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>> he has a job. >> "the five" will be tweeting throughout the state of the union. join the conversation. we'll be using #foxnewschat. see you back here tomorrow. "special report" is next. democrats squirming over okay okay just a day before the state of the union, another member of the president's party sounds the alarm. this is "special report." good evening, i'm bret baier. another democrat is warning tonight of impending disaster over obamacare. virginia's jim moran said the whole thing can fall apart if young people don't sign up. this comes as senate republicans unveil their version of an alternative bill just a day before the president's marquee address to the nation. mike emanuel takes a look.
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>> an eraratic but always liberal, jim moran, broke with the president on the issue of obamacare, warning the law could unravel. >> i'm afraid the millennials, if you will, are less likely to sign up. i think they feel more independent, more invulnerable than prior generations. >> a now polls shows of those who tried signing up for obamacare, 71% have encountered problems. and two thirds of americans say things still aren't going well. yet jay carney said the administration believes they're now heading in the right direction. >> we are seeing a significant surge in enrollment and signps. we're seeing and saw in december a significant surge in the percentage of young americans under 35 enrolling. >> meanwhile, florida republican senator marco rubio continues pushing a proposal that would eliminate a provision of obamacare, lowing for a taxpayer funded bailout of companies at the taxpayer's sole disscretion.
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>> all these companies losing money under the policy, under obamacare, will have the opportunity to be bailed out by the taxpayers. that's wrong. we need to stop that. >> making the case that repealing obamacare is an economic and moral necessity, three republican senators have unfailed an alternative. the senators say they would lower health care costs, increase consumers' choices and control over their benefits, provide for people with pre-existing conditions and reform medicaid so it's sustainment. patient care act would also scrab the website, and replace them with tax credits so consumers with by the coverage they want. >> it's sustainable and achievable. without the tax hikes, mandates, budget-busting spending that has made obamacare so unpopular with the american people. most importantly, unlike obamacare, our plan will reduce health care costs for american
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individuals, families, and businesses. >> the white house tried to dismusit as more of the same. aides that have crafted the republican version say it may have to wait until 2017 when mr. obama leaves office, but if republicans win back the majority of the senate this fall, it would provide a push. >> the senators will be greta san susteren's guess on the record tonight. an embattled leader hemorrhaging approval numbers whose party could lose their grip of the senate, virtually cementing his lame duck status. that one way to look at what president obama is facing in the final 24 hours before the state of the union address, but all indications are the president will come out on the attack. ed henry tells us what we know right now. >> today, president obama used social media to tee up the state of the union address with a
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short, innocuous sounding video. >> tomorrow night, it's time to restore opportunity for all. >> his top aides are signaling the speech will be a much more aggressive power play. he'll try to work with congress on issues like immigration and also stands ready to bypass them with unilateral executive action on issues like the economy, environment, and health care. >> mindful of congress's relu reluctance to be cooperative at times, the president is going to exercise his authority. he's going to use his pen and his phone. >> the white house today even tweeting out a photo of the pen the president can use to write his speech or take executive action. >> if the president wants to move quickly to create jobs, why not take that pen today and approve the keystone pipeline? >> ed, as you know, the practice for many years now of administrations of both parties, the reviews involved in an international pipeline like this, a pipeline that crosses an
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international boundary, are done or run by the state department. >> gop leaders say the state department has been studying the keystone xl pipeline for years and note democrats have also urged the president to pull back on trade deals republicans like. >> i think it's time to go in a different direction. there are some job creating steps he could take right now. >> a new abc news/washington post poll shows the public might want a new direction as well. only 37% of the public trust the president a great deal or a good amount to make the right decisions for the country. 63% say they trust him some or none. tough numbers for a president with a weak report card from the last state of the union when he pushed immigration reform, gun control, and a hike in the minimum wage and got none of it. white house officials say that republican obstructionism justifies the move to take more action, some of which sounds murky, such as officials confirming a report the president will announce an agreement with big corporations to make sure the long-term
