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A House divided on Syria

A House divided on Syria

09/04/13 08:44PM

It's already apparent that a Congressional vote on whether to strike Syria will scramble traditional alliances in the House. Chris Hayes talks with Tommy Vietor, Ben Domenech, and Eli Lake about divisions, alliances, strange political bedfellows on the... watch

Mitch McConnell: Ladies' man?

Mitch McConnell: Ladies' man?

09/04/13 08:37PM

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is facing a tough bid for re-election, and needs the support of women voters.  But in order to do that, he'll have to get creative with his record. Chris Hayes offers the details on McConnell's voting record, and... watch

Syria: The case for war

Syria: The case for war

09/04/13 08:00PM

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing Tuesday on a U.S. military strike against Syria, in which Secretary of State John Kerry offered dire warnings about the consequences of inaction. Chris Hayes is joined by Senator Jim Rish, R-Idaho,... watch

Mitch McConnell: Ladies' man?

09/04/13 03:03PM

Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell, facing his toughest election battle in memory, is determined to win the support of female voters. But in order to do that, he'll have to get creative with his record, and hope no one notices the difference.... read more

Rick Snyder Medicaid - Ned Resnikoff - 09/04/2013

Michigan clears way for Obamacare Medicaid expansion

09/04/13 12:42PM

Since Gov. Rick Snyder was elected in Michigan, he has been hard at work championing conservative legislation. First, he signed an expansive Emergency Manager law which allows un-elected city officials to tear up union contracts and cut public services. Then he helped transform Michigan, an historic union stronghold, into a "right-to-work&... read more

Sequestration Education - Suzy Khimm - 08/30/2013

In budget cuts, low-income students suffer more than wealthy ones

09/02/13 11:30PM

For America's 98,800 public schools, it's been a tale of two sequesters. In Virginia's Loudoun County—the wealthiest county in the U.S.—the automatic budget cuts have "meant hardly anything" as its public schools barely receive any federal support, explains school district spokesman Wayde Byard. Less than two hours sout... read more

Fast Food Strikes - Ned Resnikoff - 08/31/2013

Among the poorest paid, a new labor revival

09/02/13 06:00AM

Movements don't hold still; they either keep pushing forward or they decline. American labor has been doing the latter for the better part of a century. When organized labor peaked in the mid-fifties, roughly one-third of all American workers were union members. Now only 11.3% are enrolled in unions, including 6.6% of private sector employ... read more