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Specter: Prospects as Republican were ‘bleak’

Sen. Arlen Specter defended his decision to leave the Republican Party at a press conference Tuesday. This video is from MSNBC’s News Live, broadcast Apr. 28, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Rove on Specter: ‘He’s always been a liberal Republican’

Karl Rove spoke to Fox’s Trace Gallagher after it was reported that Sen. Arlen Specter will be switching from the Republican Party to the Democratic Party. Rove said that Specter has been out of touch with conservative grassroots for years. This video is from Fox’s Live Desk, broadcast Apr. 28,…

Doocy suggests Obama ‘programmed’ after teleprompter flub

The Fox News morning show, Fox & Friends, devoted a segment each hour Tuesday morning to President Obama’s use of the teleprompter. During a speech at the National Academy of Sciences Monday, Obama’s teleprompter got out of sync with his speech causing the President to pause. “Not a big adlibber,…

Fmr. CIA officer: Keep torture for bin Laden

Former CIA officer Michael Scheuer told Fox’s Brian Kilmeade that President Obama has damaged the country security by releasing OLC memos that authorized harsh interrogation methods like torture. In a recent Washington Post op-ed, Scheuer argues that harsh interrogation methods should continue to be used in case Osama bin Laden…

Stewart to 747: Stay the f**k away from ground zero

Jon Stewart is outraged because a government 747 flew over New York City without informing citizens. Reports say the stunt was part of a military photo shoot. Stewart suggests using Photoshop in the future. This video is from Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, broadcast Apr. 27, 2009. Download video via…

Maddow: GOP contradicting itself on torture

Rachel Maddow is joined by Sen. Ron Wyden, D-OR, and member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence to talk about why the Republicans can’t seem to get their story straight on the torture issue. This video is from MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show, broadcast Apr. 27, 2009. Download video…

GOP ‘secessionists’ ask for help from federal government

Some Republicans who have been critical of the role of the “oppressive” federal government are now turning to it for much needed emergency aid in the face of the latest health crisis. Rachel Maddow talks with San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom. This video is from MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show,…

Expert offers to waterboard Hannity

Sean Hannity has yet to respond to Keith Olbermann’s offer to donate money to charity for each second he can endure waterboarding. Olbermann talks with former Army interrogator and SERE school instructor Mike Ritz, who has actually performed this form of torture, about the effects of waterboarding. This video is…

Olbermann: Interrogations exceeded memo’s legal guidelines

Constitutional law Prof. Jonathan Turley discusses new information that some Americans who tortured may not have stayed within the legal guidelines and may now be subject to prosecution. This video is from MSNBC’s Countdown, broadcast Apr. 27, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Lawmakers express outrage over NYC plane scare

Sen. Chuck Schumer is outraged that the FAA didn’t notify citizen of New York City before a plane used as Air Force One buzzed the city. “It is absolutely outrageous and appalling to think that the FAA would plan such a photo shoot and not warn the public, knowing full…

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