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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

Must-Read Op-Eds for Friday, March 2, 2012

03/02/12 02:36PM

A BAD AMENDMENT DEFEATEDEDITORIALNEW YORK TIMESRepublicans claimed the issue was about religious freedom. But it was really about denying consumers — and particularly women — the right to make their own medical decisions and keeping up the antigovernment and anti-President Obama drumbeat. Naturally, the party’s presidential candidates support it ... . But most Americans support free access to contraception. Few people want their bosses or their insurance companies to tell them how to live their lives. The good news is that the amendment was defeated. read more