May 12, 2010 Archives

May 12, 2010 Archives

Obama's Nominee To Head Medicare, Medicaid: We "Must Redistribute Wealth"

"Any health care funding plan that is just equitable civilized and humane must, must redistribute wealth from the richer among us to the poorer and the less fortunate. Excellent health care is by definition redistributional," Donald Berwick said. Berwick is

Reid: O'Connor Was A Good Justice Because She Had "No Judicial Experience" -- Except She Did

"Madam President, One of my favorite Supreme Court Justices in recent years has been Sandra Day O’Connor, not because she’s a Republican, but because she was a good judge. I think one reason she was a good judge is she had no judicial experience," Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) said on the Senate floor Tuesday. However, Justice O'Connor wa

Sen. Inhofe Says No To Kagan

CNN's Kiran Chetry speaks to Sen. James Inhofe about why he opposes Elena Kagan's appointment to the Supreme Court.

Obama: Tensions Between US And Afghanistan Are "Simply Overstated"

President Obama talks about the "perceived tensions" between the United States and Afghanistan.

MSNBC's Matthews Begs Anti-Limbaugh GOPers To Come On His Show

Chris Matthews asks for Republican politicians to come on his show to denounce Rush Limbaugh and call his opinions "wrong." "So far, no Republicans have called us or asked to come on 'Hardball,' it's only been a day and the operators are standing by," he said.

Sen. Bernie Sanders On Auditing The Fed

Senator Bernie Sanders explains the scope and expected outcome of his "audit the Fed" amendment which passed the Senate Tuesday in a 96-0 vote.

AR-Sen: Halter (D) Trying To End Lincoln's Time In The Senate

Lt. Gov. Bill Halter (D-Ark.) explains his plans to ensure that Sen. Blanche Lincoln, D-Ark., becomes the latest causality of the anti-incumbent tide in next week’s primary.

Ken Starr On Attacks On Kagan: "I Don't Think it Serves The Country Well"

MONICA NOVOTNY, MSNBC: Let me ask you this sir, no one is expecting Republicans to filibuster the nomination but as we’ve heard they are vowing to vigorously challenge her and as you’ve said, “that’s politics.” But is that the right strategy? STARR: Well it may be good politics but I don’t think it’s go

O'Reilly: Feds Don't Know What To Do About Illegal Immigration

Bill O'Reilly on playing politics with illegal aliens.

Elena Kagan Meets With Senators Reid, McConnell

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and Minority Leader (R-KY) meets with Supreme Court nominee Solicitor General Elena Kagan on Capitol Hill in Washington Wednesday.

FOX News: Specter To Hatch: "You Better Watch Out"

A FOX News producer overhears a stark conversation between Senators Arlen Specter (D-PA) and Orrin Hatch (R-UT). Specter also warned "they're after you next."

Sen. Kerry: Climate Legislation Is An "Energy Jobs Bill"

John Kerry says the climate bill is consumer friendly, worker friendly, improves worker security and reduces pollution.

Sen. Corker On Financial Reform Bill Amendment: No Chance Of Passing

Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN), a member of the Senate Banking Cmte., and four other senators introduced an amendment that would establish minimum loan underwriting standards and other measures to the financial reform bill. He tells CNBC the amendment has no chance of passing.

Rep. Pence: Doomed to Become Like Greece?

GOP's Rep. Mike Pence (R-Ind.) warns VAT tax would make U.S. economy like Greece's

Karl Rove On Anti-Incumbent Fever

Karl Rove on which primary races could be won by newcomers in November

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