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Facts debunk GOP Benghazi talking point

Facts debunk GOP Benghazi talking point

10/22/12 08:00PM

Some Republicans are claiming officials created a cover-up by initially linking the Libya attack to protests over an anti-Muslim video, but the CIA documents at the time supported what the Obama administration was saying. Sen. John Kerry weighs in on... watch

Ghost of George W. Bush haunts Romney’s...

Ghost of George W. Bush haunts Romney’s debate

10/22/12 08:00PM

Former President George W. Bush may be the third person on stage during the presidential debate on foreign policy. His influence can be seen in Mitt Romney’s foreign policy advisors as 17 of them come from the Bush-Cheney administration. Former... watch

Clear Channel removes voter fraud billboards

Clear Channel removes voter fraud billboards

10/22/12 08:00PM

Billboards declaring voter fraud as a crime are being removed by Clear Channel after complaints of voter intimidation. The billboards will be replaced with a message that says voting is a right, not a crime. Bishop Victor Curry and Lee Rowland of the... watch

Workers rally over lost jobs

Workers rally over lost jobs

10/22/12 08:00PM

Mitt Romney uses his experience as CEO at Bain Capital as proof he’s ready to run the country, but that experience includes shipping jobs overseas. Rev. Al Sharpton rallied with workers whose jobs at Sensata are being shipped to China by Bain Capital. watch

Early voting may boost Obama’s numbers

Early voting may boost Obama’s numbers

10/22/12 08:00PM

Early voting is underway in 23 states, and while polls show the race is tight, the early vote is working in President Obama’s favor. MSNBC’s Krystal Ball and Erin McPike of Real Clear Politics discuss what could swing the election for the president. watch

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John Kerry: Romney has 'zero experience in foreign policy'

10/22/12 07:17PM

To hear John Kerry talk, we might as well be calling Mitt Romney "junior." The Democratic senator of Massachusetts, who has been playing the Republican nominee in debate practice with President Obama, skewered Romney as having "zero experience in foreign policy" just hours before Monday night's debate. When it comes to foreign policy, Romney and vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan are the "single most inexperienced twosome to run for president and vice president in modern history of our country," declared Kerry to Politics Nation's Al Sharpton. read more

Photo: The Cleveland Plain Dealer/Pat Galbincea

The billboard battle: what's really 'un-American'?

10/22/12 03:02PM

After weeks of pressure, Clear Channel announced this weekend it will take down the anonymous voter fraud billboards that had been placed in minority communities in Wisconsin and Ohio, prompting concerns of voter intimidation from many activists. As those 140 or so billboards come down, another 15 billboards proclaiming that "Voting is a right, not a crime" will go up in the same neighborhoods in Cleveland. Pro-voting billboards will go up in Milwaukee too. read more

Photo: AP/David Goldman

Poll: Who will win the third debate?

10/21/12 09:29PM

Pres. Barack Obama and Mitt Romney will face each other in their third and final debate in Boca Raton, Fla., on Monday night. This debate will focus on foreign policy. The race could not be closer right now, with both men polling at 47% in the latest NBC/WSJ poll of likely voters. Who do you think will win? After you vote, tell us why you voted the way you did in the comments. read more

Unfair economic plan highlights fight for...

Unfair economic plan highlights fight for equality

10/19/12 08:00PM

Mitt Romney’s tax cuts for the wealthy would leave a 3.6 trillion dollar hole in the budget, while Paul Ryan’s plan would cut 3,3 trillion from programs that help the poor. Sister Simone Campbell of “Nuns on the Bus” and Chrysta Freeland of Thomson... watch

More voter fraud found on the right

More voter fraud found on the right

10/19/12 08:00PM

A Republican operative named Colin Small has been charged with 13 counts of voter fraud for allegedly destroying voter registration cards. Small is part of a group that has faced other voter fraud charges. State Sen. Donald McEachin found the trashed... watch

Ryan mocks war on women

Ryan mocks war on women

10/19/12 08:00PM

During a private fundraiser, Paul Ryan scoffed at the idea of a war on women. In a campaign season where some on the right have tried to redefine rape and other women’s health issues, can the Romney campaign afford to joke about it? Rep. Carolyn... watch

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