May 13, 2010 Archives

May 13, 2010 Archives

Holder Refuses To Use The Term "Radical Islam"

US Attorney General Eric Holder refuses to say whether "radical Islam" might have been a factor in recent attempted terrorist attacks. "There are a variety of reasons people do these things," he said.

Army Captain Flatlined For 15 Minutes Shares Amazing Story

"I took my last breath and died," Army Captain Joshua Mantz shared on CNN's John King. I implore you to watch and listen to his amazing story.

Obama On Repealing Health Care: "I'm Not Going To Let That Happen"

Obama on repealing health care: "I'm not going to let that happen, Nancy's not going to let that happen and I'm confident, as long as we're able to get our message out with your help, the American people aren't going to let that happen." (context via CBS' Mark Knoller)

Pelosi: "No Question" There Is An Anti-Incumbent Mood

"There's no question, there is, at this moment, an anti-incumbent mood," Speaker Nancy Pelosi said at her weekly press conference. Her advice to Democrats: "They have to work hard to be the best members for their districts as possible."

Sen. Hatch: "I'm Not Sen. Bennett. I'm A Tough Guy."

Sen. Hatch explains his objection to Goodwin Liu and reacts to Sen. Bob Bennett's defeat.

Holder Criticizes Arizona Immigration Law He Hasn't Read

"I've just expressed concerns on the basis of what I've heard about the law. But I'm not in a position to say at this point, not having read the law, not having had the chance to interact with people are doing the review, exactly what my position is," Mr. Holder told the House Judiciary Committee. (

Kagan To Hatch On His Gun: "It's Beautiful"

Elena Kagan comments on Sen. Orrin Hatch's gun.

AR-Sen: Lincoln On Running Against Halter, Creating Jobs

Sen. Blanche Lincoln responds to her opponent, Bill Halter, on MSNBC's "Daily Rundown."

Rep. Shadegg On Immigration: Federal Government "Has Failed"

Rep. John Shadegg (R-Ariz.), talks about border security and the recent bill that was signed into law in his state which takes aim at illegal immigrants.

PA-Sen: Sestak Claims He Has Better Record Than Specter

Rep. Joe Sestak says he beats Sen. Arlen Specter on civil rights, the environment and issues with women and seniors.

Klobuchar: Kagan "Incredibly Smart Person" And "Counterweight" To Roberts

"She is someone who is an independent thinker and she is someone who is an incredibly strong, smart person, Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) says of Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan.

MSNBC's Ratigan: US Dropping "Predator Bombs On Civilians All Willy-Nilly"

MSNBC's Dylan Ratigan: "America’s knickers are into a bunch to the point it’s ready to throw everybody out because we’re taking people to the Caribbean without giving them proper rights and putting them in prison but having kids with joysticks in New Jersey and Las Vegas dropping predator bombs on civilians willy-nilly is a val

Carville, Buchanan Debate GOP Winning Back Votes

James Carville and Bay Buchanan debate the latest political headlines.

Sen. Hatch: Dems Are After A Single-Payer System

Sen. Orrin Hatch: "These people have a real plan here, in my opinion. They know this system is going to fail, they know it's going to cost too much, they know it's not going to work. Then, they're going to throw their hands in the air and say, "Well, the government's got to do it all. We'll go to a single-payer system."

Kerry And Lieberman On Political Climate

Sen. John Kerry and Sen. Joe Lieberman discuss the contentious political environment and upcoming primary season.

Specter Reveals It Cost $18,000 To Bring Biden On Air Force Two To Rally For Him

Sen. Arlen Specter (D-PA) says it cost $18,000 for Vice President Biden to fly Air Force Two (his plane) to Pennsylvania to campaign for him in Scranton.

Matthews: Cheney Must Testify On Oil Spill

As oil continues to gush into the Gulf of Mexico, Chris Matthews argues that Dick Cheney needs to come clean about what he knows.

Krauthammer: Withdrawal Deadline Hinders Afghanistan Effort

Charles Krauthammer on Hamid Karzai's visit to Washington.

CA-Gov: Poizner Hits Whitman Voting Record

Poizner: Visit to learn more about Meg Whitman's 28-year history of not voting.

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