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Romney’s ‘severe conservative’ problem

Romney’s ‘severe conservative’ problem

04/23/12 08:00PM

On the campaign trail, Mitt Romney is trying to downplay his earlier comment that he was a “severely conservative” governor, in an attempt to win back Latino voters. Will his new tactic work? Dana Milbank of the Washington Post and Maria Teresa Kumar... watch

GOP extremes turning off some Republicans

GOP extremes turning off some Republicans

04/23/12 08:00PM

Former presidential candidate Jon Huntsman compared GOP tactics to China’s tactics after being un-invited to a fundraiser for saying something off message. A Tea Party freshman from North Carolina also told GOP leaders “You’ve created a monster”. David... watch

Bush economic policies ‘updated’ for 2012

Bush economic policies ‘updated’ for 2012

04/23/12 08:00PM

A press secretary from the RNC described the Republican party’s economic platform as President George W. Bush’s policies “updated”. Those policies led to an economic downfall. MSNBC contributor Jared Bernstein joins Politics Nation. watch

Late night talk shows go presidential

Late night talk shows go presidential

04/23/12 08:00PM

President Obama makes his first late night TV stop of the campaign with an appearance on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon on Tuesday night. Rev. Al Sharpton would offer advice, but thinks the president can hold his own against the comedy kings! watch

With friends like Romney’s, who need enemies?

With friends like Romney’s, who need enemies?

04/20/12 08:00PM

Mitt Romney has had a tough time gaining the confidence of others in the Republican party. Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas told conservatives that liberals and conservatives could support Romney because ‘he’s been on your side at one time or another’. watch

12 Secret Service agents under investigation

12 Secret Service agents under investigation

04/20/12 08:00PM

NBC News has learned that 12 agents are under investigation in the Colombian sex scandal. Investigators are also trying to find the women allegedly hired by the Secret Service workers. NBC’s National Investigative Correspondent Michael Isikoff has the... watch

Zimmerman apologizes to Martin’s parents

Zimmerman apologizes to Martin’s parents

04/20/12 08:00PM

George Zimmerman took the stand at a bond hearing Friday, and apologized to Trayvon Martin’s parents. A judge ordered Zimmerman be released on bond. Catherine Crier, Eugene O’Donnell, and John Burris discuss the latest developments in the case. watch

Romney blames Obama for factory closure in...

Romney blames Obama for factory closure in 2008

04/19/12 08:00PM

Mitt Romney delivered a speech at an Ohio factory Thursday, where he blamed President Obama for the factory’s inactivity. But the factory closed in 2008 under the Bush administration because of slump in construction demand. One local politician asked... watch

Secret Service meets with Ted Nugent

Secret Service meets with Ted Nugent

04/19/12 08:00PM

Ted Nugent defended his comments after meeting with the Secret Service and brushed them off as “metaphors” that didn’t need to be explained. Michael Eric Dyson joins Politics Nation. watch

Woman at center of Secret Service scandal...

Woman at center of Secret Service scandal speaks out

04/19/12 08:00PM

A woman in the middle of the Secret Service sex scandal is sharing her side of the story, saying that the entire incident started over a disagreement on price. So far three agents have stepped down, and more resignations may follow. Former CIA officer... watch

GOP approves Cantor’s small business plan

GOP approves Cantor’s small business plan

04/19/12 08:00PM

Republicans have approved Rep. Eric Cantor’s 46 billion dollar plan to help out small business owners. That list includes people like Paris Hilton, Donald Trump, and Oprah. The House also pushed a plan to cut 33 billion from food stamps. David Corn of... watch

Romney plagued by ‘cookiegate’

Romney plagued by ‘cookiegate’

04/19/12 08:00PM

At a campaign event near Pittsburgh, Mitt Romney brushed off some cookies as a donation from 7-Eleven, when in fact they came from a very popular local bakery. The bakery’s owner had an interesting response to the gaffe, as Rev. Al Sharpton explains. watch

Fighting for fairness

Fighting for fairness

04/18/12 08:00PM

Republicans are looking to cut 33 billion from food stamps to offset Pentagon cuts. Catholic bishops have blasted the budget plan, saying it has a moral issue. GOP leadership isn’t convinced. Rep. Donna Edwards, D-Md., and Father Thomas Reese of... watch

Judge steps down from Zimmerman case

Judge steps down from Zimmerman case

04/18/12 08:00PM

Judge Jessica Recksiedler removed herself from the Zimmerman case because of a potential conflict of interest. A new judge has been appointed, who will oversee Zimmerman’s bond hearing on Friday. Former Prosecutor Ken Padowitz discusses the latest... watch

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