October 25, 2010 Archives

October 25, 2010 Archives

FL Dem Candidate For Governor Caught Breaking Debate Rules

CNN: Alex Sink’s campaign violated rules Monday evening at the CNN/St. Petersburg Times Florida gubernatorial debate when her make-up artist delivered a message during a television break. Sink, the Democratic nominee, was shown a two-sentence message on a cell phone that offered her advice during the debate. Republican nominee Rick Scott who w

GOP Senator: Three Years Before Unemployment Down To Normal Level

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa)'s economic outlook: "Slow growth for three years. It will probably take that long to get unemployment down to about 4.5%." (source: WHO-AM/The Hill)

Jimmy Carter: Reagan Won Because Of Third-Party Candidate

Jimmy Carter attributes his 1980 loss to Ted Kennedy and Ronald Reagan who "won because of a third-party candidate."

Obama: "There Are Brighter Days Ahead For America"

"The recession that we inherited was so deep, it's going to take some time to get out. But, we are going to get out. I am absolutely convinced there are brighter days ahead for America," President Obama said in Rhode Island.

Michelle Obama: "Rest Yourselves" And Save Energy For Vote Getting

"Wow, we're pretty fired up in here right? This is great. This is amazing. We're going to get this done right? Well thank you all so much. Please rest yourselves. I want you to save all that energy for getting votes out," Michelle Obama said in Seattle.

Major Garrett: FOX News Wants To Keep "Polarization"

MAJOR GARRETT ON MSNBC: "That speaks to a problem that neither Fox nor NPR can solve – they don’t want to solve – which is the polarization of American media. For a certain amount of marketing points of view, Fox wants to keep that polarization, saying, ‘Look, we are different, dramatically different. You can see how we a

David Zucker Explains Boxer Ad: She Was "Disrespectful"

Hollywood director and producer David Zucker discusses his satirical political advertisement attacking Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) for the "ma'am" incident. He explains what inspired him to make this ad.

Obama Tells Latinos: "I Am Not King"

"The most important thing that we can do is to change the law because the way the system works -- again, I just wanna repeat, I'm president, I'm not king. If Congress has laws on the books that says that people who are here who are not documented have to be deported, then I can exercise some flexibility in terms of where we deploy our resources,

Rachel Maddow Hits Donations, "Social Issues" GOPers

MSNBC's Rachel Maddow discusses who she thinks will be big winners on Election Day and offers her take on who will be in control of the House and Senate in 2011.

Dem Congresswoman: Tea Partiers "Burn Effigies Of Obama" And Have "Swastikas"

"Our protest is different because I don’t see any swastikas, or any pictures of the president in black-face or burned effigies here," Rep. Debbie Wasserman-Schultz (D-FL) said at an Anti-Allen West (R-FL) rally.

Boehner To Democrats: Good Luck "Demonizing Me"

"They've tried all kinds of things including demonizing me of all people. And I just don't think any of it’s going to work," Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) said. (source: Mike Gallagher show)

OH-Gov: Kasich Ad: "Two Paths"

Ohio Republican gubernatorial candidate John Kasich: "This election is about two paths. Either we stay on the same path and lose more jobs, or we take a new path and find a new way. I cut spending and balanced budgets, eliminated debt and created jobs. With my plan, I'm going to do the same thing for Ohio. I want our sons and daughters to chase

NV-Sen: Reid Ad: "We Need The Majority Leader"

This ad from Sen. Harry Reid's campaign features Nevada businesspeople criticizing Republican opponent Sharron Angle and supporting Reid. MGM Resorts CEO Jim Murren says, "There's nobody that has done more for the state." Larry Ruvo, senior managing director of Southern Wine & Spirits, says, "We need the majority leader."

Chuck Todd's Midterm Snapshot

Joe Scarborough asks NBC News political director Chuck Todd discuss Charlie Crist's and Meg Whitman's performances in recent debates, as well as how turnout will determine the outcome in key congressional races.

PA Dem: "We Still Have The Street Money" For Votes

ANDREA MITCHELL, NBC: "What is the secret here to turn out? In the old days, the old machine days, what we called 'walking around money,' handing out money to get people to vote. Is it still the case? What do you do, what is the magic in Philadelphia?REP. ROBERT BRADY (D-PA): "We still have the street money and we're very knowledgeab

CA-Gov: Brown Ad: "Why I Came To California"

This ad from Jerry Brown's campaign shows Republican opponent Meg Whitman saying, "Thirty years ago, anything was possible in this state." The ad goes on to highlight Brown's record as governor 30 years ago.

Senate Math With ABC News

Will Democrats lose the Senate next week? George Stephanopoulos explains.

RI Gov Candidate To Obama: Take Your Endorsement And "Shove It"

WPRO-AM: Democratic gubernatorial candidate Frank Caprio is livid after the Providence Journal reported Monday morning President Obama would not endorse Caprio during his visit to the state today. "He can take his endorsement and really shove it", Caprio told John Depetro and the WPRO morning news. Caprio told WPRO he did not seek the President

Jerry Brown: "I'm On Message Discipline"

"They told me don't say anything too controversial," Jerry Brown (D-CA) said about Democratic reaction after his campaign's "whore" flap.

CA-Sen: Fiorina Ad: "The Legacy Of Barbara Boxer"

Carly Fiorina ad: "Barbara Boxer failed to protect California jobs, praises the stimulus plan while two and a quarter million Californians are unemployed. Trillions in deficits, billions in taxes. Our hopes crushed by Washington. The legacy of Barbara Boxer."

Shoes Tossed At Former Australian Prime Minister

Iraq war critic throws shoes at John Howard during televised forum.

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