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Can the GOP take 'yes' for an answer?

Can the GOP take 'yes' for an answer?

07/31/13 08:00PM

As President Obama proposes a corporate tax cut that the GOP would normally favor, some Republicans are still seriously threatening to shut down the government over Obamacare. Republican Congressman Jason Chaffetz joins Chris Hayes to talk about what... watch

From left, Deputy Attorney General James Cole; National Security Agency Deputy Director John C. Inglis; Robert Litt, general counsel in the Office of Director of National Intelligence; and Sean Joyce, deputy director of the FBI, wait to testify on...

All In agenda: New revelations about NSA spying

07/31/13 05:13PM

Wednesday night on All In with Chris Hayes: The National Security Agency is front and center again with another revelation about its spying programs from leaker Edward Snowden. The Guardian reported Wednesday, based on Snowden's information, that the agency can search through citizens' e-mails, browsing history and online chats without prior authorization. read more


#click3 Putin kissy kissy with fish

07/31/13 03:25PM

1. What’s better than watching Russian President Vladimir Putin reel in a 21-kilogram pike? Watching him kiss the freshly caught pike, of course. 2. We’ve all wondered what it’s like playing football in the big leagues.  Chris Kluwe gives us an inside look that’s even better than your view from the sidelines. 3. Your average gray cat got its 15 minutes of fame on The Chicago Tribune’s homepage. read more

Reza Aslan speaks out about that crazy Fox News interview and Islamophobia

07/31/13 12:35PM

Religious scholar Reza Aslan spoke with Chris Hayes about the cringe-worthy Fox News interview on his faith and credentials that's gone viral and rocketed his new book to the top of the bestsellers list Tuesday on All In. Fox News Religion Correspondent Lauren Green repeatedly asked Aslan, who is a Muslim, about his ability to write an unbiased biography of Jesus. The line of questioning struck many viewers as ignorant and xenophobic. However, Aslan told Hayes he actually credits the interview with sparking an important national conversation. read more

Nancy Jean Schiffer smiles at a confirmation hearing for her posting on the National Labor Relations Board while before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pension Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, July 23, 2013.      (Photo by Larry Downing...

Senate (finally) confirms labor relations board

07/31/13 11:28AM

After months of political wrangling and legal uncertainty, the National Labor Relations Board will soon be back in business. On Tuesday, the Senate voted to confirm four new members of the five-person NLRB and re-confirm current chairman Mark Gaston Pearce. read more

A group of workers and labor activists march down West Grand Boulevard as they demand a raise in the minimum wage for fast food workers in Detroit, Michigan May 10, 2013.  (Photo by Rebecca Cook/Reuters)

Fast food strike wave continues in the shadow of Detroit bankruptcy

07/31/13 08:00AM

Fast food workers in Detroit and Flint, Mich. participated in the week of rolling fast food strikes on Wednesday, the third straight day of labor activism in what now appears to be the largest industrial action in the industry's history. This is Flint's first strike of fast food workers and Detroit's second, following an early May work stoppage in which roughly 400 workers participated. read more

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev. gestures as he speaks with reporters, on  Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 30, 2013, after a Democratic strategy session. (Photo by J. Scott Applewhite/AP)

Congress at impasse as budget clock ticks down

07/31/13 05:00AM

Listening to the debate in Washington this week—from immigration and the next Federal Reserve chair to the president's new jobs plan—you wouldn't guess we're just a handful of voting days away from a potential government shutdown. read more

Police tell the crowd of onlookers to head west on Olive Ave. near 5th St. in Huntington Beach, Calif., Sunday, July 28, 2013. An unruly crowd surged through a Huntington Beach, Calif., after the U.S. Open of Surfing. (Photo by Cindy Yamanaka/The...

Gawker editor: Beware of the 'white-on-white crime scourge'

07/30/13 09:58PM

In his most recent Gawker piece, Cord Jefferson responded to the deluge of right-wing attacks on African-American communities with satire: "White-on-white violence is a menace to white communities across the country, and yet you never hear white leaders like Pastor Joel Osteen, Bill O'Reilly, or Hillary Clinton take a firm stance against the scourge." Jefferson continued the joke on an All In conversation Tuesday night: read more

Pope Francis and the 'gay lobby'

Pope Francis and the 'gay lobby'

07/30/13 08:15PM

Pope Francis takes a surprising and compassionate stance toward gay priests. Chris Hayes talks with former Congressman Tom Perriello, D-Va., who helped launch Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good and Catholics United. watch

NC Governor signs restrictive abortion...

NC Governor signs restrictive abortion bill into law

07/30/13 08:00PM

North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory signed a restrictive abortion bill into law on Monday night as thousands of North Carolinians protested at the state capitol. Chris Hayes talks about the bill and the Moral Monday movement with State Senator Angela... watch

Demonstrators supporting fast food workers protest outside a McDonald's as they demand higher wages and the right to form a union without retaliation  Monday, July 29, 2013, in New York's Union Square.  (Photo by John Minchillo/AP)

Can fast food workers get a higher minimum wage?

07/30/13 08:00AM

For the fast food workers' movement, this week is a coming out party. Fast food employees are striking in unprecedented numbers and their campaign has attracted national media coverage. But now comes the real challenge: translating that momentum into an actual wage increase. The hundreds, possibly thousands of fast food workers on strike this week are demanding a base wage of $15 per hour, as well as the right to form a union. While union recognition can be won only workplace by workplace, there are multiple possible routes to a wage increase. read more

Fast food strikes spread across the nation

Fast food strikes spread across the nation

07/29/13 08:54PM

Chris Hayes is joined by McDonald's employee Kareem Starks, former Domino's employee Gregory Reynoso, Tsedeye Gebreselassie from the National Employment Law Project, and Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., to talk about the ongoing protests for a living wage. watch