May 17, 2010 Archives

May 17, 2010 Archives

Reid: BP's "Greed" Caused Gulf Oil Spill, 11 Deaths

HARRY REID (D-NV): "Their greed led to 11 horrific and unnecessary deaths. It has harmed an enormous tourism industry, threatened business at countless fisheries and disrupted life for many along the Gulf Coast. As the pollution grows worse, those consequences will only compound."

Napolitano Admits She Hasn't Read Arizona Law But Says She Wouldn't Sign It

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano admits she hasn't read the Arizona immigration law, but passed judgment on it anyway. "That's not the kind of law I would have signed," she declared. "I believe it's a bad law enforcement law. I believe it mandates and requires local enforcement and puts them in a position many do not want to be

Turner: BP Spill Is Message From God That We Shouldn't Drill

CNN founder Ted Turner: "I'm not a real religious person, but I’m somewhat religious. I'm just wondering if God is telling us He doesn’t want us to drill offshore. Because it sure is setting back offshore development." Ted Turner also says the recent coal mining tragedies may be a sign from God.

CT-Sen: Blumenthal Touts Vietnam Service In 2008

In this March 2, 2008 video, current Connecticut Senate candidate Richard Blumenthal (D) touts his service in the Vietnam war. However, the New York Times reports: At a ceremony honoring veterans and senior citizens who sent presents to soldiers overseas, Attor

After Signing "Freedom Of Press Act" Obama Refuses To Answer Questions

CBS' Chip Reid attempts to ask President Obama a question after he signs the "Freedom of Press Act." "I am not doing a press conference today," Obama told him.

Hinderaker On Obama Administration Apologizing To China For Arizona Law

Powerline's John Hinderaker discusses the Obama administration telling China the Arizona immigration law is "a troubling trend in our society."

Threat On Border With Mexico: Possible Terrorists Entering US

WSB-TV reports: The U.S. Border Patrol uses choppers, ATVs and horses to patrol the 2000-mile border between the Southeastern U.S. and Mexico. Agents say most of the illegals caught crossing are from Mexico or South America. Still, they say thousands of people caught are classified as O.T.M.'s, which stands for "other than Mexican". They report tha

PA-Sen: Pat Toomey Touts Conservative Credentials

Fmr. Rep. Pat Toomey (R-PA) defends his conservative principles and small government opinions.

Gibbs Denies Obama Told Limbaugh "To Go Play With Himself"

White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs says President Obama never told Rush Limbaugh to "go play with himself" in response to a golf outing.

Politico's VandeHei Defends Kagan Against Charges Princeton Thesis "Bemoaned" Decline of Socialism

VandeHei: "It did not seem like it was necessarily a defense, at least the parts of it that I have read. It looked more like a scholarly look at socialism in that period."

Roll Call's Top Ten Most Vulnerable House Members

The list includes 9 Democrats and 1 Republican.

AL-Agr: Candidate Launches Ad Touting Tough Record

iCaucus: Dale Peterson, Alabama Agriculture Commission, ICAUCUS endorsed candidate fighting the fight to save our country. Some people recognize the enemies from within & without.

Rep. Ron Paul On Debt Contagion Fears

The type of problem that has hit Greece will eventually hit the US, Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) told CNBC.

BP Exec: Won't Hide Behind $75M Cap

Managing Director Bob Dudley discusses containment plans and liability costs.

Gibbs: "Positive Sign" That Iran Is Shipping Low-Grade Uranium

White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs says it is a "positive sign" and "progress" that Iran is shipping low-grade uranium.

CBS' Schieffer: Obama Preparing For Specter Loss

CBS' Bob Schieffer reports the Obama White House is bracing for an Arlen Specter loss in Pennsylvania and "doesn't want to be associated" with it.

Gov. Rendell: Defends Specter, Stimulus

Gov. Ed Rendell (D-PA) says Specter is "saving jobs" in Pennsylvania. He says the race is close because Joe Sestak has a great media group. "Pennsylvanians should think about what Arlen Specter delivers," says Rendell. Polls show Specter and Sestak are in a dead heat in the PA Democratic primary.

Charlie Crist Heckled Over GOP Money: "I'm Going To Keep It"

The standout moment came when a heckler started shouting at Crist (around 3:10 into clip), "What about the guys who gave you money when you were a Republican?!" "I'm going to keep it!" Crist cheerfully responded, drawing roars of approval. Check out his wink right after.

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