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20 children, 6 adults killed in shooting at Connecticut elementary school

Police in Newtown, Connecticut are responding to a report of shots fired at Sandy Hook Elementary School. According to the Hartford Courant, there are a number of injured parties at the scene. Shortly after 9:40 a.m., police reported that a gunman was in the school’s main office. A person in…

Mitchell to Maddow: GOP will ‘pay a higher price’ for scuttling Rice nomination than White House

On Thursday night’s edition of “The Rachel Maddow Show,” host Rachel Maddow discussed U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice’s decision to withdraw her name for consideration as potential Secretary of State. The sudden reversal is bound to cause a bit of turmoil in its wake in that there is no clear successor…

Fox News host: ‘Angry, old, white men’ made Rice the ‘minimum price’ for Benghazi

Fox News host Geraldo Rivera on Friday said that “angry, old, white men” like Sens. John McCain (R-AZ) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) demanded Susan Rice give up any ambition to be secretary of state as a “minimum price” for the September attacks in Benghazi. Speaking to the hosts of Fox…

Obama: ‘Bigger fish to fry’ than recreational pot users

President Barack Obama says that the federal government should not make going after marijuana users in states that have legalized the drug a “top priority.” During an interview with ABC’s Barbara Walters that will air on Friday, the president indicated that federal law enforcement officials would take the same approach…

Eliot Spitzer slaps down Lou Dobbs for ‘right-to-work’ falsehood

Current TV host Eliot Spitzer called out Fox Business host Lou Dobbs on Thursday night for falsely claiming that so-called “right-to-work” laws prevented employees from being forced to join a union. “Despite the president’s misleading suggestions to the contrary, Michigan workers still tonight have the right to form and join…

Rep. Markey: ‘Substantial amounts of oil’ may still be leaking at Deepwater Horizon site

Speaking to CBS News for a segment aired Thursday, Rep. Ed Markey (D-MA) claimed that “substantial amounts of oil” may still be leaking from the wreckage of the Deepwater Horizon, resting at the epicenter of the worst accidental oil spill in human history. “My concern is that substantial amounts of…

Limbaugh: Elizabeth Warren is ‘Heap Big Squaw Indian Giver’

Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh on Thursday referred to Senator-elect Elizabeth Warren as “Heap Big Squaw Indian Giver,” confirming that he would continue to provide ammunition to critics who accuse him of being both racist and sexist. Speaking on his radio program, Limbaugh noted that a group of Democratic senators…

Baltimore man gets speed camera ticket for going 0 MPH

The City of Baltimore recently issued a ticket to Daniel Doty for speeding 38 miles per hour in a 25-mph zone — but photos and video captured by the speed camera system showed that his car was stopped at a red light at the time. Doty told The Baltimore Sun…

Granholm challenges Michael Moore to make a ‘Roger & Me’ sequel

In the midst of an impassioned conversation about the fight over labor rights in Michigan, former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm pressed fellow Michigander Michael Moore to revisit his hometown of Flint and make a sequel to “Roger & Me,” his debut documentary film about the consequences of General Motors’ job…

Norquist: Obama might ‘blow up small countries’ for fun

Anti-tax lobbyist Grover Norquist says that President Barack Obama will have to “blow up small countries” because Republicans will not let him have “any fun at all” spending taxpayers’ money. “Obama will be on a very short leash, fiscally speaking, over the next four years,” Norquist told C-SPAN on Thursday.…

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