BILL CLINTON: "So I think it is good politics to pass this and to pass it as soon as they can. But I think the most important thing is, it’s the right thing for America. We just simply — the worst thing to do is nothing. The worst thing to do is to keep dragging around a 16.5 percent of G.D.P. health care system that
AP: President Barack Obama on Tuesday blamed “twisted logic” for the killing of 13 men and women at Fort Hood, and said there was no faith that justifies acts he describes as “murderous and craven.”Obama spoke at a memorial service for the fallen.
The Hill: "We have to acknolwledge that the House of Representatives is not a majority pro-choice," she said on "Morning Joe" on Tuesday. "And I've told that to a lot of pro-choice groups. I would count maybe about 150 pro-choice votes. You
Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) says there were "red flags" that were missed about Nidal Malik Hasan. Sen. Collins also discusses what she thinks is wrong with the current health care bill.
SEN. MARK WARNER (D-VA): "I wish the president would have started the debate by explaining to the American people that our current health care system is not financially sustainable, for even another decade." (source: "The Washington Times' "America's Morning News")
PRESIDENT OBAMA: "Well, look, we -- we have seen, in the past, rampages of this sort. And in a country of 300 million people, there are going to be acts of violence that are inexplicable. Even within the extraordinary military that we have -- and I think everybody understands how outstanding the young men and women in uniform ar
Rep. Kucinich explains his vote against the health care reform bill. He says he sees himself as "more independent" than other members of Congress.
Washington Post: White House communications director Anita Dunn will step down from her post at the end of the month and Dan Pfeiffer, her deputy, will take over, according to sources familiar with the move.
Rachel Maddow is joined by Rep. Diana Degette (D-CO) who encouraging House Democrats oppose the health care reform bill if it contains restrictions on legal abortion rights.
Charles Krauthammer says the health care bill will be a "millstone" around Democrats for years.
ABC News: “I think the general broad principle is simply that people who are paying for their health insurance aren't subsidizing folks who simply choose not to until they get sick and then suddenly they expect free health insurance. That's -- that's basic concept of responsibility that I think most Americans abide by,” Mr. Oba
Radio talk show host Laura Ingraham opines on how the Fort Hood incident could have been avoided. She also talks about health care reform and the abortion amendment.
Reason.TV: You may have heard the UPS is in quite the political fight with FEDEX. Though both are package-delivery companies, they're governed by totally different federal labor rules. As a result, UPS's workforce is much more heavily unionized than FEDEX's—and more than twice as expensive.So now UPS is trying
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) discusses whether a health reform bill may pass the Senate before the end of the year.
Maj. Hasan was a Muslim fanatic. People knew it. But political correctness may have allowed him to continue to serve in the Army.