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
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
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
Picking a new chairman of the Federal Reserve may be the most important nomination a president can make. The next Fed chair will play an instrumental role in determining the future trajectory of America's straggling recovery, and determining how financial regulation gets implemented. read more
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:
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
Chris Hayes shares the three most awesomest things on the internet: 1) Beyonce gets her hair stuck in a wind fan. 2) Bryan Cranston shocks fans at Comic Con by disguising himself as the character he plays on TV. 3) In light of the most recent Anthony... watch
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
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
After weeks of wrangling, the Senate finally passed a student loan deal Wednesday night in an 81-18 vote, overcoming liberal opponents who argued that the bill would fill government coffers by burdening students with high-interest payments in the future. read more