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Biden: Reconsider gun laws after Trayvon Martin killing

Vice President Joe Biden says that he expects a fresh debate over Florida’s “State Your Ground” law, which is being used to defend neighborhood watchmen George Zimmerman after he killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. “I think the governor of Florida was correct and the president was correct in saying we should…

Bill Kristol: Right wing attacks on Trayvon Martin ‘ridiculous’

Conservative columnist Bill Kristol criticized potential smear campaigns on Trayvon Marton from right-wing websites Sunday morning. Appearing on his usual role as a panel guest on Fox News Sunday, Kristol did accuse the media and activists bringing more attention to the incident as those promoting “demagogugery.” But he then chastised…

Paul Ryan: ‘I totally misspoke’ by calling generals liars

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) on Sunday said he had made a mistake by suggesting America’s top military brass were being dishonest when they said they supported President Barack Obama’s budget cuts. “I totally misspoke,” Ryan admitted to ABC’s George Stephanopoulos. “It was not the impression I meant…

Howard Dean: Striking down individual mandate will help Obama

Former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean (D) on Sunday predicted that if the United States Supreme Court strikes down a key part of President Barack Obama’s health care reform law, it could actually benefit him in the 2012 general election. Dean told Fox News host Chris Wallace that the Affordable Care…

Obama urges Congress to pass ‘Buffett rule’

President Barack Obama on Saturday called on Congress to pass the “Buffett rule” tax, which would require those earning more than $1 million per year to pay at least a 30 percent effective tax rate on their income. The Paying a Fair Share Act would establish the so-called “Buffett rule,”…

Trotta: Black news figures covering Martin can’t talk about their past

Fox News contributor Liz Trotta displayed her disgust Saturday afternoon at specific black anchors and reporters, claiming they are being bias in their coverage of the Trayvon Martin shooting by talking about their own experiences. In a conversation with Fox News anchor Gregg Jarrett, Trotta was not pleased with New…

Harris-Perry gives white people’s guide to talk Trayvon Martin

MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry continued her usual comfort in discussing race issues Saturday morning, providing any Caucasian-American with some steps to overcome any fears talking about Trayvon Martin. The Tulane professor, whose mother is white, was inspired to do her segment after watching Jon Stewart’s reaction to mentioning Martin’s story…

Chris Hayes: Now we know where Supreme Court justices get their news

On Saturday morning’s edition of MSNBC’s “Up with Chris Hayes,” host Chris Hayes used his weekly “Now We Know” segment to note the fact that many of the conservative Supreme Court justices appear to be getting their news from right wing blogs. Referencing remarks by Justice Antonin Scalia regarding the…

Spitzer promises ‘facts that inform’ on new show ‘Viewpoint’

Hot on the heels of Keith Olbermann’s firing from Current TV, former New York state Attorney General and ex-CNN host Elliot Spitzer premiered his new program “Viewpoint with Elliot Spitzer” on Friday night. In his intro to the program, Spitzer outlined what he sees as his show’s mission, a “nightly…

Maher: No doubt Zimmerman is a ‘big fat f**king liar’

On Friday night’s “Real Time with Bill Maher,” host Bill Maher tore into George Zimmerman’s story about being assaulted by Trayvon Martin on the day that he killed the teenager. Maher played the police video that has surfaced of Zimmerman after the incident in which the neighborhood watchman appears to…

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