June 21, 2013 Archives

June 21, 2013 Archives

Hillary Clinton: A Woman President Would Send "Exactly The Right Historical Signal"

Associated Press: In a video of a private Clinton speech posted to YouTube on Friday, Clinton told a Canadian audience that she hoped the U.S. would elect a woman to the White House because it would send "exactly the right historical signal" to men, women and children. She said women in politics need to "dare to compete" and the nation needs to "ta

Krauthammer On Obama's Berlin Speech: "Empty, Self-Indulgent, Anachronistic And Adolescent"

CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER: Obama gave a speech in Germany this week. Was it, a, a stirring defense of United States and the concept of liberty, a la about Reagan and Kennedy, b, mediocre, mush, a platitude or, c, the worst presidential speech on foreign affairs in memory? Empty, self-indulgent, anachronistic and adolescent. ### CHRIS WALLACE: So t

Limbaugh: "Obama And The White House Are Pulling Rubio's Strings"

RUSH LIMBAUGH: Now, again, it's the New York Times, so you have to take that under advisement. But the New York Times says Republicans are deeply involved, but they don't want you to know it. They don't want to admit it because they want to prove the White House is not pulling the strings. But the White House is! This is a "stealth" White House o



Carney: Deal On Border Security "Would Constitute A Breakthrough"

JAY CARNEY: "What we've seen is continued progress in the Senate towards the goal of legislation that would comprehensively reform our immigration system. As I understand it, they're still working through the details of this border security amendment (Corker-Hoeven amendment) and haven't filed it yet. But we're certainly pleased that Republicans an

McCain: "Border Security Is Not Their Reason For Opposing A Path To Citizenship"

"If there is anyone who still will argue that the border’s not secure after this, then border security is not their reason for opposing a path to citizenship for the people who are in this country illegally," Senator John McCain (R-AZ) said on FOX News on Friday.

Sessions: White House Has Had "Stealth" Role In Crafting Immigration Bill

SEN. JEFF SESSIONS (R-AL): We have an elite group of people with special agendas, meeting to draft legislation that’s going to impact all Americans… Today’s New York Times, the headline: ‘White House Offers Stealth Campaign To Support Immigration Bill.’ Stealthy? This is [a] secret campaign? Apparently so... ‘While lawmakers from both p



McConnell: IRS Scandal Likely Doesn't Reach The White House

SEN. MITCH MCCONNELL (R-KY): "I am prepared to say, and I will say today, I think the president and his political allies encouraged this kind of bureaucratic overreach by their public comments. But that’s quite different from saying they ordered it. With regard to who’s actually responsible for it, we need to find out: that investigation will g

Coulter On Republicans Who Vote For Immigration Reform: "Punish Them, Voters"

SEAN HANNITY: You know what I don't understand here? It's like Republicans are suckers and I don't trust the government. Every time there is a talk of a tax increase and spending cuts, we get the tax increase, we never get the spending cuts. You always get the amnesty, never the border control. ANN COULTER: Yeah, that's why the patriotic House m

House Dem On Boehner's Leadership: "He's Running One Step Ahead Of The Mob"

HOST: As we head toward the weekend, a lot of people are still paying close attention to what happened yesterday. The farm bill failed miserably in the House. A lot of people thought this is the type of stuff that usually is a beacon of bipartisanship as some have described it. What does that tell us, Representative, about what we can expect to see



Michael Moore On Dealing With Criticism: "I Go To My Two Lovers, Ben And Jerry"

Michael Moore is asked by Current TV host John Fugelsang how he handles the "meanness" in hate mail he receives from his critics. Moore said he is "grateful" for the death threats he receives. John Fugelsang, host: On a personal level, how do you handle the meanness? Michael Moore: Well I go to my two lovers, Ben and Jerry. ###

Gohmert: Not "Evil" To Cut Food Stamps Because Poor People Buy King Crab Legs

REP. LOUIE GOHMERT (R-TX): "When I look into the eyes of constituents, who want to provide for their children … and they talk about standing in line, I've heard this story so many times … standing in line at a grocery store behind people with a food-stamp car—one individual said, I love crab legs. You know, the big king crab legs. I love thos

Chef Paula Deen Apologizes For Using The N-Word

"I want to apologize to everybody for the wrong that I've done," chef Paula Deen said in a video statement on Friday. "I want to learn and grow from this. Inappropriate, hurtful language is totally, totally unacceptable." More on Deen situation



Obama To 6-Foot-8 FBI Nominee: Your Family Is What Michelle Calls "Normal Height"

At a Friday afternoon ceremony for President Obama's nominee to head the FBI James Comey, the president joked Comey, who is 6-foot-8, is what "Michelle calls normal height."

Matthews: Senate Reaches Deal On "Border Surge"

MSNBC: "In an attempt to get more Republicans on board with the immigration bill, a bipartisan group of senators has reached a deal to include a provision aimed at strengthening the border. Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., and former Pa. Governor Ed Rendell join Hardball with their take on this new development."

"Special Report" Panel: Why Does US Want To Talk Peace With Taliban?

Bill Kristol, Charles Krauthammer, and Kirsten Powers discuss. 

Bill O'Reilly Endorses Senate Immigration Bill

BILL O'REILLY: The controversy over illegal immigration took another turn today. In order to persuade conservatives to support a new law, some Republican senators including John McCain and Marco Rubio are hoping that tough new border proposals that will cost billions will be enough to pass legislation that would allow illegal aliens already here to

George Zimmerman Trial: Women Make Up Entire Jury

CNN's Don Lemon reports about the gender and race of the jury members selected for the trial of George Zimmerman.

Hayes: Senate Republicans Try To Buy Off Their Base

Chris Hayes discusses the Senate's Corker/Hoeven border security amendment with Ezra Klein.  


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