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Archive for January, 2012

Susan G. Komen Foundation Defunds Planned Parenthood

Susan G. Komen Foundation Defunds Planned Parenthood

Source: Sarah Kliff / The Washington Post The Associated Press reports that Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the nation’s leading breast-cancer charity, will cut off its funding to Planned Parenthood affiliates, where the foundation has traditionally paid for preventive screening services. According to the AP, the move will mean “a cutoff of hundreds of thousands of […]

Indiana Lawmakers Advance Drug Testing For Welfare Applicants And Themselves

Indiana Lawmakers Advance Drug Testing For Welfare Applicants And Themselves

Source: Arthur Delaney / The Huffington Post The Indiana House of Representatives approved a bill Tuesday that would drug test people who apply for welfare, along with members of the Indiana General Assembly. “I feel it is imperative that your tax dollars go to those who are truly trying to better themselves. We must provide […]

Charlie Crist Would Consider President Obama (VIDEO)

Charlie Crist Would Consider President Obama  (VIDEO)

Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist talks about the GOP race and the rift in the party. WATCH:

Ex-LA Teacher Charged With Molesting 23 Children

Ex-LA Teacher Charged With Molesting 23 Children

Source: Sylvia Wood / MSNBC A former 61-year-old elementary school teacher has been charged with molesting 23 children after an investigation by authorities uncovered more than 40 photographs showing victims with their eyes blindfolded and mouths covered with tape, possibly inside a classroom. Mark Berndt was arrested at his Torrance home Monday following a year-long […]

Newt Gingrich Robocall: Mitt Romney Forced Holocaust Survivors To Eat Non-Kosher Food

Newt Gingrich Robocall: Mitt Romney Forced Holocaust Survivors To Eat Non-Kosher Food

Source: Amanda Terkel / The Huffington Post LAKELAND, Fla. – The Newt Gingrich campaign has a robocall out in Florida claiming that Mitt Romney once took kosher food away from Holocaust survivors. The allegation made in the call, obtained by anti-robocall activist Shaun Dakin, is undoubtedly targeted at Florida’s large Jewish and elderly populations. The […]

TJMS: New Ohio State Bill Would Allow Division I Schools To Pay Student Athletes A Stipend Of Up To $8,000

TJMS: New Ohio State Bill Would Allow Division I Schools To Pay Student Athletes A Stipend Of Up To $8,000

Roland Martin talks with Ohio State Rep. Alicia Reece about a new student athlete payment bill that she has introduced. Under the proposed bill, student athletes would receive a stipend of up to $8,000 a year to cover expenses.

NABJ Hall Of Fame: Johnathan Rodgers, Pat Harvey, Gwen Ifill And Wallace Terry

NABJ Hall Of Fame: Johnathan Rodgers, Pat Harvey, Gwen Ifill And Wallace Terry

Lots of people help us to produce “Washington Watch” every week, but there’s one man who had the vision to put it on the air in the first place and he was inducted this week into the National Association of Black Journalists Hall of Fame at the Newseum here in Washington, D.C. Roland Martin’s friend, […]

David Axelrod Tweets Photo Of President Obama’s Dog Inside Car In Veiled Jab At Romney

David Axelrod Tweets Photo Of President Obama’s Dog Inside Car In Veiled Jab At Romney

Source: James Crugnale / Mediaite Chief Obama strategist David Axelrod posted a cutting photo tweet implicitly targeting Republican hopeful Mitt Romney. The photo featured President Obama riding in his car with his Portuguese water dog, Bo, with the caption “How loving owners transport their dogs.”

Roland Martin To Herman Cain: Why Endorse Gingrich The Politician And Not Romney The CEO? (VIDEO)

Roland Martin To Herman Cain: Why Endorse Gingrich The Politician And Not Romney The CEO? (VIDEO)

Roland Martin, Maria Cardona, Will Cain and Soledad O’Brien talk with former GOP presidential candidate Herman can about his recent endorsements.

WATCH: Soledad O’Brien Grills Rep. Allen West About His ‘Get The Hell Out’ Of The United States’ Comments

WATCH: Soledad O’Brien Grills Rep. Allen West About His ‘Get The Hell Out’ Of The United States’ Comments

Source: Nando Di Fino / Mediaite Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) was a guest on Soledad O’Brien‘s Starting Point Tuesday morning, and was confronted with questions about his now-infamous, “get the hell out of the United States” comments from over the weekend, directed at DemocratsBarack Obama, Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid, andDebbie Wasserman Schultz.

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