Last week President Obama, inspired by December's Newtown shootings, announced 23 executive actions, and proposed some legislation, to address gun violence. The actions are rather mild ("Require criminal background checks for all gun sales," "Nominate an ATF Director," etc.) and the legislation prob ... More >>
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When Barack Obama selected Joe Biden as his running mate almost four years ago, he did so knowing Biden was notoriously volatile when it came to predicting what would spill out of his mouth. Well, while the president was probably lacing up for some golf this Sunday morning, ... More >>
Mayor Bloomberg appeared on a Super Bowl-themed Meet The Press segment this morning, and sounded off on topics like increasing taxes for the wealthy, his Mayors Against Illegal Guns Super Bowl ad and the potential for an Iraq War veterans' parade in the city. Paired with Indiana Governor Mitch Danie ... More >>
Since the recent Iowa one-two finish by Romney and Santorum, there've been a couple more debates and a lot of palaver about the GOP Presidential race.
But let us level with you: Despite all our jokes about The Next President of the United States of The Week/Month, it's become painfully obvious tha ... More >>
In this week's Village Voice cover story, we take a long look at why the choice for gays and lesbians to marry (or not) is important. When recent Iowa Straw Poll winner Michele Bachmann stepped into the ring at Meet the Press yesterday, it was a doozy in terms of holding the presidential hopeful acc ... More >>
There was some action in the GOP 2012 Presidential race last week, with Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul declaring themselves in and Mike Huckabee declaring himself out.
Rightbloggers sifted the results, and found them good -- because there was at least one true conservative left whom they could support ... More >>
Our mayor Mike Bloomberg has found the solution for America's immigration issues, as he outlined this morning on "Meet the Press." Let the immigrants come as they may, and simply force them all to live in Detroit! It's a perfect fix for the ongoing disaster zone that is the Motor City. Tell ... More >>
Chris Christie, a.k.a. "Governor Wrecking Ball," likes to live large we now know thanks to an intrepid inspector general for the Department of Justice, although it's not clear if this helps or hurts the political fortunes of the XXX-sized New Jersey gov.
Senate candidate-in-abeyance Harold Ford didn't much want to talk about his finances on Meet the Press this morning. Ford, whose spokesman says he requested a leave of absence from his NBC contract "while he travels the state, listens to voters and weighs an opportunity to serve them in the S ... More >>
Sarah Palin, or maybe her ghostwriter, wrote in Palin's new book about sharing a hypothetical cup of coffee with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. On Meet the Press today, David Gregory passed the idea along to Clinton, who said OK.