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Dems, Take Ownership Of Obamacare. Quit Apologizing!
When pundits decide messages, it rarely ends well for Democrats. It's time to reclaim the messaging around Obamacare. Read more...
ABC Panel Rips Bill Kristol For Praising 'Ends Justify The Means' Culture At CIA
Neoconservative "Weekly Standard" Editor Bill Kristol on Sunday faced an entire panel of pundits who rejected his defense of the CIA's torture program, and the agency's effort to cover it up. Read more...
What A Difference A Progressive Voice Makes
Katrina Vanden Heuvel takes on ABC's This Week Panel over health care, and forces them to consider policy rather than pure politics. Read more...
Katrina Vanden Heuvel Calls Out 'Tea Party' As 'Corporate-Hugging, Well-Funded Lobby'
Katrina vanden Heuvel calls out the AstroTurf "tea party" for what they are. Read more...
Elizabeth Warren: 'It Hurts... It Just Makes Me Madder Than Hell'
She has always been willing to push for what is right no matter how powerful the lobbyists on the other side are. And it was fitting that the event we did with her was in a church, because the politics she preaches are deeply moral - the politics not of right and left, but of right and wrong. Read more...

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Noonan: Obama Got To A Point Where Americans Stopped Listening To Him 'Earlier Than Most Presidents'
Never mind the fact that President Obama's approval ratings have been about average compared to other two term presidents, Peggy Noonan would like the viewers of This Week to believe that Americans have "stopped listening" to President Obama "earlier than most presidents." Read more...
George Will Links Detroit Bankruptcy To 'Cultural' Problems And 'Unmarried Mothers'
Conservative columnist George Will on Sunday suggested that "unmarried mothers" had a hand in pushing the city of Detroit into the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history. Read more...
<em>The Nation</em> editor Katrina Vanden Heuvel on Sunday said that Republicans were succeeding at using "weapons of mass distraction" to obstruct President Barack Obama's second term agenda. Read more...
Sen. Marco Rubio sent out a letter this Monday, calling for the IRS commissioner to resign in the wake of the latest dust up over the agency's admission that there were some conservative groups targeted by the branch in Cincinnati. The problem with his request -- the IRS commissioner when these scandals occurred was a Bush appointee who no longer heads the department: Read more...
After the release of Paul Ryan's new budget -- which looked a whole lot like his old budget -- despite the fact that the public rejected their policies when he and Mitt Romney lost the last election -- the panel members on MSNBC's Now with Alex Wagner this Tuesday were asked to weigh in on Ryan's proposal and this latest round of budget negotiations. Read more...