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Friendly football feud

Friendly football feud

01/30/13 07:00PM

Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Cali., and Senator Barbara Mikulski, D-Md., debate whose team will win the Super Bowl: Boxer’s 49’ers or Mikulski’s Ravens. watch

Giffords calls for ‘courageous’ action

Giffords calls for ‘courageous’ action

01/30/13 07:00PM

Former Rep. Gabby Giffords testified before Congress that “the time is now” to act on gun violence. But many opponents still believe no new gun laws are needed. Lori Haas, who lost a daughter in the Virginia Tech shooting, and Clarence Page of the... watch

Senate Democrats introduce Paycheck...

Senate Democrats introduce Paycheck Fairness Act

01/30/13 07:00PM

Women in the U.S. still earn only 77 cents for every dollar earned by men. Now Senate Democrats are trying to change that with the Paycheck Fairness Act. Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Cali., and Senator Barbara Mikulski, D-Md., discuss whether Republicans will... watch

Support for Obama grows

Support for Obama grows

01/30/13 07:00PM

President Obama’s favorability rating is at 60 percent, and liberals aren’t the only ones backing the president’s policies. He has support from moderates and conservatives as well. Bob Shrum and Cynthia Tucker weigh in. watch

Kerry steps away from Senate, Cowan steps in

Kerry steps away from Senate, Cowan steps in

01/30/13 07:00PM

Sen. John Kerry said goodbye to the Senate Wednesday, as he moves to his new role as Secretary of State. Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has named Boston lawyer Mo Cowan as an interim replacement. Where does the race go from here? Author and... watch

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell speaks in Providence, R.I.,  (Photo by Steven Senne/AP File)

Powell squares off with Bill O'Reilly on voter ID laws

01/30/13 05:30PM

The scheme to rig the Electoral College is losing steam across the country, as leaders in nearly every state that's been mulling the plan have since backed off the idea. The plan appears to be all but DOA in Virginia, Ohio, Florida, and Michigan, and the likelihood of passage is shrinking in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. read more

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

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