Chris Christie, R-N.J., is receiving fresh criticism for becoming the eighth Republican governor to expand Medicaid under the president's health care reform law. Salon.com's Alex Seitz-Wald and Democratic strategist Jonathan Price discuss. watch
A group of bipartisan lawmakers just returned from a fact-finding mission inside Mali’s deadly war zone. The four Americans met with military officials in the country’s capital and discussed how the U.S. can help Mali regain control from Islamist... watch
Gun crimes have taken on a higher profile since the shootings in Newtown, Connecticut. An NBC News investigation uncovers how loopholes can make it easy for convicted criminals to get their hands on guns. Law enforcement officials say serious gaps in the nation’s gun laws make it hard for them to do their jobs.
NBC’s Michael Isikoff reports.
According to Bloomberg News, Walmart executives are warning of economic challenges such as the payroll tax increase and its impact on the tight budgets of shoppers. CNBC’s Tyler Mathisen discusses. watch
As Congress barrels ahead to the sequester with no compromise in sight, one has to wonder whether this set of lawmakers on Capitol Hill can get anything done at all. The National Journal’s Josh Kraushaar talks about the magazine’s latest issue which... watch
NBC’s Domenico Montanaro reports on the upcoming Conservative Political Action Conference, or CPAC, the latest GOP 2016 cattle call. It’s going to be like a Republican convention, but without its keynote speaker – New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) who... watch
The wife of former Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. entered a guilty plea to federal tax fraud charges stemming from her husband’s misuse of campaign funds. Earlier on Wednesday, Jackson, Jr., also entered his own guilty plea. NBC’s Pete Williams reports. watch
Speaking Wednesday at the University of Virginia, John Kerry delivered his first speech as secretary of state. Kerry warned that the dysfunction in Washington, especially when it comes to the economy, could hurt his credibility as the nation’s top... watch
Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., says America may play a more active military role in the African nation of Mali, but not until a democratically elected government takes over. Time magazine’s Jim Frederick discusses. watch
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