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Brand backtalk backfires on Priebus

Brand backtalk backfires on Priebus

02/08/13 07:00PM

RNC Chair Reince Priebus said the president’s brand would “go down in flames” over Obamacare, yet Republican governors seem to be embracing the plan. Rev. Al Sharpton explains. watch

Previewing the State of the Union

Previewing the State of the Union

02/08/13 07:00PM

President Obama will deliver his State of the Union speech next week, will it be a continuation of the progressive agenda outlined at the inauguration? EJ Dionne and Angela Rye weigh in. watch

Here they toast Mexican President Felipe Calderon during a luncheon at the State Department.  (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

Poll: Clinton top of her field in popularity

02/08/13 09:15AM

Talk about going out on top! A week after leaving her post, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's popularity surpasses most major national politicians, including President Barack Obama, her successor John Kerry, and many other possible 2016 rivals in both parties, according to a poll released Friday.... read more

Don't let the halo being put above New Jersey governor Chris Christie fool you, argued host Melissa Harris-Perry Saturday in her open letter. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)

Weight, weight, don't tell me...

02/07/13 08:21PM

The growing controversy over New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's weight hit a new high this week when Christie told a doctor to "shut up" over her criticism of his weight. read more

Hand guns that were turned in by their owners are seen in a trash bin at a gun buyback held by the Los Angeles Police Department following the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, in Los Angeles, California, December 26, 2012. ...

Guns: NY has effective background checks; now it's Washington's turn

02/07/13 07:45PM

New York leaders and lawmakers moved faster than anyone else in response to the Sandy Hook elementary shootings, passing sweeping gun control reforms within six weeks of the horrific tragedy. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is responsible for more than just enforcing those laws, he also helped develop them. read more

Tea Partiers push back on Karl Rove

Tea Partiers push back on Karl Rove

02/07/13 07:00PM

Former Rep. Barney Frank joins the Rev. Al Sharpton to discuss how Republicans are in disarray after “the brains” of the GOP, Karl Rove, made enemies within his own party this week for pushing a new organization that aims to weed out far-right Tea... watch

Cowan makes Senate history

Cowan makes Senate history

02/07/13 07:00PM

William “Mo” Cowan made history on Thursday when he took the official oath of office on the Senate floor. For the first time ever, two African-Americans are now serving in the Senate at the same time. watch

Is Christie too fat to be president?

Is Christie too fat to be president?

02/07/13 07:00PM

Rev. Al Sharpon talks about how New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s weight is under spotlight after a former White House doctor said he was worried Christie would die in office if elected president. Radio host Joe Madison and The Washington Post’s Dana... watch

This undated family photo provided by Damon Stewart shows 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton of Chicago. Pendleton was shot and killed Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, in a Chicago park as she talked with friends by a gunman who apparently was not even aiming at her....

Michelle Obama to attend Hadiya Pendleton's funeral

02/07/13 02:20PM

White House officials tell NBC News that first lady Michelle Obama will travel to Chicago Saturday to attend the funeral service for Hadiya Pendleton, the teenager killed by a stray bullet in a park about a mile away from the Obama's Chicago home.... read more

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