December 18, 2011 Archives

December 18, 2011 Archives

Chuck Todd Fawns Over Obama's Libya Strategy, Pokes Fun At Perry

It was a special awards program on this weekend's broadcast of "The Chris Matthews Show." NBC's political director Chuck Todd didn't hold back his appreciation for President Obama when he revealed his pick of Obama's "best move," or singular achievement, of the year and the "biggest turning point" in the Republican presidential field so far. Ch

"This Week" Debate With George Will, Paul Ryan, Barney Frank & Reich

Rep. Paul Ryan, George Will, Rep. Barney Frank, and Robert Reich debate the role of government in an hour-long special of "This Week."

Gingrich: Liberal Des Moines Register Endorsing Romney "Indicates Who The Conservative" Is

"I'm actually delighted because the Manchester Union Leader, which is a reliably conservative newspaper, endorsed me. The Des Moines Register, which is a solidly liberal newspaper, did not endorse me. I think that indicates who the conservative in this race is," Gingrich told CBS' "Face the Nation." Gingrich also said that he "earned" criticism

Boehner On Pipeline: Obama "Just Kicking The Can Down The Road"

"That's nonsense, they've had three years," Speaker John Boehner said about President Obama delaying a decision on the Keystone pipeline. "This was about to be approved last summer, so waiting and waiting and waiting is not the answer. It's time to proceed with the pipeline." Boehner said the president is "just kicking the can down the road bec

Mitt Romney: Obama Is "The Great Divider"

"Of course he will, in part because he's been the great divider. This is the president who goes after anybody who's successful," Mitt Romney said on "FOX News Sunday."

Gene Sperling: Keystone Won't Be Decided In 60 Days

"Well, the State Department, the experts at the State Department who are authorized for our government to make that very serious and complex view made clear before this legislation was even voted on that, if they were only given 60 days to look at alternative routes in Nebraska and do the serious environmental and health reviews, that that would [n

SNL: Jesus Tells Tim Tebow To Tone It Down

"First of all, you’re welcome … Yes, I, Jesus Christ, am indeed the reason you’ve won your past six football games."

Robert Reich: "Taxes Are Not Being Paid At The Top"

"Let's make sure that we understand we are living in a society where people care about jobs, they care about wages. They can't get ahead because so much wealth and income are at the top and taxes are not being paid at the top to finance education, and healthy care and infrastructure that everybody depends on to get ahead," Robert Reich said on "Thi

Bachmann: Obama "Acting Like We're In A Banana Republic"

Rep. Michelle Bachmann (R-Minn.): We're acting like Greece and like Italy, and that's what people are frustrated with. They want us to act like a first-world nation. Not like what President Barack Obama is doing. He's acting like we're a banana republic. We've got to get our act together, and stop spending money that we don't have. David Gregory

"FOX News Sunday" Panel On Iraq Withdrawal

Bill Kristol, Evan Bayh, Ed Rollins and Juan Williams discuss the end of the Iraq war.

Kathleen Parker: "Everybody's Going To Say I'm An Obama-Lover. Whatever."

KATHLEEN PARKER: I actually think this is a hard question, because so many of these are [inaudible.] But the three foreign-policy ones are really part of this Obama way of doing things, and I don't know, I think, Osama Bin Laden is an easy choice, but it's an important -- CHRIS MATTHEWS: Is this the Chicago way? PARKER: Well, you know, it's

"Meet The Press" Panel Examines 2012 Election

Mike Murphy and E.J. Dionne discuss the 2012 election.

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