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unemployed get a fair shot at a new job. >> and the commitments that major employers make in this regard will, if fulfilled, be enormously helpful to this significant challenge. the key phrase if fulfilled. the white house is not sure if the corporations will follow through, and the administration does not have any authority to actually enforce this agreement because it doesn't have the backing of a law passed by congress which shows the limit of some of these executive actions. >> ed, thank you. >> the father of one of four americans murdered in the benghazi terror attacks will be at the state of the union address. he said he will bring charles woods, the former of navy s.e.a.l. ty woods who died trying to hold off the terrorists as they attacked in benghazi. >> hillary clinton said her biggest regret as secretary of
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state is what happened in b bengha benghazi. she said the loss of the four americans was, quote, a terrible tragedy that illustrated the challenge of protecting citizens serving in dangerous parts of the world. >> foreign policy continues to vex the president. while the u.s. scored points in somalia, there are new worries tonight in afghanistan and egypt. jennifer griffin bring s us up o date from the pentagon. the u.s. carried out a drone strike in somalia. what do we know? >> the u.s. military is not confirming the name of the target, but i'm told they believe they have gotten their man. he's a well known leader of al chabshabab with ties to al qaed. earlier this month, the u.s. sent a handful of uniformed conventional military officers to mogadishu. they're the first troops based in somalia since blackhawk down
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in the mid-'90s. >> it brought down two blackhawks in somalia, but what can you tell us about a u.s. and egyptian helicopter shot down? >> there's a tape from a group known as an saral jerusalem showing them firing at an egyptian military helicopter. i'm told it's an as-6 or 7 in the video. these are manpads that went missing from gadhafi's property after his overthrow. the u.s. sent experts to libya, you'll remember, to find these shoulder-fired missiles and remains concerned these could bring down a commercial airliner if they fall in the wrong hands. >> any information on the apache helicopter sale the u.s. wants to sell to iraq?
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>> they inform to sell 24 apache helicopters to iraq. nuri al maliki said he needs them to fight al qaeda. many in congress are concerned, however, he'll use them against his political opponents. the state department lobbied capitol hill not to block the sale. >> and finally, afghanistan. growing frustration with president hamid karzai. >> yes, in fact u.s. military commanders are angry about karzai's plan to release 37 dangerous prisoners, some of them bombmakers with the blood of american troops on their hands. karzai said again today he would not sign a bilateral security agreement. without an agreement, all u.s. troops have to leave afghanistan by the end of 2014. >> busy night on a lot of fronts. jennifer, thank you. the dow was down again today, losing 41. the s&p 500 drops 9. the nasdaq fell 45. up next, opening up new
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fronts and old wounds on the war on women. >> first, here's what some of our fox affiliates are covering. fox 8 in new orleans with the first day of the federal corruption trial for former mayor ray nagin. charges include wire friday, money laundering and bribery. he's pleaded not guilty. fox 9 in philadelphia with a new meaning for the term royal flush. workers unclog a sewer pipe in an atlantic city hotel room and found fake poker chips. they have linked a north carolina man with almost $3 million in funny money smuggled into a poker tournament. and a live look from eden prairie, minnesota. the story there is the massive cold in minnesota and an icy chunk of the nation. windchills in the twin cities expected to be as low as 45 below zero tonight. chicago is looking at 15 below zero tonight. that's without the windchill. public schools and government offices in much of the midwest will be closed again tuesday.
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nationwide, about 900 flights have been canceled. that's tonight's live look outside the beltway as the sun sets in minnesota. we'll be right back. new fast acting advil. with an ultra-thin coating and fast absorbing advil ion core™ technology, it stops pain before it gets worse. nothingorks faster. new fast acting advil. look for it in the white box. of fast is good and faster is better. good thing walgreens gets you in and out in no time. so you get the relief you need with new fast acting advil. at the corner of happy and healthy.
