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Sarah Palin, Joe Biden and ..Wayne Root? Woo Interviews the Other VP Hopeful

So much has been made of Republican Vice Presidential running mate, Sarah Palin, since she was selected, Democratic running mate, Joe Biden, must feel like the red headed step child.

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Sep/09/2008

Introducing the Sarah Palin Doll….Selling Like Hot Cakes

Move over Barbie, there's a new girl in town and this one carries a gun, a Bible, wants to ban sex education taught in High School and can kick Ken's ass from Miami to Wasila, Alaska...and back.

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Sep/09/2008

Latest Obama Ad Disputes McCain and Palin as “Mavericks”

The latest Barack Obama ad attempts to discredit Republican Presidential candidate John McCain's status - mostly thrust upon him by the media - as a "Maverick" by claiming he has working

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/08/2008

Poker Pro Blasts McCain Pick of Palin: “Is McCain for Real”?

One of the poker industry's most outspoken players has come out ripping Republican US Presidential nominee John McCain and his pick for running mate, Sarah Palin.

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/08/2008

Sarah Palin Can’t Seem to Cut a Break: New Complaint Filed

The nation seemingly has fallen in love with Senator John McCain's running mate pick, Sarah Palin.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/08/2008

McCain Leads Obama in Polls…Not Yet in Prediction Markets

A USA TODAY/Gallup Poll taken over the weekend shows, as running mate Sarah Palin helps close an "enthusiasm gap" that has dogged the GOP all year.

John McCain leads Democrat Barack Obama by 50%-46% among registered voters, the Republican's biggest advantage since January and a turnaround from the USA TODAY poll taken just before the convention opened in St. Paul. Then, he lagged by 7 percentage points.

While the online prediction markets do not show John McCain leading, the numbers have shifted dramatically in just a matter of days.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/07/2008

Obama Blasts McCain, Palin: Odds All Time Low of -170

Democratic US Presidential hopeful Barack Obama has come out swinging - and he needs to.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/07/2008

Sarah Palin was Listed With 6/1 Odds to be Chosen McCain Running Mate

Contrary to news reports, Alaska Governor Sarah Palin was far from a long shot to be selected as Republican Presidential nominee John McCain's running mate.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/05/2008

Man Named in Alleged Sarah Palin Affair

The John McCain camp has threatened legal action against the National Enquirer in recent days for reporting that his running mate, Sarah Palin, had an affair while married to her husband, Todd.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Sep/05/2008

Sarah Palin for President: Support Base Grows

Forget John McCain. Forget Barack Obama for that matter. And forget 2008! We're already looking ahead to 2012 and Sarah Palin...for President.

That's right. is about to start working towards the goal, obviously under the assumption that a 76 year old McCain won't be running for a second term.   The website is slated to go live in just a matter of days. 

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/05/2008

John McCain Odds at All Time High Online Prediction Markets Report

Senator John McCain's chances at the White House hit an all-time high Friday morning behind record volumes on the presidential prediction ma

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/05/2008

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

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.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/05/2008

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.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/04/2008

Jack Abramoff Awaits Sentencing Wednesday

Disgraced Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff awaited sentencing on Thursday.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/04/2008

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

The National Enquirer was preparing to publish a story that Republican John McCain's running mate, Sarah Palin, had an affair with her husband's business partner.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/03/2008

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 (complete with countdown time watch on screen that was not entirely accu

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/03/2008

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

One time Presidential hopeful Ron Paul will be talking to Neil Cavuto on Fox News today (Wednesday) at 4 pm EST.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/03/2008

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 reporti

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/03/2008

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 scandal

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/03/2008

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

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 m

Submitted by Payton on, Sep/02/2008

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.

Both topics have readers in a tizzy. The popular new "comments" feature allows G911 readers to express their views on various subject matters. The vast majority dealt with Senator John McCain's Vice Presidential running mate and the situation at online gambling website

Palin has generated more buzz than Barack Obama and McCain put together.

Submitted by Payton on, Sep/02/2008

Prediction Market Bets on Sarah Palin Withdrawing from Republican Ticket is one of the first prediction markets betting on whether Sarah Palin will drop out of the Presidential race as Republican candidate John Mc

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/02/2008

John Conyers, Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick Get Big Money From Casinos

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.

There has been a sudden surge in contributions to the two lawmakers from casinos and, for Conyers, professional gamblers -- two groups that want to expand their reach by allowing online poker for money in the United States.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/02/2008

Sarah Palin on YouTube? Too Good to be True

We just knew there had to be some Sarah Palin lookalikes out there and this one could very well be her twin.

Submitted by Payton on, Sep/02/2008

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 hockey player  w

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Sep/01/2008

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

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

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/01/2008

Sarah Palin 17 Year Old Daughter Bristol Palin is Pregnant!

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

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/01/2008

Palin Trooper Scandal, Broken Water-gate Present Problems

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 contro

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/01/2008

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

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.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/31/2008

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.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/31/2008

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