May 25, 2010 Archives

May 25, 2010 Archives

Obama Heckled About "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" At Boxer Fundraiser

President Obama was once again heckled about the military policy of "don't ask, don't tell" at a fundraiser for Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA).

Sen. Chris Dodd Blames Bush For Oil Spill

When asked by Don Imus on his morning program if the Obama was to blame for lack of response to the oil spill, Sen. Chris Dodd (D-CT) blamed the Bush administration. "Well, you know, they come into office a year ago with all of this. And so, after the last eight years," he said. At that point, Imus interrupted and asked if he has "lost" his mind

NJ Gov. Christie: "We're Not Raising Taxes ... That's It"

NJ Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ): "We're not raising taxes, Marcia. That's it. It's not happening."

CBS "Evening News" Leads With "Frustration" At President, Economy

The lead story on CBS' "Evening News" tonight was American dissatisfaction with the President and his economic policies. In a new CBS News poll, 61% say America is on the wrong track. Fifty-percent believe the future will be worse for the next generation. CBS' poll also shows President Obama's approval rating at 47%. CBS' Anthony Mason reports

GOP Congressman Issa On Sestak White House Job Offer: "Crimes" And "Felonies" Have Been Committed

RealClearPolitics spoke to Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), ranking member on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, this morning. RCP asked him about the controversy surrounding Rep. Joe Sestak, the Democratic nominee in Pennsylvania's Senate race. Sestak has said numerous times, most recently on "Meet the Press," that he was offered

Arizona Sheriff Wants Apology From Mexico For "Threatening" Tourism Ad

FOX News: An Arizona sheriff is calling on Mexican officials to apologize for what he says is a "threatening" advertisement. The ad shows a man wearing camouflage looking through binoculars with the words: "In Sonora we are looking fo

AZ-Sen: McCain Chastises Hayworth For Falsely Claiming War On Germany Was Never Declared

John McCain: According to J.D. Hayworth, named one of the dumbest members of Congress, America never declared war against Hitler's Germany.

Obama In 2009 On Katrina: "We Are Not Going To Forget About The Gulf Coast"

"I am especially glad to come back here because I remember four years ago, right after the storm, a lot of people felt forgotten," Obama tells a New Orleans crowd in 2009. He bashed Bush as "a President who only saw people from a window of an airplane instead of down here on the ground."

SC-Gov: GOP Candidate Runs On "Sovereignty" And "States Rights"

In a new ad Henry McMaster (R-SC) says our sovereignty is under attack, but we're leading the fight for the conservative cause.

McCain To Obama: Send 6,000 Troops To Border

Sen. John McCain says because of violence and drug smuggling at the border, the federal government needs to secure "operational control" at the border. He says President Obama's plan to send 1,200 troops to the border is not enough.

Rep. Boehner: House GOP Launches America Speaking Out

Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) explains: “It's about listening to the American people. The American people don't believe that Washington is listening and frankly, I think most Americans don't believe that Washington even cares what they think. What we want to do is to engage the American people. What are their solutions to America's problems?

Sen. Merkley On Proposed Ban On Prop Trading

One amendment that has yet to find a home in the financial regulations bill is a ban on prop trading by banks, with Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR). Proprietary trading, proprietary trading desk, or "prop desk" are terms used in banking to describe when the firm's traders actively trade stocks, bonds, currencies, commodities, their derivatives or othe

O'Reilly: "Nobody Knows How To Stop The Damn Oil"

Bill O'Reilly on Sarah Palin's criticism of President Obama over the oil spill.

Rep. Sestak Dodges WH Job Question

Pennsylvania Senate candidate Rep. Joe Sestak spoke with CNN's John King about the controversy over a job offer.

MSNBC's Schultz Turns On Obama: "This Is Now Your Oil Spill"

ED SCHULTZ: Mr. President, I'm a huge fan, but this is now your oil spill. It's on your watch. We need to come up with some kind of huge plan on what we're going to do, because we've spent thirty days waiting for BP, waiting for Transocean, who've done a great job of just washing their hands of all of this. Let me just say this, Washington: It'

Axelrod: "Sestak Questions Will Be Answered"

Senior Obama White House Adviser David Axelrod says he didn't have a conversation with Democrat Rep. Joe Sestak (D-PA).

O'Reilly Vs. Weiner Over Gold Controversy

Anthony Weiner says companies that sell Gold can "buy" a better rating with the Better Business Bureau (BBB).

Krauthammer: "Obama Will Get The Blame" As Oil Spill Continues

Charles Krauthammer on the politics of the oil spill.

Countdown: Why Is BP Still In Charge?

Howard Fineman on the White House response to the oil spill.

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