"Gingrich is going to have a better time in the general election than Mitt Romney. I think it`s going to be Obama`s 99 percent versus the 1 percent, and Romney sort of represents the 1 percent." -Joseph McQuaid, publisher, New Hampshire Union LeaderUm... have you met Newt? read more
IndyBay caught up with Iraq veteran Scott Olsen, who suffered a head injury last month in the police raid on Occupy Oakland. IndyBay's Dave Id writes:Scott says that his thinking is clear but that he struggles speak fluently. He currently awaits the results of an investigation into the incident being conducted by the Oakland Police Department, an investigation in which Scott himself has not yet been interviewed.It's clear from Mr. Olsen's account in the video that he really got hurt, and that he's working hard to get better. It's also clear that he's resolute about the Occupy cause. read more
Last night on the show, Rachel called out former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty for saying on msnbc that she was ducking him, "bobbing, weaving," not having him back on the show. We'd in fact been calling Mr. Pawlenty's press people and asking for him to be our guest again, since we saw that he wanted to come on. "Stop talking smack if you can't back it up," Rachel said.
The Scott Walker recall campaign is halfway there.40,000 troops will leave Afghanistan by the end of 2012.The White House is spoiling for a payroll tax fight.Looks like Mitt Romney really is the candidate for the 1%.American Airlines files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.OK, sure, it's a list. But it's an interesting list. read more
The supercommittee failed because Democrats insisted on $1 trillion in new taxes An Editorial: For President, Newt Gingrich A 'Fat Cat' Strikes Back Schwarzman Backs Romney as Wall Street Turns Tim Pawlenty says he won't consider VP slot WMUR/UNH NH Primary Poll For Nov. 23, 2011 Roemer Announces Senator Lieberman as "First Choice" for VP Running Mate Game Changer: Roemer-Lieberman!? Americans Elect 2012 Occupy Wall Street, voting rights edition Egypt's weird political symbols read more
Tonight's guests include:Karen Tumulty, national political correspondent for The Washington Post Bob Herbert, Distinguished senior fellow at Demos and former New York Times columnist Buddy Roemer, Republican presidential candidate and former governor of LouisianaSenior show producer Cory Gnazzo shares a preview of tonight's show: read more