Let me finish tonight with today's reality check. The reality we're getting from Wall Street today is clear as the closing bell. People are scared, scared enough to be pulling their money out, to be stacking up their dollars where they can see them and nobody can get at them.Fear. That's the reality out there in the land today -... read more
Slip sliding away…The Dow dropped 512 points today, and President Obama’s approval rating is down to 42 percent according to Monday’s Gallup poll. CNBC’s Maria Bartiromo joins us tonight with a market update. And in Politico today, Jim VandeHei and Mike Allen report on the President’s slipping approval ratings amidst the country’s economic slump... read more
Good Thursday morning, and Happy Birthday President Obama... The President is in Chicago -- his political true north -- raising money for his re-election campaign and celebrating the big 5-0. Back in Washington, Politico's Jim VandeHei and Mike Allen take an in-depth look at all the things dragging down the president's chances for re... read more
Let me finish tonight with a part of the world that is having a truly horrible time.Right now the region of Somalia - you can't truly call it a country - is experiencing one East Africa's worst droughts of modern times. The fact that there is no real national government - hasn't been in a generation - adds to the desperate... read more
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