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GOP makes gas prices subject of 2012 debate

GOP makes gas prices subject of 2012 debate

03/22/12 08:00PM

Top Talker: Gov. Martin O’Malley, D-Md., says gas prices could influence the election because they affect the economy. O’Malley advises President Barack Obama to turn the conversation around, talk about what he’s done well with domestic oil production... watch

Obama, Keystone XL and the gas price...

Obama, Keystone XL and the gas price conundrum

03/22/12 08:00PM

In a recent round of speeches, President Obama has stressed the need for alternative sources of energy. This comes as the NYT reports that the oil and gas industry are increasing production. Financier Steven Rattner says little has been done on a... watch

Breaking down Obamacare before Supreme...

Breaking down Obamacare before Supreme Court hearing

03/22/12 08:00PM

Must-Read Op-Eds: Mika Brzezinski reads from a Charles Krauthammer column on the Supreme Court's hearing on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act. Krauthammer says if the act is upheld "it fundamentally changes the nature of the American... watch

Jonathan Capehart on why Trayvon Martin's death affected him personally

03/22/12 01:52PM

This morning in the second half of the six a.m. hour, we continued our discussion on the shooting death of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin.Yesterday, we had some really incredible dialogue with the Rev. Al Sharpton, who is in Florida this evening for a rally in Sanford.Capehart also walked around his former home of Newark, NJ yesterday with the Rev. read more

Must-Read Op-Eds for Thursday, March 22, 2012

03/22/12 11:28AM

SUSTAINING SUCCESS IN AFGHANISTANBY JOHN MCCAIN, JOE LIEBERMAN, & LINDSEY GRAHAMWASHINGTON POSTA key part of this post-2014 U.S. military commitment should be a counterterrorism force that can continue working with our Afghan partners against al-Qaeda and the Taliban, ensuring that these groups can no longer pose a military threat to Afghanistan, our allies and us. ... This agreement could change the narrative in Afghanistan and the region from one of imminent international abandonment to enduring international commitment. These decisions rest … with President Obama. read more

Etch-A-Sketchs on assembly line, Ohio Arts Factory, Bryan, Ohio

The Tease: Coming up on MJ

03/21/12 09:26PM

Who knew that Etch-A-Sketch, the classic toy from the 1960s, would make such a big comeback in the 2012 GOP race? Here's the quote of the day from Romney aide Eric Fehrnstrom.  “Well, I think you hit a reset button for the fall campaign. Everything changes. It’s almost like an Etch-A-Sketch. You can kind of shake it up and restart all over again.”Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich, and even the Obama campaign seized on the misstep and gleefully hit back with their own criticism. read more