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AP: Algae could be next competitor to oil

Scientists in Southern California are trying to design the next oil, and it may be floating in most oceans and ponds. Researchers say algae may be the next alternative to oil. The AP’s John Mone reports. This video is from The Associated Press, broadcast Apr. 27, 2009. Download video via…

Obama: Biden offers ‘fearless’ opinions

Vice President Joe Biden gives CBS’ Leslie Stahl a wide-ranging interview. President Obama says that Biden’s style is an asset to his administration. CBS News has more details here. This video is from CBS’ 60 Minutes, broadcast Apr. 27, 2009.…

Montana prison wants Gitmo detainees

Greg Smith, Executive Director of Two Rivers Port Authority in Hardin, Montana told Fox’s Steve Doocy, Gretchen Carson and Brian Kilmeade that his town supports housing any remaining detainees from the Guantanamo Bay detention center. President Obama has promised to close the detention center in Cuba. This video is from…

Nora O’Donnell and Liz Cheney spar over torture

Liz Cheney talked with MSNBC’s Nora O’Donnell about her father’s role in the “harsh interrogations” program. This video is from MSNBC’s News Live, broadcast Apr. 23, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Webb: Marijuana legalization should be considered

Sen. Jim Webb told CNN’s Kiran Chetry that marijuana legalization should be “on the table” in the effort to reform prisons. This video is from MSNBC’s News Live, broadcast Apr. 23, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Pelosi denies she knew waterboarding would be used

In a Thursday press briefing, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi denied that she was ever told waterboarding would be used. “My colleague, the chairman of the committee, has said ‘if they say that it’s legal you have to know they are going to use them.’ Well, his experience is…

Meghan McCain to Cheney: ‘You had your 8 years. Go away.’

Meghan McCain expressed dissatisfaction with some former Bush officials who have criticized Obama during his first 100 days. “It’s hard for me — it’s very unprecedented for someone like karl rove or dick cheney to be criticizing the president. i just — my criticism is just, you know, you had…

Former Christian coalition director argues for torture

Ralph Reed, the former director of the Christian Coalition, told Fox’s Sean Hannity that he supports the torture interrogation techniques used on terrorism detainees. “We’re talking about 20 to 40 seconds that they were underwater, we’re talking about three detainees only out of the 250 most hardened, and we’re talking…

Shep Smith: ‘We do not f**king torture’

Fox’s Shep Smith let his true feelings be known about whether or not the U.S. should use torture during a Tuesday webcast. “We do not fucking torture,” insisted Smith. This video is from FoxNews.com’s Freedom Watch, broadcast Apr. 22, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Former SERE trainee: DC officials base opinions on 24 show

The Bush administration developed an interrogation program from techniques that were done to American prisoners-of-war to get false confessions out of them. Rachel is joined by Colonel Steven Kleinman, former military interrogator who underwent SERE training. This video is from MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show, broadcast Apr. 22, 2009. Download…

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