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6:22am

Sat May 4, 2013
U.S.

At NRA Convention, Dueling Narratives Displayed With Guns

Originally published on Sat May 4, 2013 10:50 am

An ammunition display at the NRA's annual convention in Houston on Friday.
Justin Sullivan Getty Images

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.

The NRA is coming off of a major victory: the defeat of gun control legislation in the Senate. While the talk in the convention hall is about keeping up the fight and staying true to the Constitution, a small protest against gun violence is being held outside.

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4:11pm

Fri January 25, 2013
The Two-Way

After Contract's End, Fox News And Sarah Palin Part Ways

Originally published on Fri January 25, 2013 4:47 pm

Sarah Palin, former governor of Alaska and 2008 Republican vice presidential candidate speaks at a "Patriots in the Park" Tea Party rally at the Wayne County, Mich., fairgrounds in July.
Bill Pugliano Getty Images

Fox News is not renewing Sarah Palin's contract, The New York Times and other news outlets are reporting.

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.

The New York Times reports:

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11:32am

Sun July 29, 2012
It's All Politics

Cheney: Picking Palin Was A 'Mistake'

Originally published on Tue July 31, 2012 7:46 am

"I like Gov. Palin," Cheney told ABC News in an excerpted interview on Sunday. But she wasn't ready to be vice president, he said.
Bill Pugliano Getty Images

Former Vice President Dick Cheney is calling Sen. John McCain's choice of Sarah Palin as his running mate in 2008 a "mistake."

In an excerpted interview with ABC News' This Week on Sunday, Cheney said it's important that Romney not repeat the fumble. The list of potential VP picks is a big one, he says, but there's a shorter list, too:

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6:50am

Fri April 20, 2012
The Two-Way

Dismissed Agent 'Checked Out' Sarah Palin During Security Detail

Originally published on Fri April 20, 2012 7:41 am

Sarah Palin, then the Republican vice presidential candidate, attends a rally in Lakewood, Ohio, on Nov. 3, 2008.
Sue Kroll NBC NewsWire

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.

The agent, David Chaney, posted a photo of Palin with him looking on from the background. Under the photo, Chaney wrote: "I was really checking her out, if you know what i (sic) mean?" after a friend commented on the picture posted in January 2009.

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9:53am

Mon April 2, 2012
The Two-Way

Palin: 'That's A Fine How Do You Do'

Gov. Palin will be on The Today Show Tuesday.
The Today Show

The morning TV air wars get serious again Tuesday with former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's guest host slot on NBC's The Today Show — opposite former CBS Evening News' anchor Katie Couric's guest slot on ABC's Good Morning America.

In the lead-in to the faceoff, there was some fun on Today today.

During a phone call with Palin, host Matt Lauer wondered "what are you doing to prepare? Are you reading some newspapers?"

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