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Gates announces changes to ‘Don’t ask, don’t tell’

At a press conference Thursday, Defense Secretary Robert Gates announced that the military would ease its ban on gays. “Among other things, Gates said the Pentagon is raising the threshold for what constitutes an appropriate level of information necessary to launch a ‘credible inquiry’ into allegations of homosexual behavior,” according…

Threatened Dem: Boehner should take responsibility

Congressman Steve Drieuhaus talks with Rachel Maddow about efforts by right-wing opponents to health reform to intimidate him and other Democrats and the need for Republican leaders to take responsibility for the outrage they’ve fomented. This video is from MSNBC’s Countdown, broadcast March 24, 2010. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Potok: Republicans ‘a good year late’ in denouncing violence

Mark Potok of the Southern Poverty Law Center explains whether the Republicans’ defiance over the passing of the health reform bill is causing their supports to act out against Democratic lawmakers. This video is from MSNBC’s Countdown, broadcast March 24, 2010. Download video via RawReplay.com…

McCain: ‘Fine’ for Palin to say ‘reload’

Sen. John McCain told NBC’s Ann Curry that it was “fine” for Sarah Palin to use gun imagery against Democrats. This video is from NBC’s Today Show, broadcast March 25, 2010. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Rove: ‘Largely novices … unsophisticated people’ at Tea Party rallies

Suggests civil rights protesters in early days said equally ‘unfortunate and unnecessary’ things Democrats are sometimes accused of being elitists who look down on honest working folk, but former White House senior adviser Karl Rove appears to harbor a certain condescension of his own towards “unsophisticated” Tea Partiers. MSBC’s Savannah…

Rove: Tea Parties ‘largely novices,’ ‘unsophisticated people’

Karl Rove seemed to look down on Tea Parties Wednesday as he told MSNBC’s Savannah Guthrie and Chuck Todd that protesters were “unsophisticated people.” “Look, these movements — this Tea Party movement — is largely novices, relatively politically unsophisticated people as a result sometimes their rhetoric is raw and angry,”…

Stephen Baldwin: Biden is a ‘potty mouth’

Stephen Baldwin chastised Vice President Biden and former Vice President Cheney for using profanity in public. Baldwin also told CNN’s Larry King that President Barack Obama is a “liar” for not producing more bipartisanship in Washington after promising it in his campaign. This video is from CNN’s Larry King Live,…

Scott Brown fears Maddow as Senate challenger

Rachel Maddow moves to the guest chair to answer questions about Senator Scott Brown using her name in a fundraising letter and to put to rest rumors that she is in any way considering a run for Senate from Massachusetts. This video is from MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show, broadcast…

Palin uses gun imagery to attack Democrats

Sarah Palin posted her reaction to health care reform on her Twitter account saying, “Commonsense Conservatives and lovers of America: Don’t Retreat, Instead – RELOAD!” Prof. Melissa Harris-Lacewell discusses. This video is from MSNBC’s Countdown, broadcast March 23, 2010. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Biden: ‘This is a big f**king deal’

Fox News’ Trace Gallagher reported that Vice President Joe Biden might have dropped the F-bomb. This video is from Fox News’ Happening Now, broadcast March 23, 2010. Download video via RawReplay.com…

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