In a day of tense exchanges and theatrical use of a foam dummy, the defense rested its case in the George Zimmerman trial. Director of the Institute for African American Studies at the University of Connecticut Jelani Cobb joins Chris Hayes to discuss... watch
Today the House GOP caucus met with Speaker Boehner to discuss immigration reform. Chris Hayes talks to Steve Case and Robert Costa about the chances of getting comprehensive immigration reform through the House. watch
Watch All In with Chris Hayes for the latest on the battle in Washington over food stamps and the Farm Bill, as the House passed a new version Thursday afternoon devoid of any funding for nutrition assistance. The partisan nature of the fight was on full display as not a single Democrat voted in favor of the bill. House members will now need to meld this bill with a Senate version passed last month. read more
After weeks of pitched battle on Capitol Hill and in the media, the U.S. House of Representatives finally passed a farm bill on Thursday. The latest incarnation of the bill, which narrowly passed with zero Democratic votes, includes no provisions related to funding for SNAP (the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, commonly known as food stamps). read more
Tea Party leaders in Georgia are supporting an expansion of solar power in the state. A group funded by the Koch brothers, who themselves fund Tea Party groups, is trying to stop the expansion. Chris Hayes talks to Tea Party Patriot Debbie Dooley about her fight over solar energy.
Hayes called this his "favorite interview I've ever done" on All In, and Rachel Maddow said she would pay "hard, cold cash" to see Hayes and Dooley take their show on the road.
Former President George W. Bush emerged in a rare appearance to address immigration Wednesday as the issue continued to dominate Washington.
Bush approached the topic gingerly at a naturalization ceremony at his presidential library in Texas: "I do hope there is a positive resolution to the debate and I hope during the debate that we keep a benevolent spirit in mind and we understand the contributions immigrants make to this country." read more
In low-wage workplaces across the country, something is happening. Over the past several months, thousands of minimum-wage workers have gone on strike, demanding the right to form a union and better pay. What began at Walmart has spread to the fast food industry, to other retail stories, and—most recently—to businesses contracted by the federal government. The most recent strike occurred Thursday morning, when food service workers and other employees of Smithsonian Museums engaged in a day-long work stoppage to protest what they say are unconscionably low wages. read more
On Wednesday Senators Dianne Feinstein and Dick Durbin submitted a letter to President Obama urging him to halt the force-feedings at Guantanamo Bay prison.
The senators referred to President Obama's May 23 speech, in which he talked about the force feedings and asked, "Is this who we are?" Feinstein and Durbin wrote: read more
Jordan Goldberg, State Advocacy Counsel for the U.S. Legal Program at the Center for Reproductive Rights, joins Chris Hayes to discuss proposed laws targeted specifically at abortion providers and designed to shut them down. watch
Chris Hayes talks to Janet Colm, President and CEO of Planned Parenthood of Central North Carolina, who was arrested Monday night protesting an anti-abortion bill being considered in the state legislature. watch
1. Justin Bieber urinated in a bucket and then ran away screaming "We're the Wild Kidz." Still unclear is why. Check out the video over at TMZ, maybe you can figure it all out.
2. Ever wonder what happens to failed campaign swag? Well, all we can tell you is that school children in Kenya have been sporting donated Romney/Ryan tee-shirts. We're sure they now "Believe in America."
(Image by Orbit Village Project via Buzzfeed)
3. Impala gets pursued by cheetahs. How does impala survive? Impala jumps into car full of tourists.
Chris Hayes shares the three most awesomest things on the Internet for Tuesday: There's now a new symbol to represent the word "the"; one man fulfills his brother's last wish, by surprising servers all across the country-- and giving them really big... watch
The city is $18 billion in debt and on the verge of becoming the country's largest municipal bankruptcy. Chris Hayes talks to Joann Watson, a member of the Detroit City Council and Former Executive Director of the city's NAACP. watch
Chris Hayes is joined by Congresswoman Linda Sanchez, D-Calif., Larry Cohen, President of the Communications Workers of America, Senator Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., and Senator Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio about the continual blocking of President Obama's... watch