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Gun extremists hinting at bloodshed to...

Gun extremists hinting at bloodshed to stop changes

01/11/13 07:00PM

The right-wing is in a panic over gun control, saying things like bloodshed is necessary to “preserve our basic freedoms”. Will the panic on the right prevent real change? E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry join Rev. Al... watch

Afghanistan war to come to an end

Afghanistan war to come to an end

01/11/13 07:00PM

President Obama announced that the war in Afghanistan is transitioning to an end, with a handover to Afghan forces at the end of 2014. Rev. Al Sharpton talks with Rep. Patrick Murphy, D-Penn., and Nia-Malika Henderson of the Washington Post about their... watch

It’s pirate time for the GOP?

It’s pirate time for the GOP?

01/11/13 07:00PM

The Republicans have been getting a lot of advice on how to fix the party after the last election, including advice from Peggy Noonan that the party should turn pirate and steal the president’s issues. Democratic strategist Bob Shrum and columnist... watch

Room for another face on Mount Rushmore?

Room for another face on Mount Rushmore?

01/11/13 07:00PM

Conservatives have long argued the President Reagan should join the faces on Mount Rushmore, but does President Obama belong there too? MSNBC’s Toure and Abby Huntsman of HuffPost Live join the debate. watch

U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann talks with members of the Texas delegation on the floor of the during the second session of the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida August 28, 2012. (Photo by Joe Skipper/REUTERS)

Michele Bachmann accused of stiffing campaign staffers' pay

01/11/13 10:52AM

Congresswoman and unsuccessful presidential candidate Michele Bachmann, who has already complained this year of the "spending problem in Washington," appears to have a spending problem of her own. A former staffer claims the Minnesota Republican is refusing to pay him and four other staffers for their work on the Iowa caucuses.... read more

File Photo: National Rifle Association executive vice president Wayne LaPierre pauses as he makes a statement during a news conference in response to the Connecticut school shooting, on Friday, Dec. 21, 2012 (Photo by Evan Vucci/AP)

NRA slams WH after task force meeting, claiming prejudice

01/10/13 04:36PM

The NRA emerged from a closed door meeting on gun violence prevention with no kind words for White House officials, complaining that policy proposals the organization suggested had been "prejudged" and that too much time was spent discussing gun restrictions. The NRA released the following statement after the meeting:
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Wayne LaPierre, Exec. VP and CEO of the National Rifle Association (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

NRA must drop 'slippery-slope' rhetoric

01/09/13 08:10PM

Congressman David Price, a Democrat from North Carolina and a vice chair on the Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, said the NRA must be willing to adapt if there is to be any meaningful progress on gun control. "Of course we need political leadership, including political leadership from perhaps unexpected quarters to encourage us to come... read more

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