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Maher: In America, Ideal Candidate For Office Is Someone No One Knows
Bill Maher discusses his theory on whether some politicians may have waited too long before throwing their hat into the ring to run for president during his New Rules segment. Read more...
During his New Rules segment this Friday evening, Bill Maher wrapped things up by taking both Bob Dole and President Obama to task for their praise of the one who shall never be spoken badly about in Republican circles, St. Ronnie Reagan. Read more...
Conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly says Republicans are making a mistake by trying to court Hispanics with comprehensive immigration reform legislation. Read more...
Former Republican presidential nominee Bob Dole is telling Republicans to put a "closed for repair" sign on the door until 2014 so that the party can develop a "positive agenda." Read more...
Jon Stewart took his audience through the entire, disgusting "Senate day of shame" with Mike Lee and the home schooling crowd objecting to the passage of the U.N. disability treaty. After asking how the treaty failed and what the hell is wrong with "these people," Stewart said he guessed it was time for a new segment: "Please Tell Me This is Rock Bottom." Read more...

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The House results on Election Day 2012 were the only bad things that happened in what was otherwise obviously a pretty great day for Democrats and progressives. The biggest question for 2014 is whether we can find a way of turning that result around. Part of the answer, of course, is dependent on how the economy is doing. If the pessimists are right and things are not looking good, we will lose seats not gain them. But even if the economy is okay, do we have a chance at being the House majority after the 2014 elections? Read more...
March 12, 1979 - Forever Middle East.
March 12, 1979 - Carter meeting with Begin over Middle East Peace Process. Violence in West Bank. Anti-Carter riots. Energy Crisis looming. Arab Oil. Women demonstrate in Tehran over new dress code. John Stennis calls for Balanced Budget Amendment to Constitution. Howard Baker and Bob Dole call for investigation of Carter Family peanut business. Billy Carter under investigation by FBI for juggling books. Read more...
Two weeks ago, Mitt Romney unveiled what he has repeatedly deemed a "bold" plan to deliver a 20 percent across-the-board tax cut. As it turns out, the plan isn't so bold after all. For starters, it's largely a retread of the 15 percent tax cut Read more...
February 29, 1996 -Sex & Violence And The Jagged Little Pill.
February 29, 1996 - Pres. Clinton hosts Media Summit on Sex & Violence on TV. Steve Forbes on New York Primary ballot. Regulators decide not to sue Hillary Clinton over Whitewater. Gangs involved in rash of high-tech robberies and kidnappings. Steve Forbes accused of "buying" Arizona Primary win. House narrowly refuses government subsidies for sugar and peanuts, approves ending Dairy subsidies. Judges refuses to throw out assisted suicide count against Dr. Jack Kevorkian. Read more...
Politics Past - The 1996 New Hampshire Republican Primary.
Politics Past - a report from NPR as part their All Things Considered coverage of the 1996 New Hampshire Republican Primaries. February 20, 1996 Read more...