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US General Political News

John McCain Still Just Shy of 40 Percent Chance to Win Says Prediction Market

John McCain
By most accounts, the Republican Senator out of Arizona, John McCain, delivered an inspiring speech at Thursday night's closing of the Republican Convention in Minneapolis. McCain is challenging Illinois Senator Barack Obama to take over the White House this November.
Sep 5 2008 - 12:23am

Iowa Election Betting Odds Big on Obama

At -450 odds, the Democrats winning the college electoral in Iowa hasn't changed much but the polls suggest that the state is very much in the hands of Democratic Presidential hopeful Barack Obama.
Sep 4 2008 - 9:15pm

Jack Abramoff Awaits Sentencing Wednesday

Jack Abramoff
Disgraced Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff awaited sentencing on Thursday. Abramoff, 49, is in year two of a nearly six-year sentence in Cumberland, Md., for fraud in his purchase of a Florida casino cruise line.
Sep 4 2008 - 12:43pm

The National Enquirer Prepares to Print Story That Sarah Palin Had Affair

Sarah Palin
The National Enquirer has published a story that Republican John McCain's running mate, Sarah Palin, had an affair with her husband's business partner. And John McCain is threatening a law suit.
Sep 4 2008 (All day)

Sarah Palin Speaks: Likely Big Ratings Draw for Republican Convention

Sarah Palin took to the podium Wednesday night in what was arguably the most anticipated speech of the Republican Convention.
Sep 3 2008 - 10:21pm

Ron Paul on Neil Cavuto 4:00 PM Wednesday Fox News

Ron Paul
One time Presidential hopeful Ron Paul will be talking to Neil Cavuto on Fox News today (Wednesday) at 4 pm EST. Paul, a long time Republican Congressman from Texas, will be discussing his own convention in Minneapolis and what he hopes to accomplish.
Sep 3 2008 - 1:49pm

Obama to Appear on O’Reilly Factor Thursday

The Washington Post reports that Democratic Presidential candidate Barack Obama secretly met with Fox News execs to discuss what was perceived as "unfair treatment" and "bias reporting".
Sep 3 2008 - 2:01am

Smart Money on Sarah Palin Dropping Off Ticket Say Oddsmakers

A host of online odds makers have begun offering betting on whether Republican Presidential candidate John McCain's running mate, Sarah Palin, will come off the ticket following a series of scandals.
Sep 3 2008 - 12:08am

Inside John McCain's Brain: How He Might See Sarah Palin

John McCain
Some of you might be asking yourselves: What was Senator John McCain thinking when he chose an Alaska Governor with less than two years under her belt to join him as his Vice Presidential running mate.
Sep 2 2008 - 10:15pm

Sarah Palin, Keep Attention of Gambling911 Readers

So what if it was a holiday weekend, readership compared to past periods was at an all time high here at and we can thank both Sarah Palin and for that.
Sep 2 2008 - 4:58pm

Prediction Market Bets on Sarah Palin Withdrawing from Republican Ticket

Sarah Palin is one of the first prediction markets betting on whether Sarah Palin will drop out of the Presidential race as Republican candidate John McCain's running mate.
Sep 2 2008 - 1:27pm

John Conyers, Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick Get Big Money From Casinos

John Conyers
WASHINGTON -- Some of the biggest names in the gambling world are betting on the congressional futures of Detroit Democratic Reps. John Conyers and Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick.
Sep 2 2008 - 12:58pm

Sarah Palin on YouTube? Too Good to be True

Sarah Palin Youtube
We just knew there had to be some Sarah Palin lookalikes out there and this one could very well be her twin.
Sep 2 2008 - 11:26am

Jenny Woo: Sarah Palin Hates Gambling, Loves Guns

First, I would like to tell the media to leave Alaska Governor Sarah Palin alone about her poor 17-year old daughter - who apparently got knocked up by an 18-year old High School wrestler
Sep 1 2008 - 10:36pm

Sarah Palin Controversy: Yup Yup … Obama is Actually Losing Ground

Sarah Palin
A pregnant 17 year old unwed daughter, an alleged "abuse of power" involving the attempted firing of her former brother-in-law, and now word that John McCain running mate Sarah Palin was a Director of embattled Sen. Stevens's 527 Group.
Sep 1 2008 - 6:00pm

Sarah Palin 17 Year Old Daughter Bristol Palin is Pregnant!

Bristol Palin
Following rumors that would-be Republican Vice President Sarah Palin's 17 year old daughter may have actually given birth to Sarah's recent baby, there has been confirmation that Bristol Palin is indeed pregnant now.
Sep 1 2008 - 12:33pm

Palin Trooper Scandal, Broken Water-gate Present Problems

Sarah Palin
After only a few days having been selected as GOP candidate John McCain's running mate, Alaska Governor Sarah Palin may seem like the "perfect soccer mom" for the job, but reported controversies are already surfacing and could threaten McCain's run for the White House.
Sep 1 2008 - 10:57am

MSNBC Ready to “Have Sex With Obama” After Convention Speech

Sarah Palin MSNBC
Bill Maher, on his HBO show Friday night, recognized "there is a problem...with the media gushing over him (Barack Obama) too much". Maher himself is very much on the left.
Aug 31 2008 - 6:16pm

Sarah Palin Polls Show Her Viewed More Favorably Than Joe Biden

A new Rasmussen Reports telephone survey finds that 53% now have a favorable opinion of Sarah Palin while just 26% offer a less flattering assessment.
Aug 31 2008 - 5:37pm

Did Sarah Palin Help Cover Up Daughter’s Pregnancy?

Sarah Palin
Rumors are running rampant that Sarah Palin may have covered up her own daughter's pregnancy, and while unsubstantiated, they are starting to get legs
Aug 31 2008 - 12:18am

Sarah Palin Flew More Than 3000 Miles After Water Broke?

Sarah Palin
It hasn't even been 24 hours since Alaska Governor Sarah Palin accepted Senator John McCain's invitation for her to become his running mate and already there are rumors abound that may ultimately turn into a major scandal.
Aug 29 2008 - 11:39pm

Obama Speech More Viewers Than American Idol Finale

Barack Obama's acceptance speech drew more viewers than the finale of American Idol and it was watched by more people than the opening ceremony of the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics. Even this year's Academy Awards was watched by fewer people.
Aug 29 2008 - 11:13pm

Ron Paul Convention Will Draw Masses in St. Paul Too

Ron Paul
One time Republican Presidential candidate Ron Paul will be holding his own convention in Minneapolis, Minnesota over the weekend. GOP candidate John McCain tried to exclude Dr. Paul from attending the Republic convention being held in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, the Texas Congressman said.
Aug 29 2008 - 6:54pm

Oddsmakers Likely to go Bonkers Over McCain Choice of Sarah Palin

Sarah Palin
With the selection of Alaska Governor Sarah Palin as his Vice Presidential running mate, it should be interesting how odds makers respond in issuing updated odds on both Republican candidate John McCain and Democrat Barack Obama.
Aug 29 2008 - 12:55pm

McCain Selects Alaska Governor Sarah Palin as VP

Sarah Palin
In a shocker that caught the press completely off guard, Republican Presidential candidate John McCain has chosen Alaska Governor Sarah Palin as his running mate and potentially the next Vice President of the United States.
Aug 29 2008 - 10:57am
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