Newtron bomb! Is Newt Gingrich poised to be the GOP field’s next leader? Rick Perry’s numbers are sinking after last week’s debate brain freeze, and Herman Cain’s support is wavering in light of sexual harassment allegations. Does it all add up to a Newt surge…and if it does, will he be the GOP’s Anti-Romney? We’re taking a look at the latest... read more
Lots of good stuff this morning, including what we all suspected would happen -- Herman Cain is beginning to stagnate. That's according to a re-contact of respondents from last week's NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll. read more
Nothing is more disturbing than having someone in a position of moral authority who behaves in a lowly way.We are taught, most of us, to look up to people in authority - church leaders, firefighters, police, those who teach us - to see them as being on a higher moral plane. Their positions tell us to respect them, to be guided by them, to see... read more
msnbc's Chris Matthews, host of "Hardball," went on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno for the 25th time last night.He was a guest alongside actress/comedian Whitney Cummings, who jumped in the conversation on politics and possible vice-presidential candidates - 'I'm available,' she quipped.Chris also discussed his new... read more
Should Penn State cancel the rest of its football season? That's the big debate out there today, one day before the Nittany Lions are set to take the field for the first time in 46 years with a coach other than Joe Paterno, who was fired amid the child sexual molestation scandal. Rick Perry's damage control... he's doing the best... read more
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