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Obama on economy: ‘I will be held accountable’

President Barack Obama talked to NBC’s Matt Lauer about the economic crisis. When asked about his efforts to build bipartisanship in Washington the president responded, “It’s only been ten days. People have to recognize it’s going to take some time for trust to be built. not only between democrats and…

Steele: GOP should reach out to gay, pro-choice voters

Michael Steele, the new chairman of the Republican National Committee wants the GOP to reach out to candidates who support gay marriage and are pro-choice. Steele told Fox’s Chris Wallace that it was “important” to reach out to those voters. Partial transcript WALLACE: You are one of the co-founders of…

Fox: Gregg nomination won’t give Dems 60 Senate seats

Reports say that President Obama might nominate Republican Sen. Gregg as Secretary of Commerce. Many have speculated that the Democratic Governor of New Hampshire would replace Gregg with a Democratic Senator giving Democrats a possibility of 60 seats in the Senate. This morning on Fox, Sen. Kyle hinted that the…

GOP Sen.: Rewrite stimulus bill ‘from scratch’

Sen. Jon Kyle told Chris Matthews that the economic stimulus bill is losing support among Senate Republicans. Kyle believes the bill needs a major rewrite to get Republican votes. This video is from Fox’s Fox News Sunday, broadcast Feb. 1, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Senator wants pay cap for Wall Street ‘idiots’

An angry Senator Claire McCaskill, D-Missouri, introduced legislation on Friday that would cap compensation for employees of any company that receives federal bailout funds. RAW STORY has more details here. This video is from CNN.com, broadcast Jan. 29, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Republicans use paper ballots to select new RNC chairman

Republicans use paper ballots to select their new RNC chairman, hoping he will help bring them back from near death. There will be several rounds of voting before a new chairman is selected. An accounting firm will be used to count the votes. RAW STORY has more details here. This…

Obama, Biden announce middle-class task force

President Obama announced that Vice President Biden will lead a task force on middle-class prosperity. This video is from CNN.com, broadcast Jan. 29, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Rep: Foreclosed owners should squat in their own homes

Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) is recommending that foreclosed owners should become squatters in their own homes. This video is from CNN’s American Morning, broadcast Jan. 30, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Isikoff: Bush granted rove ‘preemptive immunity’

Karl Rove has been subpoenaed by the House Judiciary Committee, but will he get out of it again? Can former President Bush still invoke executive privilege for Karl Rove? Rachel Maddow is joined by Newsweek’s Michael Isikoff. This video is from MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show, broadcast Jan. 29, 2009.…

Colbert: Republicans should boycott stimulus money

Stephen Colbert says that Republicans who voted no on the stimulus bill should also refuse to take any money for their districts that might result from that bill. This video is from Comedy Central’s The Colbert Report, broadcast Jan. 29, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

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