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Members outraged over Boehner's 'Tea Party Purge'

12/12/12 07:00PM

Speaker John Boehner is trying to calm the storm after stripping four Tea Party Republicans of their committee seats for apparently refusing to toe the party line. Some have started a movement to fire Boehner as speaker. One member who isn't accepting... watch

Mitt Romney on Wednesday was awarded for making the "Lie of the Year." (Photo by Charles Dharapak/AP)

Romney Jeep ad named 'Lie of the Year'

12/12/12 01:32PM

Mitt Romney's desperate attempts to attract Ohio voters in the final weeks of the presidential race cost him a hefty political price, leaving him a tarnished legacy for leading a campaign willing to knowingly stretching the truth.... read more

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (Photo by Morry Gash/AP)

Walker walks back push to end same-day voter registration

12/12/12 01:20PM

Choosing fiscal conservatism over voter suppression, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker says he no longer supports ending election day registration because of the cost. Walker revealed his change of heart to reporters Tuesday after the state's Government Accountability Board released a report estimating that it would cost more than $5.2... read more

Rep Lisa Brown, D-West Bloomfield addresses supporters on the Michigan Statehouse steps in Lansing, Mich., after was barred from speaking in the Michigan House because Republicans objected to her saying "vagina" during debate over anti-abortion...

Michigan's stealth attack on abortion rights

12/12/12 11:05AM

Outrage over the right-to-work bill drew thousands of protesters to the Michigan Capitol today, but it's just one of many bills their Republican-controlled lame-duck legislature has decided to rush into law in the final days of the session. read more

Ancient lizard named for Obama

Ancient lizard named for Obama

12/11/12 07:00PM

Scientists have named a small ancient lizard ‘Obamadon’ because they say the lizard has a smile that resembles the president’s. Rev. Al Sharpton has the details. watch

Support for marriage equality on the rise

Support for marriage equality on the rise

12/11/12 07:00PM

A new poll shows support for marriage equality has risen 13 percent over the last 4 years. But that message may not have reached the Supreme Court. Justice Scalia was asked to explain why he compared homosexuality to murder. Abby Huntsman of HuffPost... watch

Republican power grab in Michigan

Republican power grab in Michigan

12/11/12 07:00PM

More than 10,000 protesters marched at the state capitol in response to the passage of a “right to work” bill with no hearing. Rep. Gary Peters, State Sen. Gretchen Whitmer, and Rev. Charles Williams discuss the next steps. watch

Anti-choice laws back on the table

Anti-choice laws back on the table

12/11/12 07:00PM

Michigan Republicans are trying to sneak through restrictive abortion laws that would prevent insurance companies from covering abortions unless they opt in. Other states are trying to push similarly unpopular bills through. Nancy Keenan, President of... watch

San Antonio mayor Julian Castro speaks at  the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. on Sept. 4, 2012 (The Yomiuri Shimbun via AP Images)

Julian Castro: GOP treats Latinos as 'foreign'

12/10/12 08:45PM

With recent news that Obama's will begin pushing for immigration reform in 2013, San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro joined PoliticsNation to discuss how that compromise should work, and to highlight ways he thinks the Republican party is confused about its recent loss.... read more

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Belafonte and Kennedy: Not even Ted Kennedy could work with this Congress

12/10/12 08:25PM

Harry Belafonte, an award winning entertainer and activist, has joined Kerry Kennedy (one of RFK's daughters) to work with the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights. They joined PoliticsNation to talk about those efforts, and also share their views on recent political developments including the battle over the fiscal cliff... read more

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