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
Scott Brown may have just joined Fox News as a contributor, but that's not stopping him from considering a run for Governor of Massachusetts in 2014, which he candidly told a local Boston reporter who said she's confident he'll run again,"If I were a betting woman, I would bet that he is going to run for something again." read more
"Barack Obama loves presidential history," says White House historian Douglas Brinkley, who has attended meals with the president and talked history with him before. He describes Obama as an avid reader of presidential biographies, and someone who's studied the mistakes and advantages other president's of had.... read more
18-year-old Janay McFarlane, whose younger sister attended President Obama’s speech on gun violence in Chicago, was shot and killed while walking to the store. Will the stories behind gun deaths change the debate in Washington? Clarence Page joins Rev.... watch
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