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Romney aims to lock up nomination in Illinois

Romney aims to lock up nomination in Illinois

03/19/12 08:00PM

GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney hopes to have a lock on the Republican nomination after the Illinois primary. While Romney has previously struggled to connect with voters, the campaign has shifted their strategy. Erin McPike of Real Clear... watch

Santorum dropping in Illinois polls

Santorum dropping in Illinois polls

03/19/12 08:00PM

Politics Nation plays “You know it’s over when” and Rick Santorum is the first contestant. Santorum is slipping in the Illinois polls and is behind in the delegate count. He pulled out all the stops on the campaign trail to boost support, but Rev. Al... watch

Remembering Bloody Sunday

Remembering Bloody Sunday

03/15/12 08:00PM

One week after the deadly attacks in Selma, Alabama, President Lyndon Johnson delivered his historic speech supporting the right of every American to vote without question. Rev. Al Sharpton shares this landmark speech from March 15, 1965. watch

Corbett: ‘Close your eyes’

Corbett: ‘Close your eyes’

03/15/12 08:00PM

Pennsylvania lawmakers are attempting to pass a mandatory ultrasound law. When asked if forcing a woman to watch an ultrasound was going too far, Governor Tom Corbett suggested patients close their eyes. Meanwhile, Washington is arguing over the... watch

Romney still struggling to connect with...

Romney still struggling to connect with voters

03/15/12 08:00PM

The Romney campaign has launched a ‘Grab a Bite with Mitt’ campaign to help their candidate connect with voters. But does his connection to big donors like the Koch brothers push him further out of touch? Erin McPike of Real Clear Politics and Joe... watch

Biden takes GOP to task in campaign speech

Biden takes GOP to task in campaign speech

03/15/12 08:00PM

In a speech in Ohio, Vice President Biden made his case for Obama’s reelection, and criticized Republican candidates for their “fend for themselves” attitude toward the middle class. Gov. Ed Rendell and MSNBC political analyst Richard Wolffe join... watch

Obama blasts Republicans over gas price...

Obama blasts Republicans over gas price politics

03/15/12 08:00PM

Newt Gingrich is promising voters 2.50 per gallon gasoline, but President Obama reminded Americans that gas price changes don’t happen overnight. MSNBC political analyst Karen Finney and Michael Eric Dyson, Georgetown professor, discuss the gas prices... watch

Republican party racing to the right

Republican party racing to the right

03/14/12 08:00PM

The GOP presidential candidates have all indicated support for a personhood amendment, defunding Planned Parenthood, drug testing for welfare benefits, and slashing Social Security. Will these positions make it harder for Republicans to win over... watch

Americans want answers on jobs

Americans want answers on jobs

03/14/12 08:00PM

51 percent of Americans say the economy and jobs matter most to them, yet the GOP presidential candidates are talking about birth control, socialism, or themselves. Rep Jim McDermott, D-Wa, and MSNBC contributor Jared Bernstein join Politics Nation to... watch

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