August 21, 2012 Archives

August 21, 2012 Archives

Palin Suggests Third Party Candidate To Stop Akin In Missouri

"Bless his heart, I don't want to pile on Todd Akin, because in some respects I understand what he's trying to say here, and standing on principle, that he doesn't want to be perceived as a quitter. But you got to know when to hold them and know when to fold them," fmr. Gov. Sarah Palin said on FOX News today. "Believe me. I've walked it before.

Granholm: GOP Against Todd Akin In Name, But Solidly Behind His Ideas

"Congressman Todd Akin has got to be scratching his head at the recent turn of events," Jennifer Granholm says. "Why are the Republicans so breathlessly chasing him from the field when they all -- and especially Paul Ryan -- have advocated essentially the same thing?"

Tapper: "Media Helped Tip The Scales" For Obama

On Laura Ingraham's radio program today, Jake Tapper responded to Mark Halperin saying the media will do what the Obama campaign wants. "I have said before -- I said that I thought the media helped tip the scales. I

Madeleine Albright: We're Going To Blame Bush "Forever"

"All of a sudden this man gets up and says, 'How long will you blame the previous administration for all of your problems?'" Albright recounted. "I said, 'Forever.'"

Priebus: RNC Not Giving Any Money To Akin

GOP chair Reince Priebus tells Wolf Blitzer the RNC will not send any money toward Rep. Todd Akin's Senate race.

Mark Levin: Akin Has Decided He Is More Important Than The Cause

Mark Levin calls for Todd Akin to drop out: "This isn't about RINOs vs. conservatives this isn't about pro-life vs. pro-choice; this is about winning a seat in the US Senate."

Todd Akin's Apology TV Ad: "Forgiveness"

Todd Akin’s U.S. Senate campaign released a television ad Tuesday of the Missouri congressman apologizing and asking for forgiveness for comments he made about rape and pregnancy.

Akin: "We Are Going To Continue With This U.S. Senate Race"

In another appearance on Huckabee's radio talk show, Rep. Todd Akin (R) said Tuesday he would stay in the U.S. Senate race in Missouri. "I want to make one thing absolutely clear. We are going to continue with this U.S. Senate race," Akin said.

Limbaugh On Akin Comment: "Just Absurd, Not Intelligent"

RUSH LIMBAUGH: If you strip this down, what Akin was trying to say was something very simple. I don't think abortion should even happen in rape. That's what he was trying to say. Let's just strip away all the other stuff. There are a group of pro-lifers who profoundly believe that, and they talk to each other, and they try to come up with ways

Howard Fineman: "Akin Is The Paul Ryan Of Missouri"

MSNBC: The war on women continues as Missouri Senate candidate Rep. Todd Akin made a comment over the weekend about pregnancy in cases of “legitimate rape.” Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Cynthia Tucker and the Huffington Post’s Howard Fineman discuss.

Biden: "Middle Class Is Coming Back"

"Folks, the middle class is coming back. They have been ravaged, they have been ravaged. But they're starting to come back," Vice President Joe Biden said at a campaign event in Minnesota today.

Ingraham: The Strange Case Of Joe Biden

Laura Ingraham reviews recent statements by Vice President Joe Biden.

Maddow: Can Republicans Get Todd Akin Off The Ballot?

Maddow discusses the political future of Missouri GOP Senate candidate Todd Akin.

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