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Change can’t happen without you

Change can’t happen without you

01/29/13 07:00PM

President Obama is energized to move the country forward, but as Rev. Al Sharpton points out, he can’t do it alone. Rev. Al explains why this election was truly about “We the People” and the changes ahead.   watch

Obama backs bipartisan immigration plan

Obama backs bipartisan immigration plan

01/29/13 07:00PM

The president added his support to a bipartisan immigration reform plan proposed by the Senate, and implored Congress to move forward. MSNBC.com Vice President Richard Wolffe and Victoria Defrancesco Soto discuss the president’s us versus them message. watch

Fighting for VAWA

Fighting for VAWA

01/29/13 07:00PM

Next week, the Senate will vote on the Violence Against Women Act, a bill that has protected women who are victims of domestic abuse. Republicans have fought the bill’s renewal. Irin Carmon and Angela Rye talk with Rev. Al Sharpton. watch

Cheney worried about gun safety proposals

Cheney worried about gun safety proposals

01/29/13 07:00PM

The right-wing hasn’t offered many gun solutions, and now former Vice President Cheney, who once shot someone in a hunting accident, is offering his opinion on the new proposals. The Washington Post’s Dana Milbank weighs in.    watch

Positive changes under Obama causing chaos...

Positive changes under Obama causing chaos for GOP

01/29/13 07:00PM

President Obama’s second term is off and running with signs the economy is recovering and momentum on immigration reform. MSNBC’s Krystall Ball and HuffPost Live’s Abby Huntsman talk about how the growing economy impact’s the president’s agenda. watch

Latino protesters march by the hotel where Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is scheduled to attend a fundraising event in Salt Lake City, Utah, September 17. (Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)

Why immigration reform won't be enough for the GOP to win Latino voters

01/29/13 01:00PM

Republicans need to win more Latino voters if they want to remain a politically relevant party. The imperative to win back those voters is so strong that Senator John McCain openly admits it's the reason others in his party are willing to embrace immigration reform, an issue many otherwise oppose. But the bad news is that immigration reform may not be enough to help the party close the gap on the growing part of the American electorate. read more

The four children of Shirley Chambers, all lost to gun violence. Siblings from left: Carlos, LaToya, Jerome and Ronnie Chambers. (Photos via Chicago Tribune)

Images from the gun war: family fun, family tragedy

01/28/13 07:35PM

Shirley Chambers lost her son Ronnie to gun violence the last weekend in January. He wasn't the first child Shirley has lost to a gun: he was the fourth. She has no children now. It began in 1995, when Ronnie's brother Jerome was shot at the age of 18. Five years later, his 15-year-old sister LaToya. Later that same year, another brother, Carlos, lost his life to a bullet. "I only have one child left," Chambers told the Chicago Tribune at the time, "and I'm afraid that won't stop until he's gone too." read more

Bipartisan group announces immigration plan

Bipartisan group announces immigration plan

01/28/13 07:00PM

A group of Democratic and Republican senators announced their proposal to create a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants.  Why are Republicans changing their tune? Could their losses in the 2012 election be their inspiration? Maria Teresa Kumar,... watch

Hillary and Barack as BFF’s?

Hillary and Barack as BFF’s?

01/28/13 07:00PM

After a contentious 2008 campaign, who would have predicted that President Obama and Hillary Clinton would become allies? Nia-Malika Henderson and Michelle Cottle weigh in on the power partnership. watch

Obama launches criticism at Limbaugh, FOX...

Obama launches criticism at Limbaugh, FOX News

01/28/13 07:00PM

President Obama called out Rush Limbaugh and FOX News as contributors to gridlock in government, and said that more Republicans would be open to compromise if they weren’t attacked by the right-wing media. Radio host Joe Madison and Democratic... watch

Gun industry spends millions marketing to...

Gun industry spends millions marketing to kids

01/28/13 07:00PM

The gun industry has given millions of dollars to groups that promote guns to children. Rev. Al Sharpton explains the outrage over marketing deadly weapons to children, and why Americans should heed the story of people like Shirley Chambers, who lost... watch

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