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Low wage workers take part in a protest organized by the Coalition for a Real Minimum Wage outside the offices of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, May 30, 2013. (REUTERS/Mike Segar)

White House pushes minimum wage hike on anniversary

06/25/13 03:10PM

The American minimum wage turned 75 this Tuesday, giving the Obama administration yet another reason to push for a boost. Vice President Joe Biden made the pitch in a White House address, flanked by minimum wage workers. "It's time to raise the minimum wage and keep faith with the Fair Labor Standards Act," he said, referring to the 1938 legislation which originally introduced the federal minimum wage, among other labor protections. read more

Protesters in front of Sen. Marco Rubio's (R-FL) office on May 22, 2013 in Doral, Florida.   (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

The small significant detail hidden in the immigration bill

06/25/13 03:06PM

When I was 17-years-old, I had a summer job at a bakery here in New York City. And in that bakery, working alongside me were a bunch of guys from a province just south of Mexico City called Puebla. They worked the overnight shift. And sometimes I would stay up all night with them—I'd help them with the baking and they'd help me get better at Spanish. Now, all of these guys were in the country without permission. But because I worked with them, I learned that all of them had Social Security numbers. read more


'The Egyptian Jon Stewart' hosts surprise guest, Jon Stewart

06/25/13 10:44AM

Special edition of #click3 on Monday night. For consistency's sake, let's call it: #click1. You may have never heard of Bassem Youssef, but in Egypt he is a household name. His celebrity and influence brought him an arrest warrant for allegedly insulting Egypt's President Mohamed Morsi and the Islamic faith. Youssef hosts a comedic and satirical television show called Al-Bernameg, and is popularly known as 'The Egyptian Jon Stewart.' read more

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All In with Chris Agenda: Affirmative Action ruling affirms nothing

06/24/13 05:24PM

Edward Snowden has left Hong Kong, but where has he gone? This morning, a flight packed with journalists departed Moscow for Cuba without one of its most anticipated passengers—the NSA leaker. As speculation mounts about Snowden’s whereabouts and final destination, so does the diplomatic drama between all countries involved. Glenn Greenwald, the columnist for The Guardian who broke the Edward Snowden story will join Chris Hayes to discuss the latest in the saga. read more

This picture taken on June 18, 2013 shows a man walking past a banner displayed in support of former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden in Hong Kong.  (AFP PHOTO / Philippe Lopez)

On the run, Snowden gets assistance from Wikileaks

06/24/13 01:37PM

When Edward Snowden fled Hong Kong for Moscow on Sunday, he brought along a traveling companion: Wikileaks legal defense team member Sarah Harrison, described as a trusted adviser to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. "Both are healthy and safe, and are in contact with their legal team," said Assange on a Monday morning conference call with reporters. "I cannot give further information as to their whereabouts and present circumstances except to say the matter is in hand." read more

Anti-choice bills move forward in Texas

Anti-choice bills move forward in Texas

06/22/13 08:29PM

Two drastic and extreme anti-choice bills were approved by the Texas House Friday afternoon that could leave just five abortion clinics in the state. Chris Hayes talks to Francis Northcutt, the president of the Texas chapter of the National... watch

The man behind two Supreme Court cases

The man behind two Supreme Court cases

06/22/13 08:13PM

Two major Supreme Court cases dealing with affirmative action and the Voting Rights Act will be decided soon. Chris Hayes talks about the man behind both cases with Ari Berman and Barbara Arnwine. watch

Edward Snowden charged with espionage

Edward Snowden charged with espionage

06/22/13 08:00PM

Federal prosecutors have filed charges against former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, hoping to have him extradited from Hong Kong. NBC’s Pete Williams reports. The Washington Post’s Sari Horwitz, and The Guardian’s Glenn Greenwald join Chris Hayes to... watch


#click3 Look North West and you shall see Kim & Kanye

06/21/13 08:38PM

1.  If Blue Ivy looked North West she'd find her friend, daughter of Kanye West and Kim Kardashian. 2. An explosion of protests in Brazil over tax hikes and corruption have drawn tens of thousands of participants. The images yielded from the unrest are arresting. 3. Enter new phenomenon, Sleeveface. Sleeveface is the not-so-simple act of covering your face with an old record sleeve. Look at ours.  read more