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the suburban baltimore shopping center where a teenager killed two people and then himself saturday has reopened. investigators say they're still searching for a motive behind the attack at the mall in columbia. the shooter has been identified as 19-year-old darion aguilar. police say they found a journal that, quote, expressive general unhappiness. >> the case of the brain dead pregnant woman being kept alive despite her family's wishes is now over. the federal court complied with a judge's order. officials at the facility had contended texas law prohibited such action because of the fetus. >> royal caribbean cruise line has cut short the voyage of one
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of its ships where hundreds of passengers and crew have fallen ill. the cdc says 577 of the 3,050 passengers of the explorer of the seas were sick. they have yet to confirm the cause, but speculation on the fast spreading virus, a norovirus which has stricken cruise ships before. >> a counter attack on what the republican party calls a war on women. james rosen tells us one gop hopeful or likely hopeful is reopening old wounds to make a point. >> twice on sunday, nbc news david gregory asked rand paul, the kentucky republican and 2016 prospect about last week's much paublicized comments by mike huckabee, the former governor and fox news personal in which he accused democrats of patronizing women. >> we didn't start this glossy
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and sometimes dumbed down debate on a war on women. i think the facts show that women are doing very well. >> but then gregory asked about the democrats leading 2016 pr prospect hillary clinton and remarks by paul's wife, kelly, who cited clinton's predatory affair with monica lewinsky which should preclude her return to the white house. >> someone who takes advantage of a young girl in the office and they have the gall to stand up and say republicans are having a war on women? so yes, i think it's a factor. it's not hillary's fault. >> it should be an issue? >> it's a factor in judging bill clinton. >> but is it somebody hillary clinton should be judged on? >> i'm not saying that. this is in regard to the clintons. sometimes it's hard to separate one from the other. >> whether he tended to start up the scandal, it was a heated and
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volatile subject for the media. >> president clinton did a bad, bad thing. monica lewinsky was not exactly an innocent vim. >> harry reid suggested that airing any criticism of hillary clinton on any subject will backfire on the gop. >> the republicans are struggling with how they deal and relate to women. and to attack potentially the first women president i think is very bullish. >> even conservatives recognized the republican party suffered from the war on women in 2012 and must neutralize it and turn it around in 2014 and beyond. >> they need to talk about women as if there aren't women issues. we need to talk about the economy and jobs and not limit to issues which the democrats have done, which is abortion and contraception. >> house democrats and the gop split the women's vote in the 2010 midterm elections as a decade ago, george bush and then senator john kerry.
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not since clinton has a presidential candidate won a majorityf of women's votes. >> interpreting what a politician meant to say is sacontact sport here in washington. tonight, brit hume is here to tell us about how much time is wasted misunderstanding political speech. >> hi, bret. no matter the state of the economy, one sector always thrives. i'm speaking of the hurt feelings industry. this is the tendency of the politically conscious to hunt for supposedly offensive comments by their opponents and react with apparent shock and display. most of the time, they're not offended but delighted someone is offended. conservatives fumed that andrew cuomo said ordinary people with conservative views on abortion, gay rights, and guns had no place in his state. in fact, cuomo read in full, was clearly talking about republican
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candidates with extreme views on such issues. and last week, mike huckabee suggested that democrats hold such a patronizing view of women that they believe they can't manage their sexual lives without free help from ungen sam. cnn and nbc news tweeted huckabee himself, not democrats, had expressed such a few. barbara boxer then described the view to the whole republican party and asked what century are they living in? the cnn and nbc reports were soon corrected, but not before they, like the leading interpretation of cuomo's comments had given the hurt industries feelings industry another busy day. >> twitter, facebook, 24/7 news. how do you change something like that? >> i think of our colleague, jim lehrer, who moderated many a presidential debate and conducted innumerable interviews in his career. he used to say when he was getting a question in the debate, he wasn't trying to get
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the patitian to say something h didn't mean or didn't intend to say. he was trying to find out what the politician intended to say and believed. that wouldn't be a bad place to start. >> thank you, brit. >> what do you think of senator paul's comments. let me know at or on twitter. still ahead, the little sisters of the poor undefeated against uncle sam so far. first, a name synonymous with horror and evil returning to auschwitz. question, how much money do you think you'll need when you retire? then we gave each person a ribbon to show how many years that amount might last. i was trying to, like, pull it a little further. [ woman ] got me to 70 years old. i'm going have to rethink this thing. it's hard to imagin how much we'll need for a retirement that could last 3years or mor so maybe we need to approach things dferently, if we want to be ready for a longer retirement.
