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Huckabee: Justices should strike down health care to improve their polls

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) on Sunday advised justices on the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down President Barack Obama’s landmark health care reform law in order to improve their public approval rating. A New York Times/CBS News poll released last week showed that approval of the high court…

Liz Cheney suggests Obama personally behind intelligence leaks

The daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney on Sunday suggested that President Barack Obama had personally authorized recent intelligence leaks. On Friday, Attorney General Eric Holder appointed two U.S. attorneys to investigate leaks about details of drone attacks and special forces strikes. Critics have claimed that the White House…

Rand Paul denies ‘secret deal’ to be on Romney ticket

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) on Saturday denied having made a secret deal to be on the ticket with presumptive GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney. “You know, I would say what I have said before,” he told CNN’s Don Lemon after being asked if he would consider running for vice president.…

Mitch Daniels: Wisconsin a ‘turning point’ for curbing unions

Republican Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels on Sunday suggested that all public worker unions should be dismantled and that the recent elections in Wisconsin were a “turning point” in curbing their rights. During an interview on Fox News, host Chris Wallace asked Daniels if Gov. Scott Walker’s (R) win in Wisconsin…

Hayes: ‘Why the hell’ won’t Ben Bernanke listen to Ben Bernanke?

MSNBC host Chris Hayes lambasted Federal Reserve Chairman (FED) Ben Bernanke Saturday morning for what he and a number of notable economists across the political spectrum feel is Bernanke’s lack of urgency in turning around the country’s economy. Hayes was so bemused by Bernanke’s lack of aggressive action that he…

Warren: ‘No, Mitt, corporations are not people. Learn the difference.’

In her keynote address on Friday to the Netroots Nation 2012 conference in Providence, Rhode Island, Massachusetts Democratic candidate for Senate Elizabeth Warren enlarged upon her themes of economic fairness and took aim not just at the Republican she’s running against, Senator Scott Brown (R-MA), but the Republican candidate for…

Maher: Democrats can win if they ‘stick to their guns’ like Republicans do

On Friday night’s edition of “Real Time with Bill Maher,” host Bill Maher delivered some advice to the Democratic Party in the wake of the unsuccessful recall election against Wisconsin’s Governor Scott Walker (R). The outspoken Maher advised that if Democrats would be more stubborn and intractable and less beholden…

Chris Matthews goes nuts on ‘idiot Republican argument’

MSNBC host Chris Matthews didn’t wait until his own show to start yelling on Friday, instead appearing as a panelist on Chris Jansing’s program where he called Obama’s reelection effort “pissant,” and shouted down what he said was another guest’s, “idiot Republican argument.” Matthews begins the segment on Jansing &…

Romney: Obama didn’t ‘get the message of Wisconsin’ about cutting teachers, firefighters

Update: Obama campaign goes after Romney for remarks. Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney on Friday said that President Barack Obama’s call to hire more police, firefighters and teachers proved that he didn’t “get the message” from Republican wins in the recent Wisconsin recall elections. During a press conference earlier…

Oliver Stone: ‘This drug war is insane’

Filmmaker Oliver Stone has a new film coming out that encapsulates one of his closest-held political convictions, which he summarized during an appearance on Current TV this week with a single phrase. “This drug war is insane,” Stone explained. The film is called “Savages,” and depicts several young Americans going…

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