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Celebrity chef Paula Deen in 2012. (Photo by Carlo Allegri/AP)

All In with Chris Agenda: Paula Deen and affirmative action

06/21/13 06:57PM

Out of the gate tonight Chris Hayes will be giving you breaking news on self-identified NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. According to The Washington Post: "Snowden was charged with espionage, theft and conversion of government property..." The Guardian's Glenn Greenwald will discuss the significance of this development. read more

Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, center, is escorted out of a courthouse in Fort Meade, Md., Monday, June 17, 2013, after the start of the third week of his court martial. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Obama's 'insider threat' crackdown on leaks

06/21/13 03:07PM

A year and a half after Pfc. Bradley Manning was arrested for one of the greatest unauthorized leaks in American history to the website Wikileaks, President Obama took steps to ensure that such a thing would never happen again. On October 7, 2011, he signed an executive order which mandated the creation of an inter-agency Insider Threat Task Force and required any agency handling classified material to "implement an insider threat detection and prevention program" with guidance from the task force. read more


#click3 We'll always 'reserve' a place for James Gandolfini

06/20/13 09:00PM

1. Instagram has introduced a feature enabling users to create 15-second videos–twice as long as those from rival Vine. What’s more, the free update will allow Instagram’s 130 million monthly users to apply 13 special filters to the clips, and is available to anyone who owns an iOS or Android. Now even Chris Hayes can make a black and white art film. read more

FILE - In this May 21, 2012 file photo, Donna Kiddie of Point Pleasant Beach N.J. plays a "Sex And The City" slot machine at Revel in Atlantic City N.J. Revel, which is in federal bankruptcy court, posted a $110 million operating loss in the nine...

Delaware to grant casino industry $8 million bailout

06/20/13 05:49PM

To legislators in many states, legalized gambling looks like a pretty sweet deal: Casinos are seemingly guaranteed money-makers, and state governments have an opportunity to reap a chunk of their revenue through taxation or profit-sharing agreements. Best of all, citizens volunteer to give their money to casinos. Many of them do it for fun. Few people enjoy paying their taxes, but everyone likes to play games. read more

File Photo: Lisa Zilligen, 28, serves lunch for her three children at her home in Chicago, Nov. 23, 2009. Zilligen, a single mother and full time student at Loyola University has been getting food stamps for the past several months; sometimes the...

House rejects amendment to restore food stamp funds

06/20/13 10:46AM

UPDATE 2:03 PM: The House rejected the 2013 farm bill in a vote largely split along party lines, 195-234. A last-ditch effort to restore $20.5 billion in SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) funding to the House farm bill failed on Wednesday night. An amendment proposed by Massachusetts Democratic Rep. Jim McGovern to prevent the cuts was defeated by a party line floor vote of 234-188. read more