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one of history's darkest chapters was revisited today in
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poland. survivors of the auschwitz nazi death camp took part in an event on holocaust remembrance day. >> a solemn pilgrimage to the world's most notorious death camp that still bears the sign reading work will make you free. it was here at auschwitz in poland where one million of the 6 million jews in the holocaust perished. as we enter the 70th anniversary in june, crowds mark the 60th anniversary of the concentration camp. israel's largest delegation of members ever came to pray and remember. they were accompanied by 24 holocaust survivors at today's remembrance. >> translator: where remember how they burned down the crematorium, the often sounds of the irons. i was in a small house and saw it from the window.
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fear and anxiety. gr jews and other groups persecuted by the nazis arrived on packed trains to an uncertain but inescapable fate. >> you look at the snow, you can't hide the blood, the blood of my brother and sister who were massacred here. >> 69 years ago, this place was liberated, congressman. when you came here today, tell me the impact that it had on you. >> governor, it's almost without words that i stand here. you know, i think i have now been to the worst place on earth. and there are so many unanswered questions when you look at where we are and the enormity of the evil that took place here. >> as we approach that time in history when there will no longer be any holocaust survivors alive to tell their stories, it will be up to the families and the memorial itself to insure the world never forgets.
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amy kellogg, fox news. breaking news from ukraine tonight. embattled president victori ia u yanukovych has agreed to scrap harsh anti-protest laws that set off a wave of clashes between demonstrators and police over the past week. protesters who stormed the justice ministry last night withdrew today after the justice minister threatened to declare a state of emergency. some texas democrats want the man campaigning for the governor pfrs job to prove he needs a wheelchair. and politics or just bad journalism? why the "new york times" almost ignored the march for life again. the grapevine is next. is your tv powered by coal? natural gas? nuclear? or renewables like solar... and wind? let's find out. this is where america's electricity comes from. a diversity of energy sources helps ensure the electricity
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stop taking cialis and get medical help right away. ask your doctor about cialis for daily use and a 30-tablet free trial. now, some fresh pickings from the political grapevine. margaret sullivan has taken her paper to task for its failure to provide adequate coverage of the annual pro-life rally, march for life. thursday, the times published a single photograph with a two-line caption on page a-17. when sullivan asked the washington bureau chief why no staff reporter was assigned to the event, she replied in part, quote, we have given extensive coverage to opponents of abortion, we do not cover every protest and tent to focus on the substance of the issue. this particular march, in part because of the weather, was smaller than in years past. last year, which was the 40th anniversary of roe v. wade, we
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did present a lepthier story on the march. what ryan didn't say is that the times completely skipped the march for life in the previous five years from 2008 to 2012. size never matters. liberalism is what matters. the times has defined a large enough protest as for illegal aliens or about ten opponents to the national prayer breakfast. >> apparently, there is such a thing as a wheelchair proofer. they cast doubts that texas republican gubernatorial candidate greg abbott really needs a wheelchair. one reads, quote, give us the medical records. prove he's a paraplegic. he had a kid after the incident. check to see what the odds of that happening with severe lower spinal cord injury. he has been disabled since 1984 when an oak tree fell on him while he was falling. his spokesman said, denigrating
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the disabled is unworthy of texas, the accident that put him in his wheelchair has helped him understand the challenges people in texas and across the country face every day. feignally, this is a bit fishy. in new zealand, a doctor reportedly survived a shark attack, stitched himself up, and then instead of seeking further medical attention, he went to a pub for a well deserved pint. chalk one up for david versus goliath. on friday, we told you the supreme court is siding for now with a coalition of catholic groups against the obamacare contraception mandate. shannon has the specifics. >> in a simp 8 one-page order, the life line to an order of nuns fighting a federal regulation that would force them to facilitate access to cost-free contraception for employees. the impact would be far beyond the little sisters of the poor
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because it would apply to more than 400 similarliy situated groups. >> it's all about religious liberty for everybody. it's not about contraception. they may have a policy disagreement with the government, but what this is about is the federal government forcing the little sisters to participate in doing something they think is wrong. >> the order bars the administration from enforcing the contraception mandate against the nuns at least until their underlying case against the tenth circuit is resolved. they'll have to send written notice to the department of health and human services that they're a religious entity is objections to the mandate. they won't have to use the form that they say amounts to instructing them to provide drugs they believe may cause abortions. the obama administration believes the nuns should be obgalted to file that hhs form. >> this is a matter before the court. the court is going to hear the case.
