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Affordable health care's long time coming

Affordable health care's long time coming

10/01/13 08:35PM

The fight for affordable health care has been decades in the making, spanning several presidencies and with plenty of outside forces trying to stop it. Chris Hayes breaks down the decades it took for change. watch

GOP acting like 'lemmings with suicide vests'

GOP acting like 'lemmings with suicide vests'

10/01/13 08:20PM

Chris Hayes talks with two prominent Republicans about the House GOP's failed strategy to shut down the government -- Bruce Bartlett, former Senior Policy Analyst in the Reagan White House and former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy in... watch

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The return of 'Obamacare Kid'

10/01/13 06:52PM

Marcelas Owens was 11 years old when he first stepped into the spotlight. " missed so much work that she lost her job. And along with her job, she lost her health care. And losing her health care ended up costing her her life," he said in 2010 addressing Democratic Senate leadership at a press conference. "And I wanted to finish her fight for healthcare," he declared. Later that month a victorious Marcelas watched on as the president signed the Affordable Care Act into law. read more

Government Shutdown Forces Closures In Nation's  Capitol

All In Agenda: Day one of shutdown, Obamacare exchanges

10/01/13 06:11PM

Tuesday was a big day in the political world: The government officially shut down for the first time in 17 years and Obamacare implementation began with the opening of insurance exchanges. While the bickering continued in Congress, 800,000 government employees were furloughed, nearly 9 million low-income women and children saw their benefits threatened, and Republicans tried to downplay the shutdown's effects. read more

Head Start Shutdown - Ned Resnikoff - 10/01/2013

Head Start preschoolers sent home thanks to shutdown

10/01/13 03:00PM

UPDATED For 770 preschool-aged children in eastern Alabama, school is out indefinitely. Thanks to the government shutdown which began Tuesday morning, Cheaha Regional Head Start (CRHS) has had to close all 16 of its locations, furlough its 240 employees without pay, and tell parents to keep all of the program's students at home. "There's nothing that we can do, and there's no way to head it off," said CRHS director Dora Jones. "It all depends on them passing this budget." read more

Rep: 'Frustrated, sad, angry' over shutdown

Rep: 'Frustrated, sad, angry' over shutdown

09/30/13 11:55PM

Rep. Dan Kildee joins Chris Hayes to express his frustration over the House GOP's handling of the continuing resolution, resulting in a government shutdown; then Joy Reid joins the discussion as the clock ticks down to shutdown. watch

Here’s where we stand on shutdown

Here’s where we stand on shutdown

09/30/13 11:05PM

Chris Hayes breaks down where we stand on the looming government shutdown: the Senate pressing the House to vote on and pass the clean CR, and the House’s decision to send the CR to a conference committee. Robert Costa joins Chris Hayes for more on the... watch

Why the GOP is holding the budget hostage

Why the GOP is holding the budget hostage

09/30/13 08:53PM

The votes to pass a clean Continuing Resolution are there if House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, wants them. Chris Hayes talks withCongressman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., and Matt Welch, Editor-in-Chief of Reason Magazine, about the GOP's hostage strategy... watch

Staffers healthcare at risk in GOP plan

Staffers healthcare at risk in GOP plan

09/30/13 08:41PM

In exchange for funding the government, House Republicans want to get rid of government payments for health care of members of Congress and their staff. Chris Hayes talks with Congressman Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., the Ranking Member on the House Budget... watch

DOJ sues NC over voter ID law

DOJ sues NC over voter ID law

09/30/13 08:33PM

Attorney General Eric Holder says the Justice Department will challenge North Carolina's new and restrictive voter ID law.  Meanwhile, North Carolina's Republican Governor Pat McCrory says he finds the DOJ's allegations "without merit". Chris Hayes... watch

#click3 Breaking Bad does not have to end

09/30/13 08:28PM

1. McDonald's has a new product and it looks like ehm ... 2. American stars have Russian doppelgangers. 3. Lots of creative ways to commemorate the end of Breaking Bad: (a) Breaking Bad characters as wholesome comics we all love. (b) Ann Coulter and Rosie O'Donnell show their love (c) Breaking Bad doesn't have to end. It can be reborn. read more

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