Democratic senator Mary Landrieu said on the Senate floor that Washington's spending problem exists only on Fox News:
"I am not going to keep cutting the discretionary budget, which by the way is not out of control, despite what you hear on Fox News," said Landrieu.
The Louisiana senator did say that entitlement spending is a major problem. "It is mandatory spending that is rising rapidly, because the greatest generation that gave us the greatest nation the world has ever heard is dying and they need hospice care, they need Social Security, and they need hospitals."
The boss, sitting alongside Kirsten Powers and Charles Krauthammer, made the case on Special Report Friday that Mitt Romney should raise the issue of Barack Obama's failure to be forthright on the September 11, 2012, terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya. Watch the videos below:
The rock band R.E.M. released a statement on its website asking Fox News to stop playing their song "Losing My Religion." According to R.E.M., Fox News was playing the popular song during the Democratic convention.
Republican Mitt Romney holds a slim edge over President Obama in a head-to-head matchup, a Fox News poll released Thursday shows. In addition, the poll finds the president’s job rating has dropped to its lowest point of the year.
In a presidential matchup, Romney tops Obama by 46-44 percent if the election were today.
Here's another interesting finding from the Fox News poll showing Rick Santorum surging nationally: Unlike GOP elites and large elements of the punditocracy, Republican primary voters are not eager to close down the race.
A new Fox News poll, conducted between Monday and Thursday, shows that Rick Santorum's primary and caucus victories on Tuesday boosted him in the national Republican primary race. Overall, Santorum has moved into second place, at 23 percent, behind Mitt Romney at 33 percent. Newt Gingrich is not far behind in third place with 22 percent.
Manchester, N.H. It turns out the numbers coming into Fox (and I assume to other networks as well), shown on screen during the first couple of hours after the polls closed tonight, were incorrect as to the likely percentage of the total vote represented by the vote that was then in.
In two television interviews taped for Monday evening, Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain denied any wrongdoing as he tried to clarify his story about the allegations he was accused of sexual harassment while serving as president and CEO of the National Restaurant Association in the late 1990s. In these interviews, Cain was more forthcoming yet still vague about the details surrounding the allegations than he and his campaign had previously been since the story broke Sunday evening.
Orlando, Florida During Thursday night’s debate, Rick Perry was asked the toughest and most substantive foreign policy question of the evening. Moderator Bret Baier wanted to know what Perry would do first, as president, if he received a 3 a.m. phone call “telling [him] that Pakistan had lost control of its nuclear weapons at the hands of the Taliban.”