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A second term for the First Lady

A second term for the First Lady

11/23/12 07:00PM

First Lady Michelle Obama's approval ratings give her husband's rankings a run for his money. But what can American expect from the first lady's second term? Katie McCormick Lelyveld, former press secretary to First Lady Michelle Obama joins to discuss. watch

Education Secretary Arne Duncan. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

American students deserve better than Arne Duncan

11/22/12 09:58AM

As a 17-year-old high school student, I'm both a No Child Left Behind and a Race to the Top baby. I've lived through both pieces of failed legislation under former Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings and now current Secretary Arne Duncan that have seriously derailed the status of education in this country. But I'm optimistic... read more

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Ohio's hunger games

11/18/12 04:06PM

It sits on the eastern edge of what is known as the "heartland," but that isn't where my native Ohio got its former slogan, "The Heart of It All." One of the more literal reasons is its valentine-like shape. But figuratively, it has been at the center of the political universe now for a good year—thanks to its precious... read more

Where to draw the line on drone strikes?

Where to draw the line on drone strikes?

11/17/12 07:00PM

Melissa Harris-Perry and her guests - including fellow MSNBC host Chris Hayes, contributor Rula Jebreal, Citizen Radio host Allison Kilkenny, and Mark Quarterman of the Enough Project - share a heated debate sharing their thoughts on the warrants of... watch

Prison reform through inmate education

Prison reform through inmate education

11/17/12 07:00PM

Sean Pica, executive director of Hudson Link for Higher Education in Prison, talks about how his organization provides educational services to men and women in four New York state correctional facilities. watch

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