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Clearing up voting day confusion

Clearing up voting day confusion

10/18/12 08:00PM

Voter suppression efforts across the country have led to confusion over what is needed to cast a vote in many states. Rev. Al Sharpton explains what his National Action Network is doing to clear up the confusion. watch

Polls show Obama ahead in critical swing...

Polls show Obama ahead in critical swing states

10/18/12 08:00PM

The new NBC poll shows President Obama ahead of Mitt Romney by 8 points in Iowa and ahead in Wisconsin by 6. Those margins are unchanged from before the debates. Msnbc.com Vice President Richard Wolffe and Alicia Menendez of HuffPost Live talk with Rev... watch


Romney's 'binders' problem grows

10/18/12 05:15PM

Mitt Romney knows that closing the gender gap is key to his election chances, and he's pulling out all the stops to woo women voters. But after drawing negative attention at Tuesday's debate with his "binders full of women" comment, he's letting other people do the talking now. read more

A Spanish-language billboard in Philadelphia still tells voters they must show ID at the polls in Pennsylvania even though that law has been blocked. (Photo: AP)

Is voter confusion the new voter suppression?

10/17/12 09:27PM

As we've reported on extensively on PoliticsNation, there has been an unprecedented wave of voter suppression laws passed across the country since Republicans took control of many state legislatures in 2010. Fortunately, in the last few weeks and months we have seen many of these laws blocked by the courts, from restrictions on Ohio early... read more

Billboard contributes to voter confusion...

Billboard contributes to voter confusion in PA

10/17/12 08:00PM

A billboard telling Spanish-speaking voters I.D. is required on election day is adding to confusion over the law in Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania isn’t the only state seeing billboards and other forms of voter intimidation. Rev. Al Sharpton explains. watch

Fixing inequality with ‘binders full of...

Fixing inequality with ‘binders full of women’

10/17/12 08:00PM

When asked how he would fix inequality in the work place, Mitt Romney responded with a story about his time as governor that ended with him describing using “binders full of women” during a hiring process. What does this say about his attitude towards... watch

Nobody puts Baby in a binder

Nobody puts Baby in a binder

10/17/12 08:00PM

Mitt Romney’s “binders full of women” comment has taken the internet by storm. Rev. Al Sharpton shares a few examples that are getting big laughs, but hints that the attitude is no laughing matter. watch

Romney continues to dodge specifics of tax...

Romney continues to dodge specifics of tax plan

10/17/12 08:00PM

During Tuesday’s presidential debate, a voter asked Mitt Romney which deductions he would target to pay for his tax cut. Romney once again didn’t answer with an specifics from the plan. Rick Stengel of TIME Magazine talks with Rev. Al Sharpton about... watch

Obama stands up to Romney during debate

Obama stands up to Romney during debate

10/17/12 08:00PM

President Obama had a much stronger showing in the second debate and challenged Mitt Romney’s version of facts. Former Governor Ed Rendell and Ana Marie Cox of The Guardian discuss if Obama’s performance will have an impact on the race. watch

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney speaks during the second presidential debate at Hofstra University, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, in Hempstead, N.Y. (Photo: AP/Eric Gay)

Binders full of pander: the meme that matters

10/17/12 01:30PM

Tuesday night's debate certainly met expectations for being a more spirited battle. Both candidates fought hard, and there were many memorable moments, but the line that seems most memorable today is Mitt Romney's "binders full of women." read more


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