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Gates denies talking about Crowley’s mother

Henry Louis “Skip” Gates Jr. told The New York Times’ Maureen Dowd that he didn’t talk about Sergeant Crowley’s mother. “Does it sound logical that I would talk about the mother of a big white guy with a gun?” Gates asked. ABC’s “resident legal expert” Chris Cuomo said that Gates’…

GOP Senator: DeMint’s heath care remarks ‘unfortunate’

Senate Minority Whip expressed regret for remarks made by a fellow Republican Senator on health care reform Sunday. Sen. Jim DeMint was quote by Politico as saying “If we are able to stop Obama on this it will be his Waterloo. It will break him.” Sen. John Kyl told Fox…

Hume: Next president will apologize for Obama remarks on Gates arrest

Fox News pundits said President Barack Obama was arrogant and unwilling to apologize for his handling of the arrest of Henry Louis “Skip” Gates Jr. Sunday. “The president could have said that was a stupid thing for me to say, but he can’t say that for some reason. That would…

Iran’s nuclear program ‘futile,’ Clinton says

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Sunday warned Iran that any pursuit of a nuclear weapons program is “futile,” and said the United States is doing everything in its power to ensure that Tehran does not acquire an atomic bomb. This video is from NBC’s Meet the Press, broadcast…

Obama, Gates and cop may meet at White House for a beer

President Barack Obama told reporters that he regretted that his remarks about the arrest of Henry Louis “Skip” Gates caused a controversy. Obama said he had talked to Sergeant James M. Crowley and thought it was a good idea for the three to meet at the White House for a…

Maddow: Republicans cling to strategy of racism

Lacking anything constructive to offer to the health care reform deliberations, Republicans are trying to shore up their base by stoking racial resentment. Rachel Maddow is joined by Princeton University professor Melissa Harris-Lacewell. This video is from MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show, broadcast July 23, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Stewart tries to stop Obama from answering question ‘stupidly’

Jon Stewart tries to stop President Barack Obama from turning his health care news conference into a debate about racial politics. This video is from Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, broadcast July 23, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Maddow: Cheney threw Bush under the bus

Rachel Maddow is joined by author Barton Gellman to talk about the tension between Dick Cheney and George W. Bush at the end of the Bush presidency as described in a new article in Time magazine. This video is from MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show, broadcast July 23, 2009. Download…

Jindal hands out stimulus checks he once railed against

Gov. Bobby Jindal, R-La., has been traveling around his state presenting checks to industries in need of help, yet failed to tell people the money was coming from the stimulus package he once opposed. The Nation’s Chris Hayes discusses. This video is from MSNBC’s Countdown, broadcast July 23, 2009. Download…

Birther G. Gordon Liddy embarrasses himself on Hardball

Conservative talk radio host G. Gordon Liddy and WRNB Radio’s E. Steven Collins discuss why the debate over President Barack Obama’s citizenship continues to fill radio air time despite the release of the president’s birth certificate which states he was born in Hawaii. This video is from MSNBC’s Hardball, broadcast…

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