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McConnell Wall Street ties called out by hometown paper

Rachel Maddow shares a particularly scathing criticism of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell by his hometown newspaper for opposing financial reform on behalf of powerful banks. This video is from MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show, broadcast April 15, 2010. Watch this video on iPhone/iPad…

O’Reilly ‘Worst Person’ for misleading ‘research’

Bill O’Reilly defended Fox News’ against Sen. Tom Coburn’s claims that the network misled viewers to believe that they would go to jail if they didn’t buy health insurance. Countdown’s Keith Olbermann fact-checks O’Reilly’s defense. This video is from MSNBC’s Countdown, broadcast April 14, 2010. Watch this video on iPhone/iPad…

Report: Tea Parties created as political ploy

Politico’s Ken Vogel talks about a report which contains information from a 2009 memo in which Republican consultants encouraged the formation of Tea parties to raise money for their PAC and to use for propaganda purposes. This video is from MSNBC’s Countdown, broadcast April 14, 2010. Watch this video on…

O’Reilly stays away from black stories for fear of racism charges

Bill O’Reilly told Mary Katharine Ham and Juan Williams that he won’t to do more stories about African-Americans but he just can’t because people will mistake him for a racist. This video is from Fox News’ O’Reilly Factor, broadcast April 12, 2010. Watch this video on iPhone/iPad…

Clinton adviser Dick Morris calls Obama ‘first anti-American president’

Former Clinton adviser Dick Morris is livid over President Barack Obama’s decision to restrict the use of nuclear weapons by the United States. Appearing on Fox & Friends Tuesday morning, he called the move “outrageous,” “absurd,” “beyond belief,” and suggested his former boss might be “anti-American.” RAW STORY’s Sahil Kapur…

Virginia’s right turn: AG attending event with faith healer

Rachel Maddow offers an overview of the latest right-wing political events scheduled for Virginia governor Bob McDonnell and his attorney general, Ken Cuccinelli. Virginia State Senator Donald McEachin shares his criticism of McDonnell and Cuccinelli’s continued campaigning to please their base. This video is from MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show,…

Report: Earthquake nearly caused nuclear catastrophe in Chili

Rachel Maddow tells the dramatic story of the effort to retrieve nuclear material from Chile hours before the earthquake struck. Pulitzer prize-winning reporter Ron Suskind joins to discuss the United States’ new leadership role in securing nuclear material around the world. This video is from MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show,…

Video catches Maryland police beating student

Video caught several county police officers beating a University of Maryland student after a basketball game. Three of the officers are under criminal investigation. Washington Post has more here. This video is from The Washington Post, broadcast April 12, 2010. Watch this video on iPhone/iPad…

Medvedev implies Bush not a ‘thinker’

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev told ABC’s George Stephanopoulos that President Obama is a “thinker” unlike “other people.” The Russia president seemed to be referring to President George W. Bush. “I won’t name anyone by name,” he said. RAW STORY has more details. This video is from ABC’s Good Morning America,…

Hatch suggests Hillary Clinton for Supreme Court Justice

Sen. Orin Hatch has suggested yet another name for potential Supreme Court Justice: Hillary Clinton. Hatch would commit to voting for the Secretary of State if she were nominated. This video is from NBC’s Today Show, broadcast April 12, 2010. Watch this video on iPhone/iPad…

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