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Rubio willing to ‘work across the aisle’ but only for GOP ideas

If President Barack Obama adopts the Republican platform then one Tea Party-backed candidate for senator from Florida would be more than willing to work across the aisle. Mark Rubio told Florida State House Speaker Mark Rubio that he wouldn’t make bipartisanship worse in Washington if his Senate bid was successful.…

MSNBC creates parody spot attacking Maddow for Scott Brown

In an effort to put an end to Senator Scott Brown using Rachel Maddow as a fundraising scam, The Rachel Maddow Show offers Brown a campaign ad of their own. This video is from MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show, broadcast March 25, 2010. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Frum fired from conservative think tank

David Corn of Mother Jones Magazine talks with Lawrence O’Donnell about why former Bush speechwriter David Frum left his position with the American Enterprise Institute. This video is from MSNBC’s Countdown, broadcast March 25, 2010. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Cantor blames Democrats for ‘fanning the flames’

House Minority Whip Eric Cantor told reporters Thursday that he had also faced threats of violence. His office was recently hit by a bullet. But Cantor says that he won’t publicize the threats because it could “fan the flames.” He called Democrats like Rep. Chris Van Hollen and DNC Chairman…

Gretchen Carlson: ‘Disappointing’ Democrats talking about threats

When it comes to threats on members of Congress, Gretchen Carlson is blaming the victim. Carlson and her co-hosts, Brian Kilmeade and Steve Doocy, think Democrats are making the problem worse by talking about threats and acts of violence. Fox & Friends found one Democrat who says that the problem…

Gates announces changes to ‘Don’t ask, don’t tell’

At a press conference Thursday, Defense Secretary Robert Gates announced that the military would ease its ban on gays. “Among other things, Gates said the Pentagon is raising the threshold for what constitutes an appropriate level of information necessary to launch a ‘credible inquiry’ into allegations of homosexual behavior,” according…

Threatened Dem: Boehner should take responsibility

Congressman Steve Drieuhaus talks with Rachel Maddow about efforts by right-wing opponents to health reform to intimidate him and other Democrats and the need for Republican leaders to take responsibility for the outrage they’ve fomented. This video is from MSNBC’s Countdown, broadcast March 24, 2010. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Potok: Republicans ‘a good year late’ in denouncing violence

Mark Potok of the Southern Poverty Law Center explains whether the Republicans’ defiance over the passing of the health reform bill is causing their supports to act out against Democratic lawmakers. This video is from MSNBC’s Countdown, broadcast March 24, 2010. Download video via RawReplay.com…

McCain: ‘Fine’ for Palin to say ‘reload’

Sen. John McCain told NBC’s Ann Curry that it was “fine” for Sarah Palin to use gun imagery against Democrats. This video is from NBC’s Today Show, broadcast March 25, 2010. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Rove: ‘Largely novices … unsophisticated people’ at Tea Party rallies

Suggests civil rights protesters in early days said equally ‘unfortunate and unnecessary’ things Democrats are sometimes accused of being elitists who look down on honest working folk, but former White House senior adviser Karl Rove appears to harbor a certain condescension of his own towards “unsophisticated” Tea Partiers. MSBC’s Savannah…

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