May 2, 2010 Archives

May 2, 2010 Archives

NYPD Releases Tape Showing Suspect In Times Square Bomb Scare

AP: The surveillance video shows an unidentified white man in his 40s taking off a shirt, revealing another underneath. In the same clip, he's seen looking back in the direction of the smoking vehicle and furtively putting the first shirt in a b

Clinton: Arizona Immigration Law Invites Racial Profiling, Questions Legality

NBC: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Arizona's new immigration law is an invitation to racial profiling.In an interview to air Sunday morning on NBC's Meet the Press, moderator David Gregory asked Secretary Clinton about some of the controversy.She stop

Crist Unclear If He Would Caucus With Republicans Or Democrats

On "Meet the Press" Gov. Charlie Crist wouldn't say if he would caucus with Republicans but rather "the people of Florida." Gov. Crist was also unclear on which party he would select as the leadership in the Senate. Transcript below: DAVID GREGORY, MODERATOR: Would you vote for a Republican or Democratic majority leader? CHARLIE CRIST: I migh

Obama: "Government Will do Whatever It Takes" To Stop Gulf Crisis

UPI: "We're dealing with a massive and potentially unprecedented environmental disaster" President Obama said. "It could extend for a long time. It could jeopardize the livelihood of thousands of Americans who call this place home." Noting that the nature of the leak is "unique and unprecedented," Obama said it could take "many days to stop" it

Napolitano Responds To Critics On Obama's Slow Response To Oil Spill

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano on the timeline President Obama's response to the Gulf oil spill. She says calling this Obama's Katrina is a "mischaracterization."

Rubio Addresses Credit Card Scandal

Florida Senate candidate Marco Rubio (R) addresses misuse of Republican party credit cards.

"FOX News Sunday" Panel On Arizona Immigration Law

Bill Kristol, Mara LIasson, Juan Williams and Brit Hume debate the Arizona immigration law. MORE VIDEO: "FOX News Sunday" Panel On Wall St. Hearings

Napolitano On NY Bomb: No Evidence "Anything Other Than A One-Off"

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said the explosive device “doesn’t look like it is a very sophisticated one, quite frankly.” Forensic work including fingerprinting and analysis of the explosive device is ongoing.

Rep. Suggests NY Bomb May Be Retribution For "South Park" Episode

Rep. Peter King (R-NY) says the bomb found in Times Square may be a response to the "South Park" episode mocking Muhammad.

Pakistani Taliban Purportedly Claims Responsibility For Failed New York Bomb Plot

Reuters: The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for the attempted car bomb attack in New York's Times Square. It was not immediately possible to verify the authenticity of the claim. Security officials have urged caution, saying there could be links to other Islamist grou

Local NYC Channel Reports: Failed Bomb At Times Square Was A "Diversion" For Massive Explosion

A 911 caller says last night's failed bomb attempt in Times Square was just a diversion for a massive explosion to come. Washington Post reports: Police and FBI agents are investigating a 911 call placed at 4 a.m. Sunday from a public telephone

"Meet The Press" Roundtable On Oil Slick, Immigration

Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN), Gov. Jennifer Granholm (D-Mich), Rep. Mike Pence (R-Ind.) and Gov. Bill Richardson (D-NM) join "Meet The Press" to discuss the latest news on immigration, financial reform and more.

Napolitano On Border Security, Immigration Reform

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano responds to a comment she made this week that the US-Mexico border is as secure as it has ever been. She says we need comprehensive immigration reform.

"This Week" Panel On Immigration Debate

George Will, Matthew Dowd, Katrina vanden Heuvel, Bill Maher and Al Sharpton. MORE VIDEO: "This Week" Panel On Gulf Oil Spill

Sec. Salazar On The Worst Case Scenario Of Gulf Oil Spill

AP: Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says the potential environmental outlook for the Gulf Coast oil spill is "a very grave scenario." He tells NBC's "Meet the Press" that it could take three months before workers attain what he calls the "ultimate solution" to stopping the leak — drilling a relief well more than 3 miles below the ocean fl

Rubio On Crist's "Accountability" And "Political Convenience"

Florida Senate candidate Marco Rubio (R) responds to Gov. Charlie Crist's decision to run as an independent.

President Obama Speaks At The White House Correspondents' Dinner

AP: President Barack Obama offered a bit of wisdom to a ballroom filled with celebrities, political insiders and journalists: There are a few things in life harder to find and more important to keep than love. "Well, love and a birth certificate," he quipped at Saturday's black-tie White House Correspondents' Association dinner, poking f

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