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we believe our rules have struck the right balance and we'll see what the court has to say. >> the supreme court made clear that despite giving the nuns a temporary injunction against the contraception mandate, the order, quote, should not be constewed as the court's views on the merits, but the justices may ultimately get a chance to weigh in. the nuns-lawyer said they will appeal the underlying case all the way to the supreme court if necessary. >> breaking news from capitol hill. a compromise between house and senate negotiators on a new farm bill. will cut food stamps by about $800 million a year, around 1%. that's twice the amount cut in the senate version, but just a fifth of the total slashed in last fall's house budget. the florida congressman who pleaded guilty to cocaine possession last year is resigning. republican trey radel is finally bowing to pressure from gop leaders. he admitted to buying the coke from an undercover cop in october. he went through rehab and had
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pledged to stay in office. >> president obama says he'll go around congress if he can't go through it. we'll talk about what we may hear in the state of the union address after the break. go to our home page, logon to the sr bing pulse. plus, tomorrow night, during the president's state of the union address, you can participate then in the big pulse. keep it here.
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the president is going to exercise his authority. he's going to use his pen and his phone to advance an agenda that is focused squarely on expanding opportunity. making sure that in america, hard work and responsibility are rewarded. and that opportunity is expanded. >> i think if you want to work with somebody, you don't start with a threat. there's a little bit of a menacing tone in terms of this, i've got my pen or i've got my phone speech that he made.
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>> i think the president has a big choice to make. is it going to be a speech about confrontation or a speech about cooperation? we have demonstrated in recent months, if you'll meet us halfway, we'll find some common ground, work with you. if that what he wants to, do we'll have a productive year. >> setting up for the sate of the union address tomorrow night, the president is putting the final touches, we're told, on the speech. we don't know exactly how long it's going to be, but today, the white house tweeted out a photo of the pen the president with use to write his speech or take that executive action they have talked about. this comes as new polls are out. a new poll is very interesting. abc/washington post poll. how much confidence do you have in president obama to make the right decision for the country's future. great deal or good amount, 37%. some or none, 63%. than the environment in which the state of the union address takes place tomorrow night. let's bring in our panel. steve hayes. charles lame, and charles
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krauthammer. steve, what about this whole back and forth about the pen and the phone and what's going to be said and what won't be? >> we have heard it all before. remember, the president did this back in 2011 after republicans took over the house of representatives. the white house declared, we can't wait. we're going to do these things that the republicans, intransient republicans in congress won't allow us to. that's how we're going to govern. the problem for the president is he doesn't have much to point to ing terms of real accomplishments in congress. and number two, politically, it's hard to enough how this is going to help him. the republicans who ran and won in 2010 are the ones who will be up in 2014, the senate democrats we have talked about so much in red states, are the ones defending their seats. does the president of the united states think in effect, declaring congress irrelevant is going to help them help them? i don't think it's likely to have that effect. >> dan pfeiffer, senior adviser to the president appeared on fox
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news sunday this weekend. >> you can do a lot. i think two things from 2013 that don't get enough attention. first, the president put in place a climate action plan to reduce carbon pollution, taking historic steps without and then we also worked with the fcc so that we have a initiative in place moving forward to provide wireless access to 99% of school districts in the country. that's significant something to do without congress. >> the most common word i heard was practical about this address, realistic. it seems like it's being scaled back as to expectations. >> well, you know, the truth of the matter is i spent my whole afternoon trying to think of significant, practical steps the president can take to advance his agenda, which by the way, is a popular one. a strong theme, expanding prosperity, that doesn't involve congress. the list isn't very long. over there, freddie mac and fannie may, they could make mortgages easier to get. this is politics.
