August 29, 2012 Archives

August 29, 2012 Archives

Condi Rice: "When A Nation Loses Control Of Its Finances, It Loses Control Of Its Destiny"

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice addresses the Republican National Convention. Her remarks as prepared for delivery: Good evening. Distinguished delegates, fellow Republicans, fellow Americans. We gather here at a time of significance and challenge. This young century has been a difficult one. I will never forget

Paul Ryan Addresses GOP Convention: "We Don't Have Much Time"

Paul Ryan today delivered remarks to the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida. The following remarks were prepared for delivery: “Mr. Chairman, delegates, and fellow citizens: I am honored by the support of this convention for vice president of the United States. I accept the duty to help lead our nation out of a jobs crisis and

Andrea Mitchell Asks Condi Rice Why Shouldn't Obama Be Reelected, About Birtherism

NBC News' Andrea Mitchell asks Condoleezza Rice why President Obama shouldn't be reelected: "The Obama administration could argue that there is a Secretary of State whom you have said you admire, Osama bin Laden has been killed, al Qaeda has been seriously damaged and downgraded, the Arab Spring has led to freedoms never before experienced,

John McCain Pushes For Military Intervention In Syria In Address To RNC

Senator John McCain addresses the 2012 Republican National Convention.

MSNBC Hosts vs. Scott Walker On Auto Bailouts

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker takes on MSNBC's primetime hosts after they hijack an interview he was doing with an NBC News journalist.

Krauthammer: Paul Ryan's Speech Was "Bold, Very Strong And Very Large"

Krauthammer: "I thought the speech by Ryan was bold, very strong, and very large in the sense that he went way beyond just the attacks which were extremely effectively, like stiletto attacks each one a sure jab that left a mark."

Rand Paul At RNC on ObamaCare: The "Whole Damn Thing Is Still Unconstitutional!"

U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) addresses the 2012 Republican convention in Tampa. Below are his full remarks, as prepared for delivery: "When the Supreme Court upheld Obamacare, the first words out of my mouth were: I still think it is unconstitutional! The leftwing blogs were merciless. Even my wife said--can't you p

Mike Huckabee Addresses The GOP Convention

Former Governor Mike Huckabee addresses the Republican National Convention.

Senator Rob Portman Addresses The GOP Convention

Senator Rob Portman addresses the 2012 Republican National Convention.

George Will "Skeptical" Paul Ryan Can Attract Youth Vote

Conservative columnist George Will discusses GOP VP nominee's chances of attracting new voters.

Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuno Addresses GOP Convention

Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuno addresses the 2012 Republican National Convention.

Pawlenty Address RNC: "Welcome To Barack Obama's Retirement Party"

PBS: Former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty spoke to the Republican National Convention, taking to the attack against President Obama's record and promoting GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney.

Sen. McConnell Addresses GOP Convention: Obama Wants To Join PGA

Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell addresses the 2012 Republican National Convention.

Al Gore: Bush Can't Be Blamed For Everything

Al Gore weighs in on whether or not George W. Bush should be blamed for the "serious problems in our democracy" and mentions global warming as an example of how the media fails to focus on facts as he leads Current TV's coverage of the Republican National Convention alongside a panel including Current hosts Cenk Uygur, Eliot Spitzer, Jennifer Granh

Sen. John Thune Addresses The GOP Convention On Business

PBS: Senator John Thune from South Dakota addressed the Republican National Convention Wednesday night, speaking about getting businesses to thrive and eliminating debt, and sneaking in a basketball joke about President Obama.

Matthews: Obama Has Done Everything Anybody Ever Asked Blacks To Do

On MSNBC's Hardball today, host Chris Matthews went into a rant defending President Obama as one of the most middle-class people we've had as president. Matthews also said he has a "perfect record" and is "clean as a whistle." "I think -- you know, I think President Obama is one of the most middle-class people we've had as president, one

Jon Voight Talks To Cavuto About Romney/Ryan And Obama "2016" Film

Academy Award Winning Actor, Jon Voight sits down with FBN's Neil Cavuto at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, to discuss the current political climate in the country.

Dick Morris: Chris Christie Did "Terribly"

Bill O'Reilly: How'd he do? Dick Morris: Terribly. I thought he dropped out of the presidential race, it sounded like he was about to get back in. He just talked about himself and New Jersey and very little about Obama or Romney.

MSNBC: McConnell Saying Obama Wants To Be In PGA Is Racist

Lawrence O'Donnell reacts to an excerpt from Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's speech tonight at the RNC where he is expected to say President Obama is working to earn a spot on the PGA tour. "For four years, Barack Obama has been running from the nation's problems. He hasn't been working to earn reelection. He's been working to earn a s

Obama: "Romney Doesn't Care"

PRESIDENT OBAMA, at a campaign event in Ames, Iowa on August 28: Governor Romney promised that sometime between taking the Oval Office and going to the Inaugural Ball, he’d sit right down, grab a pen, and kick 7 million young people off their parent’s plan by repealing health reform. Day one, that’s what he says he’s going to do. AUDIE

Steve Forbes On Gold Standard, Federal Reserve & The Dollar

With the gold standard argument looking to raise its head at the Republican National Convention, particularly with the support of Paul Ryan, longtime advocate Steve Forbes explains why it is particularly relevant today.

Juan Williams: Ann Romney "Looked Like A Corporate Wife"

Transcript: Juan Williams: Well, I just have a different point of view here, because I thought that Chris Christie did a very good job. I thought that, you know, he spoke with a voice, and maybe because I grew up in New York, it sounded to me like a voice that spoke to me. I didn't even feel like he was giving a speech, I thought he was talking

Reporter: Romneys "Happy To Have A Party With Black People Drowning"

Yahoo! News Washington bureau chief David Chalian was caught on an ABC News live feed saying the Romneys are "happy" to have a party while black people are downing. “They aren’t concerned at all,” Chalian can be heard on the live broadcast. “They are happy to have a party when black people drown.” (via

Obama Web Ad: Romney & Ryan Would Take Us Back

Obama campaign: Mitt Romney has chosen Paul Ryan to be his vice presidential candidate. Mr. Ryan is new to the national scene, with out-of-step views from a bygone era. He's known as the author of the extreme GOP budget; one that many say hurts the middle class, turns Medicare into a voucher system and cuts Pell Grants for college students by 17

Krauthammer: The Keynote Speech Is A "Springboard"

The panel previews Tuesday night's speeches at the RNC.

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