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12:05 PM ET, August 29, 2008

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John Harwood / CNBC.com:
Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin Is McCain's VP Pick: Source  —  Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, a self-styled “hockey mom” who has only been governor for a little over a year, is GOP Presidential candidate John McCain's choice for Vice President, CNBC has learned.  —  According to a Republican strategist …
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Ed OKeefe / Political Radar:
McCain VP Contender Palin in Alaska, Not Ohio  —  ABC News' Kate McCarthy Reports: As vice presidential speculation swirls, Gov. Sarah Palin is watching the fireworks from her home in Wasilla, Alaska.  —  Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., is in Dayton, Ohio, awaiting a high noon event at which the campaign …
Jill Zuckman / The Swamp:
John McCain picks Alaska Gov: Source  —  A Republican source confirms that John McCain has chosen Alaska Governor Sarah Palin to be his running mate.  Campaign officials, however, remain mum this morning.  —  McCain is expected to announce his choice at a rally in Dayton later.
CNN:
McCain picks Alaska Gov. Palin as running mate  —  (CNN) — Sen. John McCain has picked Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as his running mate, a senior McCain campaign official told CNN on Friday.  —  Palin, 44, who's in her first term as governor, is a pioneering figure in Alaska …
Jonathan Martin / The Politico:
BREAKING: Pawlenty won't be in Dayton today, says “was honored to be considered”  —  Gov. Tim Pawlenty said this morning that he will he not be in Dayton, Ohio, today and strongly suggested that he won't be John McCain's running mate.  —  “I'm going to be at the [Minnesota] state fair,” Pawlenty said on WCCO just minutes ago.
Liz Sidoti / Associated Press:
McCain picks Alaska gov as running mate.  —  Featured Topics: - John McCain - Barack Obama  —  DENVER - John McCain tapped little-known Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin to be his vice presidential running mate on Friday in a startling selection on the eve of the Republican National Convention.
Fox News:
Alaska Gov. Palin to be Named as McCain Running Mate  —  DAYTON, Ohio — John McCain will introduce Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin to be his vice presidential running mate at an event here at noon Friday, senior campaign sources confirmed to FOX News.  —  Palin emerged earlier in the day as the hot name …
MSNBC:
McCain picks Palin as running mate  —  Alaska governor to be first female Republican VP nominee  —  Sarah Palin, mother of five, is Alaska's first female governor and the first woman to run on a Republican presidential ticket.  —  Live video  —  McCain announces VP choice
Marc Ambinder:
Romney Expected To Appear In Dayton Tomorrow  —  So — two senior McCain campaign officials confirm that John McCain will appear with his vice presidential pick in Dayton, Ohio tomorrow at noon ET.  —  And Gov. Mitt Romney expects to be in Dayton, Ohio tomorrow, having been asked …
New York Times:
McCain Chooses Palin as Running Mate  —  DAYTON, Ohio — In a surprise move, Senator John McCain chose Gov. Sarah Palin of Alaska as his running mate on Friday, shaking up the political world at a time when his campaign has been trying to attract women, especially disaffected supporters …
Discussion: The Caucus and Philly.com
The New Republic:
I'll See Your Biden and Raise You a Palin  —  Yesterday I argued that picking a woman for veep would help re-establish McCain's reputation as a maverick.  If the pick is indeed Sarah Palin you are going to have a lot of women voters wondering why Senator Obama didn't tap Senator Clinton as his running mate.
Randyj / TIME.com:
Who Is Sarah Palin?  —  McCain's reported veep choice a total newcomer to national life.  —Anchorage Daily News on her rebel status.  —The Associated Press on how she balances her personal and professional lives.  —The Atlantic has bio details.  —Official bio.
Kathryn Jean Lopez / The Corner:   Wiki Breaks It?  —  On Friday, August 29, Fox & Friends reported …
Jill Zuckman / Chicago Tribune:
Source: Sarah Palin is John McCain's pick for vice president
Washington Post:
McCain Chooses Ala. Governor Palin as Running Mate
Discussion: Wake up America and Althouse
John McCain 2008:
John McCain Selects Alaska Governor Sarah Palin As Vice Presidential Running Mate
Discussion: Chicago Boyz
Marc Ambinder:
Fun With FlightAware, McCain Edition
Mike Huckabee / Huck PAC:
A MESSAGE FROM MIKE HUCKABEE
Chris Cillizza / Washington Post:
McCain Picks Palin
Discussion: Corrente
Michael Cooper / The Caucus:
McCain V.P.: Who Can It Be Now?
Discussion: Marc Ambinder
MSNBC:
NBC: Pawlenty, Romney VP chances dim
Discussion: MyDD and TPM Election Central
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Mark Schmitt / American Prospect:
THE AUDACITY OF THE ANTI-McCAIN STRATEGY
Discussion: Washington Monthly and Kevin Drum
Charles Babington / Associated Press:
Analysis: Obama spares details, keeps up attacks
Bob Burnett / The Huffington Post:
Obama Takes Off the Gloves
Discussion: The Moderate Voice
New York Times:
Barack Obama's Acceptance Speech  —  The following is the text, as prepared for delivery, of Senator Barack Obama's acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention in Denver, as provided by the Obama campaign.  —  To Chairman Dean and my great friend Dick Durbin; and to all my fellow citizens of this great nation;
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David Brooks / New York Times:
A Speech to the Delegates  —  My fellow Americans, it is an honor to address the Democratic National Convention at this defining moment in history.  We stand at a crossroads at a pivot point, near a fork in the road on the edge of a precipice in the midst of the most consequential election since last year's “American Idol.”
Megan McArdle:
Barack Obama: please end our dependence on cheap platitudes about foreign oil
Discussion: Ross Douthat
Washington Post:
GOP Considers Delaying Convention  —  Tropical Storm Gustav Is Forecast to Hit U.S. Next Week as Hurricane  —  Republican officials said yesterday that they are considering delaying the start of the GOP convention in Minneapolis-St. Paul because of Tropical Storm Gustav …
 
 
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Jonah Goldberg / The Corner:
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Jay Nordlinger / The Corner:
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