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WATCH LIVE: Obama outlines his new energy security policy

Watch the live feed below of President Obama’s speech at Georgetown University. Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy…

Republicans vote to end Obama’s mortgage modification program

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to kill President Barack Obama’s signature program to help struggling homeowners avoid foreclosure. A bill to terminate the program was approved on a 252-170 vote. But the bill is unlikely to clear the Senate. It was the last in series…

Jay Smooth to Chris Brown: ‘You’re getting off really easy’

Jay Smooth, the host of New York’s longest running hip-hop radio show, WBAI’s Underground Railroad, has a message for Chris Brown in the wake of his temper tantrum on the set of Good Morning America. Brown’s violent outburst in the wake of questions about his assault on then-girlfriend Rihanna led…

Jon Stewart: Of course FL Gov. Rick Scott mixed up welfare recipients and state workers

Jon Stewart last night found it interesting that Florida Governor Rick Scott (R) wants to drug test all state employees, especially since he only campaigned on drug testing welfare recipients. That’s okay, said Stewart, explaining: “Governor Scott simply mixed up which group of worthless public-teat-sucking leeches he wanted to kick…

Colbert: Stop being an ‘overreactor’ and love our energy sources equally

Last night on The Colbert Report, Stephen took up the gauntlet laid down by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and agreed that now is not the time to consider further regulation on the nuclear energy industry. Clearly, we can’t regulate from a climate of fear, he said, and then…

The GOP ‘Can-Can’ take the presidency in 2012

With no incumbent or decisive lead contender, the 2012 GOP field is filled with Republicans vying for the opportunity to take on President Obama — and trying to convince primary voters they can win. In the below video, former governor Tim Pawlenty (R-MN), Gov. Haley Barbor (R-MS), former Rep. Newt…

Ed Show reads Raw’s story about what Boehner passes instead of jobs

Last night on The Ed Show, host Ed Schultz read from Raw Story reporter Sahil Kapur’s post Top 6 things Republicans consider more important than job creation. It turns out that Schultz, too, noticed how much then-House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) talked about what a big priority job creation…

Assange accused of ‘systematic crimes against hospitality’

As if Julian Assange didn’t already face enough problems between the rape charges in Sweden and American officials call for treason charges, a new video featuring testimony by two purported former hosts of his accuses the Wikileaks founder of “systematic crimes against hospitality.” The anonymous hosts accuse Assange of everything…

Couple sues videographer over terrible wedding video

When Martin and Heidi Shubrook hired Clayton Bennett to film their wedding, they expected to be able to watch Heidi walk down the aisle, to relive the cake-cutting and to see themselves emerge from the church a happy couple. Instead, they got shots of guests’ feet, the backs of people’s…

Ginni Thomas joins conservative website The Daily Caller

Ginni Thomas, the conservative activist and wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, is the newest hire at The Daily Caller, the conservative website founded by Tucker Carlson. The press release states “As The Daily Caller’s special correspondent, Thomas will interview key political and community leaders — from high-profile politicians…

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