In the wake of the Bay of Pigs disaster, Kennedy took total personal accountability. "I'm the responsible officer of the government," he said. He got his highest approval ratings – 83% in a Gallup poll.What's wrong with Obama's admitting that the stimulus bill he won from Congress in 2009 didn't do what he said it... read more
On Wednesday, President Barack Obama went on the offensive, claiming former GOP President Ronald Reagan would support his efforts. A Hardball panel debates whether Obama’s strategy to break up Congressional gridlock will work. watch
Can Herman Cain survive the sexual harassment allegations plaguing his campaign…especially now that the Washington Post is reporting that one of his accusers is petitioning the National Restaurant Association to break her confidentiality agreement, and since the New York Times reported that one woman received a year’s pay as part of a severance... read more
Let me finish tonight with what President Obama needs most. He needs allies, potential confederates who'll get out there, who'll sing his praises, take punches for him and deliver some themselves and not only that, he needs political loyalists who have strong gut ties to the people who are going to decide this election. Not just the... read more
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