In an interview before the Super Bowl, President Obama made it clear he will continue to fight for equal rights, from women in combat, to LGBT rights, to economic fairness. Political strategist Angela Rye and Jared Bernstein talk with Rev. Al Sharpton. watch
The White House released a photo of the president skeet shooting at Camp David, after some critics complained Obama was lying. But apparently the photo was not enough and some are still concocting conspiracy theories. Joe Madison and Victoria... watch
In the few days since the White House released a photo of President Obama skeet shooting, conservatives have come up with a slew of increasingly absurd ways to criticize it, in many cases either insinuating or outright accusing the photo of being a fake.
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As they try to pick up the pieces from last fall’s defeat, the establishment and Tea Party wings of the GOP are at each other’s throats.
Karl Rove, fresh off the multi-million dollar disaster that was 2012, has launched a new initiative, The New York Times reported Saturday. Known as the Conservative Victory Project, the group, a spin-off of Rove's American Crossroads, will help recruit establishment Republicans, as well as defend Senate incumbents against challenges from more conservative candidates. read more
As the indications of a successful economic recovery continue to pop up, pundits on the right seemed to be hoping for bad news. On Thursday's radio program, Rush Limbaugh seemed willing to sacrifice economic gains just to see the president hurt. "Any immediate economic setback, or the perception of one, could weaken Obama's clout," he said. "Maybe a sour economy is worth it if it will distract Obama." read more
Senate Republicans are vowing to block President Obama’s nominee to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Richard Cordray. They claim the bureau has too much power over banks. Is the GOP playing games with the economy for political points?... watch
Hundreds of workers gathered at the State Department to say goodbye to Hillary Clinton as she stepped down as Secretary of State. Clinton faced many attacks over her years in public life, has she vanquished the “right-wing conspiracy” once and for all?... watch
An obscure superPAC is calling on Americans to boycott Beyonce's halftime performance at this Sunday during Superbowl XLVII because it will be "anti-liberty."
In a press release, the founder of "Elect A New Congress" Bill Fawall says Pepsi should be punished for supporting an "un-American" performance from Beyonce. read more
Friday morning, the White House announced new details that will allow religiously-affiliated institutions exemption from the contraception coverage mandate in the Affordable Care Act.
The announcement from the Department of Health and Human Services comes after months of push back and dozens of lawsuits from religious groups that complained the requirement to provide all employees with contraception violated their first amendment rights by forcing them to go against their religion. read more
Ed Koch, the Bronx-born former mayor of New York City passed away early Friday morning at the age of 88.
An outspoken and a strong-willed figure during his three terms as mayor of New York, Koch was known for, among other things, his catchphrase: "How am I doin'?"—which he would ask of nearly any resident he met on the street. He presided over a period of financial growth, but one also marked by racial tensions. corruption, homelessness, and a high crime rate. read more
Heartbroken mother Cleo Cowley Pendleton was barely able to keep back tears Thursday when she joined PoliticsNation to talk about her pain, just two days after losing her 15 year old daughter Hadiya Pendleton to a bullet in a Chicago park. Pendleton described her daughter as a loving, happy kid who was was excited about her bright future. read more