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Top Lines: Cruz, Obamacare, and the Three...

Top Lines: Cruz, Obamacare, and the Three Amigos

09/12/13 05:09PM

Ted Cruz pines for the willingness to say crazy things; Herman Cain demands we crank the music up to 999; Rand Paul demands we “defund the whole damn thing” of Obamacare; Benghazi truthers turn out at a major rally by the dozens; and the “Three Amigos”... watch

GOP in fighting mood over Obamacare

GOP in fighting mood over Obamacare

09/12/13 05:09PM

The Grio.com’s Joy Reid and MSNBC political analyst Jonathan Alter discuss why – despite Speaker John Boehner’s claim – the August recess did not put the right-wing of his conference in a better mood – and, in fact, has found them less inclined to... watch

How the GOP is flying the party to the far...

How the GOP is flying the party to the far right

09/12/13 05:08PM

MSNBC host Karen Finney (“Disrupt w/ Karen Finny”) and Buzzfeed’s McKay Coppins discuss why Tea Party Republicans are more interested in the conspiracy-tinged, racial politics of deceased Sen. Jesse Helms, R-NC – rather than jobs and the economy. watch

GOP talking immigration - just not...

GOP talking immigration - just not effectively

09/12/13 05:07PM

MSNBC contributors Victoria DeFrancesco Soto and Jared Bernstein discuss why Republican members’ increasingly insensitive remarks about Hispanics and immigration – as well as events that keep pushing comprehensive immigration reform to the back burner ... watch

Ginsberg : What’s ‘chutzpah’ in Russian?

Ginsberg : What’s ‘chutzpah’ in Russian?

09/12/13 05:06PM

Marc Ginsberg, a former ambassador in the Middle East, pushes back on the idea that Russia’s Vladimir Putin has shown himself to be a statesman and, in fact, has “almost more blood on his hands than any other country in this Syrian conflict.” watch

Concepcion Picciotto - Traci Lee - 09/12/2013

Decades-long peace vigil outside of White House removed

09/12/13 02:21PM

Since 1981, Connie Picciotto has sat outside the White House in a peaceful protest against war and nuclear weapons. But her 32 year-long vigil came to an end Thursday morning after police removed her camp overnight when the site was left unmanned during a shift. read more

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Florida pastor arrested for trying to burn Qurans (again)

09/12/13 01:05PM

Controversial Florida pastor Terry Jones was arrested Wednesday on his way to burn thousands of Qurans. Jones and his associate pastor Marvin Sapp Jr. were arrested and booked in Polk County, Fla., after dousing 2,998 of the Muslim holy books with kerosene. The two were planning to set fire to the Qurans, and now face felony charges for unlawfu... read more

Obama, nation remembers 9/11, contemplates...

Obama, nation remembers 9/11, contemplates Syria strategy

09/11/13 05:42PM

Former RNC chairman Michael Steele and Lehigh University’s Dr. James Peterson join Martin Bashir to debate about how much credit President Barack Obama’s war footing deserves in possibly pushing Syria’s Bashar al-Assad to the negotiation table over his... watch

Top Lines: Obama, Ollie North, low-T, Rand...

Top Lines: Obama, Ollie North, low-T, Rand Paul and Benghazi

09/11/13 05:37PM

Ollie North talks President Obama’s flaccid, “low-T” foreign policy; Sen. Rand Paul claims Obama wants us to ally with al Qaeda; Conservatives scream about Benghazi; Ann Coulter says she’s merely speaking the truth about Obama and monkeys; and Jon... watch

Why can’t the far right put aside...

Why can’t the far right put aside partisanship on 9/11?

09/11/13 05:33PM

Krystal Ball, MSNBC host of The Cycle, and The Washington Post’s Jonathan Capehart discuss why they feel Republicans can’t put aside partisan politics even on 9/11 – and why none of their rhetoric about Benghazi addresses the security problems exposed by that September 11 attack. watch

Obama’s Middle East policy in the wake of...

Obama’s Middle East policy in the wake of 9/11, Iraq

09/11/13 05:25PM

Rep. Steve Israel, D-N.Y., joins Martin Bashir to explain why 9/11 should make us pause regarding any future military venture in the Middle East – but why President Barack Obama’s Syria policy is working to push Syria to the negotiation table. watch

Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Joe Biden, Jill Biden

America and 'the price of greatness'

09/11/13 04:58PM

As we mark the 12th anniversary of 9/11, and less than 24 hours after the president addressed the nation on possible military action against Syria, we are reminded once again of the debt we owe to the men and women—black and white, Christians and atheists, young and old—who have made the ultimate sacrifice for the ongoing security of America an... read more

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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.