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Palin not sure Romney will ‘instinctively turn right’

Former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin isn’t convinced that former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is the best presidential candidate because she’s not sure he will “err on the side of conservatism.” Fox News host Chris Wallace on Sunday asked Palin if Romney was an “instinctive conservative.” “I trust that…

Markos: Obama ‘hit a home run’ on contraceptive compromise

Daily Kos founder Markos Moulitsas expressed his pleasure Friday evening on Countdown over the White House’s “compromise” on access to contraceptive services. “We’ve been so conditioned the last couple of years to expect cave-in after cave-in from the Obama administration,” he said. “So it’s actually quite refreshing to see an…

Callista Gingrich: Newt likes me to play the ‘French horn’

Callista Gingrich told Republicans on Friday that they should get behind her husband’s presidential campaign because he was the type of person who supported her playing the “French horn.” During her introduction of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich at the the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), Callista shared a few…

Romney: ‘I can’t wait to get my hands on Washington’

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Friday tried to convince attendees at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) to vote for him by reminding them of his “severely conservative” record, including preventing Massachusetts from becoming “the Las Vegas of gay marriage.” “History will record the Obama presidency as last gasp…

Huckabee tells CPAC: ‘We are all Catholics now!’

Former Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee on Friday said that President Barack Obama had turned evangelicals into Catholics by requiring private health insurance plans to cover contraception for women. Speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference, Huckabee gave “a great big thank you to President Obama.” “You have done more…

Taibbi: $26 billion foreclosure fraud settlement doesn’t cut it

On Thursday night’s edition of Current TV’s Countdown with Keith Olbermann, guest host Sam Seder welcomed Rolling Stone writer Matt Taibbi, who has written extensively about the financial crisis and the role that banks have played in our nation’s economic downturn. Seder asked Taibbi why his opinion has changed over…

Santorum: Men too emotional if women have combat roles

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum insisted on Friday that when he claimed there were too many “emotions” for women to serve in combat roles, he was talking about men’s feelings, not women’s. Many had taken remarks the candidate made to CNN’s John King on Thursday to mean women were too…

Sen. Gillibrand: Republican ‘war on women’ will fail

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) said Thursday that Republicans’ “war on women” would ultimately be a failure. Republicans have accused Obama of waging a war on religion because of a White House plan to require most insurance plans to cover birth control, without an exemption for religious employers. Churches and some…

Rep. Cohen rails against House GOP leadership over STOCK Act

Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN) blasted Republicans on the House floor Thursday for watering down and subsequently passing the STOCK Act. “What the public saw today in the House of Representatives was the STOCK Act sold short,” he said. “Unfortunately, what could have been an outstanding bill was changed by the…

Pelosi pushes for DISCLOSE Act: Colbert must be stopped

Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (CA) released a satirical video on Thursday that urges Americans to support the DISCLOSE Act by attacking comedian Stephen Colbert and his super PAC. “Stephen Colbert used to be my friend,” she says in the video. “I even signed the poor baby’s cast when he hurt…

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