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Pelosi: I would have pushed single-payer, but health reform ‘worth it’

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said Thursday that she had no regrets about helping pass President Barack Obama’s health care reform bill. “Your party lost power in 2010, you lost your speakership, you spent a lot of time on this bill, even Democratic leaders in the House and Senate…

O’Reilly promised to ‘apologize for being an idiot’ if heath law was upheld

Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld President Barack Obama’s health care reform law, will Fox News host Bill O’Reilly apologize? After all, he promised he would. During a March 26 interview with American Constitution Society President Caroline Fredrickson, O’Reilly ended the interview by promising to “apologize for being…

Bachmann rails against ‘activist’ court after health care ruling

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) on Thursday accused Chief Justice John Roberts and the four other justices who upheld President Barack Obama’s health care reform law of being part of an “activist” Supreme Court. “It really is a turning point in American history,” Bachmann told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer. “We will never…

Rove: Health care ruling is a ‘boost’ for Obama

Republican strategist Karl Rove appeared devastated on Thursday as he was forced to declared that the Supreme Court had given President Barack Obama a “boost” when they refused to strike down his health care reform law. “It would be an extraordinary step,” Rove, appearing to be partially in denial, told…

Conservative radio host: Individual mandate is greatest threat ‘since segregation’

A conservative radio host who is president of the legal advocacy group Landmark Legal Foundation believes that President Barack Obama’s health care reform law created the biggest threat from government “since segregation” by requiring individuals to purchase health care insurance. “Obama and a super majority of Democrats in the House…

Fortune reporter: ‘Fast and Furious’ the fault of weak laws pushed by gun lobby

The “Fast and Furious” gun-running scandal has blown up in Republicans’ collective faces just one day before a major House vote on holding Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress for refusing to turn over related documents. Despite the insistence of the National Rifle Association (NRA), the nation’s largest…

Cenk explains truth behind ‘fabricated’ Fast and Furious scandal

Cenk Uygur of The Young Turks on Wednesday explained how Katherine Eban of Fortune unveiled the “reals story” behind the Fast and Furious scandal. “It is amazing what we didn’t know,” he said. “It is also amazing what the Obama administration admitted to when it wasn’t true.” The Bureau of…

Bernie Sanders blasts ‘oligarchic form’ of U.S. government

Indepedent Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont on Wednesday said the wealthy were taking control of the United States government. “The wealthy people in this country are becoming wealthier, the middle class is disappearing and poverty is increasing,” Sanders said. “Now, when we talk about an oligarchic form of government, what…

Santorum denies ‘hateful rhetoric’ against gay and lesbian people

Former Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum denies that he has ever used “hateful rhetoric” against LGBT individuals. The socially conservative politician — who once said he was willing to die to prevent same sex marriages — was recently confronted about his views by Abby Martin of Media Roots. “You said…

Boehner vows to repeal ‘Obamacare’ if it survives court challenge

Republican House Speaker John Boehner on Wednesday vowed to repeal all of the Affordable Care Act if the U.S. Supreme Court did not strike down the health care reform law. “Now we all know the Supreme Court is likely to make some announcement about ObamaCare tomorrow,” he said. “We made…

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