That, and other news, in today’s Roundup and Recap.
Politico’s Mike Allen reports that Sarah Palin has an “inch-and-a-half thick file” of offers for pundit appearances, documentaries and other business opportunities, as well as some 950 requests for speeches. She has just signed on to the Washington Speakers Bureau.
Next on “Today”: Jenna Bush Hager signs as a correspondent for NBC’s “Today.”
Healthcare Champions: Kiefer Sutherland’s grandfather, Tommy Douglas, was known as the man who brought universal healthcare to Canada.
Fran Drescher will appear on Sean Hannity’s Fox News show on Sept. 7 to talk about the need for a public option, in what is sure to be a lively debate.
Rendon Rendered: The military is cancelling a contract with a private firm that helped produce background profiles of journalists seeking to cover the war in Afghanistan.
Delay’s Dance Starts: Tom Delay points his Twitter followers to ABC’s photos of rehearsals for “Dancing with the Stars.”
Huck’s Comment: Mike Huckabee defends his remark that Ted Kennedy would have been told to “go home to take pain pills and die” under President Obama’s healthcare proposals. Question: