June 9, 2010 Archives

June 9, 2010 Archives

Open Mic Catches Fiorina Mocking Barbara Boxer's Hair, Whitman Appearing On "Hannity"

An open mic catches GOP California Senate candidate Carly Fiorina poking fun at Barbara Boxer's hair and questioning gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman (R-CA)'s choice to go on "Hannity." Fiorina says someone "saw Barbara Boxer briefly on television this morning and said what everyone says -- God, what is that hair?" On Meg Whitman's choice

O'Reilly Interviews Halperin About "Drudge Report" Headline On Obama's "Ass To Kick" Comment

TIME's Mark Halperin on FOX News' "O'Reilly Factor": "You know Matt Drudge ... Matt Drudge knew exactly what he was doing with that headline." Halperin was talking about the headline "Obama Goes Street: Seeking 'Ass To Kick'" tha

Jon Stewart: Obama "Has To Kick His Own Ass"

Comedy Central's Jon Stewart says Barack Obama must kick his own ass because he took "responsibility" for the leak at a press conference in May.

Matthews Previews "New Right" As "Scary" Gun-Toting, Anti-Government Types

"The scary party of this is do they really believe in self-government in the end, or is the government the enemy?," NBC's Chris Matthews asks. "A lot of people on the right believe the government has replaced the British as the operating force in the country," he declared." "It's serious business. Some have the guns, some don't. Some have the

Woman Pours Fake Oil On Herself During Spill Hearing

Distraught shrimper Dianne Wilson disrupts a Senate hearing on the oil spill and yells "we're tired of being dumped on."

Rep. Ryan: "Even Chance" GOP Can Take Back House

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.): "We need to give the American people an alternative — who are we, what do we believe in, what are our principles, how will we apply them and what will we do if you elect us back, and how do you make sure we won't repeat the sins of fiscal profligacy that we made last time we were in the majority."

Rep. Pence: "America Will Stand With Israel"

Rep. Mike Pence (R-Ind.) on the House floor: "A few things need to be said. We grieve the loss of life but Israel has a right to defend itself. And Turkey must know that America will stand with Israel in her inviolate right to defend herself."

Gibbs: Government Is In Control Of Oil Spill, Making Sure BP Is Responsible

Robert Gibbs: "Well, the government has activated members of the National Guard. The government has activated, or has Coast Guard members, different branches of the government have different folks down there. I -- I would say we are -- the relationship that we have in terms of directing them is the same as we have in the broader relationship."

Bernanke: Economy Continues To Grow At A "Moderate Pace"

Ben Bernanke testifies to Congress about improvement in labor markets.

Sen. Menendez On Cost Of Oil Cleanup, Climate Change Legislation

Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) on proposing to remove $75 million liability cap for the oil spill.

Rep. King: Obama Showing No "Leadership" On Oil Spill

King says a lot of cheap shots were taken at Bush during Katrina, but says Obama has shown a "lack of leadership" in the aftermath of the oil spill.

SC-Gov: Nikki Haley On Expected Win In Race

South Carolina Gubernatorial candidate Nikki Haley (R) talks about a runoff election, allegations of an affair and an endorsement from Sarah Palin. "It made me more determined," Haley said of affair rumors. She has been endorsed by the Governor's association.

CA-Sen: Carly Fiorina Wins Senate Nomination

Former HP CEO Carly Fiorina wins the Republican nomination for the Senate in California.

CA-Gov: Meg Whitman Wins Republican Primary

Former eBay CEO Meg Whitman wins the Republican nomination for governor in California.

BP Denies Small Business Claims

Over two dozen small businesses in Ala. have filed claims with BP, but have yet to receive payment. As Kelly Cobiella reports, the National Guard has even been sent to assist in the matter.

Matthews On Women And Politics

Chris Matthews offers some thoughts about why politics is increasingly the place for women.

Special Report Panel On The Politics Of The Oil Spill

The panel discusses the fallout from the environmental disaster.

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