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Bayh: ‘No possibility’ of 2012 presidential bid

Sen. Evan Bayh has announced that he won’t run for re-election. Bayh told CBS’ Maggie Rodriguez that there is “no possibility’ that he will run in 2012. This video is from CBS’ The Early Show, broadcast Feb. 16, 2010. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Pulitzer Prize winner: GOP hypocrisy beyond usual ‘two-facedness’

Eugene Robinson, Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for The Washington Post, talks with Rachel Maddow about whether the shame of hypocrisy is sufficient motivation to keep politicians honest. This video is from MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show, broadcast Feb. 15, 2010. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Olbermann decries lack of diversity at tea parties

In a Special Comment, Keith Olbermann explores the relationship between fear and racism and encourages Americans who are distressed about the nation’s future to avoid political groups that appeal to their less noble inclinations. This video is from MSNBC’s Countdown, broadcast Feb. 15, 2010. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Bayh: ‘I do not love Congress’

Sen. Evan Bayh announced that he wouldn’t seek re-election Monday. This video is from MSNBC’s News Live, broadcast Feb. 15, 2010. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Coulter: Biden is a ‘drunken Irishman’

The current and former vice presidents had a war of words on morning talk shows Sunday. Appearing on Fox News, Ann Coulter declared that Cheney had won the battle but offered a backhanded complement to Biden. “It almost is kind of effective to send out this drunken Irishman to respond…

Student detained over Arabic flashcards

A Pomona College student is suing after being detained for five hours by the TSA. Nicholas George, a student considering a career as a U.S. diplomat in the Middle East, was placed behind bars after Arabic flashcard were found by an airport screener. KTLA has more details here. This video…

Liz Cheney: Civil terror trials led to 9/11

Liz Cheney seems to have forgotten about a presidential daily briefing that said Osama bin Laden was determined to strike within the U.S. The daughter of the former vice president believes that military tribunals for terrorists following the 1993 World Trade Center bombing would have resulted in important intelligence that…

Biden: Iraq wasn’t worth the ‘horrible price’

Vice President Joe Biden still believes the Iraq war was a bad idea from the outset. “I don’t think the war was worth it in the sense that we paid a horrible price,” Biden told NBC’s David Gregory Sunday. This video is from NBC’s Meet the Press, broadcast Feb. 14,…

Biden: Cheney either ignorant or lying about fighting terror

The Sunday morning talk shows got heated as Biden and Cheney sparred. Cheney told ABC’s Jonathan Karl that Joe Biden was “dead wrong” in his assertion that a 9/11-style attack wasn’t likely. Biden fired back, saying Cheney “either is misinformed or he is misinforming” when it came to fighting terrorism.…

Cheney: Waterboarding should have been an option for underwear bomber

The Bush administration’s biggest supporter of enhanced interrogation techniques is now saying that waterboarding should have been an option for the failed Christmas Day bomber, Umar Farouk Abdulmuttalab. “I think you ought to have all of those capabilities on the table,” Cheney told ABC’s Jonathan Karl Sunday. Cheney went on…

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