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Good Look: Melissa on 'Up w/ Chris Hayes'

09/01/12 08:28AM

We hope that you're actually tuned into "Up w/ Chris Hayes" at the moment as you wait for us to get started this morning. But you should also check out the amazing conversation Melissa was a part of during last Saturday's show, along with Atlantic senior editor Ta-Nehisi Coates, WBAI DJ and ill doctrine videoblogger Jay Smooth, and comedian W. Kamau Bell, host of the new hit FX series "Totally Biased with W. read more

Women headline RNC

Women headline RNC

08/31/12 08:00PM

Did She Just Say That?: Melissa Harris-Perry points out the many female speakers who took center stage at the Republican National Convention, proving that... watch

Clint Eastwood addresses an imaginary President Obama during his Republican National Committee speech on Thursday night.

The President, rendered invisible in a chair

08/31/12 11:21AM

I have trouble buying his line about wanting the President to succeed, but there was one genuinely magnanimous moment which Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney offered in an acceptance speech last night heavy on rhetorical symbolism but virtually free of any substance. It was contained in this sentence:"Every American was relieved the day President Obama gave the order, and Seal Team Six took out Osama bin Laden."He followed this up with warmongering about Iran, which was problematic in and of itself. read more

This is a bad week to suppress voters in Texas

This is a bad week to suppress voters in Texas

08/30/12 09:22PM

If there was a contest to see which Republican lawmaker can most obstruct the vote -- and given the way they're going about it, you'd think at least a case of Bud was riding on this -- I'd have thought that the leader in the clubhouse was named Rick Scott, or Tom Corbett, or maybe even Nikki Haley. read more

President Obama answers questions on Reddit.

Barack Obama, Redditor-in-chief

08/30/12 11:54AM

President Obama joined the popular social website Reddit to answer user-submitted questions on Wednesday afternoon. Sounds routine for a re-election campaign? Perhaps, but Reddit is not your regular town hall.Reddit, which was founded in 2005, brands itself as "the front page of the Internet." The site relies on user submissions to generate the top headlines from around the web. On Reddit, you'll find local stories that may not have hit the national news cycle yet. There are also personal stories and a plethora of images. read more