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it's 2014. it's about giving the democratic base something to get excited about, to steve's point. they are annoyed or a little dismayed that obama wasn't able to push through more last year, and this is kind of like a promise, okay, this year, i'm going to deliver. here's the dilemma. one of his big items is climate. regulating co2 emissions. that would be a problem for at least two democratic senators whei can think of running for re-election. ma mary landrieu and mark begich. he's going to have to be careful how he calibrates all this. >> charles? >> this is all empty rhetoric. this is the framing of issues for election day. they know they're not going to achieve anything. surely not in congress, and the idea, as steve said, there was a speech in 2011 that was called the "we can't wait" campaign, and here's what the president said. we can't wait for congress to do its job.
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whether they won't act, i will. i told my administration to keep looking every single day for actions that we can take without congress. what do we achieve? nothing, the reason is that under the constitution, i know it's a summit that often gets in the way of the president, it's the congress that approperates the money. he can't do anything without appropriations. all he can do is move money around or he can stop and obstruct and regulate. and the one area where he has a lot of leeway is the epa because the courts have ruled that carbon can be called a pollutant, and once it's a pollutant, that means you can regulate any fossil fuel you don't like into oblivion if you like, as with coal, but of course, that's going to hurt a lot of democrats in the coal states. so he doesn't have a lot he can do. and the idea that you would tweet out a picture of the pen, i mean, god, how low can you go? all he can do is wave a pen?
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what is he going to sign, do? they can't tell you. >> from 2011 to now, you're saying they could wait? >> exactly. >> steve, let me put up the newest fox news polls about if the elections were held today. you have the republican/democratic head to head. republicans up slightly. you can see how it has changed since october 2013. up by a couple points. but overall, congressional job approval is still in the dumps. in fact, historic approval at 13%. so you know, republicans have an issue here, too. as the state of the union address goes forward. >> sure, everybody in congress does, but think back to where we were after president obama won re-election. the republican brand was, you know, there was all this hand wringing in washington about the republican brand, the shutdown, going back to the shutdown, republicans were never going to survive. serious analysts saying republicans were never going to survive the shutdown, and here they are with an advantage on
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the generic ballot. that's pretty significant. when you think back to where president obama was at the beginning of his presidency, when he announced he would be a transformational president. now he's gone from transforming the country, making liberalism safe for america, in affect to touting wireless access around the country. if you take the white house's argument on its own terms, that is the small ball that president obama announced he wanted to avoid doing on his way to becoming president. >> i think, to congressman chuck coal's question, is it going to be a speech about confrontation or a speech about confidence? >> it sounds like from everything we're hearing, it is a speech that promises, if you don't cooperate, i'll in effect go around you or over your head with my pen and my phone. and i think that with the debt ceiling vote coming up and things like that, that's throwing down a gauntlet to the
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republicans and challenging them to go against him. >> do the republicans tie something to the debt ceiling significantly this time and do that standoff again? >> they should. and i think it ought to be the bailout of obamacare. they've got to pick an issue where there is absolutely widespread support. maybe 80% support, when you have that, you can win on the debt ceiling. you have anything less, you're going to lose, as we have seen in the past. next up, rand paul, bill and hillary clinton, and the war on women. huh, fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. yeah. everybody knows that. did you know there is an oldest trick in the book? what? trick number one. look-est over there. ha ha. made-est thou look. so end-eth the trick. hey.... yes.... geico.
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of a young girl in their office? i mean, really. kn then they have the gall to stand up and say republicans are having a war on women.
