“President Obama would never abandon Mr. Sharpton because of these revelations about his past. The president thinks Mr. Sharpton is a great leader in the fight for social change, as well as an excellent bookie.” – Jay Carney A note from our attorneys: This is not a real quote
9:50 am CT || Departs Houston 10:30 am CT || Arrives Austin, Texas 11:00 am CT || Reviews an exhibit; LBJ Presidential Library, Austin 11:50 am CT || Delivers remarks at the Civil Rights Summit; LBJ Auditorium, Austin 1:25 pm CT || Departs Austin 5:20 pm || Arrives White House All times U.S. Eastern except as noted
Attorney General Holder dropped the race card on the table today, throwing down a clear suggestion that the mistreatment he thinks he’s getting from Republicans is based not on the content of his character – which actually, it is – but on the color of his skin. From remarks today at Al Sharpton’s National Action Network convention in New York City: I am pleased to
One of the facts about Obamacare that seems to be routinely misunderstood is that it is not mainly a way to reduce the number of uninsured in America. It is, rather, a spectacularly large new wealth transfer system that both provides insurance for some uninsured people and subsidizes many others who had been buying their own insurance. All of it with taxpayer’s money. Did we
The mutual disdain House Republicans and Attorney General Eric Holder have for each other was on full display during a House hearing Tuesday, with Holder and Rep. Louis Goehmert (R-Texas) exchanging contempt over Holder’s contempt. Have a look. Then another GOP Texas congressman Rep. Blake Fatenthold, suggested Holder should be in jail.
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