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Nuns fight against Ryan budget plan

Nuns fight against Ryan budget plan

06/13/12 08:00PM

A group of Catholic Sisters are organizing “Nuns on the Bus”, a group that will tour through 9 states to highlight what they see as the cruelty of the Paul Ryan budget plan that targets programs that help the poor. Sister Simone Campbell, Executive... watch

Romney tries to forget firefighter gaffe

Romney tries to forget firefighter gaffe

06/12/12 08:00PM

At a campaign stop, Mitt Romney attempted to bypass his comments about teachers and firefighters by saying the accusation he wanted less of them was “completely absurd”. Joan Walsh of salon.com and MSNBC contributor Jared Bernstein weigh in. watch

Giffords makes appearance with former aide

Giffords makes appearance with former aide

06/11/12 08:00PM

Former congresswoman Gabby Giffords made a rare public appearance with her former aide Ron Barber, who is running for Giffords’ seat in a special election. Rev. Al Sharpton reflects on what Giffords has fought for, and what the winner of the election... watch

Romney campaign doubles down on teacher...

Romney campaign doubles down on teacher comment

06/11/12 08:00PM

A surrogate for the Romney campaign explained that the comment about cutting back on teachers and firefighters was not a gaffe, but a policy position. MSNBC political analyst Richard Wolffe and Alicia Menendez of HuffPost Live discuss what Romney’s... watch

Health care law gaining momentum

Health care law gaining momentum

06/11/12 08:00PM

Three of the country’s largest health care providers announced they will continue to offers several key provisions of the Affordable Care Act, such as coverage for dependents until age 26. Despite gains in coverage and services, the GOP still plans to... watch

Gov. Scott vows to continue voter purge in...

Gov. Scott vows to continue voter purge in Florida

06/11/12 08:00PM

Despite instruction from the DOJ, Gov. Rick Scott say he will continue purging voter roles in Florida. So far 2,700 voters have been sent letters saying they must prove citizenship of be removed from voting lists. Ion Sancho, Elections Supervisor for... watch

President Obama throws down the gauntlet

President Obama throws down the gauntlet

06/08/12 08:00PM

The president has called out Republicans for failing to act and putting the economy at risk. Will it motivate Congress to move forward? Rep. Sander Levin, D-Mi., and MSNBC contributor Jared Bernstein discuss how to get Republicans to change their... watch

Ranking Romney on the truth scale

Ranking Romney on the truth scale

06/08/12 08:00PM

Mitt Romney said he won’t be a ‘president of deception’, so Rev. Al Sharpton decided to judge Romney’s statements on a truth scale of zero to four “Willards”. Steve Kornacki of salon.com and Ana Marie Cox of The Guardian weigh in. watch

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