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.
The right wing is pretty nervous about Wendy Davis' chances for the governorship in Texas, based on the nasty attack ads they're readying...
Following Chris Matthews' big bold predication that the GOP is going to go "hard right" and nominate Sen. Rand Paul as their presidential nominee in 2016, The Daily Show's John Oliver started off his final week filling in for John Stewart reminding the viewers of some of Matthews' previous painfully wrong predictions.
Competing demonstrations brought thousands to Cairo Sunday as protesters in Tahrir Square demanded Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi step down, and others rallied behind the leader near the presidential palace.
Politics Past - a look at the 1960 Primaries featuring interviews with the leading Candidates on the eve of the first Primary in New York, March 13, 1960 - as presented by WIP Radio.
Weekend Gallimaufry - a look at U.S. elections from overseas eyes. Erik Reger, editor and publisher of Der Tagesspiegel, the first German newspaper representative to visit the U.S. since World War 2, offers his views on the upcoming Presidential elections. Broadcast on April 15, 1948.
March 9, 1940 - Continued border fighting between Finland and Russia. Germany threatens Sweden over Iron Ore exports. von Ribbentrop visits Rome regarding Finnish crisis. U.S. accused of inciting Finland. Capitol Hill - Labor Committee chairwoman Mary Norton condemns move to drop the Labor Relations Board and calls to revise the Labor Law. Election campaign of 1940 gets underway with Democrats split over the Hatch Act or "pure political law" regarding a ban on officials campaigning for colleagues.
Politics Past - assessing the Goldwater Nomination at the 1964 Republican Convention. Commentary after the final vote tally calls it for Barry Goldwater. July 16, 1964
Elections Past - A 1984 interview with Democratic Presidential hopefuls Alan Cranston and Gary Hart,
Weekend Talkshows Past with an episode of American Forum Of The Air, first broadcast in March 1952. The subject was "Issues Of 1952" featuring Senators Everett Dirksen (Republican) and Robert Kerr (Democrat), discussing what may be the deciding factors in the 1952 Presidential election.
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