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Hillary Clinton faces heckler during speech

Clinton kept her composure as security guards took a heckler out of the building. This video is from Washington Unplugged, uploaded on February 15, 2011.…

Who’s been sleeping in your taxpayer-funded federal building to avoid paying DC rent (and taxes)?

Utah Republican Congressman Jason Chaffetz, that’s who! Instead of renting out an apartment in DC, Jason Chaffetz lives on the couch in his office on The Hill. Lawrence O’Donnell told Chaffetz to “get straight with the IRS” on this clip from Wednesday’s edition of MSNBC’s The Last Word. This clip…

2012 GOP presidential contendors

Following the annual CPAC conference, CBS News reviews the GOP members most likely to make a run for the White House in 2012. This video is from CBS News, uploaded on February 16, 2011.…

Police officer who killed Native American will not face charges

John T. Williams, a Native American wood carver who was partially deaf, was killed on August 30th after walking past Officer Ian Birk on the street with a knife in his hand. This video is from King5 News, uploaded to YouTube on February 15, 2011.…

Sen. Bernie Sanders: ‘I’ve got a lot of problems with president’s budget’

Vermont Independent Senator Bernie Sanders discusses spending and cuts in the president’s budget blueprint for 2012. This video is from PBS’s Newshour, uploaded to YouTube February 16, 2011.…

Colin Powell demands answers over false Iraq intel: reports

LONDON — Ex-secretary of state Colin Powell called on the CIA and Pentagon to explain how he was given unreliable information which proved key to the US case for invading Iraq, the Guardian reported Wednesday. Powell’s landmark speech to the United Nations on February 5, 2003, cited intelligence about Iraq…

Secret Obama report identified flash points in Arab world

From Thursday’s New York Times: “President Obama ordered his advisers last August to produce a secret report on unrest in the Arab world, which concluded that without sweeping political changes, countries from Bahrain to Yemen were ripe for popular revolt, administration officials said Wednesday. “Mr. Obama’s order, known as a…

US spy chiefs grilled over Muslim Brotherhood

WASHINGTON – Top US intelligence officials faced tough questions from lawmakers Wednesday over Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood, acknowledging the spy agencies lack certainty on the opposition group’s views. The intelligence chiefs struggled to answer questions about the agenda of the Islamist movement, amid accusations the spy services were caught off-guard by…

Congressman targets federal funding for the war on drugs

Colorado Congressman Jared Polis has offered two amendments to the House continuing resolution that would eliminate much of the federal funding for the war on drugs in the United States. The House is currently debating HR 1, the Full Year Continuing Appropriations Act of 2011. The bill is needed to…

Teachers call in sick opposing Wisconsin’s rollbacks to union rights

The protests against Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s (R) proposals to retract public employee union rights continued Wednesday, when teachers in the state capital Madison called in sick en masse. This video is from CBS affiliate Channel 3000, uploaded on February 16, 2011.…

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