Former RNC Chairman Michael Steele and former Mayor of San Francisco Willie Brown share their thoughts on Donald Trump’s sudden change of heart regarding the GOP debate he was scheduled to moderate. watch
Newt’s getting a taste of what it’s like to be a frontrunner! Romney, Perry, and the rest of the GOP field are piling on him. Can Newt withstand the political firestorm coming his way…especially with two debates in the coming week, where he’s sure to be the main target? He put out the call to his troops to come out for him and fight. NBC News... read more
Romney keeps the attacks coming. The Romney camp has unveiled a 60-second video blasting Newt Gingrich for his stand on Paul Ryan's budget (Newt called it right-wing social engineering earlier in the year). Couple that with Mitt's ad this week taking a not-so-subtle swipe at Gingrich's conversion to Catholicism and a lot of people... read more
There's intrigue afoot in the race for president. Try these two undercurrents now running out there, one on the Democratic side, the other on the Republican.The biggest mistake you can make in politics is to assume that the other side thinks like you do. They're the other exactly because they don't see things the way you do. That... read more
Unemployment is down, the Democratic base had stayed with him and now President Barack Obama is fighting back against Republican charges that he’s an “appeaser.” Author Ron Reagan and The Washington Post’s Eugene Robinson discuss. watch
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