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Akin: McCaskill ‘like one of those dogs: fetch’

Republican Senate candidate Todd Akin (MO) on Saturday accused of his opponent, Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill, of creating big government policies and fetching them back to Missouri “like a dog.” “She goes to Washington, D.C., it’s a little bit like one of those dogs, ‘fetch,’” Akin said at a fundraiser,…

Lindsey Graham on Iran: ‘The time for talking is over’

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) on Sunday blasted President Barack Obama’s administration for agreeing to discussions with Iran about the county’s nuclear program because ‘the time for talking is over.” The New York Times reported on Sunday that Obama administration officials had said the White House had agreed in principle to…

Harris-Perry: ‘Disgusting’ voter-suppression tactics still spreading

On her show Saturday, Melissa Harris-Perry addressed some of the newer, more subtle voter-suppression tactics being reported not only in several states, but now in different languages. Besides billboards in Ohio and Wisconsin threatening enormous fines and prison sentences for “voter fraud,” Harris-Perry noted the appearance of a Spanish-language billboard…

Maddow: Romney campaign aiming big misinformation push at women

Friday night on “The Rachel Maddow Show,” host Rachel Maddow discussed how the campaign to elect former Gov. Mitt Romney (R-MA), never a model of honesty and forthrightness, is now mounting an all-out putsch to scrub portions of its record before the election.  Maddow said that they’re working particularly hard…

Maher and Taylor hammer conservative panelists over Republican election-rigging

Friday night on “Real Time With Bill Maher,” host Bill Maher and a panel including MSNBC contributor Goldie Taylor, Wall Street Journal columnist and author John Fund and Daily Caller contributor Boris Epshteyn discussed the right wing myth of Democratic voter fraud and the very real steps that the Republican Party…

CIA claims it needs more drones

The CIA has asked the White House to increase the number of drones it employs to transform it into a paramilitary force, despite recent statistics that show the majority of drone deaths are civilians.…

Maher to Republican guests: ‘You guys are so f-cked up’

In criticizing the “Republican bubble” Friday night, Bill Maher denounced his two conservative guests during a panel discussion on the second presidential debate and the fact-checking on the Libyan consulate attack that tripped Mitt Romney up. After Maher showed the clip of Romney mistakenly saying it took President Barack Obama…

Watch: Romney and Ryan campaign stop with John Rich of ‘Big & Rich’

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his running mate, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) hold a campaign rally in Daytona Beach, Florida, Friday with country singer John Rich of the popular duo Big & Rich. Watch the rally, courtesy of NBC News, below. Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and…

Civil Rights leader dances ‘Gangnam Style’

Rep. John Lewis (D-GA), a key figure in the U.S. Civil Rights movement of the 1960s, cut a rug “Gangnam Style” as part of a voter registration drive. In the video, produced by the Asian American Legal Advocacy Center, Lewis appears with members of the dance troupe Innonim in a…

MSNBC contributor calls Joe Walsh out for abortion comments

MSNBC contributor Joy-Ann Reid hammered Rep. Joe Walsh (R-IL) on Hardball Friday during a discussion on the Republican party’s positions on women’s health issues. “This is a guy who won’t even take responsibility for the births that he is directly responsible for producing,” Reid told host Chris Matthews, referring to…

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