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
Watch All In with Chris Hayes tonight for the latest developments in the struggle for comprehensive immigration reform. Former President George W. Bush came out looking like the voice of reason on the subject Wednesday as he spoke in favor of a “positive resolution” at a naturalization ceremony held at his new presidential library. House Republicans, meanwhile, remain divided on the specifics of a bill they could support as a GOP conference met Wednesday afternoon to discuss the path forward. read more
When President Obama sent his jobs plan to Congress in 2011, he warned that a failure to act would stomp on the recovery. "It's not okay at a time of great urgency and need across the country," he said at the time. "Folks are out of work. Businesses are having trouble staying open." read more
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Three weeks after the House killed a farm bill that included massive food stamp cuts, Republicans are reportedly considering rolling the cuts into a separate piece of legislation. A new version of the farm bill, absent any provisions related to food stamps, would also be introduced on the House floor. If the plan works, then food stamp cuts may ultimately be even deeper than anticipated. read more
Once the heart of the nation’s thriving automobile industry, Detroit now faces bankruptcy unlike any other fiscal crisis hitting a municipality in American history. Michigan's largest city currently owes creditors between $16 and $18 billion, with the prospect of facing bankruptcy as early as this month.
"To be honest with you…this week is pretty crucial,” Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr told the Detroit Free Press on Monday when asked whether or not the city would file for Chapter 9 bankruptcy. He is attempting to re-negotiate lower interest rates and concessions among its debt holders. read more
Chris Hayes is joined by Karen DeSoto, a criminal defense attorney, James Peterson, MSNBC Contributor and Director of African Studies and Associate Professor of English at Lehigh University, and Tim Wise, an anti-racism educator to discuss the latest... watch
1. What is the most frequently used word in the English language? Still wondering what the most popular word in the English language is? Australian restaurateur Paul Mathis is proposing an additional letter to the alphabet that will stand for the word 'the.'
2. Aaron Collins had a dying wish: "Leave an awesome tip (and I don't mean 25%. I mean $500 on a f****** pizza) for a waiter or waitress." After a donation page in Aaron's name went viral, his brother Seth decided to extend the project to all 50 states: