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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

Romney releases birth certificate

Romney releases birth certificate

05/30/12 08:00PM

Mitt Romney has released his birth certificate, which shows his legal name is Willard Mitt Romney, and he was born in Detroit. But Rev. Al Sharpton wonders if there’s more to the story than first appears. watch

Childhood poverty numbers paint stark picture

Childhood poverty numbers paint stark picture

05/30/12 08:00PM

A new study finds the US has the second-highest rate of child poverty out of 35 developed countries. Nearly a quarter of US kids live in poverty. Meanwhile Romney’s wealthy supporters are expected to pump nearly a billion dollars into the presidential... watch

Romney’s big gamble

Romney’s big gamble

05/29/12 08:00PM

Mitt Romney’s Las Vegas fundraiser will be hosted by Donald Trump, who has been fanning the birther flames again. Both Democrats and Republicans have criticized Romney for not speaking against the birther accusations. Joan Walsh of salon.com and Dana... watch

Stimulus facts get in the way of a good story

Stimulus facts get in the way of a good story

05/29/12 08:00PM

Mitt Romney has criticized the stimulus, saying it didn’t create private sector jobs. Rev. Al Sharpton points out that this is not the case.  Former Governor Ed Rendell and Erin McPike of Real Clear Politics discuss the facts. watch

Republicans defend Romney’s Bain record

Republicans defend Romney’s Bain record

05/29/12 08:00PM

Now that Mitt Romney will be the GOP nominee for President, Republicans are defending his record at Bain Capital.  Rev. Al Sharpton explains that the GOP was the first to go after that record, and why “We Gotcha”. watch

Walker outspending opponent in Wisconsin...

Walker outspending opponent in Wisconsin recall

05/29/12 08:00PM

Wisconsin Democrats are hoping to harness the energy they had when thousands marched on the capitol in Madison, despite being outspent by Gov. Scott Walker nearly three to one in television ads. Polls in Wisconsin are tightening with only a week to go.... watch

Education a “civil rights” issue?

Education a “civil rights” issue?

05/29/12 08:00PM

Mitt Romney has claimed that American kids are getting a “third-world education” and that it’s a civil rights issue. Yet as Governor of Massachusetts he cut millions of dollars from education budgets. Randi Weingarten, President of the American... watch

Honoring the Girl Scouts

Honoring the Girl Scouts

05/29/12 08:00PM

Among those honored by President Obama in a Medal of Honor Ceremony was Juliette Gordon Low, who founded the Girl Scouts. She passed away in 1927 at the age of 66. Rev. Al Sharpton explains why we should be honoring the Girl Scouts. 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

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