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Country’s divisions getting worse

Country’s divisions getting worse

06/05/12 08:00PM

Rev. Al Sharpton observes that a deeply divided country as growing worse. A Pew survey shows that over the last 25 years, Americans have become more polarized than ever. So who is to blame? watch

Showdown in Wisconsin

Showdown in Wisconsin

06/05/12 08:00PM

Wisconsinites have been turning out in huge numbers to participate in the recall election of Gov. Scott Walker. Walker is only the third governor to face a recall in US history. State Sen. Chris Larson and Kristen Crowell, Executive Director of “We Are... watch

What’s at stake in Wisconsin?

What’s at stake in Wisconsin?

06/05/12 08:00PM

All eyes are on Wisconsin, and the impact this recall will have on union participation and the middle class. Rev. Al Sharpton explains what union membership as historically meant for the middle class and is joined by Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt.. watch

GOP filibusters ‘Paycheck Fairness Act’

GOP filibusters ‘Paycheck Fairness Act’

06/05/12 08:00PM

Senate Republicans filibustered the “Paycheck Fairness Act”, a bill that would have helped women fight for equal pay. Democrats are calling them out, and have also criticized Mitt Romney for his silence on the issue. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand offers her... watch

Examining Rove’s new attack ad

Examining Rove’s new attack ad

06/05/12 08:00PM

Karl Rove’s latest attack ad instructs voters to “tell Obama, stop the spending”. Yet he didn’t seem to object to spending when President Bush was in office. Rev. Al Sharpton explains why “We Gotcha”. watch

All eyes on Wisconsin recall

All eyes on Wisconsin recall

06/04/12 08:00PM

The final push is under way in Wisconsin, the night before the recall election of Governor Scott Walker. MSNBC’s Ed Schultz joins Politics Nation from Wisconsin to discuss the impact this election will have. State Sen. Jon Erpenbach, and Marty Beil of... watch

Senate to vote on Paycheck Fairness Act

Senate to vote on Paycheck Fairness Act

06/04/12 08:00PM

In an era where women still make 77 cents for every dollar a man makes, the majority of Republicans voted against the only thing that protects women from the discrimination, the Lily Ledbetter Act. The issue will be revisited with the Paycheck Fairness... watch

Happy Birthday to the minimum wage

Happy Birthday to the minimum wage

06/04/12 08:00PM

Rev. Al Sharpton points out that Massachusetts passed the first minimum wage law in the US 100 years ago. He also explains that after all this time, it’s still an unpopular policy with Republicans. watch

GOP called out for obstructionism

GOP called out for obstructionism

06/04/12 08:00PM

The Republicans have dragged their feet on everything from the debt ceiling to student loans. Democratic Congressman George Miller called the GOP out, saying the party was trying to win power by killing jobs. Rep. Miller joins Politics Nation. watch

Fighting against voter restrictions in...

Fighting against voter restrictions in Florida

05/31/12 08:00PM

A Florida judge has shot down part of a new election law that would impose a 48-hour filing deadline for third party groups that register new voters. But that hasn’t stop Governor Rick Scott’s purge or as many as 182,000 voters the state claims could... watch

Painting over political differences

Painting over political differences

05/31/12 08:00PM

President Obama and the First Lady welcomed President George W. Bush and Laura Bush to the White House for the unveiling of their official portraits. The two men have major political difference, but share a love of America. watch

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