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Welcome to 2008, Dick Cheney. The former vice president told ABC News on Sunday that John McCain's selection of Sarah Palin as his running mate was a "mistake," echoing what many knew in the run-up to the election four years ago.

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A new vice presidential poll shows Republicans and conservative-leaning independents favor former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to be Mitt Romney's running mate.

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Let there be no doubt that Vice President Joe Biden feels the gravity of the health care bill being signed into law.

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Colin Powell said Sarah Palin was one of the many reasons he decided to endorse Barack Obama. According to an ABC News-Washington Post poll, he has plenty of company. Fifty-two percent of likely voters question John McCain's judgment because of his running mate choice.

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Parody is the best policy, as evidenced by the boost that "Saturday Night Live" has recently enjoyed, thanks to Sarah Palin lookalike (and sometime comedy star) Tina Fey. We kid, but so do Fey, Queen Latifah and Jason Sudeikis -- playing Republican VP candidate Palin, PBS' Gwen Ifill and Democratic VP pick Joe Biden, respectively -- in this clip from the show's Oct. 4 episode.

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CBS asked the two VP candidates (roughly) the same questions about Roe v. Wade and the separation of church and state. As you might imagine, their answers differ, both in content and coherence. Palin's apparent unfamiliarity with the Supreme Court had the rumor mill buzzing for days prior to the release of this interview.

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Was this the plan all along? CNN reports that Team McCain wants the first presidential debate to "take the place of the VP debate, currently scheduled for next Thursday" if there's no bailout deal by Friday.

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Here's a sound bite for the ages: "The Shock Doctrine" author Naomi Klein was one of the panelists on the Sept. 19 episode of "Real Time With Bill Maher," and when the conversation inevitably turned to Sarah Palin, Klein pronounced the GOP VP nominee to be "basically Bush in drag."

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