LIVESTREAM: Rhode Island State Legislators Introduce Bill to Legalize Marijuana

By: Wednesday February 12, 2014 12:00 pm

Regulate Rhode Island will livestream the press conference, which is slated to begin sometime between 3 and 3:30pm ET

 

An Hour Long Press Conference with No Questions About Obamacare Rollout

By: Tuesday October 8, 2013 1:15 pm

Nothing better shows how badly this government shutdown is going for Republicans than President Obama’s press conference today, which lasted more than an hour. Despite a terribly managed roll out of his signature health care law, Obama did not get a single question about health care.

It is Very Difficult to Believe Obama on the Debt Ceiling

By: Tuesday January 15, 2013 5:45 am

One of the most memorable parts of President Obama’s hour-long press conference on Monday came he was forced to face the issue of his own negotiating credibility problem.

President Obama’s Press Conference

By: Monday January 14, 2013 8:33 am

President Obama holds a press conference on the debt ceiling at 11:30 am ET today. NBC News reports that he will announce the US is sending drones and surveillance equipment to support the French in Mali.

Liveblog: ABA Panel on FTC Google Settlement

By: Friday January 11, 2013 9:01 am

It’s starting to look like Chairman Jon Liebowitz intentionally kept the commissioners from all meeting in one place and discovering what one another felt, because according to Commissioner J. Thomas Rosch, a majority favored bringing a suit against Google for manipulating search results. But because Liebowitz skirted Sunshine Act Meeting Laws by only meet with one Commissioner at a time, they had no chance to hear each others’ views since November.

First Obama Post-Election Press Conference Open Thread

By: Wednesday November 14, 2012 10:52 am

The President is holding a press conference, his first opportunity to take questions since the election. I’ll follow along here. You can watch it live.

…Obama says our top priority has to be jobs and growth. First I’ve heard of it!

…The idea that balanced deficit reduction has anything to do with job creation is just such up-is-downism that I can hardly comment on it.

…Starts with opening remarks by banging on taxes. Notes correctly that extending tax cuts on the first $250,000 of income means that every American – including the wealthy – gets a tax cut.

Occupy Wall Street Condemns the NDAA

By: Tuesday January 3, 2012 2:00 pm

Occupy Wall Street held a press conference on the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) signed into law by President Barack Obama on New Year’s Eve. The press conference was organized to condemn the bill, which grants the military extraordinary powers to detain US citizens indefinitely without trial.

Obama on Bank Prosecutions: They Did Nothing Illegal, Only Found Loopholes That We Worked to Close

By: Thursday October 6, 2011 12:15 pm

For perhaps the first time, President Barack Obama was forced to explain why there have been no prosecutions of Wall Street executives for their fraudulent actions during the run-up to the financial crisis. Asked by Jake Tapper to explain this behavior, Obama basically suggested that most of the actions on Wall Street weren’t illegal but just immoral, and that his Administration worked to re-regulate the financial sector with the Dodd-Frank reform legislation.

The Party Line – July 1, 2011: Dick Move

By: Friday July 1, 2011 3:45 pm

MSNBC’s “senior political analyst” Mark Halperin was suspended indefinitely on Thursday after calling President Obama “Kind of a dick” on Morning Joe. The president is not a dick—but, that said, the president did make a dick move. No, not the one that got Halperin to put in for a few extra weeks of summer vacation—the dick move was cutting the legs out from under congressional Democrats in an effort to prove his worth to whomever it is Obama looks to for approval, and improve his standing for his 2012 run.

Anthony Weiner 4pm ET Press Conference

By: Monday June 6, 2011 1:03 pm

Weiner: Wasn’t hacked. Sent the tweet out, panicked and said he was hacked. Has had text and phone relationships with six women, some before but some after his marriage. No physical relationship.

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