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Expert suggests BP is hiding oiled animal carcasses

Marine toxicologist Riki Ott talks about BP’s continuing attempt to suppress the truth about the amount of oil leaking into the Gulf and the harmful effect it will have on the ecosystem. This video is from MSNBC’s Countdown, broadcast June 14, 2010.…

Axelrod: Election of ‘mysterious’ SC candidate ‘doesn’t appear’ legitimate

The election of South Carolina’s Democratic Senate candidate should be questioned, according to Senior White House Advisor David Axelrod. NBC’s David Gregory asked David Axelrod Sunday if Alvin Green’s election was legitimate. “It doesn’t appear so to me. It was a mysterious deal,” Axelrod responded. “The whole thing is odd.…

Boehner calls for lifting liability cap on BP spill

House Minority Leader John Boehner thinks the $75 million liability cap for oil spills should be lifted — at least for the BP spill. This video is from ABC’s This Week, broadcast June 13, 2010. Watch this video on iPhone/iPad…

Bush daughter ‘glad’ health care reform passed

At least one member of the Bush family supports the new health care reform law. President George W. Bush’s daughter, Barbara Bush, told Fox News’ Chris Wallace that she was happy the bill had passed. “What do you think of Obama health care reform?” asked Wallace. “That is a good…

Fiorina refuses chance to apologize to Boxer

The Republican Senate candidate from California regrets mocking her opponent’s hair but still won’t apologize for the gaffe. Prior to an interview at a California television station, an open mic caught Carly Fiorina saying, “Laura saw Barbara Boxer briefly on television today, and said what everyone says, ‘God what is…

Pelosi: We will stop blaming Bush when his problems go away

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi doesn’t hesitate to blame the Bush administration for issues facing this country and that isn’t going to change until the problem he created are solved. In an interview that aired Friday on MSNBC, Chuck Todd asked Pelosi if there was a statue of limitations on placing…

Human rights group: BP discouraging crews from using respirators

BP’s logic seems to be that if the oil cleanup doesn’t look dangerous then it must not be. BP has told workers not to wear respirators because it’s bad for public relations, according to one human rights group. Kerry Kennedy of the RFK Center traveled to the Gulf Coast to…

Lewis Black’s spill solution: Declare war, invade BP

Comedian Lewis Black has a solution for dealing with the oil company responsible for spilling millions of barrels of oil in the Gulf of Mexico. Black believes the U.S. should put the same effort in to plugging the leak and cleaning up the spill that was put into attacking the…

Cell phone video appears to show US border patrol killing Mexican teen

A cell phone video has surfaced showing a US border patrol officer shooting a Mexican boy in Ciudad Juarez. Fourteen-year-old Sergio Adrian Hernandez Guereca was on the Mexican side of the border when he was shot and killed. The video, obtained by CNN, captures several people running below a railroad…

Student wants school to protect him from homophobic threats

Caleb Laieski says Willow Canyon High School hasn’t done enough to protect him from bullying and even death threats. NBC has more details. This video is from MSNBC’s News Live, broadcast June 9, 2010. Watch this video on iPhone/iPad…

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