October 22, 2014 Archives

October 22, 2014 Archives

CNN Anchor Laughs At Bristol Palin Describing Assault: "The Best Audio We've Ever Come Across"

CAROL COSTELLO, CNN: OK, I'm just going to come right out and say it. This is quite possibly the best minute and a half of audio we've ever come across. Well, come across in a long time anyway. A massive brawl in Anchorage, Alaska, reportedly involving Sarah Palin's kids and her husband. It was sparked after someone pushed one of her daughters at a

Mark Knoller Confronts WH's Earnest On "Transparency;" Earnest Cites "Heisenberg Principle"

CBS News White House correspondent Mark Knoller confronts White House press secretary Josh Earnest on the White House's "unprecedented level of transparency" when it comes to high-profile fundraisers and Q&A sessions between donors and President Obama. Knoller's colleague at CBS News, Major Garrett, also quizzes Earnest on releasing the numbers on

Obama on Canada: "We Don't Yet Have All The Information About What Motivated The Shooting"

QUESTION: Can you say something about Canada? PRESIDENT OBAMA: Oh, thank you very much. I appreciate -- thank you. I had a chance to talk with Prime Minister Harper this afternoon. Obviously, the situation there is tragic. Just two days ago, a Canadian soldier had been killed in an attack. We now know that another young man was killed toda

Krauthammer: "People Have A Sense That Things Are Out Of Control"

CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER: When you talk about this sense of disorder, lack of control, I'm not sure how much of that poll question was tongue in cheek. It literally was, "Do you have the feeling that things in the U.S. are out of control?" and the numbers say yes with 64% -- two-thirds of the population, that's a pretty high number. That's even higher t

Howard Dean: Republicans Have Done A "Terrific Job" Making Election About Obama

JOE SCARBOROUGH, MSNBC: Why is this race so close against an established figure like Jeanne Shaheen? HOWARD DEAN: Because of President Obama's approval rating. The Republicans have done a terrific job in this way. They've nationalized the election, first of all, which is a good thing in the sixth year of a president. More importantly, they've

Chris Matthews on Dems Refusing to Admit They Voted For Obama: "It's Like Obama Has Ebola"

Chris Matthews reacts to Democratic Senate candidates Michelle Nunn (D-GA) and Mark Begich (D-AK), an incumbent, dodging the question if they voted for Obama. "That's the way people walk past guys who are trying to get a buck or a quarter from somebody," Matthews said describing the candidates ignoring the question from a tracker. "It's like

Palin to "Uppity" Tina Brown: "Chick, You're A Day Late And A Dollar Short"

Sarah Palin reacts to Tina Brown saying President Obama makes women feel "unsafe." SARAH PALIN: That little lady, Tina Brown, she is such a big part of the problem. She and her ilk being so über uppity, so cocksure of their untouchable elit

David Corn: Minorities "May Not Even Know That They're Not Being Allowed To Vote"

CHRIS MATTHEWS: What about the attempt to intimidate them out of voting? DAVID CORN: That's true. That's happening in Texas, North Carolina, Georgia. And when you do that, when people want to vote or they are thinking about an election, they do get ticked off and it motivates them. But the question is, as Wesley just indicated, they're so dista

Mika Brzezinski: Lewinsky Was "Taken Advantage Of By Someone Who Preyed Upon Her"

MIKA BRZEZINSKI: I think that if anyone wants to think something badly about her right now or say something, they might want to think about whether or not any of their daughters, sisters, mothers, aunts would've found themselves perhaps in a similar situation at 22 years old... She was taken advantage of by somebody who preyed upon her. And what sh

Maddow Mocks Kay Hagan For Skipping Debate With GOP Challenger Thom Tillis

RACHEL MADDOW: Lest you think the whole refusing to debate phenemon and giving your opponent an uncontested solo show of their own to do without you, lest you think that is unique to Massachusetts Democratic strategy. No. It also happened tonight, Just a couple of hours ago, during a debate in a race for the Senate seat that is virtually tied in a

Wasserman Schultz: "We Have An Opportunity To Pick Up Seats And Beyond That, I Wouldn't Make Other Predictions"

DEBBIE WASSERMAN SCHULTZ: I think we are still really in a neck and neck situation in terms of whether or not we see pickups for Democrats or pickup for Republicans. This is an election where in every single competitive race it's coming down to the wire. For example, four years ago in 2010 the DCCC let loose a whole lot of incumbents. There is not

Chris Hayes: White Men Hold Twice As Many Public Offices As Is Fair

A study shows that white men, who comprise only 31 percent of the population, hold 65 percent of elected offices nationwide. Jelani Cobb and Brenda Carter join Chris to discuss. CHRIS HAYES: Start with white men, who make of 31 percent of the total population. 71 percent of elected officials are men. 90 percent are white. And 65 percent are wh

Bill O'Reilly: "Liberal Zealots" Demonize America By Playing Race Card

BILL O'REILLY: Laws and high-level decisions are not based on skin color anymore. In order to drive African-Americans to the polls, the race card is now being played two weeks before the election. Thus, that disgraceful exhibition... So, the far left is desperate. And the only way Democrats can keep power in the Senate is for African-American

"Special Report" Panel: Obama's Latest Evolution On Gay Marriage

Steve Hayes, A.B. Stoddard, and Charles Krauthammer discuss the president's statement that gay marriage is a Constitutional right.

Dana Loesch On GOP Senate: "What Happens If They Suck?"

DANA LOESCH: Say we are successful, and we are able to get the Senate. We have a Republican majority in the Senate, in the House. What happens if they suck out loud, Sean?  What happens if they're really bad? We're paving the way in 2016 for heaven forbid Hillary Clinton or Elizabeth Warren. So we have to hold them accountable... We don't know

Jim Sciutto: It Is "Not Militarily Significant" To Accidentally Drop Weapons To ISIS

JIM SCIUTTO, CNN CHIEF NATL SECURITY CORRESPONDENT: They saw one of those two dozen pallets go astray. And the military said they sent another plane to destroy the pallet on the ground. It is possible the second pallet didn't reach the intended recipients, or it is possible the military said there was a firefight after this and a pallet was drop

Bret Baier Breaks Down Senate Balance Of Power

BRET BAIER: Based on the RealClearPolitics average of polls, the Republicans are posed to pick up in Alaska, in Montana, in South Dakota, in Colorado, even though that is a tight race, it is trending towards the Republicans, you have to give it to them if the race were held today. The same is true in Iowa, in Arkansas, in West Virginia. In Lo

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