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Perry walks back objection to Medicaid...

Perry walks back objection to Medicaid expansion

08/08/12 08:00PM

While running for president, Gov. Rick Perry of Texas said his state would not participate in Medicaid expansion. Yet after the state lost funding for women’s health programs because the state blocked funding to Planned Parenthood, Perry is planning to... watch

Budget debate at the heart of the election

Budget debate at the heart of the election

08/08/12 08:00PM

In the upcoming election, choices on Medicare, the tax system, and defense spending are big policy questions that need answers. David Wessel of the Wall Street Journal joins Rev. Al Sharpton to wade through the debate. Rep. Karen Bass, D-Ca., also... watch

Right-wing using 2010 elections playbook

Right-wing using 2010 elections playbook

08/08/12 08:00PM

In 2012, Republicans picked up many seats in Congress, but the more extreme candidates didn’t do as well as expected. In the 2012 election, Republicans are once again nominating more extreme candidates for office. Will they get the same results? Radio... watch

Jaw dropping political debate in Pakistan

Jaw dropping political debate in Pakistan

08/07/12 08:00PM

Rev. Al Sharpton takes a look at the lighter side of the day’s news in the PoliticsNation “Summer Break”, including a heated debate in Pakistan where one of the participants lost his teeth. watch

Where is Sarah Palin?

Where is Sarah Palin?

08/07/12 08:00PM

The Republican National Committee is releasing names of those who will speak at the convention in Tampa. So far Sarah Palin is not on the list. Will she be able to convince them to let her speak? Rev. Al Sharpton explains. watch

GOP ramping up efforts to suppress the...

GOP ramping up efforts to suppress the vote in Ohio

08/06/12 08:00PM

In the swing state of Ohio, a new voting law ends early voting on the Friday before election day. The law would still allow military members to vote early. The Obama Campaign has filed a law suit to fight for early voting for all citizens. Mitt Romney... watch

FOX criticizes Gabby Douglas’ wardrobe...

FOX criticizes Gabby Douglas’ wardrobe choices

08/06/12 08:00PM

The folks at FOX went after Olympian Gabby Douglas for wearing a pink leotard for her all-around competition instead of red, white, and blue. What they failed to mention was that Gabby’s teammate was in the same color. Rev. Al Sharpton explains why... watch

Strong allegations from Reid spark taxes...

Strong allegations from Reid spark taxes firestorm

08/06/12 08:00PM

The chairman of the GOP, Reince Priebus, has called Sen. Harry Reid a “dirty liar” for his allegations that Mitt Romney may not have paid taxes in 10 years. Other members of the GOP continue to defend Romney on the tax issue, but questions remain.... watch

Alleged WI shooter had ties to white...

Alleged WI shooter had ties to white supremacy group

08/06/12 08:00PM

New details have emerged about the alleged shooter who killed 6 people and critically wounded 3 others at a Sikh temple in southern Wisconsin. 40-year-old Wade Michael Page was dishonorably discharged from the military, and founded a band that had ties... watch

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