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Harry Belafonte backs the Dream Defenders, asks Jay Z and Beyonce for a meeting

07/26/13 08:33PM

The non-violent activists known as the “Dream Defenders” began occupying the capitol building in Tallahassee, Florida, last Tuesday after the Zimmerman verdict was announced. The group plans to remain there until Governor Rick Scott has met their demand to convene a special session of the legislature to review the controversial Stand Your Ground law. On Friday, the “Dream Defenders” and their supporters gained a prominent supporter when long-time activist Harry Belafonte announced his backing. read more

Boehner's Steve King problem

Boehner's Steve King problem

07/26/13 08:24PM

Speaker of the House John Boehner knows he's got a Steve King problem that just won't go away. Boehner publicly condemned remarks King made about the children of undocumented workers. King took to the House floor to give a bizarre history lesson and... watch

Juror says ‘Zimmerman got away with murder’

Juror says ‘Zimmerman got away with murder’

07/26/13 08:14PM

The only non-white member of the jury in the George Zimmerman trial spoke to ABC and said that Zimmerman "got away with murder," but she had to find him not guilty under the law. Chris Hayes talks with MSNBC contributor Michael Eric Dyson, who... watch


#click3 Exclusive new pics of the president!

07/26/13 04:47PM

1. Whitehouse photographer Pete Souza joins Instagram, takes cool pics of the president. 2. This guy gets in the way. They call him "In The Way" guy. 3. Robin Thicke is an R&B singer and also the son of Growing Pains actor Alan Thicke. The Hood Internet made a mash-up of a Robin Thicke song and the Growing Pains theme song: read more

Anthony Weiner center, marches in the 24th Annual Laurelton Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 27, 2013 in Queens, New York. (AP Photo/ Donald Traill)

Krystal Ball: 'As soon as you turn a woman into a whore, you undermine her credibility'

07/25/13 09:41PM

Following the news of Anthony Weiner's explicit text message exchange with 23-year-old Sydney Leathers, the conversation dominating mainstream media has centered around the former lawmaker's political future. On Thursday night's All In, Chris Hayes addressed another side of political sex scandals: "While we all talk about whether Anthony Weiner and Eliot Spitzer can redeem themselves and re-claim their careers, we don't think in the same terms about whether the women involved in their indiscretions will get a chance to re-build their own lives." read more

Telemundo's Diaz-Balart confronts Steve King

Telemundo's Diaz-Balart confronts Steve King

07/25/13 08:13PM

Congressman Steve King of Iowa has been facing criticism over comments he made about the children of undocumented workers, telling a conservative website, "For everyone who's a valedictorian, there's another 100 out there that weigh 130 pounds and they... watch

New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner leaves his apartment building in New York on Wednesday, July 24, 2013. (Photo by Richard Drew/AP)

All In agenda: What happens to the women in political sex scandals?

07/25/13 05:00PM

Tonight on All In with Chris Hayes: U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder made an unprecedented announcement Thursday that the Department of Justice will push back on the Supreme Court's recent decision that crippled the Voting Rights Act. Speaking at the National Urban League Conference in Philadelphia, Holder said the DOJ is asking a federal court to require Texas to obtain federal approval before altering its voting rights laws. read more