December 2, 2011 Archives

December 2, 2011 Archives

CNN Reporter To Carney: "What Else Does The President Blame For This Continued High Employment?

You may recall CNN's White House correspondent Dan Lothian as the guy who asked President Obama if the Republican 2012 presidential field is "uninformed, out of touch, or irresponsible?" That happe

Krauthammer: Obama Can't Run On Ideology Or Stewardship, Only Class War

"The president may not be great at governing but he knows how to campaign, he showed it in 2008. He can't run on ideology after he did Obama, stimulus, cap-and-trade, which none are none of them popular," Charles Krauthammer said on Friday evening's edition of "Special Report" on FOX News. "Can't run on stewardship in an economy that Clinton has

Bashir: Cain Should Also Resign From Minister Post At His Church

MSNBC's Martin Bashir: "If Mr. Cain is to drop out of the Republican race, isn’t it time he also considered resigning his position as an associate minister at Antioch Baptist Church in Atlanta? "If Mr. Cain withdraws from politics, then he must surely resign his position in the church, because one thing is for certain– hypocrites can lie in

Rick Perry Touts His Faith In TV Ad For Iowa

Rick Perry says " I think we all need God's help" and says faith makes for a "strong America" in this new campaign ad. "I'm Rick Perry. I'm not ashamed to talk about my faith. And I approve of this message," he says.

Solis: More Unemployment Benefits Will "Put People Back To Work"

"Last year the unemployment rate was at 9.8%, this time around it's at 8.6. Can we do better? Absolutely. That's why I think the president's plan to come up with some alternatives like extending the payroll tax (?), extending U.I. (unemployment) benefits are all going to help put people back to work and also generate more activity at the local leve

George Will: "Wisdom" Is One Thing Gingrich Does Not Have

"Now you can associate many things with Mr. Gingrich, but wisdom isn’t one of them. Surely the Republican nominating electorate should understand the fact that people have patterns. Don’t expect the patterns to go away," George Will told Laura Ingraham on her radio program today. (via

Carney Confronted About Unemployment In Relation To Shrinking Workforce

Henry: You just said the problem is long-term unemployment, people leaving the workforce. You’re talking about a short-term measures. Carney: Long-term, but I think the term is defined as those who been unemployed longer than six months. Again now, let’s step back and review the facts. Twenty-one months, straight, of private-sector job grow

Bill Press: Gingrich Is "Sick" For Being Confident He Can Win

MSNBC: Newt says he'll be the nominee while Mitt Romney is trying to kiss and make up with Fox News. Ed talks with Stephanie Miller and Bill Press.

Hannity Interviews Newt Gingrich For Full Hour

GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich was interviewed for the full-hour on Hannity on Wednesday. They discussed the election, the other GOP candidates, and Gingrich's electability. They also talked about criticisms he's faced in terms of his personal life and his policy stances over the years. Gingrich also assessed the Obama administration a

Romney To Gingrich: "Self-Aggrandizing" Statements About Polls Won't Get You Elected

Mitt Romney responds to Newt Gingrich saying he will be the nominee. “Over the last year, there have been a lot of people who have been real high in the polls that are not high anymore,” he said. “There’s a funny thing in America. It

Gov. Rick Perry On "The Tonight Show" With Jay Leno

Rick Perry explains his "brain freeze" moment at the CNBC debate: "Well, you know, one, two, and then - uh, uh. It happens, man. Let me tell ya."

RCP's Tom Bevan: 2012 Will Be "Hand-To-Hand Combat" In Swing States

RealClearPolitics Executive Editor Tom Bevan discusses the 2012 GOP race on "Lou Dobbs Tonight.""We've never seen a president run in this sort of political climate, this sort of economic climate in the modern era," he said. "This is not going to be 'hope and change.' This is not going to be 'morning in America.' It's going to be brutal, i

Shrum: If Cain Sticks Around, It Helps Romney

Chris Matthews, Bob Shrum and Michael Steele talk about the latest developments with Herman Cain's campaign. Matthews suggests that Cain has to stay in the race or he would appear guilty of the allegations made against him.

O'Donnell: Professional Dems And Republicans: "Anyone But Romney"

Lawrence O'Donnell says that "professional Democrats" and Republican voters both want the GOP nominee to be anyone but Mitt Romney. Joe Klein and Robert Draper join O'Donnell to discuss why Romney can't gain more support in the GOP. Klein's latest article in Time Magazine is about the same topic.

O'Reilly: The Upcoming Romney-Gingrich Shootout

Bill O'Reilly discusses the state of the 2012 GOP presidential race.

"Special Report" Panel On Obama's Israel Policy

Stephen Hayes, Charles Lane and Charles Krauthammer react to President Obama saying that his administration has "done more in terms of the security of the state of Israel than any previous administration."

"Daily Show" On Romney's Interview On FNC, Campaign Strategy

Mitt Romney gets defensive when Fox News' Bret Baier asks him about his previous, more liberal political positions. (05:39)

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