Rev. Al Sharpton, Cynthia Tucker, and Bloomberg’s Lisa Lerer describe the gun scare that President Obama experienced during his days as a young community organizer that made the gun control battle a personal cause for him, as well as how his time as an... watch
A Missouri Republican lawmaker is upping the ante on opposition to gun control legislation by trying to make it illegal to even propose gun restricting legislation.
That's right. He doesn't even want to hear his fellow lawmakers suggest it, and if they do, he wants to make them felons. read more
In the eloquent language that has been a hallmark of her long and impressive career, poet, journalist, and activist Maya Angelou had harsh words for those on the right who've been disrespectful of President Obama.... read more
On Friday afternoon, 15-year-old Destini Warren felt like one of the luckiest girls in Chicago. She got to see President Obama in person, attending a speech he gave on fairness, equality, and the gun violence plaguing her hometown of Chicago. Hours later, her 18-year-old sister Janay McFarlane was, like so many Chicago teens, in the wrong place... read more
Richard Wolffe and Nia-Malika Henderson talk with Rev. Al Sharpton about the looming sequester cuts and if the president’s comments on the cuts Tuesday will influence Republicans to propose a new way to curb government spending. watch
Tragedies of gun violence continue. Angela Blakely, the mother of 18 year-old Janay McFarlane who was gunned down last week in North Chicago, joins Politics Nation to speak about the need for gun control. watch
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker recently slashed funding for Planned Parenthood in his state, while other legislative moves have been taken against abortion in Alabama, Arkansas, and North Dakota. Rev. Al Sharpton explains. watch
Four years ago, CNBC's Rick Santelli went into an angry tirade on the floor of the Chicago Board of Trade in which he called for a tea party resurgence. "We're thinking of having a Chicago tea party in July," he said. "All you capitalists that want to show up to Lake Michigan, I'm going to start organizing."... read more
Since his 2011 MSNBC premiere, Reverend Al Sharpton has led a lively and informed discussion each night. With over 40 years of experience as a community leader, politician, minister and advocate, Sharpton shares his take on the top headlines of the day in his signature style. He also connects with viewers in his nightly ‘Reply Al’ segment where he answers viewer questions and concerns.