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‘Obamacare’ truthers debunked

‘Obamacare’ truthers debunked

06/12/15 06:44PM

Sometimes the GOP have a little trouble with facts. Remember the birthers? They didn’t believe the president was born here. Now we have the ‘Obamacare’ truthers. Rev. Sharpton talks to Dana Milbank for more. watch

Romnesia at Romney’s GOP retreat

Romnesia at Romney’s GOP retreat

06/12/15 06:32PM

It’s a big weekend for Republicans who want to be president. Six contenders are at a retreat hosted by Mitt Romney and they’ve had to make some tough decisions. Rev. Sharpton talks to Ryan Grim and Maria Teresa Kumar for more. watch

How ‘Obamacare’ saved Jerry Penacoli’s life

How ‘Obamacare’ saved Jerry Penacoli’s life

06/11/15 06:48PM

Pres. Obama says health care is a moral issue, not a political one. Rev. Sharpton is joined by “Extra” correspondent Jerry Penacoli, who shares his story of how the Affordable Care Act allowed him to get life-saving treatment he otherwise couldn’t afford. watch

2016 GOP field looks to Romney for help

2016 GOP field looks to Romney for help

06/11/15 06:19PM

Everyone seems to be talking about income inequality these days. So, it’s kind of funny that Republican hopefuls are seeking help from Mitt Romney, the same guy behind the 47 percent comments. Rev. Sharpton talks to EJ Dionne and Jamal Simmons for more. watch

‘Kid President’ helps fight child hunger

‘Kid President’ helps fight child hunger

06/10/15 06:46PM

School is coming to an end, but there’s a huge issue at hand: 21.5 million of children eat lunch at school, but during the Summer only 2.7 million get lunch through the school system. Rev. Sharpton talks with Joel Berg about an initiative to fix this. watch

The environment as a social issue

The environment as a social issue

06/10/15 06:34PM

The Obama Administration is making a big push on climate change over the next few months with plans to limit emissions from planes and trucks and cut greenhouse gases. Rev. Sharpton talks to Majora Carter and Bob Deans for more. watch

Officer in McKinney melee steps down

Officer in McKinney melee steps down

06/09/15 06:38PM

NBC News is reporting that the officer who pulled a gun on teenagers at that pool party is resigning. Corporal Eric Casebolt was placed on administrative leave after video showed him throwing a teen to the ground and then pulling a gun. watch

The moral case for ‘Obamacare’

The moral case for ‘Obamacare’

06/09/15 06:00PM

Pres. Obama passionately defended his signature law, slamming Republicans for putting politics over people. Rev. Sharpton talks to Dana Milbank and Clarence Page about the effect of the president’s speech. watch

Balancing America’s policing debate

Balancing America’s policing debate

06/08/15 06:58PM

A grand jury indicted officer Michael Slager for murder in the Walter Scott case. The incident was recorded on video - so was another incident out of Texas involving a 15-year-old girl. Both are examples of the importance of cameras for law enforcement. watch

Pres. Obama to revise overtime rules

Pres. Obama to revise overtime rules

06/08/15 06:45PM

Pres. Obama is poised to raise the overtime threshold to as much as $52,000. Rev. Sharpton talks to former Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis for how this will impact the lives of Americans struggling to make a living wage. watch

Obama defends ACA ahead of SCOTUS decision

Obama defends ACA ahead of SCOTUS decision

06/08/15 06:00PM

There’s a big court ruling on the Affordable Care Act coming, and millions could lose their insurance. Tuesday, the President is going to talk about it, but he gave a preview today. Rev. Sharpton talks to Rep. Emanuel Cleaver and Joan Walsh for more. watch

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