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Posted on: Oct 16, 2008, Source: ThinkProgress

Wurzelbacher told the CBS Morning News that he feels like he’s being "used by the Republican Party as a pawn to make their point."

Posted on: Oct 14, 2008, Source: ThinkProgress

Uh, Senator, I think you're missing the point.

Posted on: Oct 14, 2008, Source: ThinkProgress

Harsh words for the right-wing candidate from a right-wing pundit. This seems to be happening a lot these days.

Posted on: Oct 13, 2008, Source: ThinkProgress

Next President "won’t have the luxury of studying up on the issues."

Posted on: Oct 10, 2008, Source: ThinkProgress

"There is no way that we ever want to be identified as terrorists. We are nonviolent. We are faith-based,”

Posted on: Oct 4, 2008, Source: ThinkProgress

Watch the eerie similarities.

Posted on: Sep 30, 2008, Source: ThinkProgress

That must take up a lot of her day.

Posted on: Sep 30, 2008, Source: ThinkProgress

The numbers certainly aren't.

Posted on: Sep 17, 2008, Source: ThinkProgress

Maddow: McCain’s economic gaffe capped 'a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day on the campaign trail.'

Posted on: Sep 3, 2008, Source: ThinkProgress

Ain't she great?

Posted on: Aug 28, 2008, Source: ThinkProgress

Joe Biden has a history of being smart when it comes to national security.

Posted on: Aug 27, 2008, Source: ThinkProgress

Joseph R. Wood, Cheney's deputy assistant for national security affairs, was in Georgia shortly before the war began.

Posted on: Aug 25, 2008, Source: ThinkProgress

More multi-messaging from team McCain.

Posted on: Aug 21, 2008, Source: ThinkProgress

You can assume that NBA teams won't be calling in Condoleezza Rice to help with negotiations.

Posted on: Aug 15, 2008, Source: ThinkProgress

Rep. Walter Jones and six co-sponsors believe the American people have the right to see deceased service people returning home.

Posted on: Aug 15, 2008, Source: ThinkProgress

Apparently they think that was enough time for America to forget that he called us a "nation of whiners."

Posted on: Aug 12, 2008, Source: ThinkProgress

I'd blame it on her boss setting a bad example.

Posted on: Aug 11, 2008, Source: ThinkProgress

Connecticut Secretary of State Susan Bysiewicz asks: "What is the secretary of Veterans Affairs thinking?"

Posted on: Aug 4, 2008, Source: ThinkProgress

"If Sen. McCain feels that I can help his candidacy ... I will do it." - Sen. Joe Lieberman

Posted on: Jul 31, 2008, Source: ThinkProgress

Seymour Hersh explains Cheney's covert plans.

Posted on: Jul 25, 2008, Source: ThinkProgress

While the Anbar awakening is an important contributor to the drop in violence in Iraq, it is only one of several factors.

Posted on: Jul 15, 2008, Source: The Progress Report

Conservatives are preying on concern over gas prices by propagating false myths that drilling for oil off our coasts will lower the cost of gas.

Posted on: Jun 11, 2008, Source: ThinkProgress

Iraqi's are increasingly uncomfortable with US demands in negotiations on the Status of Forces Agreement.

Posted on: Jun 10, 2008, Source: ThinkProgress

Better late than never.

Posted on: Mar 17, 2008, Source: ThinkProgress

Bush's denials of economic truth means that "Americans are ill-prepared for hard times" ahead.

Posted on: Mar 11, 2008, Source: ThinkProgress

A recent article in Esquire suggested that if Admiral Fallon was fired, the US will most likely go to war with Iran.

Posted on: Mar 8, 2008, Source: ThinkProgress

9/11 Commission staff director Philip Zelikow was not interested in pursuing criticisms against Rice.

Posted on: Feb 29, 2008, Source: ThinkProgress

In a system based on private insurance, a lot of people won't obtain even affordable insurance without some sort of requirement.

Posted on: Feb 26, 2008, Source: ThinkProgress

Rose Forrest asks, "Can we afford that for my child, Senator McCain? Or have you already promised to spend trillions of our dollars...in Baghdad?"

Posted on: Feb 6, 2008, Source: ThinkProgress

Paul Begala adds, "If McCain wins, he's running for a third term for Bush. He wants to make Bush's Iraq war and economic program permanent."

Posted on: Jan 31, 2008, Source: ThinkProgress

Mukasey's flacking for the administration's illegal surveillance is deeply unsettling.

Posted on: Jan 30, 2008, Source: ThinkProgress

Even Pat Buchanan thinks McCain's vision for America is foreboding.

Posted on: Jan 25, 2008, Source: ThinkProgress

During the GOP presidential debate last night, Huckabee suggested that Iraq did have WMD, but that they were moved prior to the war.

Posted on: Jan 14, 2008, Source: ThinkProgress

Speaking in the UAE, Bush said the United States and Arab allies must join together to confront the danger of Iran "before it's too late."

Posted on: Jan 10, 2008, Source: ThinkProgress

Without definitive evidence that it was Iran who was making the provocative verbal threats, Bush nevertheless seized on the episode.

Posted on: Jan 7, 2008, Source: ThinkProgress

But by McCain's logic, 10,000 or even one million years is not "forever."

Posted on: Jan 3, 2008, Source: ThinkProgress

Rudy Giuliani suggested that—if he were to be elected president—he would like to choose someone like Dick Cheney to be his Vice President.

Posted on: Dec 25, 2007, Source: ThinkProgress

Tom Kean says, "I mean, no question that we again and again and again asked for everything, and we needed it, and we weren't given it."

Posted on: Dec 13, 2007, Source: ThinkProgress

The prisoner, who is now living in Alexandria, Egypt, said he could hear interrogators recording “the sounds of my torture and my cries.“

Posted on: Dec 11, 2007, Source: ThinkProgress

Faiz Shakir: "We don't need enhanced techniques to get that nugget of information," he said in an interview with Matt Lauer.

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