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Economic blame game: From Bush to the eurozone

06/14/12 08:00PM

About 68 percent of Americans believe former President George W. Bush is responsible for the country's economic woes, a new Gallup Poll shows. That number is down from 80 percent in 2009. A smaller percentage feel Obama is responsible. NBC News' Chuck... watch

Elizabeth Warren: Deregulation put families at risk, so what happens now?

06/14/12 02:00PM

Massachusetts Democratic Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren continued hammering her opponent, incumbent Sen. Scott Brown, today over his record in the state. The latest polls show a tight race between the two.Warren last joined the show in April at Fenway Park, and Scott Brown also appeared on the show in a segment following Warren."Scott Brown really doesn’t want to have to talk about the issues," Warren said, referring to a months-long controversy over her Native American heritage. read more

Best Coast releases a new video -- a reason to celebrate

06/14/12 11:48AM

 If you've not familiarized yourself with the breezy and nasally-but-charming tunes of California's Best Coast, I'd say this is as good a place as any.It's the titular first single from their new album, "The Only Place." The video finds the band's two main members, Bethany Cosentino and Bobb Bruno, being model Los Angeleans. They go to the beach, they drive with the top down, they break televisions and hang out in backyard pools.It's Thursday, so enjoy! read more

Must-Read Op-Eds for Thursday, June 14, 2012 -- the Jamie Dimon edition

06/14/12 11:12AM

Mr. Dimon on the HillEditorialNEW YORK TIMESUnfortunately, not a single Banking Committee member pressed Mr. Dimon on the issue. ... A ... possible explanation is that senators from both parties are still in thrall to Mr. Dimon and the deep pockets of the banking industry. Some Democratic senators did challenge Mr. Dimon, notably Robert Menendez of New Jersey and Jeff Merkley of Oregon. But until more lawmakers commit to the toughest possible rules, the nation’s financial system will remain vulnerable to all of that “greed, arrogance, hubris, lack of attention to detail” that Mr. read more

Morning Headlines: Thursday, June 14

06/14/12 05:50AM

Here's a look at the stories we're following right now. What are you reading this morning?NYT: Helicopters in Syria may not actually be new, US officials sayForeclosure activity jumps in troubling sign for housing recoveryJamie Dimon testifies on Capitol Hill about $2B JPMorgan trading lossCain throws Giants' first perfect game, 22nd in historySecond-guessing ObamaJustice Dept. read more