Is Joe Namath On Medicare?
>> no. no. i don't want to cut medicare. i'm going to preserve medicare. >> mitt romney's secret video -- >> there are 47% of the people who will vote for the president no matter what. there are 47% who are with him, who are dependent upon government, who believe that they are victims, who believe that government has the responsibility to care for them. who believe that they are entitled to health care, to food, to housing, to you name it. >> and the republican party after this election. >> the republican party is going to be the majority party. and i will say, you know, polls, i don't think we pay a lot of attention to polls. i think it's like a baseball game. i like to look at the total score at the end of nine innings. >> and a farewell to stephen colbert. >> it's been an absolute pleasure, sir. the greatest honor of my life. and i know i speak for all of us, that we will miss you, sir. >> yes, you will, colbert. you will. every night. >>> we begin with tonight's lead, another round of confusion today about what mitt romney plans for medicare. on "60 minutes" last week, romney was asked if he would repeal obama's health care plan, which is based on the idea that we should have a public option, the choice of a public health insurance program that competes with private insurers. and mitt romney said yes. he said he would repeal it. and then today, the obama campaign is out with this ad, saying he's going to get rid of medicare. now, that is not at all what mitt romney said. he was very clear. we should have a public option, a choice of a public health insurance program that competes with private insurers. that is not what obama care does. apparently, the obama campaign is now saying that mitt romney stands for eliminating all federal health care programs in the country. h
Weekends With Alex Witt MSNBC Sep 29, 2012 4:00am PDT and the obama campaign. mitt romney needs to take a page from john mccain's 2008 playbook. i think he was pretty clear. you're going to hear the word "old" a lot. >> i'm not in this race to slow the rise of the oceans or to heal the planet. my job is to keep america strong, and to get america back on track. >> i'm not a member of the environmentalist class. i love america. i love the environment. but i refuse to accept the idea that we can only create good jobs if we destroy good jobs. i refuse to accept that. i know we can create jobs that are good for america. >> the more accurate assessment of the state of the economy at the time, the state of the economy was in much worse condition. the economy had been growing for five years. the economy was in a recession at the time in 2007. >> john mccain's campaign manager said, mitt romney has been running around saying he's not going to let obama turn america in the same mess he turned massachusetts into, but he just guaranteed it last night. >> the same line that the president used during the convention speech, massachusetts is in much better shape now
News Nation MSNBC Oct 2, 2012 11:00am PDT and his republican challenger, former massachusetts governor mitt romney.
this as the president leads by six points among early voters.
>> there is no such thing as a voter that is too smart to vote.
>> you have to be an idiot to not understand that voter i.
laws are aimed at preventing people from voting and specifically targeting people who are poor and people who are elderly.
>> we're making the wrong choice.
i'm going to tell you why i think we're making the wrong choice.
>> with less than a week to go before the first presidential debate, the candidates are taking their message directly to voters.
the president in madison, wisconsin, this morning, romney in virginia.
karen, you have the memo.
>> reporter: i do.
paul, the romney campaign is definitely feeling the pressure to perform on wednesday night.
you have been out on the campaign trail.
you know what the president's message has been.
he is looking at this contest as a referendum on his first term.
>> who do you trust to do a better job on the economy and creating jobs?
>> reporter: and the romney campaign has stressed that the debates are an opportunity to reintrodu.
NOW With Alex Wagner MSNBC Sep 27, 2012 12:00pm EDT romney has been out there.
i think that's really bad news for mitt romney and really good news for the obama people.
>> i want to bring in perry bacon and susan.
susan, let me start with you.
i want to play another clip from paul ryan talking about the mitt romney campaign.
listen and i'll give you a chance to respond.
>> a lot of people think we have not been specific enough.
we have been specific.
we just haven't -- we haven't -- we haven't spent enough time explaining our specific proposals.
>> all right.
i'll start with you, perry.
what is the biggest challenge facing the romney camp going into the debate?
>> i would say the biggest challenge in all honesty is expectations.
i don't know if policymakers are going to like it, but they're the ones who are saying this.
paul ryan said the campaign hasn't been specific enough.
many of us are saying, we've been hearing the same things for the last six months.
we haven't seen a lot of specifics.
the biggest challenge they have and it's a big one is, can they meet expectations?
they need to have a moment.
Weekends With Alex Witt MSNBC Sep 30, 2012 9:00am PDT 's raise your