April 16, 2010 Archives

April 16, 2010 Archives

Bill Clinton: Don't Fuel The "Unhinged"

Bill Clinton and CNN's Wolf Blitzer discuss why politicians on both sides of the aisle can be the target of threats.

GOP Aide Stomped On; Leg Broken In Four Places After Fundraiser

MEGYN KELLY, FOX NEWS: And she was at this fundraiser for the governor trying to raise money and she comes outside of the event after its over and what happens?DELLA BURNING, MOTHER OF VICTIM:  She and her boyfriend are walking down the street.  Derogatory comments were being made to them.  As they turned a corner some

Rush Limbaugh "Thanks" President Obama

"Most of all Mr. President, thank you for arousing the sleeping silent majority, because we have been asleep too long. November is coming Mr. President, that is when we will really thank you." (via The Right Scoop)



NBC Reporter To Black Man At Tea Party: "Have You Ever Felt Uncomfortable?"

NBC News reporter Kelly O'Donnell questions a black man at the DC tax day tea party.

FL-Sen: Crist Doesn't Rule Out Independent Run

Gov. Charlie Crist (R-FL) dodges a question about an independent bid for the U.S. Senate.

Sen. Kyl Blasts Goodwin Liu's "Racially Charged" Language Against Alito

Sen. Jon Kyl (R-Arizona) grills Goodwin Liu, a judicial nominee for the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.



Sens. Lieberman, Collins To Subpoena Obama Admin Over Nidal Hasan Investigation

SEN. JOE LIEBERMAN: "Senator Collins and I have now informed the administration by letter that if it fails to provide us with the critical information that we need to conduct our committee’s inquiry by next Monday, April 19, we will serve the departments of defense and justice with subpoenas to obtain that information." (via

KY-Sen: Trey Grayson Attacks Rand Paul Over Fundraising

Trey Grayson runs an ad accusing Rand Paul of taking money from outside the state of Kentucky.

Sen. Sessions: Holder "Continues To Be In Denial"

GOP lawmaker Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) reacts to attorney general's terror trials comments.



Sen. Reed Hints Gregg, Corker & Collins Will Support Regulation Reform

Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI): "We've had some consideration and cooperation.by people like Judd Gregg, Bob Corker, Susan Collins, and there are others. And I just hope we have those votes."

FL-Sen: Connie Mack Quits Crist Campaign

CBS4: Governor Charlie Crist has upset many Republicans with his decision to veto SB6, and Thursday night former U.S. Sen. Connie Mack, resigned as Crist's campaign chairman in his race for the U.S. Senate. Mack wrote a terse, two-paragraph letter to his

Jake Tapper On Financial Reform

Democrats feel they have the upper hand in regulatory legislation.



Reps. Price & McCotter On Too Much Taxation

GOP Reps. Tom Price and Thaddeus McCotter discuss tea partiers and taxation.

AR-Sen: Sen. Lincoln On Tough Re-Election Fight

Sen. Blanche Lincoln (D-Ark.) discusses high deficit, unemployment and her tough bid for re-election.

O'Reilly: Americans Being "Lied To" By Media

Bill O'Reilly discusses NBC News' attack on Fox News.

Countdown: Fact-Checking Tax Day Tea Partiers

Countdown: While Tea Partiers rallied across the country protesting taxes, Americans paid less in income taxes than at any time when former President George Bush was in office. David Cay Johnston fact-checks some tax claims at these rallies.

Democrat Accepts Tea Party Endorsement

Rep. Walt Minnick (D-Idaho) says tea partiers "are just ordinary folks who think the government ought to balance its budget."

Obama On Tea Partiers: "You Would Think They'd Be Saying Thank You"

AP: President Barack Obama said Thursday he’s amused by the anti-tax tea party protests that have been taking place around Tax Day.Obama told a fundraiser in Miami that he’s cut taxes, contrary to the claims of protesters.&ld

Matthews: Most Tea Partiers Are Republicans

Chris Matthews points out the similarities between Republicans and Tea Party membrs.

UK Politicians In TV Showdown

A rank outsider comes out top after the leaders of Britain's three main political parties take part in a U.S.-style television debate for the first time.


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