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Kaine ‘sure’ DNC will support Lincoln in primary

DNC Chairman Tim Kaine told MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow that he’s “sure” the party will follow the White House’s lead and support Sen. Blanche Lincoln against a challenger in the Democratic primary. This video is from MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show, broadcast March 1, 2010. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Wasserman-Schultz: Almost no chance for public option

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi claims she has enough votes to pass reconciliation, can the Senate manage to get out of its own way and follow her lead? Rep. Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, D-Fla., discusses. This video is from MSNBC’s Countdown, broadcast March 1, 2010. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Nurses fired for not coming to work during snow storm

A Washington D.C. hospital fired 11 nurses after they claim they couldn’t make it to work following a recent snow storm. Fox legal analyst Arthur Aidala believes the nurses have a good case to sue the hospital because only 11 out or 250 employees who didn’t show up for work…

Expert: Vice president has final say on reconciliation

Former Senate Parliamentarian Robert Dove told MSNBC’s Chuck Todd and Savannah Guthrie that Vice President Joe Biden has the final say over what items can be passed with reconciliation. This video is from MSNBC’s The Daily Rundown, broadcast March 1, 2010. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Tea partiers thank Fox News for their support

Fox & Friends invited two Florida tea party protesters on the show Monday to explain why they put up a billboard calling for liberals to be voted out of Congress. Eddie Roberts, who helped fund the billboard, took the opportunity to thank Fox News for devoting so much coverage to…

Carville agrees: No health care reform will be Obama’s Waterloo

Sen. Jim DeMint was widely criticized for saying that if Republicans block health care reform it would be President Barack Obama’s Waterloo. Now one prominent Democrat is agreeing. “It will, by and large, be a lot of the president’s Waterloo,” James Carville told ABC’s George Stephanopoulos Monday. This video is…

Supreme Court ruling could allow guns in Chicago

A 1982 law prevents residents of Chicago from keeping handguns in their homes. A case before the Supreme Court could now overturn that law. This video is from CNN’s American Morning, broadcast March 1, 2010. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Pelosi: GOP ‘orchestrated’ some tea parties

The Republican Party is pulling the strings behind the tea parties but protesters still have some things in common with Democrats, according to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. “The Republican Party directs a lot of what the tea party does, but not everybody in the tea party takes direction from the…

McCain on military’s gay ban: ‘I believe that it’s working’

Sen. John McCain once said that he would trust the opinion of military leaders to decide when it was time to end the military’s controversial Don’t ask, don’t tell policy. Now that the Congress is considering repealing the policy, McCain seems to have changed his tune. In 2006, McCain told…

Kyl defends Bunning blocking unemployment benefits

Sen. Jon Kyl explained Sunday why Sen. Jim Bunning was justified in blocking an extension of unemployment benefits. “All Senator Bunning was saying quite correctly it ought to be paid for,” Kyl told Fox News’ Chris Wallace. “Congress passed the so-called pay-go legislation which is supposed to require we find…

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