December 1, 2013 Archives

December 1, 2013 Archives

Chuck Todd: Praising "Private Sector Velocity" Of Obamacare Website Is An "Indictment" Of Government

DAVID BROOKS: I have to say, people are appraising whether this government can work. Can government be nimble? Can it learn from its mistakes? And I would say the website is just a small symptom that is not nimble. Government is like an offensive lineman. It can do something really well. It can do blocking. It can create order. But when you ask gov

Amazon's Jeff Bezos Unveils Plan To Deliver Packages Using Drones On "60 Minutes"

CBS News: Amazon's secret R&D project aimed at delivering packages to your doorstep by "octocopter" mini-drones with a mere 30-minute delivery time; then, 60 Minutes' Bob Simon remembers his 1999 interview with Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos; and, A 60 Minutes cameraman's stunning shots of the U.S. Capitol, a building we don't usually associate with beauty

Plouffe: Obamacare "Will Work Really Well" By 2017

PLOUFFE: This program was designed to be implemented by the states. And in most of the states (inaudible) is going quite well. You talked about Medicaid expansion. I think it's just a fact, and it may take until 2017 when this president leaves office, you're going to see almost every state in this country running their own exchanges eventually and



Feinstein: America Not Safer Now Than We Were Two Years Ago

CANDY CROWLEY, CNN: The big question that's always asked, are we safer now than we were a year ago, two years ago? In general? SEN. DIANNE FEINSTEIN (D-CA) : I don't think so. I think terror is up worldwide, the statistics indicate that, the fatalities are way up. The numbers are way up. There are new bombs, very big bombs, trucks being reinforc

Kirsten Powers On Her Journey To Evangelical Christianity

Fox News contributor Kirsten Powers recently shocked her left-wing friends after revealing that she is a devout evangelical Christian. In an article on Christian Today, Powers opened up about how she found her faith seven years ago. Powers opens up about her faith on FOX News' Media Buzz. Read the article

David Plouffe On Poll Numbers: "I Think People Trust This President"

STEPHANOPOULOS: That's 2017. And it's also a fact right now, David Plouffe, that the public seems to have lost confidence in President Obama, both his confidence, and for the first time in -- whether he's honest and trustworthy. How does the president turn it around right now? If you were back in the White House right now you'd be planning that



Scott Walker: Republicans Need An "Optimistic" Message For 2014

DICKERSON: When you talk about in your book the sour politics of austerity, are you talking about your cousins in Washington, the Republicans running things here? WALKER: Well, you know, I talk about the difference between Republicans in Washington and Republicans in the states. And one of the key differences is we talk about things that are rel

Ezekiel Emanuel: Obamacare Website "Going In The Right Direction"

DAVID GREGORY: Zeke, you wrote, in an op-ed some weeks ago that this was the time, "Thanksgiving weekend, this deadline was here." Is it good enough progress? DR. EZEKIEL EMANUEL: I think it's good enough progress. Clearly, just like Google and Facebook and all the internet sites are constantly tweaking their sites, constantly improving them, th

Reps. Van Hollen, Mike Rogers On Obamacare, Website Security

Reps. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) and Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) visit Meet the Press to discuss the progress on repairs to the Affordable Care Act website.



"Fox News Sunday" Panel: Obamacare Website Relaunch, US-Afghan Relations

The White House says that its embattled healthcare website is running more smoothly now than before, but is it good enough? FNC's Chris Wallace hosts Brit Hume, Jane Harman, George Will, and Evan Bayh to discuss.

"Meet The Press" Panel On Obamacare: What Is Left To Fix?

NBC's Chuck Todd and Andrea Mitchell, David Brooks, and Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake discuss the second rollout of the Obamacare site. 

"This Week" Roundtable: Obamacare Deadline Day

Rep. Tom Cole, Rep. Keith Ellison, Peggy Noonan, and David Plouffe on the deadline to fix HealthCare.gov.



"Face The Nation" Roundtable: Presidential Historians On The Lessons History

Doris Kearns Goodwin, Peter Baker, and Scott Berg, the authors of three new books on past presidents, discuss what lessons history offers for today's leaders.


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