Republican presidential nominee John McCain made history Friday when he appointed Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as the first woman to run in the No. 2 spot on a GOP presidential ticket.
The surprise move elated self-identified conservative women, who comprise 32 percent of the female electorate, according to a national survey of likely voters conducted in June by the Polling Company, based in Washington, D.C. The margin of error was about 5 percent. Full Story »