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McCain: Panetta should retract remarks about Cheney

CIA Director Leon Panetta told The New Yorker‘s Jane Mayer that it was almost like former Vice President Cheney was “wishing” for another terrorist attack. Sen. John McCain wants Panetta to retract those remarks. “I disagreed with the cheney policy on interrogation techniques, but never did it cross my mind…

Netanyahu wants to find ‘common ground’ on settlements

Israel PM told NBC’s “Today” he’s still working with Obama to try to resolve the issue of “natural growth” settlements. Netanyahu reiterated he supports a new Palestinian state. “President Obama and I are trying to reach a common understanding of this. I think we’ll find some common ground.” This video…

Fox guest wants Obama to condemn Letterman joke

Fox & Friends guest S.E. Cupp called on President Barack Obama to weigh in on a dispute between Gov. Sarah Palin and David Letterman. This video is from Fox’s Fox & Friends, broadcast June 15, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Biden questions Cheney’s judgement on national security

Vice President Joe Biden told NBC’s David Gregory that he questioned former Vice President Dick Cheney’s judgement for criticizing President Barack Obama policies on national security. Biden seemed to pull his punches when asked about Cheney’s motives. “Never question another man’s motive,” warned Biden. This video is from NBC’s Meet…

Biden: ‘Real doubt’ about Iran’s presidential election

Vice President Joe Biden expressed doubt as to whether Ahmadinejad had been re-elected as President of Iran on NBC Sunday. “We don’t have all of the details. It loo like the way they’re suppressing speech, the way they’re suppressing crowds, the way in which people are being treated there is…

Maddow: GOP contributing to dangerous ‘birther’ movement

James Von Brunn, who was charged Thursday with the shooting death of a guard at the Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C., was a “birther,” part of a fringe movement that doesn’t believe that President Obama was born in the United States. Salon’s Joan Walsh joins Rachel Maddow to talk about…

Sen. Whitehouse: Intel committee not looking at Cheney yet

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse told MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow that the Senate Intelligence Committee investigation into the CIA’s enhanced interrogation program was not yet looking at who authorized the program. RAW STORY: Will torture probe target Bush officials? Top Dem says ’stand by’ This video is from MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show,…

Ill. cop sentenced for beating man in wheelchair

CBS13.com reported: A Chicago Police officer was sentenced Thursday to 40 months in prison for beating a man shackled to a wheelchair in a hospital four years ago. William Cozzi stood expressionless as U.S. District Judge Blanche Manning imposed the sentence Thursday. The case could have an impact on the…

O’Reilly: ‘I’m starting to dislike Pelosi at a high level’

Sen. Joe Lieberman and Sen. Lindsey Graham joined Bill O’Reilly to campaign for the blockage of detainee abuse photos. O’Reilly demonized Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Democrats. “I’m starting to dislike Nancy Pelosi at a really really high level,” said O’Reilly. RAW STORY: O’Reilly believes torture transparency will be paid…

Expert: Holocaust Museum shooting part of hate crime trend

The Southern Poverty Law Center’s Mark Potok discusses whether the Holocaust Museum shooting is part of a larger pattern of right-wing hate crimes emerging across America. This video is from MSNBC’s Countdown, broadcast June 11, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

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