Critics in the Republican party are accusing Ambassador Susan Rice of giving false information about the Benghazi attacks on Sunday shows, while forgetting their own Sunday show appearances in the lead up to the Iraq war. Former governor Bill... watch
Mitt Romney met with President Obama over lunch at the White House, but his party is still spinning why he lost. Msnbc.com Vice President Richard Wolffe and MSNBC Political analyst Karen Finney weigh in. watch
House Speaker John Boehner is digging in his heels over the tax cut fight, and says Democrats need to explain what spending cuts they’ll make before he’ll consider raising the debt ceiling. Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., talks with Rev. Al Sharpton. watch
Arizona Sherriff Joe Arpaio is trying to set the record straight on his record on diversity and civil rights. He told the Arizona Republic he can “get along great with the Hispanics.” Rev. Al Sharpton explains. watch
Mitt Romney made his way to the White House on Thursday, but not in the manner he had hoped for when he started campaigning for president almost six years ago.
Romney and President Obama had a private lunch at the White House dining room—the first time the two have met face to face since the final presidential debate this fall. read more
House Speaker John Boehner is getting a lot of attention for picking only white men to serve as chairmen for 19 of the 21 House committees he controls, but it turns out it's not just the lack of diversity that's noteworthy. Many of these men hold extreme positions or bring in big campaign money from the industries they're set to control.
Let's take a closer look at some of these chairmen, the incoming and veteran. read more
President Obama has been arguing to increase taxes on the wealthy, and it appears he’s winning the fight. Even some Republicans are coming around, saying they should accept the deal the president is offering. Ana Marie Cox of the Guardian and Joy Reid... watch
The GOP knows their claims against Ambassador Susan Rice about the Benghazi attack are bogus, so now they’re working on a new line of attack that they’ve resurrected from the 1990’s. Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., talks with Rev. Al Sharpton about the... watch
A 45-year-old Florida man has been charged with second degree murder in the death of a 17-year-old. Michael Dunn allegedly killed Jordan Davis after telling a group of teenagers Davis was with to turn down their music. Rev. Al Sharpton explains. watch
One reason Republicans lost the election was lack of votes from African Americans, Hispanics, and single women. Yet instead of reaching out to diverse groups, House Republicans have chosen 19 white men to lead various committees. Ed Rendell, former... watch
President Obama is making good on his election night pledge to meet with Mitt Romney, the two will meet for lunch at the White House on Thursday. Douglas Brinkley, presidential historian and professor at Rice University, and Dr. James Peterson,... watch
House Speaker John Boehner is struggling to keep his party in line on so-called “fiscal cliff” negotiations after Republican Rep. Tom Cole broke ranks to urge conservative lawmakers to join him in supporting President Obama’s plan to extend the Bush-era tax rates to Americans making less than $250,000.
"I told Tom earlier at our conference meeting that I disagreed with him,” Boehner said Wednesday, adding that the Oklahoma Republican was a “wonderful friend” and “great supporter.”
“We're willing to put revenue on the table as long as we are not raising rates," he added. read more