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Standing up to terror

Standing up to terror

05/25/13 08:31PM

Chris Hayes looks at how one woman faced a terrorist, unfazed by the bloody work he had just done, in a commentary about how the vicious attack on a British... watch

Republicans behaving badly

Republicans behaving badly

05/25/13 08:00PM

Chris Hayes runs through a week full of bad behavior by Republican officials and talks with the Guardian's Ana Marie Cox and MSNBC's Steve Kornacki about the... watch

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel listens as President Barack Obama speaks to media during a meeting with Hagel, Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey, and the service secretaries, service chiefs, and senior enlisted advisers to discuss sexual assault...

Gitmo: Examine chief's 'fitness for command,' DoD attorneys tell Hagel

05/24/13 05:50PM

The Defense Department's own attorneys have asked Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel to "examine the fitness of Col. John Bogdan for command." The DoD's Office of the Chief Defense Counsel, whose members represent some of the "high value detainees" at Guantanamo Bay prison, submitted the letter on May 20 to address concerns that "relate to the treatment of all prisoners, to include the men whose internment appears to be indefinite." read more

Senator David Vitter (R-LA) speaks during a live taping of "Meet the Press" at NBC's studios January 28, 2007 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

No food stamps for people convicted of violent crimes

05/24/13 05:13PM

On Wednesday, the 2013 Senate Farm Bill was amended to make those convicted of certain violent crimes ineligible for SNAP (Supplementary Nutrition Assistance Program) benefits, popularly known as food stamps. The amendment was passed by unanimous consent, meaning that neither Republicans nor Democrats objected to the bill. read more