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    “MHP” provides edgy analysis and guest-driven discussion of political, cultural & community issues. Sunday’s topics include: Angelina Jolie, race on college campuses and on television, and more.

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Women at a greater risk of voter suppression

Women at a greater risk of voter suppression

09/21/12 08:00PM

Melissa Harris-Perry and her panelists talk about how women have become at a greater risk of experiencing voter suppression in how new voter ID laws make it more difficult for married women to have the proper identification necessary to cast a ballot. watch

Voter confusion in suppressive voting laws

Voter confusion in suppressive voting laws

09/21/12 08:00PM

Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner of Momsrising.org and Ari Berman of The Nation join the table to talk about "This Week in Voter Suppression," in which many voters in Pennsylvania in particular don't know whether or not they qualify to vote this election cycle. watch

18-year-old Harpreet Singh Saini, whose mother was murdered in a shooting at an Oak Creek, WI Sikh temple in August, testifies before a U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday.

After Sikh temple shooting, a historic hearing

09/21/12 08:47AM

Ed. note: The following is a guest column written by filmmaker, civil rights advocate, interfaith organizer (and recent #nerdland guest) Valarie Kaur.Just 45 days after his mother was murdered by a white supremacist in her house of worship, Harpreet Singh Saini found the courage to testify at a historic Senate hearing on Wednesday of this week. read more

Students gather outside Benjamin E. Mays Academy in Chicago for the first day of school Wednesday morning, after Chicago teachers voted to suspend their first strike in 25 years.

Casualties in the education wars

09/20/12 11:02AM

Rolisa is a married mom with four kids. Two of them are successful graduates of Chicago’s public schools—her eldest graduated from college in 2011, and the second is a college junior. Her younger kids are in the fourth and sixth grades at a small public school on the South Side. The class sizes are at the city average, and the test scores... read more

Fast and Furious probe clears Attorney General Eric Holder

09/19/12 07:37PM

Attorney General Eric Holder is off the hook.The U.S. Justice Department's inspector general released a report Wednesday following a 19-month investigation into the Operation Fast and Furious scandal. It found no evidence that the department's top leaders, including Holder, knew of the botched effort to trace the flow of thousands of... read more

The 47% gets a (satirical) Tumblr

The 47% gets a (satirical) Tumblr

09/19/12 05:01PM

We've talked about the "47 percent" tape released by Mother Jones on Monday, which features Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney making some interesting comments at a closed door fundraiser. Romney has stood by his remarks, mostly (more on that in a later post). So have his wife and several conservatives -- even if, like... read more

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney holds a press availability to discuss his secretly-videotaped comments at a May fundraiser.

Is Mitt Romney over?

09/18/12 11:38AM

I'm not sure Mitt Romney gets what "spit hot fire" means.By now, I was expecting a series of Serious Policy Speeches™ in the vein of then-candidate Barack Obama's famed Philadelphia address on race, or his speech in Berlin during the 2008 campaign. Rhetorical torches meant to lead, and inspire. Even if they disagreed with his... read more

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