Republican Campaign Was Always Going to Highlight a Race-Based Appeal

By: Monday August 27, 2012 10:59 am

Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Lots of people are talking about Chris Matthews teeing off on Reince Priebus today, accusing the GOP of “playing the race card” against the President. Mitt Romney’s birther joke, their blatantly false ad accusing the President of removing the work requirement from welfare [...]

Avoiding The Elephant In The Senate

By: Tuesday February 16, 2010 2:39 pm

Evan Bayh’s sorrowful retirement speech, and its claim that the Senate “is not working” and is “dysfunctional,” could have been a wake-up call about the difficulties of a de facto super-majority process grafted onto what amounts to a Parliamentary culture. But instead, filtered through the Village’s collective auditory canal, Bayh’s frustration becomes not about the [...]

Family Research Council’s Peter Sprigg: Lawrence v. Texas Was Wrongly Decided

By: Tuesday February 2, 2010 3:24 pm

I think that Adm. Mike Mullen’s powerful statement today on ending discrimination in the armed services is driving the fundies a bit crazy. Chris Matthews hosted a debate between Aubrey Sarvis of the Servicemembers Legal Defense Network and Peter Sprigg of the Family Research Council about the military’s don’t ask don’t tell policy, and eventually [...]

Matthews Bites The Politico That Feeds Him Cheney

By: Tuesday January 5, 2010 6:45 am

It’s delightful to see someone in the media go after Politico for their stenography. J-Mart looked like the cat who ate the canary having to dodge the question about how Dick Cheney was using Politico as his conduit. And there’s simply no excuse for it. Cheney uses Politico because he knows they won’t challenge him [...]

GWU Study: Yes, The Stupak Amendment Would End Coverage Of Abortion Services Over Time

By: Tuesday November 17, 2009 2:30 pm

A study by George Washington University represents a huge repudiation of the “we’re just following current law” talking point that Stupak has been peddling. According to these experts, it’s bogus. The Stupak amendment would represent the biggest barrier to abortion services since the passage of Roe v. Wade, without question.

Jim Cooper Discusses Stupak Amendment Without Revealing He Voted For It

By: Monday November 9, 2009 3:00 pm

Today on Hardball, Jim Cooper was on to discuss the Stupak amendment and how the House and Senate can work through it to reach a compromise. He had a long conversation with Chris Matthews about how conservative Democrats needed this vote to sign on to the bill. He said that people were confused about how [...]

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