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Biden checks out Costco

Biden checks out Costco

11/29/12 07:00PM

Vice President Joe Biden keeps his reputation as a “Regular Joe” as he checks out the grand opening of Costco in Washington, D.C.. Rev. Al Sharpton has the details. watch

Critics accuse Rice of giving false...

Critics accuse Rice of giving false information

11/29/12 07:00PM

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

Boehner willing to risk recovery over tax...

Boehner willing to risk recovery over tax fight

11/29/12 07:00PM

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

Photo: Official White House Photo/Pete Souza

Romney made it to the White House! But just for lunch

11/29/12 02:22PM

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

Cropped chairmen

With GOP House chairmen, the lack of diversity is only one of the issues

11/28/12 08:40PM

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 winning middle-class tax fight

President winning middle-class tax fight

11/28/12 07:00PM

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

Republicans cook up new anti-Rice talking...

Republicans cook up new anti-Rice talking point

11/28/12 07:00PM

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

Man shoots teen over loud music

Man shoots teen over loud music

11/28/12 07:00PM

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

GOP committee picks show message not received

GOP committee picks show message not received

11/28/12 07:00PM

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

Romney, Obama to meet over lunch

Romney, Obama to meet over lunch

11/28/12 07:00PM

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, R-Ohio, criticized Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla., for siding with President Obama to vote to extend tax cuts for households making less than $250,000. (Photo: Reuters/Yuri Gripas; AP Photo).

GOP infighting after Congressman defects to Obama’s side on taxes

11/28/12 10:20AM

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

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