September 8, 2010 Archives

September 8, 2010 Archives

Gov. Christie Responds To Teacher Claiming He Lambastes Education

Marie Corfield, a teacher at Robert Hunter Elementary School, said she wondered how Christie's reforms would help teachers when she said his budget forced so many of them to be laid off. "We have some of the best schools in the country," Corfield said. "And you have done nothing but lambaste us." Christie began to respond when Corfield rolled

Ground Zero Mosque Imam: "Had I Known This Would Happen We Would Never Have Done This"

Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf said that if he knew how controversial the project would be, he “never would have done this – not have done something that would create more divisiveness.” Rauf says he must go ahead with the proposal because "national security now hinges" on it.

Bernard Goldberg: Is Far-Left Arrogance Hurting Obama?

Media critic Bernard Goldberg explains why "arrogance on the far left" is damaging Democrats.

AZ-3: Quayle's (R) Opponent Can't Back Up "Down Syndrome" Claim

Ben Quayle's (R-AZ) opponent Jon Hulburd (D) accuses him of "mocking people with Down's syndrome." When asked what his proof is, Hulburd said it is true because he won't challenge it. "I don't know what he thinks because he won't own up to it," Hulburd said.

Hillary Clinton: US Debt Sends A "Message Of Weakness Internationally"

"It poses a national security threat in two ways: it undermines our capacity to act in our own interest, and it does constrain us where constraint may be undesirable," Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Wednesday.

Obama: Midterm Election Is Choice Between "Fear Versus Hope"

Obama on Rep. John Boehner (R-OH): "Now, it would be one thing if he had admitted his party's mistakes during the eight years that they were in power."

WV-Sen: Manchin: Raese "Attacking Me Like He Attacked Sen. Byrd"

In his first ad of the campaign, West Virginia Gov. Joe Manchin accuses his opponent, John Raese, of attacking him "like he attacked Sen. Byrd" in the 2006 Senate race. He goes on to say: "Washington is filled with people like John Raese who tear others down. No wonder we're in this mess."

Obama: Boehner Wants To Borrow $700 Billion To Give Rich Taxcuts

"But the Republican leader of the House doesn't want to stop there. Make no mistake: he and his party believe we should also give a permanent tax cut to the wealthiest two percent of Americans. With all the other budgetary pressures we have – with all the Republicans' talk about wanting to shrink the deficit – they would have us borr

IL-Sen: Obama Praises Giannoulias' Ethics In Ad

Illinois Democratic Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias features President Barack Obama in his new ad. Obama praises Giannoulias: "You can trust him, you can count on him...he's proven himself as someone who isn't afraid to stand up to special interests."

Axelrod: "We Didn't Create The Mess That We're In"

"The President is making proposals that he thinks will move this economy forward in the short term and the long term," David Axelrod

DNC's Kaine: Democrats Are "Doing Great Things"

DNC Chairman Tim Kaine says the Democrats are the "doer" party. Kaine says he is glad the election isn't being held today. Kaine says in time Obama will be a great president.

Jon Stewart On New Stimulus: "Didn't We Do This Already?"

Jon Stewart on the midterms and President Obama. "For another $50 billion, shouldn't we have like a 22nd-century infrastructure by this point where the bridges and tunnels pick us up at our houses?," Stewart quipped.

Weiner: Dems Need To Talk About Things "We've Accomplished"

"We've got to get out of our defensive crouch here, and start to talk about some of the things that we've accomplished," Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY) said on FOX Business.

Rep. Boehner: "I'm Open To The President's Ideas"

Rep. Boehner called for bipartisan cooperation on two new proposals: First, to pass a spending bill now at the 2008 level and second, to extend the current tax rates for two years. "What that will do is help small businesses who have no clue what the coming tax rates are going to be. It gives them some certainty and if we’re able to do th

Scooter Libby On Not Getting A Pardon: "The World's Not Just"

Former White House adviser Scooter Libby on conviction.

Olbermann: Democrats Attempt To Reclaim The Offensive

MSNBC's Keith Olbermann and Newsweek’s Howard Fineman discusses whether the state of the economy will create a huge Democratic loss during the midterm elections.

Krauthammer On "Oddity" In Obama's New Stimulus Speech

Dr. Charles Krauthammer: "If these ideas are so self-evidently good and they're going to help everybody and the economy, what possible advantage would anybody have, Republican or otherwise, in opposing it?"

Monica Crowley: We Are A Nation of Howard Beales

Monica Crowley: We're mad as hell about the high unemployment rate, the high annual deficit, and the massive national debt.

Ed Schultz: NAACP Launches Tea Party "Hate Watch" Tracker

Ed Schultz warns what will happen if the GOP and "hate merchants" retain power.

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