Bill Richardson Makes Right Call on Billy the Kid: Now Make Him Our Cuba Envoy



New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson knows all the great news angles and pardoning Billy the Kid, as he was thinking of doing, would have kept him ablaze in the press for at least a week. Richardson and this pardon may have been the single threat to Anderson Cooper’s & Kathy Griffin’s ratings tonight.

Obama’s Game May Be Picking Up — Even with Tougher Congress



(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) Barack Obama’s team is working better and delivering results that just weeks ago seemed out of reach. Tomorrow, I’m going to be offering thoughts on these results and how the Obama White House is gaining ground.

My Thoughts on DADT: On Andrea Mitchell Reports



Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Yesterday on MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell Reports, I had a discussion with Washington NBC Bureau Chief Mark Whitaker on the implications and political context for the Don’t Ask Don’t Tell repeal.