Congresswoman Gwen Moore, a strong and vocal supporter of Susan Rice, is "saddened" and "enraged" that the Republican attacks forced Rice to withdraw her name from the running for secretary of state. "This was always a fabricated, trumped-up allegation," she said on PoliticsNation. read more
A new study from Republican pollsters focusing on the Latino community said the party has "run out of persuadable white voters."
The report from Resurgent Republic and the Hispanic Leadership Network warns that "Trying to win a national election by gaining a larger and larger share of a smaller and smaller portion of the electorate is a losing political proposition." read more
Raymond Santana emerged from an eight-year stint in prison as a man in pieces.
Part of him remained the scrawny 14-year-old he was when he went in, convicted of a particularly brutal rape that he didn’t commit.
The rest of him was something he barely recognized. His social skills and youth had been wasted in the lockstep of prison life: years of violence behind bars had frayed his nerves; some family and friends had long since abandoned him; he’d never attended a school dance, worked an afterschool job or filled out a college application. read more
Forget about bipartisan cooperation--right now, Republicans can't even get along with each other. GOP Congressman Tim Huelskamp called John Boehner's actions "petty" and "vindictive" after the speaker bumped him from a committee. "What outrages me is if you don't vote a certain way--whether you're Republican or Democrat--you get punished in Washington D.C.," he said on PoliticsNation. read more
Speaker John Boehner is trying to calm the storm after stripping four Tea Party Republicans of their committee seats for apparently refusing to toe the party line. Some have started a movement to fire Boehner as speaker. One member who isn't accepting... watch
More than 12,000 people came out to peacefully protest Michigan's anti-union law. One incident did break out near an Americans for Prosperity tent where a union worker allegedly took a swing at a FOX contributor. Former Rep. Mark Schauer and Joy Reid,... watch
A new poll shows 65 percent of the country believe the president does have a mandate to raise taxes on the wealthy. But publicly Speaker Boehner is sticking to his guns. Will the GOP step up? The Guardian's Ana Marie Cox and Nia-Malika Henderson of... watch
FOX News host Bill O'Reilly is still complaining about the so-called "War on Christmas" citing examples like Rhode Island's governor calling the State House tree a "holiday tree". Rev. Al Sharpton explains. watch
A new Wall Street Journal NBC News poll shows the Republican party's favorability rating at just 30 percent, close to a 10 year low. The RNC chair now says they'll look at the debate calendar as a potential problem, instead of their policies.... watch
Mitt Romney's desperate attempts to attract Ohio voters in the final weeks of the presidential race cost him a hefty political price, leaving him a tarnished legacy for leading a campaign willing to knowingly stretching the truth.
The myth-debunking website PolitiFact awarded its fourth-ever "Lie of the Year" honor to the failed GOP presidential candidate for his repeated use of blatantly false claims that Chrysler planned to move Jeep production from the U.S. to China--all thanks to President Obama. read more
Choosing fiscal conservatism over voter suppression, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker says he no longer supports ending election day registration because of the cost. Walker revealed his change of heart to reporters Tuesday after the state's Government Accountability Board released a report estimating that it would cost more than $5.2 million to implement the registration change. read more
Outrage over the right-to-work bill drew thousands of protesters to the Michigan Capitol today, but it's just one of many bills their Republican-controlled lame-duck legislature has decided to rush into law in the final days of the session. read more
More than 10,000 protesters marched at the state capitol in response to the passage of a “right to work” bill with no hearing. Rep. Gary Peters, State Sen. Gretchen Whitmer, and Rev. Charles Williams discuss the next steps. watch