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Gov. O’Malley: Public sector cuts ‘a drag on the economy’

Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley (D) on Sunday attempted to clarify widely criticized comments recently made by President Barack Obama. During a news conference on Friday, the president said that 27 straight months of job creation showed the private sector was “doing fine.” Republicans quickly pounced on the comments, accusing Obama…

Peter King: Drones ‘carry out the policies of righteousness and goodness’

House Homeland Security Chairman Peter King (R-NY) on Sunday refused to confirm the existence of U.S. drone strikes in other countries, but later insisted that the unmanned flying machines were being used to “carry out the policies of righteousness and goodness.” During an interview on CNN, host Candy noted that…

Ann Coulter: Romney had ‘a Midas touch’ while being governor

Polarizing conservative figure Ann Coulter argued Sunday morning that presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney had a terrific record in all of his jobs, including being governor of Massachusetts. Upset over the Democrats continuing to attack Romney over Bain Capital, Coutler launched her latest full defense of the GOP top…

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…

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