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Expert: Vote against Kagan is ‘Tea Party insurance’

Seven Republican voted for Elena Kagan in for her confirmation as Solicitor General but she may not see that much support in her Supreme Court hearing. CBS’ Bob Schieffer told CBS’ Harry Smith that Republicans may vote against Kagan as “Tea Party insurance.” This video is from CBS’ The Early…

Holder: Pakistani Taliban behind Times Square bomber

As more evidence has emerged from the failed Times Square bombing plot, officials have changed their story as to whether the bomber acted alone. The Attorney General revealed Sunday that Faisal Shahzad was connected to the Pakistani Taliban. “We’ve now developed evidence that shows the Pakistani Taliban was behind the…

Right wing extremist arrested while trying to make citizens arrest

Rachel Maddow re-caps the story of a member of the right-wing fringe group American Grand Jury who was arrested while attempting to make an armed citizen’s arrest in a courthouse. James Cavanaugh, a former ATF Special Agent, joins to explain the difference between the dangerous fringe and the just-plain-ridiculous fringe.…

Boehner says Lieberman citizenship bill is unconstitutional

Rachel Maddow looks at responses from Democrats, the White House and Republican leadership, all opposed to Senator Joe Lieberman’s proposal to strip the citizenship from Americans suspected of being associated with terrorists. This video is from MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show, broadcast May 6, 2010.…

NRO admmits right wing coined ‘Teabaggers’

Tea time: Tea party supporter Melissa Clouthier described President Barack Obama as being “a flaming hypocrite” for calling members of the tea party, “teabaggers.” However, the National Review Online points out that tea partiers themselves were the first to refer to themselves with that word. This video is from MSNBC’s…

Olbermann: Lindsey Graham guilty of ‘head-up-the-butt logic’

The Huffington Post’s Lawrence O’Donnell talks about the change the federal government has already made to the No-Fly list as well as additional measures that will be used to fix the system. This video is from MSNBC’s Countdown, broadcast May 5, 2010.…

Expert: Pakistan Taliban jihadism is from feeling ‘pushed’

Steve Clemons, author of the foreign policy blog “The Washington Note,” describes how the federal government was able to apprehend Faisal Shahzad before he left the country. This video is from MSNBC’s Countdown, broadcast May 5, 2010.…

Ahmadinejad: Osama bin Laden lives in DC

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad told ABC’s George Stephanopoulos that he believes Osama bin Laden is alive and well in Washington D.C. This video is from ABC’s Good Morning America, broadcast May 5, 2010. Watch this video on iPhone/iPad…

GOP establishment candidate overcomes Tea Party in Indiana

Republican Dan Coats was not a favorite of the Tea Party in the Indiana’s primary but he won anyway. This video is from Fox News’ Fox & Friends, broadcast May 5, 2010. Watch this video on iPhone/iPad…

Olbermann to McCain: ‘You shame yourself’

Keith Olbermann criticizes John McCain for opposing the application of American justice on Times Square terror plot suspect Faisal Shahzad as if America’s system of justice is too weak for terrorists. This video is from MSNBC’s Countdown, broadcast May 4, 2010.…

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