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The 10 Economic Commandments Of The Tea Party: 24/7 Wall Street

By 24/7 Wall Street: In the latter days of Rome, the economy was crumbling, the emperor … would placate the mob with bread and circus — food and entertainment to placate them since the economy was in shambles and dwindling around them,” Kentucky Senator-elect Rand Paul. It was only a few years ago that most […]

MSNBC suspends Keith Olbermann indefinitely over political contributions

MSNBC suspends Keith Olbermann indefinitely over political contributions

MSNBC Friday suspended Keith Olbermann, the volatile host of “Countdown,” indefinitely and without pay because the “news anchor” contributed to three Democratic candidates. MSNBC President Phil Griffin said he became aware of Olbermann’s contributions late Thursday and suspended the anchor because the contributions violated NBC‘s “news policy and standards.” Olbermann expressed no regret and did […]

Pelosi’s decision: Hell no, she won’t go

Pelosi’s decision: Hell no, she won’t go

Despite widespread complaints about massive losses that will put Democrats in the minority, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday she will try to stay on as leader of her party in the House. The decision exposed a rift between Pelosi’s liberal allies and the dwindling number of moderate Democrats, who feel besieged and eager for substantive […]

Debunking the myth: The cost of Obama’s trip to Asia

It’s a story that originated from a single, unnamed sourced in India — but it quickly gained momentum, spreading like wildfire among critics of the Obama administration in the United States and eventually, the airwaves. Read the full story from CNN

Obama signals may compromise on tax cuts

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama gave his clearest signal yet on Saturday of a possible post-election compromise with resurgent Republicans that could prevent tax rates from rising for any American, even the wealthiest, come January. Read the full story from Reuters

GOP to Bachmann: Don’t call us, we’ll call you

GOP to Bachmann: Don’t call us, we’ll call you

Self-proclaimed tea party leader Michele Bachmann‘s bid for a top Republican post in the House received a cool reaction Thursday from Speaker-to-be John Boehner, an early test of how GOP leaders will treat the antiestablishment movement’s winners in Tuesday’s elections. “Constitutional conservatives deserve a loud and clear voice in leadership!” Bachmann, R-Minn., who founded the […]

HuffPost TV: Ryan Grim On The Tension Between Boehner And McConnell (VIDEO)

Ryan Grim, HuffPost’s senior congressional correspondent, appeared on MSNBC’s “Countdown” Friday night — with the show engulfed in some controversy — to discuss the growing divide between the public statements of John Boehner, the Republican leader in the House, and his Senate counterpart, Mitch McConnell. “McConnell is a combative partisan, and when he’s asked what […]