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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie answers a question in Manasquan, N.J., Thursday, March 21, 2013, during a town hall meeting. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Chris Christie: Climate change a ‘distraction’

05/29/13 01:10PM

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was soaking up the revelry around the Jersey Shore’s post-Hurricane Sandy reopening this Memorial Day, ceremoniously cutting a monstrous ribbon and leading President Obama and packs of cameras around the boardwalk. 
 Christie's handling of the superstorm earned him bipartisan praise and record-high popularity, but now almost eight months out since Sandy struck New Jersey's coast, Christie's response to the storm is taking shape on political sides. 
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#click3: Hitler pours my coffee

05/28/13 10:23PM

1. A JC Penny billboard featuring a teapot resembling Adolf Hitler surfaced today. We can categorize this one under #EternallyTooSoon. via imgur 2. Some dude slapped Beyonce's rear. Ugh, gross, and not the most amazing thing on the internet. What is the most amazing thing on the internet is her response: 3. Don't you want to watch the newest installment of: "Developers Gone Wild." Yeah, actually we think you do.  The good folks over at NPR have developed an interactive guide with every gag ever from every episode ever. Enjoy.   read more

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Walmart employees kick off longest strike yet

05/28/13 03:26PM

About 100 Walmart employees from various stores around the country went on strike Tuesday morning, saying they would not return to work until at least June 7, the date of Walmart's annual shareholder meeting. This walkout, though fairly small compared to similar events which occurred in the past six months, is expected to last significantly longer. A Walmart spokesperson called the strike a "publicity stunt." read more

File Photo: Robert Wake (L), an Iraq war veteran suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), talks to physical therapist Nicole Bormann before a session in the VA Medical Center August 10, 2009 in St Louis, Missouri. Wake served in the MP ...

Disabled veterans struggle with broken claims system

05/26/13 05:38PM

Service members who were disabled while on active duty are supposed to receive monetary assistance from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). But an increasing number of veterans never receive their disability benefits, or receive them far too late. While the VA has struggled to process claims in a timely fashion for years, the backlog of unprocessed claims has ballooned. read more

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