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
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
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
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
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
Fox News caught up with Dick Cheney this past weekend at the Safari Club International convention for gun owners and manufacturers to find out what the former vice president had to say about the gun safety debate going on in Washington and across the country. read more
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
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
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
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
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
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