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Obama’s strategy on al-Shabaab, Iran

Obama’s strategy on al-Shabaab, Iran

09/23/13 05:21PM

Michael O’Hanlon, senior fellow with the Brookings Institution, joins Martin Bashir to discuss the terror threats posed by smaller – but very deadly – groups such as al-Shabaab, which killed more than 60 people in an attack on a popular, high-end mall... watch

Bashir viewers re-title Paul Ryan book

Bashir viewers re-title Paul Ryan book

09/23/13 05:20PM

Martin Bashir shares suggestions from viewers of titles for the book that the often fact-challenged Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisconsin, is expected to release prior to a possible 2016 bid. watch

The community gathers for a vigil in Oak Creek - Traci Lee - 09/23/2013

Sikh professor survives hate attack, 'This is not the Harlem I know'

09/23/13 03:12PM

Columbia University professor Dr. Prabhjot Singh was attacked Saturday night in New York City in what authorities are investigating as a racially-motivated hate crime, but he said Monday that he would invite his attackers to visit his house of worship. "If I could speak to my attackers, I would ask them if they had any questions about me, ... read more

‘Defund Obamacare’ vote pits Cruz v. GOP

‘Defund Obamacare’ vote pits Cruz v. GOP

09/20/13 05:21PM

NBC’s Kristen Welker reports from the site of President Obama’s Liberty, Mo., speech today, where he focused on Republicans interested in “messing with me”; then National Review’s Robert Costa, The Washington Post’s Jonathan Capehart and political... watch

Bashir: Rand Paul, 2016’s Charlie Sheen

Bashir: Rand Paul, 2016’s Charlie Sheen

09/20/13 05:21PM

Martin Bashir examines how the evidence of Ron Paul and son Rand Paul’s similar speaking schedule undermines repeated claims of the former about the latter’s designs on the presidency – and, in fact, hopes to be 2016’s Charlie Sheen. watch

GOP’s curious definition of ‘bipartisan’

GOP’s curious definition of ‘bipartisan’

09/20/13 05:19PM

Rep. Joe Crowley, D-New York, joins Martin Bashir to refute the comment by the Republicans’ number three leader in the House that today’s “Defund Obamacare” budget vote was “bipartisan” – as well as factcheck Republicans’ often inaccurate portrayal of... watch

Epstein vs. Pratt, ‘weasel’ arguments

Epstein vs. Pratt, ‘weasel’ arguments

09/20/13 05:18PM

Larry Pratt, executive director of Gun Owners of America, and Democratic strategist Julian Epstein take opposite sides of the gun issue as they debate the role of guns in the rate of violent crime in America. watch

Martin Bashir meets Miss America

Martin Bashir meets Miss America

09/20/13 05:17PM

There she is, Miss America Nina Davulari: A pageant winner with an uplifting story – one that won’t be marred by a few “backwards-minded Americans.” watch

Top Lines: ‘Put up or shut up’

Top Lines: ‘Put up or shut up’

09/20/13 05:15PM

MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell has a simple question, “How stupid is Ted Cruz?”; the Texas Senator hopes to command House Republicans in the fight to defund Obamacare; that sends Gene Hackman and his Tenenbaum brood jaywalking; while House Republican... watch

Why do Cruz, Paul think GOP is ‘winning’?

Why do Cruz, Paul think GOP is ‘winning’?

09/20/13 05:14PM

MSNBC host Toure (“The Cycle”) and MSNBC contributor Goldie Taylor reflect on how Ted Cruz – who summoned Charlie Sheen’s classic “winning” line to describe GOP fortunes – misremembers history; then both discuss how Ted Cruz and Republicans are taking... watch

Bashir: Duke Ellington, jazz diplomat

Bashir: Duke Ellington, jazz diplomat

09/20/13 05:12PM

Martin Bashir reflects on the little-known diplomatic legacy of jazz legend Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington, who 50 years ago this week brought jazz to Kabul, Afghanistan. watch

GOP Rep defends food stamp cuts as ‘surgical’ - 09/18/2013

WATCH: GOP Rep defends food stamp cuts as ‘surgical’

09/19/13 06:24PM

After fiery debates on the floor through the afternoon, the House of Representatives passed a bill defunding part of the nation’s food stamps program. The measure passed by a narrow vote of 217 to 210, with 15 Republicans voting against it and zero Democrats voting for it. One lawmaker who voted in its favor argued with MSNBC’s Martin Bashir... read more

State of GOP anarchy over Obamacare

State of GOP anarchy over Obamacare

09/19/13 05:14PM

The Washington Post’s Dana Milbank and Mother Jones’ David Corn pick apart how the wheels on the GOP bus are coming apart, as Sen. Ted Cruz seems to throw his House colleagues under it in the fight to defund Obamacare. watch

Bashir: RIP Ken Norton

Bashir: RIP Ken Norton

09/19/13 05:10PM

Martin Bashir uses a signed Ken Norton boxing glove to eulogize the “bright-eyed” but “humble” boxer who found a bigger championship belt in fatherhood than in the ring – even after beating Muhammad Ali. watch

‘Creepy’ Uncle Sam vs. Obamacare

‘Creepy’ Uncle Sam vs. Obamacare

09/19/13 05:10PM

Brad Woodhouse, president of Americans United for Change, joins Martin Bashir to put conservatives in stirrups over a pair of new “creepy” Uncle Sam, anti-Obamacare ads – then both debate whether Sen. Ted Cruz is ready to help the House GOP fight... watch

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“Martin Bashir” brings viewers a unique perspective on the latest political, economic and human-interest stories of the day. Award-winning journalist Bashir, best known for conducting a series of exclusive interviews and ground-breaking landmark documentaries, takes on the day's news –in the US and abroad - with thoughtful interviews, in-the-know guests and a touch of Martin’s signature humor.