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From impeachment to hugs

From impeachment to hugs

05/18/12 08:00PM

Rev. Al Sharpton highlights a ray of political hope on a Friday, and shares that while he once lead the impeachment hearing against President Bill Clinton, Senator Lindsey Graham had nothing but good things to say about Secretary of State Hillary... watch

How low will the campaigning go?

How low will the campaigning go?

05/17/12 08:00PM

In recent history, the GOP has launched character attacks against opponents, like the famous Willie Horton ad against Michael Dukakis in 1988. A conservative billionaire’s proposed strategy against President Obama would push the envelope even further.... watch

Fighting back against voting restrictions

Fighting back against voting restrictions

05/17/12 08:00PM

Rep. Steny Hoyer, D-Md., joins Politics Nation to talk about the voter empowerment act he co-sponsored, and why it’s being introduced now. Judith Browne Dianis and Tamika Mallory also weigh in on the impact of new voting laws in Florida. watch

Biden fires back at Romney’s auto claims

Biden fires back at Romney’s auto claims

05/17/12 08:00PM

Vice President Joe Biden spoke at a Chevrolet factory in Ohio, where he mocked Mitt Romney’s claim that he deserves credit for saving the auto industry. Steve Kornacki of salon.com and Erin McPike of Real Clear Politics discuss Romney’s economics. watch

A last dance for Donna Summer

A last dance for Donna Summer

05/17/12 08:00PM

The queen of disco Donna Summer passed away at the age of 63 after battling cancer. Rev. Al Sharpton remembers her signature song style and the impact she made on the music industry. watch

Biden courts working class voters in Ohio

Biden courts working class voters in Ohio

05/16/12 08:00PM

Rep. Marcy Kaptur, D-Ohio, and former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell join Politics Nation with Rev. Al Sharpton as they discuss Vice President Joe Biden’s re-election campaign push in Ohio on Wednesday, where he aligned himself with working class values... watch

History to repeat with debt ceiling debacle?

History to repeat with debt ceiling debacle?

05/16/12 08:00PM

Congressional leaders met behind closed doors on Wednesday after House Speaker John Boehner reopened debate on whether or not Congress should raise the debt ceiling. Rep. Jim McDermott, D-Wash., who serves on the House Ways and Means Committee, joins... watch

The presidential popularity contest

The presidential popularity contest

05/16/12 08:00PM

Does ‘likeability’ largely impact the outcome of presidential elections? Democratic strategist Jamal Simmons and Maria Teresa of Voto Latino join Politics Nation to discuss how a candidate’s popularity affects their ability to connect with voters. watch

Palin goes rogue against GOP establishment

Palin goes rogue against GOP establishment

05/16/12 08:00PM

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is going against the Republican establishment by backing long-shot Congressional candidates who are challenging incumbent conservative lawmakers. The Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank joins Politics Nation to discuss... watch

Debt ceiling déjà vu from GOP

Debt ceiling déjà vu from GOP

05/15/12 08:00PM

House Speaker John Boehner says he will use the next debt ceiling vote to insist on massive budget cuts. The last time Republicans fought the debt ceiling vote, stock indexes dropped and Congress saw its worst ever approval rating. Will Democrats fight... watch

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