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Axelrod: Israeli settlement plan ‘an insult’

The Obama administration isn’t backing down on criticisms of an Israeli plan to build 1600 new homes in East Jerusalem. Israel announced the plan just as Vice President Joe Biden was visiting the country. President Obama’s chief political adviser condemned the move Sunday. “This was an affront, it was an…

Howard Stern: Jay Leno ‘makes me want to vomit’

Even while appearing on daytime morning television, controversial radio host Howard Stern can’t seem to refrain from using unsettling imagery. Stern on Tuesday unleashed a slew of scathing criticisms at comedian Jay Leno, the morning after Leno’s return to NBC’s “Tonight Show.” “Just the mere mention of Jay Leno’s name…

Cantor: We need ‘to get people more uninsured’

Republican House Whip Eric Cantor may have made a Freudian slip Sunday when he told NBC’s David Gregory that the GOP wants to “get people more uninsured.” Gregory asked a panel to comment on what he called the fundamental tension of the health reform debate. “The tension seems to be…

Van Hollen: GOP ‘high on their own hype’

The anti-incumbent feeling in the U.S. will not lead to Democrats losing the House, according to Rep. Chris Van Hollen. The Democratic senator from Maryland said last fall that anyone who thinks Republicans could take control of the House in the upcoming midterm elections is in “la-la land.” He didn’t…

Karen Hughes: Bush rescued the economy

George W. Bush rescued the economy from collapse, according to Karen Hughes. Bush’s former campaign director attacked President Barack Obama on NBC Sunday, defending the record of her former boss on the economy. Speaking about Obama’s successes, journalist Mark Halperin praised the current president’s handling of the economy. “He’s done,…

Bush warns: Watch out for ‘shysters’

President George W. Bush is warning Americans not to fall for scams trying to raise money off the disaster in Haiti. “I need to put a pitch in for the clintonbushhaitifund.org,” Bush told NBC’s David Gregory. “One of my concerns around any crisis is that shysters show up and take…

Schwarzenegger praises Obama on national security

Not all Republicans are slamming President Barack Obama’s handling of the failed Christmas day bombing of Northwest Airlines flight 253. California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger offered praise for the president Sunday. “I think that he’s doing everything that he can,” Schwarzenegger told NBC’s David Gregory. “I think that, you know, Democrats,…

GOP will ‘absolutely’ take over Congress in 2010

After telling Sean Hannity that the GOP wasn’t ready to take back Congress in 2010, RNC Chairman Michael Steele changed his tune Sunday. “We absolutely can take the Congress back this year,” Steele told NBC’s David Gregory. According to National Journal, members of Congress and top aides were livid with…

CIA suicide attacker was Jordanian intelligence asset

The suicide attacker who killed eight people in an attack on a CIA base in Afghanistan was a Jordanian who had been recruited by Jordanian intelligence as a double agent, US media said Monday. NBC News cited western intelligence officials as saying the Jordanian, identified in the report as Humam…

Bad Photoshop Says Obama/Bayh

No offense, but the Obama campaign is not going to launch their ticket with a bumper-sticker that looks like warmed-over ass*. *Unless, of course, they do. UPDATE: NBC says that Bayh and Kaine are out, and that the text message won’t go out until tomorrow morning. CNN will still be…

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