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House GOP to launch bill restricting abortion

House GOP to launch bill restricting abortion

07/31/12 08:00PM

A bill that would ban abortion after 20 weeks in Washington, D.C. is being launched by House Republicans.  The GOP claims to prioritize job creation, yet they’ve pushed 14 anti-abortion measures.  Terry O’Neill, President of the National Organization... watch

Reid ads to speculation over Romney’s tax...

Reid ads to speculation over Romney’s tax returns

07/31/12 08:00PM

In an interview with the Huffington Post, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid recounted a discussion he had with a Bain Capital investor who said Romney “didn’t pay any taxes for 10 years”. Democratic Strategist Bob Shrum and Nia-Malika Henderson of the... watch

Voter disenfranchisement cloud hangs over...

Voter disenfranchisement cloud hangs over election

07/30/12 08:00PM

Since 2010, 19 states have enacted laws designed to make it harder to vote, despite little evidence of the voter fraud the laws are supposed to prevent. Pennsylvania’s voter ID law is on trial, accused of violating the state’s constitution. Christopher... watch

Romney’s comments in Israel anger...

Romney’s comments in Israel anger Palestinians

07/30/12 08:00PM

Mitt Romney has caused another international controversy with a speech he gave in Israel, where he compared the differences in the economies of the Israelis and Palestinians. A top Palestine official said Romney managed “to harm American interests more... watch

Flaming hats a cooling technique in Japan

Flaming hats a cooling technique in Japan

07/30/12 08:00PM

Rev. Al Sharpton takes a look at the lighter side of news in “Summer Break”, including a 400-year-old Japanese ritual where participants set fire to ground up leaves and put them on their heads as a way to keep cool. watch

Democrats go for star power with Clinton...

Democrats go for star power with Clinton invite

07/30/12 08:00PM

Former president Bill Clinton will play a leading role in the upcoming Democratic National Convention. Clinton will make the big prime-time speech focused on the economy. Are Republicans going to embrace their recent political history as well? Alicia... watch

Medicare turns 47

Medicare turns 47

07/30/12 08:00PM

47 years ago, President Johnson signed Medicare into law, and the program has faced attacks ever since. Rep. Paul Ryan is pushing a budget that would turn Medicare into a voucher program, and force seniors to pay more for coverage. Mitt Romney supports... watch

Romney stumbles on world stage

Romney stumbles on world stage

07/26/12 08:00PM

Mitt Romney is already having trouble on what was supposed to be his international debut. It started when Romney criticized the Olympics preparation in London and pondered whether the British people would rise to the occasion. The British Press and... watch

Bachmann’s paranoia has real world...

Bachmann’s paranoia has real world consequences

07/26/12 08:00PM

Rep. Michele Bachmann has alleged that Muslim Americans with ties to US government are trying to spread Muslim Brotherhood beliefs. She also alleged that the State Departments Deputy Chief of Staff Huma Abedin has ties to the organization. This lead to... watch

Right-wing spins world wide web whopper

Right-wing spins world wide web whopper

07/26/12 08:00PM

The right-wing has been trying to distort President Obama’s words about small business, and they’re trying again with a new attack on his statements about the origins of the internet. Rev. Al Sharpton explains why they’re disconnected and why “We Gotcha”. watch

History of outsourcing catching up with...

History of outsourcing catching up with Romney

07/26/12 08:00PM

Mitt Romney has tried to distance himself from his past at Bain Capital, but a new report by Mother Jones shows that Bain invested heavily in companies that pioneered outsourcing of manufacturing jobs. David Corn of Mother Jones joins Rev. Al Sharpton... watch

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