More Charlie Spiering Articles

  • Michelle Obama in 2013: President Obama calls me 'bossy'

    During a Christmas event last year, first lady Michelle Obama admitted that President Obama calls her "bossy" when they decorate for Christmas. "This year, I have to say, the president actually put most of the ornaments on the tree -- because he says I’m bossy, so I just sat back and let...

  • Jon Stewart kicks off #McConnelling video mashups

    "The Daily Show" host Jon Stewart had a lot of fun with Sen. Mitch McConnell's b-roll video footage released by his campaign this week. Stewart admitted Thursday that he was in a terrible mood until the clip came into his life, and shared some of his favorite mashups of the footage with...

  • After leaving CBS, Sharyl Attkisson retweets 'BS' News cartoon

    Although Sharyl Attkisson resigned from CBS News earlier this week, calling the split with the news organization "amicable."

  • Michelle Obama ad for Obamacare: 'We nag you because we love you'

    As part of the mom-themed campaign to encourage young people to sign up for Obamacare, first lady Michelle Obama joins the mothers of Hollywood stars Jonah Hill, Adam Levine, Jennifer Lopez and Alicia Keys in a new ad.

  • Joe Biden's super St. Patrick's day starts Friday

    St. Patrick's Day doesn't start until Monday, but Vice President Joe Biden is already celebrating. The Vice President's schedule features four Irish-themed events on Friday, including a St. Patrick's Day breakfast in honor of Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny, a St. Patrick's Day lunch at the...

  • Democrat believes that the Constitution is 400 years old

    Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, explained on Wednesday that the United States Constitution is 400 years old. “Maybe I should offer a good thanks to the distinguished members of the majority, the Republicans, my chairman and others, for giving us an opportunity to have a deliberative...

  • Chris Matthews pulls fire alarm for Democrats holding Senate

    MSNBC's Chris Matthews, never one for nuanced political commentary, has proclaimed that Democrats are doomed to lose the Senate in 2014. “It’s going to be very hard to hold the Senate — I think the Senate goes,” Matthews said on "Morning Joe" on Thursday. Matthews pointed out that...

  • A Colorado Republican shakeup in the race for governor

    Former Rep. Bob Beauprez, R-Colo., easily jumped into the Colorado Republican primary race for governor, moving quickly to fight his way to the top of the ticket. After announcing his bid for governor, he Finished second in the caucus straw poll a day later. Since then he has announced big...

  • Breaking: MSNBC's Ronan Farrow reports that President Obama is still popular in Kenya

    MSNBC's Ronan Farrow aired a report from Kenya on Wednesday, pointing out that even though President Obama was suffering some of his lowest approval ratings ever in America, he was still very popular in his father's homeland.

  • Rep. Louis Gohmert thinks President Obama's 'Between Two Ferns' interview was pretty funny

    Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, said he thought President Obama's "Between Two Ferns" interview with Zach Galifianakis was funny, but said it could have been funnier. "Some was funny, and some of it really died," he said, when asked about the viral video. "It wasn't as funny as it could have...

  • Valerie Jarrett does 'free commercial' for Obamacare on 'CBS This Morning'

    Obama senior adviser Valerie Jarrett joined "CBS This Morning" on Wednesday to praise the success of President Obama's "Between Two Ferns" interview that she coordinated with Zach Galifianakis. "So far it has been overwhelmingly successful," she said. "I was checking how many hits were on the...

  • President Obama's job approval rating sinks to a new low

    A Wall Street Journal/NBC poll shows that President Obama's job approval rating has reached a new low: 41 percent.

  • Poll: Bill Clinton is as popular as Pope Francis

    While President Obama is suffering from a new low in his job approval ratings, one former president is enjoying sky-high approval ratings: Bill Clinton. According to a new WSJ/NBC poll, the former president is now tied with Pope Francis with a 55-percent approval rating.



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