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Republican retreat features familiar faces

Republican retreat features familiar faces

01/17/13 07:00PM

Day 2 of the Republican retreat features Speaker John Boehner, Rep. Eric Cantor, and Rep. Paul Ryan as the party’s “fix-it” men. With American’s support of the GOP slipping, why are they relying on old ideas? Maria Teresa Kumar of Voto Latino and... watch

Honoring Muhammad Ali

Honoring Muhammad Ali

01/17/13 07:00PM

Thursday is boxing legend Muhammad Ali’s 71st birthday. Rev. Al Sharpton honors a man who was never afraid to speak his mind and stood up for what he believed in, even though it cost him his championship title. watch

Republican presidential candidate former Mass. Gov. Mitt Romney takes a bite of pizza during lunch with his wife Ann while campaigning at Village Pizza in Newport, N.H., Wednesday Dec. 20, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Do Republicans need a 'slice' of reality?

01/16/13 06:30PM

Ever since former Godfather Pizza chief Herman Cain joined the presidential race, Republicans have been heading towards becoming the "Pizza Party," and now House Republicans are taking that one step further. At an annual policy retreat in Williamsburg, Va., GOP lawmakers are looking to Domino's Pizza CEO J. Patrick Doyle to help... read more

A worker uses a bulldozer to push debris from Superstorm Sandy into a large pile in Lavallette N.J.  Friday, Jan. 4, 2012, shortly before Congress voted to approve aid for storm victims. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)

Why Sandy aid has taken so long

01/15/13 07:46PM

As Superstorm Sandy victims continue to wait for a full relief package to make it their way, Tea Party Congressman Mick Mulvaney said Tuesday that his amendment to offset that aid with spending cuts was not intended to delay rebuilding.... read more

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A vehicle for change? Obama's license plates

01/15/13 07:00PM

Presidential limos will be sporting some new license plates for Inauguration Day. The White House announced today that President Obama has decided all presidential vehicles will bear the Washington D.C. standard "Taxation Without Representation" license plates starting this weekend.... read more

Brewer to expand Medicare in Arizona

Brewer to expand Medicare in Arizona

01/15/13 07:00PM

Republican Governor Jan Brewer has folded on Obamacare and will expand Medicare in Arizona. The expansion will mean 300,000 more people will get health insurance. Rev. Al Sharpton explains. watch

‘Party of Lincoln’ needs acceptance refresher

‘Party of Lincoln’ needs acceptance refresher

01/15/13 07:00PM

The Republican party was once known as the Party of Lincoln still has improvements to make when it comes to tolerance. Even Colin Powell, a well-respected member of the party has called them out for looking down on minorities. Jonathan Capehart of the... watch

Filibuster reform in the near future?

Filibuster reform in the near future?

01/15/13 07:00PM

Republicans have used the filibuster to grind progress to a halt, but now a group of Democrats are backing reforms to fix the system. Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., talks with Rev. Al Sharpton about the changes he is pushing for. watch

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