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10/17/11 09:26AM

President Obama heads off on a bus trip to two red states he turned blue... North Carolina and Virginia. What's it going to take for the president to keep both states in his column next year? If he can do it, he should be able to win re-election. As the Occupy Wall Street movement grows in number and intensity, we're watching the candidates trying to get out in front of the protesters. read more

Bringing real change to America

10/14/11 08:00PM

Freedom of Assembly. It's right there in the Constitution; in fact, right there in the first amendment.  It's part of the Bill of Rights.And there we have it now, people assembling on the streets of downtown Manhattan - right in the shadow of Wall Street - to say they don't like the way things are going in this country."Joe the Plumber" says he doesn't like the government doing anything about the huge differences in income in this country. read more

Cain mistakes flavor

Cain mistakes flavor

10/14/11 08:00PM

Sideshow: After Sarah Palin dubbed his as “flavor of the week,” Herman Cain turned the tables calling himself – the “black walnut,” his favorite Haagen Dazs... watch

Race relations and America

Race relations and America

10/14/11 08:00PM

Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, D-Mo., and the Washington Post’s Nia-Malika Henderson share their thoughts on Herman Cain’s comments that America is beyond color. watch

Let Me Start...

10/14/11 09:26AM

Victory lap: President Obama goes to Michigan. It's a state he needs to carry in 2008, and the auto bailout may help him do just that, despite much criticism from conservatives. The bailout was smart, effective policy -- not to mention good politics -- and the president deserves credit for it, especially when Mitt Romney, his likely Republican opponent, was pushing for something very different. read more

Matthews on the 'pride' of religion

10/13/11 08:00PM

Religion.  There's a pride to it.  Along with the faith that comes with being born to a faith comes a strong, stubborn desire to defend it, because what you're doing in most cases is defending the beliefs of your parents and grandparents, the very roots of your existence. So don't make fun of someone's religion.  Don't do it because it is a direct affront as well as a direct assault.  Someone speaks badly or speaks down on the religion you were brought up in and there's either going to be trouble or sadness or both, because it hurts.We Americans take a wonderful view of religion as a country.  read more

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