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Obama deploying 275 troops to Iraq

Obama deploying small military contingent to Iraq

06/16/14 06:33PM

Pres. Obama notified the Congress that up to approximately 275 U.S. military personnel are deploying to Iraq to provide support and security for U.S. personnel and the American Embassy in Baghdad. Meanwhile, former Bush administration officials are leadin watch

Brewer fundraising off a crisis

Brewer fundraising off a crisis

06/16/14 06:28PM

A PAC associated with Gov. Jan Brewer has sent an email, which uses the crisis over young immigrant children who have been “abandoned in Arizona” as a reason to solicit donations from supporters. watch

President Obama, man of action

President Obama, man of action

06/16/14 06:16PM

In the face of continued obstruction from many House Republicans, Pres. Obama took a step towards equality on Monday with his latest executive order designed to protect LGBT Americans. Meanwhile, his critics lob complaints that he’s lawless. watch

A divided GOP

A divided GOP

06/16/14 06:00PM

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus is convinced the GOP is not divided, but recently defeated House Majority Leader Eric Cantor says just the opposite - proving the GOP is divided, even when it comes to whether or not they are divided. watch

US Senator David Vitter (C) speaks during a press conference on Capitol Hill, September 30, 2013.

Vitter says he'd consider Medicaid expansion as Louisiana governor

06/16/14 05:31PM

Vitter's apparent willingness to consider expansion is in stark contrast to the state's current governor, Bobby Jindal, a Republican who will be forced to leave office in 2015 thanks to term limits. Jindal has been a fierce opponent of Medicaid expansion, a move which denies coverage to a little more than 240,000 residents or about 34% of the state's uninsured non-elderly adults according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. read more

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Rev's Early Reads: June 16

06/16/14 07:00AM

Cantor-Ingraham feud erupts on national TV... Mississippi GOP primary race gets even nastier... and Republicans seek advice on winning from Mitt Romney. read more

Obama, father-in-chief

Obama, father-in-chief

06/13/14 06:50PM

Pres. Obama takes a moment ahead of this coming Father’s Day to reflect on what Fatherhood means to him, from raising Malia and Sasha to be confident young women to mentoring young men, including some who have little support from their own fathers, throug watch

Christie, the running man?

Christie, the running man?

06/13/14 06:45PM

He’s dancing up a storm on the Tonight Show, yucking it up and showing his personable side, but can Gov. Chris Christie really revive his 2016 presidential prospects after weathering the bridgegate storm? watch

Friday the 13th for the GOP

Friday the 13th for the GOP

06/13/14 06:32PM

It’s a scary time for House Republicans, as they try to make sense of the defeat of their majority leader and struggle to figure out the way forward for the party. Where are they headed? A panel joins Rev. Sharpton to discuss. watch

Bergdahl returns to American soil

Bergdahl returns to American soil

06/13/14 06:18PM

After five years in captivity and a brief stint recovering in Germany, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has finally returned to American soil, and the members of the right-wing trying to “swift boat” him in order to attack Pres. Obama are showing no signs of stopping. watch

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