October 17, 2013 Archives

October 17, 2013 Archives

FNC's Megyn Kelly: "I Really Love RealClearPolitics.com"

MEGYN KELLY: You know, I really love RealClearPolitics.com because they post opinion pieces from all sides and it does help you sort of get a broad world view.

Nancy Pelosi: "No Question" Obamacare Website "Has To Be Improved"

REP. NANCY PELOSI: I am very proud about my state of California, where it's going great, and most of the states that have their state-run exchanges, it's all going positively well. There's no question that what’s happening with the systems, the national plans is something that has to be improved. They were overwhelmed by the traffic. Okay, but no

Dennis Miller On Deal, End Of Government Shutdown

BILL O'REILLY: You must be really excited about the deal in Washington, right? DENNIS MILLER: Listen, I tell ya, Billy, I'm Rhett Butler's Scarlett O'Hara -- frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn. Honest to God, I was going to watch baseball tonight, I'm having dinner with my son. I'm going to hit the sack early. A pox on both their Houses, and



Krauthammer: After A "Great Defeat" The "Republicans Are Not Going To Try This Again"

BRET BAIER: I think the consensus is that Speaker Boehner is going to hold on to power, he's done a good job of listening to different factions, and they haven't come out of the woodwork against him. But what about the Republicans overall on this day after, licking their wounds and kind of trying to see what lies ahead? CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER Well,

FNC's James Rosen vs. Jay Carney: 10 Minute Long Battle Over Benghazi

Chief Fox News Washington Correspondent James Rosen devoted nearly ten minutes of the October 17 White House press briefing to questioning Press Secretary Jay Carney about the federal government's response to the Benghazi attacks.

Mark Steyn: "Only Day Job Obama's Ever Had Was As A Professional Activist"

HUGH HEWITT, HOST: Oh, Mark Steyn, this tone is not in keeping with Reopening Day tone. President Obama instructed us on this tone today at the White House. Let me play for you a couple of his clips. Number one: MARK STEYN: (laughing) Great. PRESIDENT OBAMA: Now there’s been a lot of discussion lately of the politics of this shutdown. Bu



Judge Napolitano On Debt Deal: "We Still Owe Money For Fighting World War One"

JUDGE NAPOLITANO: I'll give you one statistic. Woodrow Wilson borrowed 30 billion dollars to fund World War I in 1917. That money has not been paid back. And we are still paying interest on it. That's 95 years ago. The American taxpayer pays for it with cheaper dollars because the government prints money to pay its bills and that reduces the value

Obama: Ignore "Professional Activists Who Profit From Conflict"

PRESIDENT OBAMA: And now that the government has reopened and this threat to our economy is removed, all of us need to stop focusing on the lobbyists, and the bloggers, and the talking heads on radio and the professional activists who profit from conflict, and focus on what the majority of Americans sent us here to do, and that's grow this economy,

New Yorker Reporter Ryan Lizza On His Failed Attempt To Sign Up For Obamacare

Ryan Lizza of The New Yorker explains how he was unable to submit his application to access the Obamacare exchanges.



Chris Matthews: Does Tea Party Still Count Blacks As Three-Fifths?

CHRIS MATTHEWS: I think immigration's going to be tough, the president's got a credibility problem. The Democrats -- nobody really believes Democrats believe in enforcement. They know they've done some tough stuff with deportations, but over and over time, we saw the failure last time in 1986, when they never enforced the bill. So he needs to work

President Obama: "There Are No Winners Here"

PRESIDENT OBAMA: Now, there's been a lot of discussion lately of the politics of this shutdown. But let's be clear. There are no winners here. These last few weeks have inflicted completely unnecessary damage on our economy. We don't know yet the full scope of the damage, but every analyst out there believes it's slowed our growth. We know that fam

Obama: Americans Are "Completely Fed Up" With Washington

President Obama delivered these remarks discussing the end of the government shutdown and the lifting of the federal debt ceiling at 11:00 am at the White House. PRESIDENT OBAMA: Good morning, everybody. Please have a seat. Last night I signed legislation to reopen our government and pay America's bills. Because Democrats and respons



Cory Booker Celebrates Win In Special Senate Election

Newark Mayor Cory Booker addresses his supporters after defeating Republican Steve Lonegan in the New Jersey Senate special election.

Rubio: "There Is Going To Be An All-Out Revolt" Over Obamacare In 2014

SEN. MARCO RUBIO (R-FL): The problem here is this: We dealt with this again tonight at the end of this latest Washington-manufactured, Harry Reid-manufactured crisis, but the real crisis facing our country is still there. We have a national debt that now is going to be over $17 trillion, and there is not a single plan in place to address it. We hav

Sen. Schumer: The Tea Party Has "Peaked"

SEN. CHUCK SCHUMER: I think the whole Republican Senate is different now. I don't think Ted Cruz will recover so quickly. I think the Tea Party, frankly, Joe, I think the Tea Party and Ted Cruz have peaked. First, they have so alienated their colleagues, but, second, the tactics of the Tea Party -- I'm going to hurt a lot of innocent people unless

"Special Report" Panel: Is Obama Trying To "Fracture" The GOP?

The Special Report panel discusses whether defeat on the budget will cow the Tea Party. It looks unlikely. "It's never wise to underestimate the degree to which Obama does things for spite," says Jonah Goldberg of National Review.

Barney Frank: "Boehner Voted For More Of The Debt Than I Did," On Iraq, Bush Tax Cuts

Chris Hayes has a series of entertaining conversations with Sen. Bernie Sanders and Reps. Karen Bass and Barney Frank about what lessons Republicans need to learn. "I don't want to gloat, I want to make the point," Frank says in the segment, beginning around 10:00 of this video. 

Maddow: After Everything, GOP Comes Up Empty

Luke Russert, NBC News Capitol Hill correspondent, talks with Rachel Maddow about the likelihood of another shutdown crisis in Congress in the future. Next, Rachel gives a concise review of just how badly Republicans lost this month.

O'Reilly: So, What Is In The Budget Deal?

Bill O'Reilly, Carl Cameron, James Rosen, and Bret Baier discuss what they know about the budget compromise.


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