Still no Medical Records from Palin; What's the Hold Up?

ABC News Kate Snow reports:  Governor Palin's campaign still has not released any information regarding her medical records despite frequent requests from the news media and the campaign's own assertion that they would release this information soon.

On Sunday morning, Palin spokeswoman Tracey Schmitt told ABC News that the campaign had planned to release information on her medical history early this week.

Today is Wednesday.

ABC News has asked every day this week about the status of the release of information and received no updates from the campaign.  It is unclear what is holding things up.

"We are working on this and it will happen sooner than later," Schmitt said on Sunday.

Aides suggested privately that there was nothing to hide in the records, but that it was simply taking a while to call doctors and round up the appropriate information to release.

But an entire week?

It was last Wednesday that Governor Palin said she would be "fine" with releasing her records.

She is the only one of the presidential or vice presidential candidates who has not released any health information about herself.

Palin did suggest that releasing her records could be fodder for political attacks of some kind.

"So be it, if that will allow some curiosity seekers, perhaps, to have one more thing that they can either check the box off that they can find something to criticize, perhaps, or find something to rest them assured over.  Fine.  I'm healthy, I'm happy, had five kids.  That is going to be in the medical records.  Never been seriously ill or hurt.  You will see that in the medical records if they're released," Palin told NBC's Brian Williams.

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