BOB COSTAS: With Washington playing Dallas here tonight, it seems like an appropriate time to acknowledge the ongoing controversy about the name Redskins. Let’s start here. There is no reason to believe that owner Daniel Snyder, or any official or player from his team, harbors animus toward Native Americans or wishes to disrespect them. This i
NEWT GINGRICH: Look, I think this a very audacious -- to use one of the president's favorite words -- this is a very audacious strategy. He wants to repeal 60 years of tradition going back to Eisenhower of putting things in the debt ceiling, and he wants to pretend that the 18th government shutdown since 1976 is somehow radical and different. And i
Pat Caddell, Doug Schoen and former Rep. John LeBoutillier (R-NY) discuss Obama's approval/disapproval ratings, public opinion on the shutdown and how the nation is being governed, House and Senate leadership, what a third party would look like and Ross Perot's contributions to the movement, 2016 presidential prospects, Chris Christie's future and
GEORGE WILL: The fact is we have a very polarizing president. I'm not criticizing him for this. He's a progressive. He exists to enlarge the power of government as an engine of the redistribution of wealth and opportunity. That's his agenda. He's not interested in a grand bargain, he's not interested in compromising, he doesn't think he needs to. F
When asked by CNN's Candy Crowley if he would ever consider leaving the Republican Party for the Democrats or a third party, Sen. Rand Paul replied, "No. I've always been a Republican, and I'm one of those people who actually is a real lover of the history of the Republican Party from the days of abolition through the days of civil rights. The Repu
PAUL KRUGMAN: The Obamacare thing will also be long passed. They messed up the software for the federal version of it. But we have the exchanges working just fine in many states, which means it's fixable, and it will be fixed. California has a perfectly well-functioning exchange, which it's running itself. If you can do it for 30 million people, yo
Kimberley Strassel, Dan Balz, Newt Gingrich, and Dee Dee Myers discuss the state of negotiations in Congress to resolve the government shutdown and raise the debt ceiling before an Oct. 17 deadline.
Veterans and supporters take barricades at memorials down and bring them to the White House during their march on D.C.
Dana Perino, Juan Williams, Evan Bayh, and George Will discuss recent polls which suggest Americans are more politically polarized than ever.
DAVID GREGORY: This is what should pass for progress in Congress and Washington doing its job? Take solace in the fact that you're just talking? SEN. DICK DURBIN (D-IL): It's a breakthrough. Hard to imagine, but it's a breakthrough. We've reached a point where the House Republicans and their leadership really have stepped to the sidelines. The
A Meet the Press roundtable discusses how the current fiscal crisis has sunk the country into a political depression and how the federal government shutdown is affecting people and business in the U.S.
Paul Krugman, Dan Senor, Peggy Noonan, and David Plouffe on the government shutdown.
On Saturday night's broadcast of FOX News' "Justice," Judge Jeanine Pirro expressed her dismay for the government after military families were denied death benefits for fallen soldiers. “Throw them all out!" she said of Congress. "Like all of you, I’m fed up.”