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Moving towards a new energy-focused economy

03/05/12 02:08PM

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., president of the Waterkeeper Alliance, explains how to acquire energy from cheaper outlets using solar capabilities or conservation techniques and shares his thoughts on the prospect of a nuclear solution as an alternative source. Kennedy and panel also talk about the importance of the U.S. government investing in new energy policies.You can get more information about the Waterkeeper Alliance and Art of Water, which is an auction benefiting the organization HERE. read more

Sarah Palin's PAC releases trailer response to 'Game Change'

03/05/12 11:07AM

In advance of HBO's TV film version of John Heilemann and Mark Halperin's book "Game Change," Sarah Palin's PAC has released a trailer touting her efforts.According to the 'trailer,' "Game Change" is the work of "history that never happened" by HBO "Fiction."Clever.And Mark Halperin responds to Palin's response: read more

The National Urban League's Marc Morial discusses Voter ID laws with the Morning Joe panel on Monday March 5, 2012.

Morial: What's the motivation all of the sudden for voter ID laws?

03/05/12 10:36AM

The National Urban League’s Marc Morial joined us this morning to discuss the state of the GOP in the 2012 presidential race and new polls showing the party lagging behind the president in some key battleground states.Morial also discussed the push for Voter ID laws and why he believes this issue will be an important one in the campaign. Morial characterizes as an "assault on democracy" and an "attack on our Democratic principles."Per the site for the bipartisan research group, the National Conference of State Legislatures, 31 states require all voters to show ID before voting at polls. read more

Must-Read Op-Eds for Monday, March 5, 2012

03/05/12 07:46AM

OBAMA'S HAWKISH IRAN TURNEDITORIALWALL STREET JOURNALThe question Mr. Netanyahu and Israeli leaders have to ponder is whether Mr. Obama now means what he says. The President has built up an immense trust deficit with Israel that can't be easily dispensed in a week. All the more so when Israelis know that this is an election year when Mr. Obama needs to appear more pro-Israel than he would if he is re-elected. It's good to hear Mr. Obama finally sounding serious about stopping a nuclear Iran. read more