The choice of Sarah Palin as John McCain's running mate has sparked a flurry of debate over balancing career and family and whether even raising such questions is gender bias. GOP Congress Heather Wilson and Mary Fallin give their insights…
As new coverage surfaces on the little-known vice presidential candidate, the NewsHour's Judy Woodruff discusses her background, accomplishments and stance on critical issues with a delegate from Alaska.
Hurricane Gustav's brush with New Orleans on the first scheduled day of the GOP convention has changed the dynamic of the event. Political analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the convention's abbreviated first day and what lies ahead in…
Sen. John McCain's unexpected choice of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin stirred a flurry of speculation over the evolving dynamics of the 2008 presidential race. Analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks assess the move.
GOP Sen. John McCain named little-known Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin to be his running mate Friday. Writers who have followed Palin's career discuss her rise to national politics.
GOP Sen. John McCain made an unexpected move Friday when he nominated Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as his running mate. Judy Woodruff examines Palin's background, her path to the governorship and her conservative track record.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Sarah Palin, elected in 2006 as Alaska's first female governor, arrived in Juneau on an ethics reform platform after defeating two former governors in the primary and general elections.
By PBS NewsHour
After a morning of fever-pitch speculation over the identity of Sen. John McCain's vice presidential pick, the presumptive GOP nominee gave the nod Friday to first-term Alaska governor Sarah Palin.
Following Joe Biden's keynote speech on Wednesday, analysts and historians give their final thoughts on the third night of the Democrat national convention in Denver.
Following last week's running mate announcement, the Democratic convention in Denver is now a showcase for Joe Biden as well as Barack Obama. Ray Suarez takes a snapshot of who Joe Biden is.
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