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The Loretta Lynch vote: 159 days later

The Loretta Lynch vote: 159 days later

04/16/15 06:57PM

Thursday marks the 159th day since Loretta Lynch was nominated for attorney general. Rev. Sharpton says it’s absurd the vote hasn’t happened yet. Just how absurd? Here’s a list of all the crazy things that have happened during those 159 days. watch

A big high five for 'letting it go'

A big high five for 'letting it go'

04/16/15 06:50PM

Rev. Sharpton talks to Seema Iyer, Jason Johnson and Shira Center about two of the biggest stories on social media Thursday: National High Five Day, and Sen. Pat Robert’s cellphone going off during a Senate finance committee hearing. watch

Will Sen. Harry Reid force a vote?

Will Sen. Harry Reid force a vote?

04/16/15 06:00PM

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid told Rachel Maddow on Thursday that if Republicans don’t schedule a vote for Loretta Lynch, he’ll force a vote himself. Rev. Sharpton talks to Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, Frank Thorp and Jonathan Capehart about how Reid can... watch

Remembering Jackie Robinson

Remembering Jackie Robinson

04/15/15 07:43PM

Today marks the seventh consecutive year that baseball players and coaches wore the number 42, in honor of the day Jackie Robinson entered the major leagues. Rev. Sharpton remembers his legacy. watch

Hunger strike for Loretta Lynch confirmation

Hunger strike for Loretta Lynch confirmation

04/15/15 06:18PM

Sen. Mitch McConnell has once again refused to schedule a vote to confirm Loretta Lynch as Attorney General. Rev. Sharpton has organized a hunger strike to protest this delay. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) and Ari Melber join with more. watch

The wage fight of 2016

The wage fight of 2016

04/15/15 06:00PM

Nationwide protests for higher wages and economic fairness broke out Wednesday. It’s shaping up to be a central fight in the 2016 election, and there are some very different takes on it. Alex Seitz-Wald and Jonathan Capehart join with more information. watch

#BringBackOurGirls one year later

#BringBackOurGirls one year later

04/14/15 06:58PM

One year later, we remember the mass kidnapping of 276 schoolgirls from a Nigerian town by the Islamic extremist group, Boko Haram. Despite the world-wide attention, more than 200 are still missing. watch

Civil rights leaders push for Loretta Lynch

Civil rights leaders push for Loretta Lynch

04/14/15 06:35PM

The Senate is back for a second day of work, so why is the Loretta Lynch vote for attorney general still stalled? Rev. Sharpton talks to Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA) and Melanie Campbell of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation for more. watch

Hillary Clinton on fighting for equal pay

Hillary Clinton on fighting for equal pay

04/14/15 06:19PM

Hillary Clinton began laying out her economic vision on Tuesday in Iowa, making it clear that fairness will be at the center of her campaign strategy. Rev. Sharpton talks to EJ Dionne and Joy Reid for more on her plans and how the GOP is responding. watch

Marco Rubio kicks off White House run

Marco Rubio kicks off White House run

04/13/15 06:03PM

On Monday, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio announced that he will run for president at an event at Miami’s historic Freedom Tower. Rubio took a few jabs at Hillary Clinton, calling her a leader from "yesterday," and called for a new "American century." watch

Who was in the car with Walter Scott?

Who was in the car with Walter Scott?

04/10/15 06:32PM

Rev. Sharpton has a one-on-one with msnbc’s Trymaine Lee about the latest developments in the Walter Scott investigation, including news about the passenger who was in the car during Scott’s traffic stop. watch

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