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President orders general to shave Colbert’s head in Iraq

President Barack Obama ordered General Ray Odierno to shave Stephen Colbert’s head during the first of four shows in Iraq. This video is from Comedy Central’s The Colbert Report, broadcast June 8, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Congressman: No blowback expected from ending ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’

Since taking office, there’s been no call from President Obama for repealing the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy, despite his promise during the campaign to do so. Rachel Maddow is joined by Rep. Rush Holt, D-NJ, who has co-sponsored a House bill to overturn the policy. This video is from…

Olbermann: Why not waterboard Scott Roeder?

Scott Roeder, the accused killer of Dr. George Tiller, warns of future acts of terrorism against abortion providers. Former U.S. Attorney Denise O’Donnell discusses how the government should handle the threat. This video is from MSNBC’s Countdown, broadcast June 8, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Former Gitmo detainee tells ABC he was tortured

Former Gitmo detainee tells ABC he was tortured ABC’s Jake Tapper talked with Lakhdar Boumediene who was detained at Guantanamo Bay for over 7 years. He was released after a district court judge said there was no credible evidence to support his detention. Boumediene told Tapper he was “sure” about…

Meacham: Colbert guest edits Newsweek to bring focus to Iraq

Newsweek Editor John Meacham told MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough that Stephen Colbert guest-edited Newsweek to bring focus to the troops in Iraq. This video is from MSNBC’s Morning Joe, broadcast June 8, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Caucus harnesses power of hip-hop artists to engage young voters

Lennox Yearwood, Jr., president of the Hip Hop Caucus, is hoping to use famous artists and support for Barack Obama to build interest from young voters. Yearwood talked with CNN’s Brianna Keilar. Politico has more details here. This video is from CNN.com, broadcast June 8, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

New York town may become third sanctuary for AWOL troops

Bellingham, NY is considering a resolution that would create a sanctuary for AWOL troops. The Republican Party is opposing this resolution. Fox News’ Steve Doocy talked with Gene Marx of Veterans for Peace who supports the resolution. This video is from Fox’s Fox & Friends, broadcast June 8, 2009. Download…

NBC: Gore, Richardson may help negotiate journalists’ release

US journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee have been convicted by North Korea top court of entering the country illegally. NBC’s Erin Burnett talked to Gov. Bill Richardson about negotiations with North Korea. This video is from NBC’s Today Show, broadcast June 8, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Kurtz excuses O’Reilly’s incitement of violence against Tiller

Panelists on CNN’s Reliable Sources agreed that Bill O’Reilly doesn’t share the blame in the murder of Dr. George Tiller. “I think it’s unfair to demonize O’Reilly in this matter, but at the same time, I wish he had denounced the murder of Tiller more forcefully,” said host Howard Kurtz.…

Clinton: Obama has ‘absolutely’ passed the 3 A.M. test

Hillary Clinton told ABC’s George Stephanopoulos that President Barack Obama has proved that he can handle a 3 A.M. crisis. Partial transcript STEPHANOPOULOS: Final question. The Economist magazine said this week that the question you raised in that famous “3 a.m.” ad is right back in the center of American…

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