Early Morning Swim: Paul Krugman Talks Financial Reform with Keith Olbermann

By: Wednesday April 14, 2010 4:45 am

So, the Republicans don’t want anything to do with Obama’s proposal. No one could’ve predicted…

Early Morning Swim: Tim Pawlenty, Sean Hannity, Tom Coburn Worst Persons in the World

By: Friday April 9, 2010 4:49 am

Wah! The press isn’t applauding my partisan hypocritical grandstanding.

FDL Cutting Room Roundup: Hidden Easter Eggs

By: Sunday April 4, 2010 5:00 pm

Our team gathered some great video which didn’t get paired up with featured articles this week, but they’re excellent Easter evening treats. Here’s a second chance for some videos we couldn’t squeeze into this week’s lineup.

Early Morning Swim: Keith Olbermann Blasts Limbaugh Comments on Haiti

By: Friday January 15, 2010 5:00 am

There isn’t a human tragedy too big for the drug-addicted draft-dodging sex tourist to politicize. RUSH: No, I’m not evading it at all. If I said it I meant to say it, and I do believe that everything is political to this president. Everything this president sees is a political opportunity, including Haiti, and he [...]

Kansas City Free Clinic: Haunting Video from the Heartland

By: Thursday December 10, 2009 8:58 am

Many of the people I met today are working full time and simply cannot afford the exorbitant monthly health insurance premium, so they go without. The choice is stark. Health insurance or rent, food and clothing for the kids.

[Ed. Note: Eve is in Kansas City today, helping out and talking to folks at the free health care clinic organized by the National Association of Free Clinics with funding raised in large part by MSNBC's Keith Olbermann. MSNBC will be streaming their own video from KC starting at noon EST; Eve has more video of her own after the jump. If you need help finding affordable medical assistance in your area, NAFC has this directory of free clinics.]

President Clinton to Skip Arkansas Free Clinic, Blames Olbermann for Politicizing Event

By: Friday November 20, 2009 2:15 pm

Bill Clinton told FDL’s Eve Gittelson that it would be problematic for him to attend a free medical clinic being held in Little Rock, Arkansas tomorrow because MSNBC’s Keith Olbermann had “politicized” the event.” He indicated that some were turning the event into a primary kickoff against Arkansas Sen. Blanche Lincoln.

Blanche Lincoln Holds Health Care Bill Hostage While Bill Halter Brings Olbermann Clinics to Arkansas

By: Thursday November 19, 2009 5:00 pm

I think it’s so sad that even as Arkansas has one of the highest uninsured rates in the country (17%), Blanche Lincoln is refusing to say whether she’ll even allow debate on desperately needed health care legislation. Instead, she’s focused on leveraging her vote for personal political advantage. She wants to be “wooed.”

Good for Lieutenant Governor Halter for putting the needs of Arkansas ahead of political self-interest.

Early Morning Swim: Chris Hayes Discusses Stupak Amendment on Countdown

By: Tuesday November 10, 2009 4:45 am

Second thoughts? After indicating that she could live with the Stupak amendment in an interview Monday morning, Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) said tonight that she opposes the measure because it overreaches in restricting access to abortions. Her words mark a slight change of attitude from this morning, when she suggested on MSNBC that the amendment [...]

Late Night: Elephants on Parade?

By: Friday October 23, 2009 8:00 pm

Fox has been shoveling shit on the White House since day one of the Obama Presidency, so why has this administration waited till October to call a spade a spade?

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