The hard focus on Hillary Clinton continues to be front page news in the wake of last week's big private email story. Bloomberg’s Phil Mattingly, The Daily Beast’s Jackie Kucinich, and the National Journal’s Ron Fournier break down the details. watch
In a move that once again undermines President Obama on foreign policy, 47 GOP Senators sign an open letter to Iran in hopes of undercutting nuclear talks. The Washington Post's Eugene Robinson and Politico’s Michael Crowley discuss. watch
Let me finish with Attorney General Eric Holder's report on the death of Michael Brown and the conduct of the Ferguson police force. I start with the conflicting eyewitness accounts that found their way into the news during that whole tragic episode. People were saying things about what happened in those terrible seconds that spiraled... read more
How much of a disconnect is there between local police forces and African American communities? The Hardball Roundtable shares its thoughts on the U.S. Justice Department’s report on the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. watch
Michelle Bernard, president of the Bernard Center, Michael Tomasky, a contributor to the Daily Beast, and Cherlyn Harley Lebon, co-host of the talk show “America Continues,” discuss the current state of voter ID laws and continued restrictions. watch
It only took a group of brave-hearted kids and their patriotic spirits to temporarily lift the ban on sledding at Capitol Hill. During Thursday’s snowstorm, children and their parents took their snow day (and their sleds) to the Hill in pursuit of defying Capitol police regulations and exercising their right to sled.
Tom Colicchio, msnbc contributor and host of Bravo’s “Top Chef,” and Nathan Myhrvold, founder of “The Cooking Lab,” enlighten Chris Matthews on the role that politics, poverty, and the food industry play in our nation's health. watch
President Obama faces the odd scenario of an unlikely ally with Iran in the fight against ISIS. BBC international affairs correspondent Kim Ghattas and Foreign Policy magazine editor-in-chief David Rothkopf discuss. watch
The focus on Hillary Clinton, seen all this week in front page headlines, none of them good, heads into the weekend. Beth Fouhy of msnbc.com, David Corn of Mother Jones magazine, and April Ryan of American Urban Radio Networks discuss. watch
The reality on the ground shows Iran is playing a stepped up role in fighting ISIS. The Atlantic's Steve Clemons, The Huffington Post's Ryan Grim, and The Washington Post's Elahe Izadi form the Hardball Roundtable to discuss. watch
How do you measure genius in movie-making? James Lipton, host of “Inside the Actor’s Studio” on Bravo, reviews his list of actors and actresses who he considers geniuses: Marlon Brando, Charlie Chaplin, Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, and Meryl Streep. watch
Hillary Clinton tweets out a response to her State Department inquiries, saying she “wants the public to see” them. Michael Schmidt of The New York Times and Anne Gearan of The Washington Post have more. watch
For the first time in our lives, the Supreme Court is the most pivotal branch of our government. Those nine people up there could have more power on three top issues than a Speaker of the House, a whole body of senators, the President of the United States. read more
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