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Obama fires back at Romney’s Wall Street plan

Obama fires back at Romney’s Wall Street plan

10/08/12 08:00PM

Mitt Romney has boxed himself in on a number of issues, such as Wall Street reform. President Obama criticized Romney’s plan to cut taxes for the wealthy and roll back Wall Street regulations. Will the president’s criticisms keep Romney in the box he’s... watch

Early voting underway

Early voting underway

10/08/12 08:00PM

California, Arizona, and Indiana kick off early voting this week and join 34 other states that are already voting. Rev. Al Sharpton explains what the early requests for ballots say about each presidential candidate’s chances. watch

Romney goes all in as a moderate

Romney goes all in as a moderate

10/08/12 08:00PM

After going to the far right during the primaries, Mitt Romney is suddenly changing his tune and trying to appeal to moderates. Rep. Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., and Michelle Cottle of Newsweek Daily Beast discuss Romney’s sudden shift. watch

Big Bird

Romney's vagueness in the first debate could make Ryan's job harder

10/04/12 08:08PM

Next week, before round two of the Obama versus Romney debates, vice presidential contenders Paul Ryan and Joe Biden will go head to head. On Thursday's PoliticsNation, host Rev. Al Sharpton noted that Romney's decision to move towards the center in Wednesday night's debate could spell trouble for Ryan.... read more

Romney must denounce John Sununu

Romney must denounce John Sununu

10/04/12 08:00PM

After former Gov. John Sununu called the president "lazy" and "disengaged," Rev. Al Sharpton, The Washington Post's Jonathan Capehart, and MSNBC contributor Victoria DeFrancesco Soto are calling for Mitt Romney to condone or condemn the GOP surrogate. watch

Sharpton: Big Bird is a big diversion

Sharpton: Big Bird is a big diversion

10/04/12 08:00PM

On Wednesday night, Mitt Romney said he would cut funding for PBS in order to decrease the deficit. Rev. Al Sharpton finds it odd that tax breaks for big oil are OK, but Big Bird has to go. Mother Jones’ David Corn and Newsweek/The Daily Beast’s... watch

Policy more important than performance in...

Policy more important than performance in Ohio

10/04/12 08:00PM

Debates aside, the fact is that President Barack Obama is still leading in Ohio, especially among the middle class on how to handle the economy and jobs. Senator Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, says that Obama and Brown should both win the Buckeye State in... watch

Debate was Romney vs. Romney

Debate was Romney vs. Romney

10/04/12 08:00PM

Democratic strategist Bob Shrum and economist Jared Bernstein join Rev. Al Sharpton to discuss how Wednesday night's debate was really Mitt versus Mitt in terms of contradicting politics and promises from the Republican candidate. watch

Republicans running from record?

Republicans running from record?

10/02/12 08:00PM

Some Republicans, such as Rep. Eric Cantor, are trying to dodge their records in a change of tone from the Tea Party bragging of a few years ago.  Democratic strategist Mudcat Saunders weighs in. watch

Romney still haunted by secret tape

Romney still haunted by secret tape

10/02/12 08:00PM

The fallout from Mitt Romney’s “47 percent” comment continues, two weeks after the secretly recorded tape went public. A new NBC poll shows 45 percent see Romney more negatively after hearing the tape. Former governor Ed Rendell and Alicia Menendez of... watch

Which Romney will appear at the debates?

Which Romney will appear at the debates?

10/02/12 08:00PM

Mitt Romney continues to rally his far right supporters, while giving more moderate responses to the press on issues like health care an immigration. Which version of Mr. Romney will debate President Obama? Democratic strategist Tad Devine and retired... watch

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