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The challenge for House Speaker John Boehner

The challenge for House Speaker John Boehner

09/20/13 08:54PM

Speaker John Boehner has a hard job. His members don't listen to him. His position isn't that safe. He just picked up a primary challenger the other day. But he also makes his job harder, and more dangerous. And the question is why? watch

Why Ezra Klein feels slightly bad for Boehner

Why Ezra Klein feels slightly bad for Boehner

09/20/13 08:45PM

Conservatives have tried to paint food stamp recipients as entitled, fraudulent moochers, but the facts tell a different story. Ezra Klein talks with author Kayla Williams about her experience with food stamps, and the House's vote to slash assistance. watch

Food stamps: Rhetoric vs. reality

Food stamps: Rhetoric vs. reality

09/20/13 08:34PM

Conservatives have tried to paint food stamp recipients as entitled, fraudulent moochers, but the facts tell a different story. Ezra Klein talks with author Kayla Williams about her experience with food stamps, and the House's vote to slash assistance. watch

Someone get this 6-year-old a show

Someone get this 6-year-old a show

09/20/13 08:28PM

Ezra Klein shares the three most awesomest things on the Internet for September 20: 1) All of Hollywood wants a piece of Big Bird and crew ; 2) What do the food fighter, computer warrior and Debbie Gibson have in common? 3) For the love of... watch

#click3: I love the ‘80s

09/20/13 08:28PM

1) All of Hollywood wants a piece of Big Bird and crew. Get in line and start practicing that alphabet y’all. 2) What do the food fighter, computer warrior and Debbie Gibson have in common?  (Hint:  It rhymes with fun-fit-fonders.) 3) For the love of entertainment and awe,  someone get this break dancing 6-year-old a show. read more

A mother and her children shop for groceries at the local Walmart in the outskirts of Harlan, Harlan, KY.

How the House wants to take food off the family table

09/20/13 03:00PM

The House of Representatives may approve a mammoth cut to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, also known as food stamps) as early as this Thursday. The Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act would cut $39 billion out of SNAP between 2014 and 2023, according to a report from the Congressional Budget Office. read more

EPA rolls out new curbs on coal plants

09/20/13 12:02PM

The Obama administration took a significant step toward enacting the president's climate policy on Friday morning, when Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator Gina McCarthy unveiled a sweeping new regulation for all future power plant construction. The roll out came almost three months after a major climate policy address in which President Obama said he was directing the EPA to "put an end to the limitless dumping of carbon pollution from our power plants, and complete new pollution standards for both new and existing power plants." read more

The Progressive Pope?

The Progressive Pope?

09/19/13 09:24PM

Pope Francis gives a stunning interview in which he downplays the church's obsession with social issues like gay marriage, abortion and birth control. watch

In SNAP vote, Republicans normalize misery

In SNAP vote, Republicans normalize misery

09/19/13 09:21PM

Instead of cutting the food stamps budget, House Republicans should have voted to expand it. But with their "Draconian" cuts, Republicans have succeeded in normalizing misery. Chris Hayes talks Mattie Duppler, Director of Budget and Regulatory Policy... watch

GOP votes to kick 4M people off food stamps

GOP votes to kick 4M people off food stamps

09/19/13 08:42PM

Thurday's vote in the House of Representatives cuts $40 billion from the federal food stamps program over the next ten years. Chris Hayes talks with Rep. Dan Kildee, D-Mich. In June, he proposed an amendment to the Farm Bill that would have helped SNAP... watch

Upbeat attitude about nuclear talks with Iran

Upbeat attitude about nuclear talks with Iran

09/19/13 08:41PM

Diplomacy over military intervention in Syria has opened up a chance to engage Iran over its nuclear capability. Chris Hayes talks with NBC News' Ann Curry, who sat down Wednesday for an exclusive interview with Iran's new president, Hassan Rouhani. watch

#click3: The Show Must Go On

09/19/13 08:31PM

1. BBC Anchor Simon McCoy actually went on-air with a pile of printer paper, instead of an iPad. To be fair, he probably got a better signal. 2. You could either hit the gym… or watch this Rocky II 30 mile running montage. 3. Someone get this Vladimir Putin doppelganger dog some pants and a horse to awkwardly ride on. read more

If you try every McDonald's sandwich

If you try every McDonald's sandwich

09/19/13 08:29PM

Chris Hayes shares the three awesomest things on the Internet for September 18: 1) One man orders every single sandwich on the McDonald's menu, and turns it into a stack called the McEverything. 2) The Fed says no to the Taper, internet tapir-mania... watch

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