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Rubio: Obama Has 'Obsession' to Raise Taxes

In excerpts, says president's plans will hurt middle class

(Newser) - President Obama is going to make middle-class jobs a big part of his State of the Union Address, but Marco Rubio says the president's approach would backfire. Politico has excerpts of Rubio's Republican rebuttal, to be delivered in English and Spanish , including:
  • “The tax increases and the
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Alaskans Erupt Over Jindal Volcano Jab

(Newser) - Alaskans of all stripes are incensed by Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal’s disparaging comments Tuesday about the necessity of volcano monitoring, the Anchorage Daily News reports. It’s “a matter of life and death in Alaska,” Sen. Mark Begich wrote the Republican. Even Gov. Sarah Palin’s office... More »

Here Comes Jindal; 'Oh, God,' Says MSNBC

(Newser) - After Keith Olbermann introduced Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal’s rebuttal to President Obama’s congressional speech last night, MSNBC broadcast snickers and a hushed voice intoning “Oh, God,” Fox News reports. The voice is thought to have been Olbermann’s or that of co-host Chris Matthews. Both have... More »

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