Sarah Palin http://www.kunc.org en At NRA Convention, Dueling Narratives Displayed With Guns http://www.kunc.org/post/nra-convention-dueling-narratives-displayed-guns The National Rifle Association is holding its annual convention in Houston this weekend. More than 70,000 people are expected to attend for speeches and demos and acres of guns, ammo and camo.<p>The NRA is coming off of a major victory: <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/04/17/177638177/senate-rejects-expanded-background-checks-for-gun-sales">the defeat</a> of gun control legislation in the Senate. Sat, 04 May 2013 12:22:36 +0000 Wade Goodwyn 43842 at http://www.kunc.org At NRA Convention, Dueling Narratives Displayed With Guns After Contract's End, Fox News And Sarah Palin Part Ways http://www.kunc.org/post/after-contracts-end-fox-news-and-sarah-palin-part-ways Fox News is not renewing Sarah Palin's contract, <em>The New York Times</em> and other news outlets are reporting.<p>After her failed vice presidential run in 2008, Palin resigned as Alaska's governor in 2009. When she took the job at Fox, she quickly became a staple on the cable news channel and one of the leading voices of the conservative movement in the United States.<p><a href="http://mediadecoder.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/01/25/fox-news-and-sarah-palin-part-ways/"><em>The New York Times</em> reports</a>:<p><blockquote><p>"It was unclear whether the parting was Ms. Palin's choice. Fri, 25 Jan 2013 23:11:00 +0000 39310 at http://www.kunc.org After Contract's End, Fox News And Sarah Palin Part Ways Cheney: Picking Palin Was A 'Mistake' http://www.kunc.org/post/cheney-picking-palin-was-mistake Former Vice President Dick Cheney is calling Sen. John McCain's choice of Sarah Palin as his running mate in 2008 a "mistake."<p>In an excerpted interview with <a href="http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2012/07/dick-cheney-picking-sarah-palin-for-vp-was-a-mistake/">ABC News'</a> <em>This Week</em> on Sunday, Cheney said it's important that Romney not repeat the fumble. Sun, 29 Jul 2012 17:32:00 +0000 31217 at http://www.kunc.org Cheney: Picking Palin Was A 'Mistake' Dismissed Agent 'Checked Out' Sarah Palin During Security Detail http://www.kunc.org/post/dismissed-agent-checked-out-sarah-palin-during-security-detail A Secret Service agent dismissed as part of the Colombia prostitution imbroglio wrote on Facebook of Sarah Palin that he was "checking her out" while assigned to protect the vice presidential candidate during the 2008 campaign.<p>The agent, David Chaney, posted a photo of Palin with him looking on from the background. Fri, 20 Apr 2012 12:50:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 25967 at http://www.kunc.org Dismissed Agent 'Checked Out' Sarah Palin During Security Detail Palin: 'That's A Fine How Do You Do' http://www.kunc.org/post/palin-thats-fine-how-do-you-do The morning TV air wars get serious again Tuesday with former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's guest host slot on NBC's <em>The Today Show</em> — opposite former <em>CBS Evening News</em>' anchor Katie Couric's guest slot on ABC's <em>Good Morning America</em>.<p>In the lead-in to the faceoff, there was some fun on <em>Today</em> today.<p>During a phone call with Palin, host <a href="http://video.today.msnbc.msn.com/today/46924370#46924370" target="_blank">Matt Lauer wondered</a> "what are you doing to prepare? Mon, 02 Apr 2012 15:53:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 24994 at http://www.kunc.org Palin: 'That's A Fine How Do You Do'