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Rep. Cummings condemns AIG ‘noose’ remark

Rep. Cummings condemns AIG ‘noose’ remark

09/26/13 05:19PM

Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., joins Martin Bashir to question whether AIG CEO Robert Benmosche – and others like him - are fit to run a major Wall Street firm if they think anti-Wall Street bonus sentiment are comparable to Jim Crow-era “nooses.” watch

VIDEO: Navy Yard shooter enters gun debate

VIDEO: Navy Yard shooter enters gun debate

09/26/13 05:18PM

MSNBC contributor James Peterson discusses the intersection of mental health laws, mass shootings, and NRA politics in the wake of new video of alleged Washington Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis moments before his rampage. watch

The irony of Cruz wanting to talk ‘jobs’

The irony of Cruz wanting to talk ‘jobs’

09/26/13 05:18PM

Sen. Bob Casey, D-Penn., joins Martin Bashir to discuss how all the talk about the need to create “jobs” in the government shutdown strategy of Republicans and Sen. Ted Cruz is having the exact opposite effect. watch

Bashir: GOP lack ‘faith’ on health care

Bashir: GOP lack ‘faith’ on health care

09/26/13 05:16PM

Martin Bashir uses a recent conservative ad to point out the rank hypocrisy of Republicans who clothe themselves in the words of religion on health care – yet oppose such social contracts and actually encourage young people to break the law. watch

Defunding ObamaCare Vote

GOP’s rejection of the Affordable Care Act shows hypocrisy

09/26/13 04:59PM

It's time now to clear the air and, on Thursday, the president reserved some biting criticism for a conservative video ad laced with vulgar deception that encourages young people to break the law by not signing up for health care under the Affordable Care Act. read more

Montana Judge G. Todd Baugh

Montana teacher convicted of rape freed after 30 days

09/26/13 02:51PM

A Montana man is now free after completing a 30-day jail sentence for his rape conviction. Stacey Rambold, a former teacher, was convicted last month for the 2007 rape of his 14-year-old student, who killed herself in 2010. The case drew national attention after Montana Judge G. Todd Baugh only sentenced Rambold to a one-month prison term. read more

Navigating GOP Obamacare obstruction

Navigating GOP Obamacare obstruction

09/25/13 04:47PM

Mayor Kristin Jacobs, D-Broward County, Fla., joins Martin Bashir to explain how Obamacare supporters are fighting Republicans, like Gov. Rick Scott, who are trying to prevent people from even knowing about it, via the federal “navigator” program. watch

Schlosser on safe-guarding nukes

Schlosser on safe-guarding nukes

09/25/13 04:38PM

Author Eric Schlosser joins Martin Bashir to discuss how, ironically, understanding America’s failures safe-guarding its own nuclear weapons may help us dealing with Iran and other nations pursuing similar arms. watch

Cruz’s band on the run

Cruz’s band on the run

09/25/13 04:30PM

MSNBC host Krystal Ball and The Washington Post’s Jonathan Capehart debate whether Sen. Ted Cruz and his loyal band of Tea Party senators and supporters like Sarah Palin represent the future – or the end - of the modern Republican Party. watch

Top Lines: Ted Cruz soundoff

Top Lines: Ted Cruz soundoff

09/25/13 04:28PM

Sen. Ted Cruz expends 21 hours of bluster, admitting he’s a flawed human being; his fellow Republican, Peter King says it’s more like “fraud”; Cruz is so divisive he pits one Fox News contributor against another, “Blazing Saddles”-style; and Jon... watch

GOP Rep: ‘This is all about Sen. Cruz’

GOP Rep: ‘This is all about Sen. Cruz’

09/25/13 04:14PM

Rep. Michael Grimm, R-New York, joins Martin Bashir to explain why the self-aggrandizing tactics of Ted Cruz in the Texas senator's fight against Obamacare are hurting the broader Republican Party. watch

Cruz splits GOP on 21-hour speech tactic

Cruz splits GOP on 21-hour speech tactic

09/25/13 03:59PM

National Review’s Robert Costa, Democratic strategist Bob Shrum and political strategist Angela Rye dissect how the 21-hour Senate floor speech by Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, against Obamacare may boost his prospects within the Tea Party – at the cost of... watch

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About Martin Bashir

“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.