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Meet Larry Klayman: Man Behind the NSA Lawsuit
Name: Larry Klayman Age: 62 Occupation: Founder of Freedom Watch and Judicial Watch as well as a World Net Daily columnist Claim to fame: As the former head of Judicial Watch, Klayman may be best known for filing numerous lawsuits against the Clinton administration during the 1990s –- especially as
Anthony Weiner's War of Words on Cable TV
NYC mayoral candidate angrily reacts to MSNBC host Lawrence O?Donnell's questions.
Stuart Stevens, Romney Campaign Adviser: 'Campaigns Are About Actions, Not Feelings'
This week we asked Mitt Romney 2012 campaign senior adviser Stuart Stevens to answer five questions about the recent presidential campaign, Twitter and what lies ahead for him. 1) Regarding this past presidential election, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich wrote that you are “indifferent to the...
Four Years Out, A Sneak-Peek At 2016 (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) NOTABLES: OBAMA TO TACKLE DEBT CEILING: In remarks at the Business Roundtable today, President Obama for the first time will highlight the need to raise the debt ceiling as part of a fiscal cliff deal, ABC’s Mary...
Bob Costas: US Needs 'More Comprehensive, More Sensible Gun Control' Laws
Sportscaster Bob Costas says some people “misunderstood” his comments about Kansas City Chiefs Jovan Belcher’s murder-suicide during “Sunday Night Football” this weekend, but he stands by his stance that gun laws need to change. Speaking on “The Last Word” in his first television interview since ...
Survivor 2012, Which Tax Plan Does GOP Prefer and Hammer Pants: Since the AM Note
This is the kind of political news day, notwithstanding Rick Perry’s flat tax proposal and some other odds and end, that seemed a little light on substance, and dissolves like cotton candy. The president is in California, joking on Leno, the Gingrich family Tiffany affair...
Redheads Fired Up on Twitter: Donald Trump and Lawrence O ’Donnell Spar Over T-Paw, Trump’s Hair
Two celebrity redheads kicked off a fiery spat over Twitter this afternoon. No, it wasn’t Debra Messing and Lindsay Lohan (the latter went blond back in April). MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell and Donald Trump, who has met with just about every Republican presidential candidate, exchanged a...
Keith Olbermann Off the Air
gonna get the other big TV story this morning one of the most volatile stars of cable news his off the air. In a break that have been brewing for months but came as a surprise to many viewers Keith Olbermann and MSNBC parting ways. Over and the news Friday night announcing that he'd been told it
Keith Olbermann Leaves MSNBC , 'Countdown'
Keith Olbermann has left the MSNBC cable network after hosting its most popular nightly show, "Countdown," for almost eight years. "MSNBC and Keith Olbermann have ended our contract," NBC Universal said in a statement Friday. "The last broadcast of 'Countdown' will be this evening. MSNBC thanks