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Iraq veterans protest for ‘jobs not war’

An anti-war group took to the streets in Washington over the weekend. Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW) carried signs that said “We Need Jobs and Schools – NOT WAR.” This video is from CNN.com, broadcast Mar. 22, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Activists take protests to AIG executive’s homes

CNN’s Susan Candiotti reported that activists are taking a bus tour to protest at the homes of AIG executives. This video is from CNN.com, broadcast Mar. 22, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

8-year-old ‘entrepreneur’ says Donald Trump is ‘mean’

Fox’s Gretchen Carlson talked to an eight-year-old who has gotten a head start on his business networking skills by passing out business cards at a Chicago trade show. Tanner Leuellen told Carlson that he had aspirations of being a scientist, train driver or construction worker. His current business card identifies…

Obama redeploys grassroots army to campaign for budget

CNN’s Jim Acosta reports that President Obama has called on supporters that helped him during the presidential campaign to again go door-to-door in support of his budget. This video is from CNN’s American Morning, broadcast Mar. 23, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Barney Frank: Retention bonuses are extortion

Rep. Barney Frank told CBS’ Harry Smith that retention bonuses were being demanded by Wall Street executives as bribes to keep them from leaving their jobs. “Retention bonuses are to a great extent extortion. It is people saying as you suggested in the question, Harry, ‘I’ve got the combination to…

Obama fires back at Cheney on 60 Minutes

President Barack Obama told CBS’ Steve Kroft that he “fundamentally disagreed” with former Vice President Dick Cheney’s assertion that the new terrorism policies were putting the country at risk. Partial transcript OBAMA: I fundamentally disagree with Dick Cheney. Not surprisingly. You know, I think that Vice President Cheney has been…

Hume: Iran diplomacy should be backed up with threats

Fox’s Brit Hume and Bill Kristol objected to President Barack Obama’s attempt to open a dialog with Iran this morning on Fox News Sunday. “It’s an embarrassment… it’s a weak and embarrassing statement by the President of the United States,” said Kristol. Hume suggested that any overtures towards Iran should…

Schwarzenegger, Bloomberg express support for Geithner

Mayor Mike Bloomberg told NBC’s David Gregory that Secretary Geithner was “absolutely” the right person to head the Treasury. “Tim Geithner is the guy I would want there. He’s smart. He is a work-a-holic. He’s been there. He’s been part of the financial system for a long time. He understands…

Romer ‘incredibly confident’ economy will rebound in one year

Christine Romer, head of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, told Fox’s Chris Wallace that she was confident that the economy would begin to grow again in the next year. Partial transcript WALLLACE: In 15 seconds, how confident are you that if we sat down here a year from…

Gibbs: Obama not worried about losing control of the message

White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs told members of the press that the president wasn’t worried that he had lost control of the message. “[We are] less interested in the day to day scorekeeping which has always counted him down and counted him out. We have been called idiots before.…

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