Oops, he did it again! Rick Perry’s 52-second stumble is dominating headlines today after last night’s CNBC debate. Is this the last straw for his struggling campaign…and will he soon be Texas toast? We’re asking msnbc Political Analyst and Republican Strategist Steve Schmidt and Democratic Strategist Bob Shrum. And if Perry’s sinking, who is... read more
Sometimes the best news - the really good stuff -doesn't happen.There's word in The New York Times today that there's a good chance the United States, our country, will not be isolated should the Palestinians get recognized as a country. That's enormously good news. And it's not coming with a big headline.Several weeks... read more
Landslide! Ohio voters overwhelmingly rejected the anti-union laws put on the books earlier this year by Republican governor John Kasich. The vote was 62% to 38% and it's a reminder of just how strong big labor can be in a state like Ohio -- and a hopeful sign for President Obama heading into next November. read more
The Republican Party is paying for its deal with the Tea Party.The Tea Party helped the Republicans win control of the House last year. John Boehner holds the Speakership because of that deal but the deal is undermining the chances of the Republicans to win in 2012. Tea Partiers don't like taxes, don't like the government taxes finance... read more
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