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so yes, i think it's a factor. >> now, it's not hillary's fault. >> it should be an issue -- >> but it is a factor in judging bill clinton. >> but is it something hillary clinton should be judged on if she were a candidate in 2016? i'm not saying that. that's with regard to the clintons. sometimes it's hard to separate one from the other. clintons and it's sometimes difficult to tell one from the other. >> we start with mike huckabee, and his statements about libido at the rnc. it ended up quoting paul's wife kelly who said that president clinton's predatory affair with intern monica lewinsky was a bad thi thing. >> there's only two ways or there seem to be a tendency to talk about women in two ways when it comes to sex and sexual
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activity. there are terrible -- president clinton did a bad, bad thing, monica lewinsky wasn't quite an innocent victim. >> we're back with our panel, charles, what about this sort of thing, this back and forth? and the interpretation of what's being said? >> i thought we were done with that, like 15 years ago, that was suffering enough, i mean spending a year and a half or two on that. in the matter of pure politics, i don't think what rand paul said is a very good idea. the reason is this, it's going to look like guilt by association, she wasn't the one involved, unless you want to get in the weeds and retry, remake the argument that she enabled or she covered up or whatever. do you really want to talk about that? and people will say, this is old news and we have heard it and the country made a judgment on it and it moved on. here's the biggest irony of all,
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when republicans tried all this in 1998 when the issue was red hot and they had a midterm election and they got crushed. so why would you bring it up? i just think that republicans have so much else they can talk about. this is a failed administration, we have high unemployment, the worst recovery. you can talk about women's issues in terms of late term abortion and other stuff to get into issues that only play on stereotypes that make the develop look bad, is simply a political error, of a major sort. >> not the best booking of a panel with four guys on the panel, but, chuck, your thoughts? >> i thought rand paul was rambling there, he starts saying the whole war on women is a myth, women are winning a and then he starts a whole bunch of
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statistics. you know, that 60% of the people in law school are women. that isn't true. it's 48% according to the american bar association. he says 55% of the people in medical school are women. that isn't true, it's 47%, according to the american association of medical colleges. he said monica lewinsky was only 20 years old when all this happened. no, he was 25. i asked myself, does rand pauline kn pauline -- ranked paul even know what he's talking about. >> he was close, he was in the ballpark. but here's a guy exaggerating the success of women in an attempt to rebut the democratic argument and the fact that he doesn't know what he's talking about. >> here's a former democratic
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aid penny lee. >> the republicans to attack potential by the first woman president, i think it's very foolish. >> i think charles is right, i think chuck is right to a certain extent. maybe rand paul could have footnoted the speech as he did there. there's a serious point in the way that -- rand paul maybe didn't make it very well, but there was a serious point that we were having this a war on women, and a debate that was started by president obama. we were having that debate in the context of things like bob filner, the aftermath of anthony weiner, and i think rand paul was saying, look, look over there before you start making these claims over here. i agree with charles in particular about the politics of this. the hillary clinton is at her most sympathetic in the context of what happened in that terrible time in our history and certainly in her history. so the last thing you want to do
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here are tonight's bing highlights, democrats agreed less with republicans that president obama is repeating acts of 2011. men agreed more strongly than women with chuck's comment that climate is a big issue for the president. and the highest intensity of the
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panel was that the state of the union will be framing things for the election, the administration knows nothing been accomplished. total votes tonight, 111,000. the seattle seahawks will take on the denver bronco. >> you smell good, is it time? >> that's tim my. i just now sat on gum. >> this is not a toy. >> shortly i came across a wooden stick. >> my neighbor just had a cat party. >> taylor swift, you want to wrestle? >> it goes on and on and on. it's really good.
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thanks for inviting us into your home tonight. that's it for this special report, fair, balanced and unafraid. we have special coverage tomorrow for the state of the union, special report at 6:00, 8:55 p.m. for full coverage. went py davis is lashing out and now the candidate for texas governor is at war with rush limbaugh and greg abbott. the candidate called out for lying about her past and accused of going after her republican opponent not for his politics, but because he's in a wheelchair. and rush limbaugh is not having any of it. >> this is the woman that made a big, big splash. filibustering an anti-abortion law in texas. so she became an immediate star in the democrat party in texas. and they began pushing her for higher


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