On July 11, 1996, Congressman John Lewis spoke out against the Defense of Marriage Act. Now, 17 years later, as the Supreme Court hears arguments on whether or not the time has come to overturn the controversial law, he is still speaking out. And this time, people are listening. read more
Civil rights leader Rep. John Lewis, D-GA, who argued against the Defense of Marriage Act before it was passed in 1996, talks to NewsNation’s Tamron Hall about gay rights and oral arguments before the Supreme Court. watch
After intense meetings all weekend, European Union Finance Ministers approved a $13 billion bailout of Cyprus’ troubled banking system and a highly controversial tax on people’s bank deposits was scrapped. CNBC’s Tyler Mathison reports. watch
Tamron Hall anchors “NewsNation” weekdays on MSNBC. Launched in 2010, “NewsNation” features interviews and coverage of U.S., world and entertainment news. In her popular segments, “Gut Check” and “We Just Thought You Should Know,” Tamron encourages viewers to give their opinions on some of the most controversial stories in the news via Facebook and Twitter. Hall is also a contributor for NBC News.
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