May 19, 2010 Archives

May 19, 2010 Archives

Second Grader Asks Michelle Obama About Taking Away People Without "Papers"

The second grader tells First Lady Michelle Obama: "My mom, she says that Barack Obama is taking everybody away that doesn't have papers." Michelle Obama said: "Yeah, well that's something that we have to work on, right? To make sure that people can be here with the right kind of papers, right?" The girl replied "but my mom doesn't have any ..

Top GOP Official: Pennsylvania House Race Was "Mistake on Our Investment"

On ABC/Washington Post’s “Top Line” today, Rep. Kevin McCarthy, who’s in charge of candidate recruitment for the National Republican Congressional Committee, said the loss by Republican Tim Burns is prompting a reexamination by GOP leaders about how they approach races, plus an “audit” of what went wrong.

Obama National Security Advisor: Administration Will Reach Out To Hezbollah

Deputy National Security Advisor John Brennan says the Obama administration wants to reach out to "moderate" members of the Hezbollah group. The US government classifies Hezbullah as a terrorist organization.

Sestak Says He Was "Offered" Federal Job To Drop Out Of Race

When asked by CNN host Rick Sanchez if he the Obama administration offered to appoint him Secretary of the Navy, Rep. Joe Sestak (D-PA) wouldn't give a direct answer. "I said I was offered something, I don't think I have to go beyond that," he said. In February Jo

Lib Talker Malloy: Michele Bachmann Is A "Skank"

Liberal radio host Mike Malloy on Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.): "Oh my god, I hate hypocrites! Ugh, it's socialized medicine! But there's her handout. You know, just give me as much as I can get. Skank!"

Rep. Van Hollen: GOP Victories Are "Double-Edged Sword"

Rep. Chris van Hollen (D-MD) says yesterday's victory is a double-edged sword for the GOP and the tea party. He says their winning, however it is dragging the party farther to the right. Van Hollen also said the tea party has a right to be "suspicious" of ... Republicans.

Day 8: Matthews Continues Anti-Limbaugh Crusade

Chris Matthews is making a pitch again for any Republican to come on "Hardball" on denounce Rush Limbaugh. He wants them to say he is wrong and not the leader of the GOP. After his plea, Matthews had Joan Walsh from and a member of the environmental Sierra Club on.

Mexican President Slams Arizona Law At WH: "Our People To Face Discrimination"

Mexican President Calderon on the Arizona immigration law.

Obama: Arizona Law May Result In People Being "Harassed Or Arrested"

President Obama says the Arizona immigration law gives the possibility of people being "harassed or arrested." "The judgments being made in applying this law will be troublesome," Obama said. Obama says he has told his Justice Department to investigate the law. However, earlier this week the spokesman for the Justice Department admitted he

Fred Thompson: Blumenthal Is A "Lying Weasel"

Fred Thompson says Robert Blumenthal, who misrepresented his military record, gives politicians a bad name. Thompson also talks about the Obama administration's "strategy of ignorance" for not reading the Arizona immigration bill.

Rand Paul Begs Obama To Campaign For Democrat In Kentucky

Rand Paul: "Please, please bring President Obama to Kentucky," GOP Senate Nominee Rand Paul (KY) said. "Bring it on," he added.

Limbaugh: There Is A "Disconnect Between Liberalism and Americanism"

Rush Limbaugh explains the difference. "The truth is what irritates people these days, particular the left," Limbaugh said.

Howard Dean Bashes Tea Partiers, Compares Them To Progressives

Howard Dean says the tea party and progressives have something in common: they both want to take the country back constitutionally. Dean says the story about Robert Blumenthal's war claims is a "hatchet job."

Krauthammer: Tea Party Success A "Tribute" To Obama's "Radical" Agenda

Charles Krauthammer: "The Tea Party barely existed a year ago. And look what it's done. It helped elect a Republican to take Kennedy's seat in Massachusetts, it defeated a three-term Republican incumbent in Utah, now it looks as if it may at least nominate a semi-libertarian in Kentucky...and in Johnstown, the Murtha seat, the Republican candida

Countdown: GOP's Tea Party Problems

The Washington Post's Eugene Robinson explains why some results from Tuesday's primaries may show the Tea Party as a threat to the Republican Party.

O'Reilly: Voters Don't Like "Ideological" Politicians Like Obama

Bill O'Reilly on why President Obama is having so much trouble with the voters.

Couric: Rand Paul Poses Challenge For GOP

Rep. Ron Paul's (R-Texas) legacy could continue through his optimologist son, Rand Paul, who is running for an open U.S. Seante seat from Kentucky. Katie Couric discuses the father and son.

Sestak Says His Difference With Obama Is Focus On Small Businesses

Rep. Joe Sestak (D-PA) says if Barack Obama focused on small businesses we would have 5 million more jobs.

Jonathan Alter on Obama's First Year in Office

"The Promise" author Jonathan Alter on Obama’s accomplishment’s in first year as president.

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