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Stiglitz: Economic inequality preventing a robust recovery

Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz on Sunday said the United States would continue to recover from the economic collapse at a snail’s pace unless the middle-class was strengthened. During an appearance on MSNBC, he argued that economic inequality was weakening the economy because it resulted in a lack of demand…

CNN fails to disclose Chao married to McConnell as she slams Obama’s ‘far-left agenda’

CNN host Candy Crowley on Sunday failed to tell viewers that former Bush Labor Secretary Elaine Chao was married to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) as she blasted President Barack Obama’s “far-left agenda” and claimed that he had not been as willing to work towards bipartisan solutions as Republican…

NFL’s Roger Goodell refuses to admit link between football brain injury

In a pre-Super Bowl interview on Sunday, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell refused to acknowledge that the game of football had any role in the brain injuries suffered by numerous players who are suing the league. CBS host Bob Schieffer asked Goodell if he would let his son play football after…

Krugman: NRA thinks ‘we’re living in a Mad Max movie’

New York Times columnist Paul Krugman on Sunday asserted that the National Rifle Association (NRA) had been “revealed as an insane organization” that “has this vision that we’re living in a Mad Max movie” because it wants to put more guns in schools instead of supporting universal background checks and…

LaPierre: ‘Obamacare’ means Obama can’t be trusted on gun control

The CEO of the National Rifle Association (NRA) says that the American public should not trust President Barack Obama’s push for new gun control laws because the administration lied about “Obamacare” being a tax and a universal background check would just be a “check on law-abiding people.” “It’s a fraud…

LaPierre: Ban assault weapons and ‘you limit the ability to survive’

National Rifle Association (NRA) CEO Wayne LaPierre on Sunday argued that banning assault weapons limited the ‘ability to survive’ and that high-capacity magazines should not be outlawed because women need more bullets. During an interview on Fox News Sunday, host Chris Wallace pointed out to LaPierre that Supreme Court Justice…

Gun-control group’s Super Bowl ad seizes on past NRA statement

Past statements by the National Rifle Association (NRA) supporting of background checks for all gun sales are at the center of a new advertisement by the gun-control group Mayors Against Illegal Guns. The New York Times reported on Saturday that the ad, which will air in the Washington, D.C. area…

Nebraska Lt. Gov. Sheehy quits after revelation of 2,000 improper late-night calls

Nebraska Lt. Gov. Rick Sheehy (R) resigned on Saturday morning after a newspaper investigation revealed that he had made thousands of late-night phone calls to women who were not his wife over a four-year period. The Omaha World-Herald reported that Sheehy made around 2,000 such calls on his state-issued cellular…

Hayes and panel: Marco Rubio will likely face right-wing backlash

Saturday morning on MSNBC’s “Up with Chris Hayes,” host Chris Hayes and panelists discussed the political prospects of Florida Sen. Marco Rubio (R), who some see as a top contender for the Republican Party’s hopes in 2016. Panelists Aaron Pena of the Hispanic Republican Caucus of Texas and Lorella Praeli…

Maddow: Rand Paul and other whack-job conservatives eroding U.S. standing in the world

Friday night on “The Rachel Maddow Show,” host Rachel Maddow discussed how the clownish antics of conservatives on Capitol Hill are beginning to affect the standing of the U.S. in the world. She touched on recent conspiracy theories from Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) about the raid on the U.S. consulate…

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