiner in The Washington Post. "I would do whatever I could to help" settle a GOP convention fight, she said Wednesday on Fox News, and wouldn't rule herself out as a candidate.
Reactions to Sarah Palin's presence at last week's Conservative Political Action Conference, where she gave the keynote address, reflected her journey from the center of tea party politics to the "nebulous" pop-culture conservative fringe, says The Washington Post.
When asked about the GOP candidates on Fox News last night, Palin seemed eager to single out former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum for praise. -- Original post: Everybody in the GOP camp is wondering whom Sarah Palin will endorse for president. S.E. Cupp, writing in the New York Daily News, encourages Mitt Romney to goose his campaign by trying to patch up relations with Palin. Continued on jump