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Fixing ‘No Child Left Behind’

Fixing ‘No Child Left Behind’

07/07/15 06:18PM

Today the Senate began a debate on an education bill that would overhaul the controversial “No Child Left Behind” law from the Bush era. Both Democrats and Republicans say the law should be fixed. Education Secretary Arne Duncan joins in for more. watch

2016 Bernie momentum on the rise

2016 Bernie momentum on the rise

07/06/15 06:31PM

There’s a hunger for equality in this country and that hunger’s being reflected in Bernie Sanders’ surging campaign numbers. He’s drawing huge crowds and donations. Rev. Sharpton talks to Bernie Sanders about his campaign and how he can keep momentum. watch

Donald Trump doubles down on immigration

Donald Trump doubles down on immigration

07/06/15 06:00PM

On Monday, Donald Trump released a statement refusing to back away from his immigration comments as more Republicans come out against him. Rev. Sharpton talks to Joan Walsh and James Peterson for more on Trump’s strategy. watch

Officials to re-enact Tamir Rice case?

Officials to re-enact Tamir Rice case?

07/02/15 06:19PM

In a new twist, the prosecutor in the Tamir Rice case is going to bring in the state highway patrol to reconstruct the entire scene. Rev. Sharpton talks to Marq Claxton about the evidence necessary to charge in the case. watch

The wage fight across America

The wage fight across America

07/01/15 06:48PM

President Obama made the case for a more inclusive economy on Tuesday. On Wednesday, we’re already seeing progress on that front. Minimum wage hikes hit Chicago, Louisville, Washington DC and Maryland. Robert Reich joins in for more. watch

Gotcha: Sen. McConnell flip flops on $10 bill

Gotcha: Sen. McConnell flip flops on $10 bill

07/01/15 06:31PM

Sen. Mitch McConnell isn’t too happy about the new plan to put a woman on the $10 bill. He called removing Alexander Hamilton a “terrible idea.” But not too long ago, he was trying to replace Hamilton himself! Rev. Sharpton has more. watch

South Carolina church fire investigation

South Carolina church fire investigation

07/01/15 06:18PM

Federal authorities are trying to figure out why a predominantly black church in South Carolina caught fire and burned. The Associated Press cites an official that says the fire was not arson. Joy Reid and Matthew Horace join Rev. Sharpton for more. watch

Moving past a symbol of hate

Moving past a symbol of hate

06/30/15 06:57PM

The protester who was arrested for taking down South Carolina’s Confederate flag is breaking her silence. Rev. Sharpton has more on what she said, plus details on a Ku Klux Klan rally planned in the state later in July. watch

Poverty: America’s crippling problem

Poverty: America’s crippling problem

06/30/15 06:44PM

More than 45 million people are living in poverty in the US. Over the next several months, MSNBC is following photographer Matt Black and Trymaine Lee as they travel cross-country, documenting America’s poorest places. watch

Pres. Obama’s ‘best week ever?’

Pres. Obama’s ‘best week ever?’

06/30/15 06:00PM

President Obama is feeling loose, energized and has momentum coming off what many are calling the best week of his presidency. On Tuesday, a reporter asked him about it. Rev. Sharpton is joined by Ed Rendell and Jared Bernstein for more. watch

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