Fight night in Las Vegas! The Republican candidates piled on each other last night on issues like immigration, healthcare, the 999 plan, and the perils of comparing apples and oranges. Last night’s showdown begs the question…Is this the best Republicans have to offer? We’ll ask msnbc’s Howard Fineman and Talking Points Memo’s Josh Marshall. And... read more
Debate night tonight... and the biggest question facing the Republican presidential field was posed by Politico: Is Herman Cain serious? He's the frontrunner in the polls in part because he has no experience in elected office. But is he a serious candidate? Occupy Wall Street... Here's a question for the protesters: What does victory... read more
It's hard to go positive when your movement is based on a negative.Isn't that the problem with the tea party? All their passion and energy, their very roots, are built on a "not" - "not" liking Obama, "not" liking taxes, even on the wealthy, "not" liking the government, "not" liking... read more
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