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Romney takes a break, Ryan hits the ground...

Romney takes a break, Ryan hits the ground running

09/04/12 08:00PM

The Romney campaign will spend a few days in Vermont, away from campaigning, to practice for the upcoming debates. Meanwhile Rep. Paul Ryan is making the television rounds, trying to spin his speech from the RNC. Will it work? Alicia Menendez of... watch

Does Romney fail to connect with the...

Does Romney fail to connect with the average voter?

09/03/12 08:00PM

Rev. Al Sharpton highlights how Mitt Romney’s inability to connect with voters extends to how he would address issues that matter most to the poor and middle class. MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry and Sister Simone Campbell of “Nuns on the Bus” join to... watch

Democrats to cast Romney as a Bush-era repeat

Democrats to cast Romney as a Bush-era repeat

09/03/12 08:00PM

On the eve of the Democratic National Convention, MSNBC’s Rev. Al Sharpton covers what liberals must do to unite the party during their three days in the national spotlight. DNC Chairwoman, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, and Democratic strategist Bob... watch

Romney continues misleading attacks on...

Romney continues misleading attacks on welfare

08/27/12 08:00PM

The Romney campaign is running ads attacking President Obama’s record on welfare, ads that many outlets are calling out as false. Is Romney getting desperate to change the conversation? MSNBC’s Chris Matthews joins Rev. Al Sharpton. watch

Campaign try to sell a kinder, gentler Romney

Campaign try to sell a kinder, gentler Romney

08/27/12 08:00PM

In an attempt to improve Mitt Romney’s image, the campaign arranged for a lighthearted interview with FOX news. Romney discussed peanut butter on pancakes and his fondness for shirts from Costco, but was light on substance. Will the repackage help?... watch

Lion makes a break for it

Lion makes a break for it

08/27/12 08:00PM

Rev. Al Sharpton takes a look at the lighter side of news, including a lion at a zoo in Romania who attempted to escape, in the PoliticsNation Summer Break. watch

Looking back on 2008

Looking back on 2008

08/27/12 08:00PM

4 years ago, President Obama was nominated for president by the Democratic National Convention. Rev. Al Sharpton looks at what unfinished business the president has. watch

Ohio officials may lose jobs over early...

Ohio officials may lose jobs over early voting fight

08/27/12 08:00PM

Two Democratic election officials in Ohio could lose their jobs for pushing to extend early voting hours. Their vote went against a directive set by the Secretary of State. Thomas Ritchie and Dennis Lieberman join Rev. Al Sharpton to tell their side of... watch

Romney makes birther joke at rally

Romney makes birther joke at rally

08/24/12 08:00PM

At a rally in Michigan, Mitt Romney joked that “no one’s ever asked” to see his birth certificate. A senior adviser later clarified, saying Romney believe the president was born in the US, but this isn’t the first time the campaign has raised the issue... watch

Obama wins on likeability

Obama wins on likeability

08/24/12 08:00PM

When it comes to connecting with voters, Romney still trails the president by 23 points. Will the campaign be able to overcome this? Eugene Robinson of the Washington Post weighs in on some of the tactics the campaign will roll out at the RNC convention. watch

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