April 8, 2010 Archives

April 8, 2010 Archives

Gingrich: Obama Has "Most Radical Administration In American History"

AP: Gingrich is a potential presidential candidate in 2012 who says his fellow Republicans must work together to stop what he calls Obama's "secular, socialist machine."

Obama Slams Palin In ABC News Interview On Nuclear Treaty

"I really have no response. Because last I checked, Sarah Palin's not much of an expert on nuclear issues," President Obama said.

CA-Sen: Fiorina (R) Launches First Ad

Carly Fiorina on getting something done in The U.S. Senate for California.

Mother Of Man Who Threatened Pelosi Blames FOX News

KGO: Gregory Giusti's 83-year-old mother had not heard that her son had been arrested, but she told ABC7 he has a history of mental problems. She does not think he would be capable of carrying out the threat; he has never owned a gun, and she blames Fox News for get

Sen. Specter Says He Would Still Vote For Health Bill If He Was A Republican

Sen. Arlen Specter (D-PA): "As you know from my record, I frequently crossed party lines when I was on the other side of the aisle." (source: Montgomery County Times Herald)

Rep. Aaron Schock On GOP Making Gains In 2012

Rep. Aaron Schock (R-IL) discusses how the GOP is preparing to make the case to voters that they can better control the deficit if they are elected in the midterms.

Obama, Medvedev Sign START Pact

The presidents of the United States and Russia sign a comprehensive arms agreement in the Czech Republic.

Taliban Releases Video Of Captured US Soldier

AP: The Taliban released a video Wednesday of a man identified as an American soldier captured in Afghanistan last June, showing him pleading for his freedom and to be returned home. In the video, Pfc. Bowe Bergdahl says he wants to return to his family in Idaho and that the war in Afghanistan is not worth the number of lives that have been los

Obama Seeks "Secure, Strong & Tough Sanctions On Iran" This Spring

President Obama: "My expectation is that we are going to be able to secure strong, tough sanctions on Iran this spring."

Dem Senator: Public Option Legislation Could Return Next Year

Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) discusses the recently-signed health care reform legislation, including the possibility of introducing public option legislation as soon as next year

MD-Gov: Ehrlich Kicks Off Campaign To Win Old Job Back

WJZ: There will be a familiar face-off this November. Former Governor Robert Ehrlich is campaigning to win back his old job. Adam May reports Ehrlich announced some of his campaign promises Wednesday. It's like political deja vu. Governor Ehrlich was obviously at home in the midst of the

Palin, Bachmann Discuss Conservatism On "Hannity"

Sarah Palin and Rep. Michele Bachmann team up to rally conservatives.

MSNBC's Matthews: Democrats Failing To Sell "Advantages Of Social State"

Chris Matthews: "I think the progressives, for all their power on the blogosphere, have not done a positive case for the advantages of some kind of a social state."

Krauthammer: To Deny U.S. Is Fighting Islamic Extremism Is 'Absurd'

Charles Krauthammer discusses a report that says that the Obama Administration is considering removing terms such as "Islamic extremism" from the country's national security strategy.

Maddow: Obama Is Reaganesque With Opposition To Nukes

MSNBC: Rachel Maddow reviews some of the details of President Barack Obama's new nuclear vision and international negotiations and the similarity of that vision to Ronald Reagan's.

Ingraham: How Does Banning 'Offensive' Language Improve National Security?

Laura Ingraham and former U.N. Ambassador Nancy Soderberg discuss Obama banning 'offensive' words in national security document.

Olbermann: Virginia Focuses On Selective State History

Julian Bond, Chairman Emeritus of the NAACP, discusses how Gov. Bob McDonnell, R-Va., opened up old wounds about slavery by declaring a Confederate History Month in Virginia.

Lights Go Out At Greenspan Hearing

The Hill: While testifying today on Capitol Hill the power went out and stayed out for 23 minutes, toward the end of the former Fed chairman's testimony on the financial crisis. Greenspan began the first of three days of hearings by the Financial Crisis

Palin: RNC's Michael Steele "Doing A Great Job"

Sarah Palin: "I support Michael Steele ... I think he's doing a great job. Michael Steele is an outsider. The machine, I think, is tough to penetrate -- I think it's been good to have an independent outsider trying to create some change in the Republican Party."

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