Booker Fawns over New Obama Nonprofit, Speaking Style

Newark Mayor Cory Booker, a staunch Democratic supporter of President Obama, had high praise for his decision to roll his reelection campaign into a nonprofit advocacy group for his second-term agenda during an interview with Soledad O’Brien on CNN. “I love what he did with turning ‘Obama for America’ to ‘Organizing for America,’ that all …

King: Inappropriate Pressure Placed on CIA, DOD to Aid Making of ‘Zero Dark Thirty’

'My concern is having an administration lean on people in the Defense Department and the CIA to provide sensitive or perhaps classified information is wrong'

Rep. Peter King (R., N.Y.) expressed concern Thursday that inappropriate pressure was placed by the Obama administration on CIA and Department of Defense officials to cooperate with the making of ”Zero Dark Thirty,” the new film detailing the 10-year manhunt for Osama bin Laden, and that possibly classified information was released. In an interview on CNN, …

Blackburn: Spending Problems Need to be Addressed Now

'If the President is wanting to be the Driver-in-Chief to go over the fiscal cliff, I find that very disappointing'

Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R., Tenn.) rebuffed CNN host Soledad O’Brien’s notion that Washington’s spending problems could be solved at a later date so Republicans would not assume public blame for going over the fiscal cliff on Wednesday’s “Starting Point.”   SOLEDAD O’BRIEN: Technically he doesn’t. What’s going to happen because of the expiration that would …