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Axelrod: I won’t be another Karl Rove

David Axelrod has been selected to be Barack Obama senior White House advisor, a position held by Karl Rove during George W. Bush’s first term in office. Axelrod told Fox’s Chris Wallace that he will do the job differently from Rove. “My role is circumscribed to those responsibilities. I’m not…

Schumer: Up to $700 billion needed for new stimulus package

Appearing on ABC’s This Week, Sen. Chuck Schumer told George Stephanopoulos that $500 billion to $700 billion is needed for a new economic stimulus package. “It’s a little like having a new New Deal, but you have to do it before the Depression. Not after,” said Schumer. This video is…

Lieberman: No apology for attacks on Obama

Sen. Joe Lieberman told NBC’s Tom Brokaw that he regretted some of his statements attacking Barack Obama during the campaign but declined to offer an apology. “I do regret as i said to the caucus and afterward publically, there were some things I said in the heat of the campaign…

Axelrod: Obama may delay tax rollback for the wealthy

David Axelrod told Fox News’s Chris Wallace that Barack Obama may choose to let president Bush’s high-income tax cuts expire instead of immediately repealing them. Axelrod has been selected to be Obama’s senior White House advisor. The promise to roll back Bush’s tax cuts for the most wealthy American’s was…

Obama vows to create 2.5m jobs in two years

WASHINGTON (AFP) – US president-elect Barack Obama announced Saturday that he had ordered his economic advisers to produce an economic recovery plan to create 2.5 million new jobs over the next two years. “We’ll be working out the details in the weeks ahead, but it will be a two-year, nationwide…

Deputy takes man’s Xbox during traffic stop

WFTV reported: “The Orange County Sheriff’s Office is trying to explain why a deputy walked off with someone else’s Xbox following a traffic stop. The owner says he was in a car that got pulled over at Silver Star and Hiawassee roads for speeding, but instead of issuing a speeding…

Colbert celebrates Obama win, declares ‘racism is over’

Stephen Colbert talked to Newark Mayor Cory Booker about why racial diversity is good for the country. This video is from Comedy Central’s The Colbert Report, broadcast Nov. 20, 2008. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Bush wishes Mukasey well after collapse

President Bush called Attorney General Michael Mukasey to wish him to “get well” after Mukasey collapsed during a speech Thursday night. Mukasey is reported to be alert with strong vital signs. This video is from CNN.com, broadcast Nov. 20, 2008. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Richard Belzer reveals ‘secret Muslim’ inauguration speech

Richard Belzer appeared on Thursday’s edition of The Daily Show. Belzer mocked those who said Barack Obama was a “secret Muslim” by pretending to read an inauguration speech in Arabic. This video is from Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, broadcast Nov. 20, 2008. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Daily Show: ‘Dude, where’s my car industry’

Jon Stewart looks at the Big 3 automakers’ attempts to secure a $25 billion loan from Congress. This video is from Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, broadcast Nov. 20, 2008. Download video via RawReplay.com…

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