Kicking off a series of speeches on the economy, President Obama laid out a number of reforms--from raising the minimum wage to universal pre-school--that would require major legislation that no one expects to pass any time soon. But that was precisely the point: Obama strived to come across as a leader with a long-term vision for the future,... read more
"One of the biggest lies in the history of this country," according to Fox News' Bill O'Reilly, is the claim that the so-called "war on drugs" disproportionately targets African-Americans. But it's not a lie at all, according to statistics collected by the American Civil Liberties Union.
Black people are nearl... read more
Chris Hayes shares the three most awesomest things on the Internet for Monday: People flock to the U.S. Botanical Garden to see the blooming of the "corpse flower"; Geraldo Rivera tweets a shirtless selfie; and the Royal Baby has arrived, but not all... watch
Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun was suspended Monday by MLB after he admitted using performance enhancing drugs. Chris Hayes talks with Michael Brendan Dougherty, Editor of The Slurve, about the crackdown against performance enhancing drugs in... watch
Alan Grayson was voted out of Congress after only one term. Now he's back and has been called the most effective member of the House, getting amendments passed left and right. Chris Hayes talks to Rep. Grayson about his second act and why he's been... watch
The nationwide response has moved beyond the verdict to a real moment of national conversation. Chris Hayes brings in the Executive Director of Dream Defenders, Phillip Agnew, and Civil Rights Attorney Michelle Alexander to talk about what is next in... watch
Tonight on All In with Chris Hayes: according to Fox News Host Bill O'Reilly, the issue of violence among young black men must be addressed with harsher mandatory minimum drug sentences, stricter schools, discouraging pregnancy out of wedlock and doing away with "gangsta" music and culture. read more
President Obama will kick off a series of speeches on the economy Wednesday when he is expected to tout the real progress that's been made, while insisting that additional reforms remain urgently necessary. The problem is that our remaining economic problems are all slow-motion crises that require more reform than this Congress is able or ... read more
Seventy-one prisoners at the Guantanamo Bay Detention Facility will receive hearings concerning their detention, the Pentagon notified habeas attorneys via email on Friday evening. Attorneys received no details on when hearings would commence or which prisoners would be receiving them, simply that the process was being activated. read more
Walter Fortson is a young man with impressive credentials: He graduated with honors from Rutgers University this year and is headed to the University of Cambridge on a prestigious Truman scholarship.
But on a typical job application, the first thing an employer might notice about Fortson is that he's an ex-felon.
Fortson, 28, served two ye... read more