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Sanders, Clinton make closing arguments in...

Sanders and Clinton make closing arguments in Iowa

01/30/16 10:05AM

Symone Sanders, National Press Secretary for Bernie Sanders’ campaign, joins Melissa Harris Perry and her panel: Senior Editor for Ebony Digital Jamilah Lemieux, Senior Fellow of Media Matters for America Eric Boehlert, and Maria Hinojosa, the Executive Producer and Anchor at NPR’s “Latino USA” to discuss the final push in Iowa between the top... watch

'MHP' Syllabus: 01.30.16

01/30/16 12:00AM

This Saturday, Melissa Harris-Perry takes a look at both sides in the presidential race before she heads to Iowa for Sunday coverage of the Iowa caucuses. Senator Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton are now neck and neck among Iowa democratic caucus goers. We'll tune into both candidates’ closing arguments before the Iowa caucus on Monday... read more

The way forward in the fight for racial...

The way forward in the fight for racial justice

01/17/16 11:46AM

More than 50 years ago, it was an organized movement of activists committed to racial justice who ushered in the Voting Rights Act. Henry Fernandez from the Center for American Progress, MSNBC's Rev. Al Sharpton, co-creator of #BlackLivesMatter Alicia Garza and leader of the "Moral Mondays" movement Rev. William Barber join to... watch

Clinton sharpens criticism against Sanders

Hillary Clinton sharpens criticism against Bernie Sanders

01/17/16 11:15AM

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is experiencing a surprising surge that is showing up in poll after poll in the early primary states of Iowa and New Hampshire. Symone Sanders from the Bernie Sanders Campaign, New York Magazine's Rebecca Traister, co-creator of #BlackLivesMatter Alicia Garza, MSNBC's Rev. Al Sharpton and The... watch

Calls grow for Michigan governor's...

Calls grow for Michigan governor's resignation

01/17/16 10:26AM

President Obama declared a federal emergency in Flint, Michigan, authorizing FEMA to coordinate a response and federal funding for a city grappling with an ongoing water crisis that is entirely man-made. Katon Dawson, Dorian Warren and John Nichols join to discuss. watch

Echoes of historical resonance in Iran...

Echoes of historical resonance in Iran prisoner swap

01/17/16 10:03AM

The news of the release of American citizens out of Iran has undeniable parallels with the headlines 35 years ago this very week, when 52 Americans held hostage boarded a plane in Tehran to fly to freedom. Nina Khrushcheva, Katon Dawson, Dorian Warren and John Nichols discuss President Obama's strategy with Iran. watch

AP: US official confirms prisoner release

AP: US official confirms prisoner release

01/16/16 11:17AM

National Republican consultant Katon Dawson, MSNBC’s Raul Reyes, former Press Secretary to George H. W. Bush Gian-Carlo Peressutti and former Ohio State Senator Nina Turner debate the recent announcement that there has been a prisoner swap between Iran and U.S. watch

Obama was number one target in GOP debate

Obama was number one target in GOP debate

01/16/16 10:32AM

During Thursday’s GOP debate the Republican candidates laid out their vision for America’s future, while attacking President Barack Obama’s current message of hope. An expert panel joins Melissa Harris Perry to discuss. watch

'MHP' Syllabus: 01.16.16

01/15/16 09:11PM

This Saturday, Melissa will recap President Obama’s State of the Union address as well as Thursday night’s GOP Debate. She’ll discuss how the President used the State of the Union to wade into 2016 electoral politics by responding to the rhetoric we’ve been hearing from the GOP candidates.Almost seven years have passed since the great recession... read more

GOP candidates delve into poverty issue

GOP candidates delve into poverty issue

01/10/16 11:30AM

One common theme among candidates at a forum focused on the issue of poverty was that Republicans must do a better job of selling themselves as the party of the poor. Tianna Gaines-Turner of the Witness to Hunger Program and Rebecca Vallas from the Center for American Progress join to discuss. watch


About Melissa Harris-Perry

MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry provides edgy analysis and guest-driven discussion of political, cultural and community issues.