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Coffman’s comments cause a stir in Colorado

Coffman’s comments cause a stir in Colorado

05/24/12 08:00PM

Republican congressman Mike Coffman of Colorado was forced to apologize for comments he made about the president not being American. When repeatedly asked about the comments by a reporter, the only answer Coffman would give is “I misspoke and I... watch

Rumblings of discontent within the GOP

Rumblings of discontent within the GOP

05/24/12 08:00PM

Some members of the Republican party have expressed misgivings about the direction the party has taken. Former Republican Senator Chuch Hagel said “there’s a streak of intolerance in the Republican party today that scares people.” MSNBC contributor... watch

Booker T. Washington’s White House scandal

Booker T. Washington’s White House scandal

05/24/12 08:00PM

In 1901, Booker T. Washington was the first African-American to have dinner at the White House, on the invitation of President Teddy Roosevelt. The dinner caused an international scandal that lasted for years. Deborah David, author of “Guest of Honor –... watch

The power of a photograph

The power of a photograph

05/24/12 08:00PM

Rev. Al Sharpton discusses the power of a photograph of President Obama with 5-year-old Jacob Philadelphia. The image shows Jacob touching the president’s head, to see if their hair was the same. watch

Human side of Bain policies

Human side of Bain policies

05/23/12 08:00PM

John Wiseman talks with Rev. Al Sharpton about his experiences at GS Technologies. The company was purchased by Bain Capital in 1993 and closed in 2001. 750 workers lost their jobs while Bain made 12 million dollars. watch

Romney hedging on Bain questions

Romney hedging on Bain questions

05/23/12 08:00PM

Mitt Romney campaigns on his experience at Bain Capital as an example of why he would be a good leader, but when questioned about his time there, Romney didn’t want to talk specifics. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver and Jared Bernstein talk about why Romney’s... watch

Human side of Bain policies

Human side of Bain policies

05/23/12 08:00PM

John Wiseman talks with Rev. Al Sharpton about his experiences at GS Technologies. The company was purchased by Bain Capital in 1993 and closed in 2001. 750 workers lost their jobs while Bain made 12 million dollars. watch

GOP started the Bain fight?

GOP started the Bain fight?

05/22/12 08:00PM

Rev. Al Sharpton points out that Republicans started the attacks on Romney’s record at Bain. Has the backbone of Romney’s campaign be cracked by his own party? Steve Kornacki of salon.com and Dana Milbank of the Washington Post join Politics Nation. watch

FOX calling Obama an ‘empty vessel’

FOX calling Obama an ‘empty vessel’

05/22/12 08:00PM

FOX News is talking up a new myth that President Obama was not properly vetted in 2008, saying he “hid who he really was”.  Rep. Karen Bass, D-Ca., and Maria Teresa Kumar of Voto Latino discuss this latest attack on the president. watch

Innocent and behind bars

Innocent and behind bars

05/22/12 08:00PM

Franky Carrillo spent 20 years behind bars for a crime he didn’t commit.  New research shows at least 2000 people who were wrongly convicted since 1989. Franky Carillo tells his story to Rev. Al Sharpton, and University of Michigan Professor Samuel... watch

Ryan’s budget talk doesn’t add up

Ryan’s budget talk doesn’t add up

05/21/12 08:00PM

Rep. Paul Ryan claims Romney’s budget would prevent a debt crisis, but analysis shows it would add 10.7 trillion to the national debt. Does the GOP have any credibility on fiscal issues? Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Mn., weighs in. watch

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