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Scarborough: Is Romney going to apologize for West’s ‘Communist’ remarks?

Conservative MSNBC host Joe Scarborough on Friday said there was “inconsistency” because President Barack Obama has been forced to renounce a Democratic cable pundit’s comments about Ann Romney but Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has not apologized after Rep. Allen West (R-FL) accused 81 House Democrats of belonging to the…

Biden: The ‘war on women’ is real

Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday night said the Republican-led “war on women” was real, claiming their view on birth control would take the United States back to the 1950s. “I think the war on women is real,” he told MSNBC host Ed Schultz. “And look, I’ll tell you when…

Harvard law professor predicts George Zimmerman will be acquitted

Harvard University law professor Alan Dershowitz on Thursday said that George Zimmerman, who was recently arrested second degree murder, would probably be acquitted of the crime because of a lack of evidence. “Most affidavits of probable cause are very thin,” he said on MSNBC. “This is so thin that it…

N.C. Gov. Perdue warns marriage amendment could invalidate domestic violence laws

North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue warned on Thursday that Amendment One, which defines marriage as between one man and one woman, could remove protections against domestic violence for unmarried women. “It would ban the state from recognizing civil unions, strip away domestic partner benefits and it actually could eliminate legal…

Ben Jealous: Troy Davis helped Connecticut end the death penalty

Ben Jealous, the national head of the NAACP, said Thursday that the execution of Troy Davis helped Connecticut to become the 17th state to repeal the death penalty. The Connecticut legislature on Wednesday sent a repeal of the death penalty to Gov. Dannel Malloy, who has said he will sign…

Ann Romney: ‘I know what it’s like to struggle’

Ann Romney said on Thursday that she could sympathize with working women because she knows “what it’s like to struggle.” The wife of likely Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney appeared on Fox News on Thursday to respond to CNN contributor Hillary Rosen, who recently said that Ann Romney had “actually…

Trayvon’s mother: Zimmerman’s family is hurting, but we lost our son

Trayvon Martin’s mother and father, Tracy Martin and Sybrina Fulton appeared on “The Today Show” on Thursday morning along with their attorney, Benjamin Crump to discuss the arrest and charges filed against the man who shot their son, George Zimmerman, Jr. Zimmerman has been charged with second degree murder, which…

Michelle Obama announces her endorsement of Obama for 2012 on Colbert Report

First Lady Michelle Obama was the featured guest on Wednesday night’s episode of “The Colbert Report.” Host Stephen Colbert asked Obama about her work with Joining Forces, a support group for military families, and the importance of hiring veterans. “These people,” she said of veterans, “are some of the most…

Romney: Santorum ‘on my list’ for VP

It seems like probable Republican nominee Mitt Romney has already forgotten that former rival Rick Santorum recently called him a liar and the “worst Republican in the country.” During a town hall-style event in Warwick, Rhode Island on Wednesday, Romney insisted that he had not ruled out the former Pennsylvania…

Maddow: GOP has repeatedly failed to refute ‘war on women’

MSNBC host Rachel Maddow on Wednesday night explained how Republicans had tried but failed to refute the assertion that they were waging a “war on women.” “The problem with women voters is the problem Republicans have been trying to fix,” she said, noting that a very large percent of women…

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