Campbell Brown is the co-anchor of NBC’s “Today,” Weekend Edition, the nation’s top-rated weekend news program.
Brown asserted that Senator Mc Cain had made a point of wanting a vice president with a lot of experience, including foreign policy experience, and that his selection of Palin seemed to abandon that principle. Palin together had more executive experience than Senator Obama and Senator Joe Biden combined.
She asked Bounds to explain the decision on that basis. Brown also asked if Palin should accept the Republican vice-presidential nomination given that her teenage daughter is pregnant out of wedlock.
David Boies, who helped lead the legal charge that overturned California’s same-sex marriage ban and represented Al Gore in Bush v.
Gore is becoming chairman of the Partnership for Educational Justice.
Brown started her career in local news as the political reporter covering Kansas politics for KSNT-TV, the NBC affiliate in Topeka, Kan.
She then moved to WWBT-TV, the NBC affiliate in Richmond, VA.
in October 2008, right before the election in order to ensure a smooth transition when the election was over.
Roland Martin filled in as guest host in April and May 2009 while Brown took maternity leave.
Bounds did not name an example, but stated that Palin had more executive experience than Democratic Presidential candidate Barack Obama.