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Republicans pass the buck on spending cuts

Republicans pass the buck on spending cuts

02/28/13 07:00PM

Reverend Al Sharpton talks about the GOP’s new plan to keep the cuts and make the president decide which programs get the axe, then Salon’s Joan Walsh and The Washington Post’s Ezra Klein join the conversation about the new GOP plan and the sequester... watch

How the GOP has gone from Lincoln to Limbaugh

How the GOP has gone from Lincoln to Limbaugh

02/28/13 07:00PM

The Republican Party was founded 159 years ago. But a lot has changed since the party’s early days. Rev. Al Sharpton, Abby Huntsman, and Krystal Ball take us through the timeline of the Grand Ole Party and explain what happened to the party of Lincoln. watch

As former Illinois State Rep. Robin Kelly emerges as the victor in the crowded Democratic primary to replace Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg may also be emerging as the monied antithesis to the NRA.(Photo by Charles Rex...

Is Bloomberg the answer to the NRA?

02/27/13 10:00AM

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg in effect won Tuesday’s special election primary for the Illinois seat vacated by Congressman Jesse Jackson II. Though his name did not even make the ballot, Bloomberg's money did in propping up the victor, former Illinois State Rep. Robin Kelly, in a sign that the all powerful pro-gun NRA lobby has met its... read more

FILE -In this Tuesday, March 27, 2012, file photo, Trayvon Martin's parents, father, Tracy Martin, left, and mother Sybrina Fulton, attend a House Judiciary Committee briefing on racial profiling and hate crimes on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Photo...

Trayvon's parents continue to fight for justice

02/26/13 08:27PM

On February 26, 2012, Trayvon Martin stopped by the local convenience store to buy some snacks - a bottle of Iced tea and some Skittles. The 17 year old was headed back to his father's girlfriend's apartment to watch the NBA All Star game on TV. On his way, he was shot and killed, just steps from his destination. It was a tragedy that... read more

The GOP war against Chris Christie just...

The GOP war against Chris Christie just got worse

02/26/13 07:00PM

The battle rages on between Chris Christie and the Republican Party. As Gov. Christie announced his support of the president’s Medicaid expansion, conservatives decided not to invite him – the most popular Republican in the country – to CPAC. Rev. Al... watch

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