Police in Newark, New Jersey, are changing the way they do business. On Tuesday, the city council approved an order to overhaul their stop-and-frisk program in order to boost transparency and ensure the practice is not abused. “When you look at the scope and breadth of the policy, I dare to say it’s the most comprehensive of its kind in the nation,” Udi Ofer, Executive Director of the ACLU of New Jersey, told msnbc on Thursday. read more
It's been nearly two weeks since interest rates on student loans have doubled, but the Senate still hasn't managed to pass a deal to fix them--even though both parties say the new 6.8% rate on lower-income borrowers is unacceptable.
What's holding everything up? The central problem is that keeping interest rates low for students costs a bunch of money, and legislators still can't agree on who's going to pay the price. read more
Tea Party leaders in Georgia support 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... watch
1. Literary icon Joan Didion quits never actually joined Twitter! The fake Twitter account set up in Didion's name confused a lot of people, including the social editor of the Wall Street Journal. In the spirit of Didion's book "The Year of Magical Thinking," we at All In want to know: Joan, will you join?!
2. Jay-Z lip syncs at New York gallery...for 6 hours.
3. Baby Titus is famous for his uncanny ability to throw basketballs into hoops. On Thursday, Fox's Brian Kilmeade threw baby Titus the basketball--hitting him squarely in the face. Foul!
The exploding train that destroyed a Quebec town and killed as many as 50 people was shipping oil from North Dakota's Bakken oil reserve. Chris Hayes is joined by former Senator Byron Dorgan of North Dakota and energy policy expert Tyson Slocum to... watch
Chris Hayes shares the three most awesomest things on the internet: 1) Justin Bieber pees in a bucket at a restaurant, and then insults Bill Clinton. 2) Romney-Ryan campaign t-shirts are helping out a charity group in Kenya. 3) An impala escapes death... watch
D.C. lawmakers approved a bill today that would force Wal-Mart to pay their workers $12.50 an hour. Moments later, Wal-Mart said it would cancel plans for its D.C. stores. Chris Hayes talks with Assistant Professor at Columbia University Dorian Warren. watch
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.