While much of the beltway media is buzzing about Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul's 13-hour filibuster, he came nowhere near the record holder.
“I would try to go another 12 hours and try to break Strom Thurmond’s record, but there are some limits to filibustering and I am going to have to go take care of one of those here,” Paul said in the final minutes of his filibuster of CIA chief nominee John Brennan. read more
On Thursday President Obama is set to mark a milestone for women's rights as he signs the renewal of the Violence Against Women Act into law.
Republicans blocked the legislation for nearly a year, with only a minority of House Republicans eventually relenting and joining with Democrats to pass it into law. Most opponents took issue with the bill's expanded protections for groups including Native Americans and the LGBT community. read more
According to an upcoming Vanity Fair article, Fox News chief Roger Ailes had this to say about President Obama.
“Obama’s the one who never worked a day in his life. He never earned a penny that wasn’t public money. How many fund-raisers does he attend every week? How often does he play basketball and golf? I wish I had that kind of time. He’s lazy, but the media won’t report that.”
Read more about what Ailes had to say about other top Democrats.
Co-host of MSNBC’s The Cycle Toure joins Rev. Al Sharpton to talk about life in the Fox News bubble and the recent remarks by Fox News President when he called President Obama “lazy,” spending more time on basketball and golf than anything else. watch
As a report surfaces that the U.S. has spent too much money in Iraq and seen too few results, former Vice President Dick Cheney doesn’t seem too fazed. Rev. Al Sharpton, Cynthia Tucker, and Joe Conason talk about Cheney’s latest remarks and why it’s so... watch
Just as the fight for gun control requires determination and hard work, former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords displayed those traits as she returned to the parking lot where she almost lost her life to gun violence. As she continues her battle, the fight for... watch
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement revealed Tuesday that two employees of a company hired by the Republican Party of Florida to register voters admitted they committed fraud during the 2012 election season.
The two former employees of Strategic Allied Consulting are facing third degree felony charges after admitting that they submitted dozens of forged voter registration applications last fall ahead of the 2012 election. read more
Virginia Messick knows the fear and confusion of having the person entrusted with your life become the person you can no longer trust. That's how she felt when, at 19 years old, after just five weeks of basic training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Tx., her instructor raped her. read more
Rev. Al Sharpton discusses the growing discrepancy between Wall Street profits and middle class wages. MSNBC's Krystal Ball and James Peterson explain why the GOP's emphasis on deficit cuts is the wrong way forward. watch
Rev. Al Sharpton talks about a new bipartisan bill that would make gun trafficking a federal crime, cracking down on straw purchasers. Sen. Richard Blumenthal joins Rev. Al to discuss why the bill is so important. watch