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Romney rattles off list of reductions at...

Romney rattles off list of reductions at fundraiser

04/16/12 08:00PM

Behind closed doors, Mitt Romney mentioned various departments he would reduce, like the Department of Education and Urban and Housing Development. The campaign says these cuts were just ideas, not policy announcements. MSNBC contributor and salon.com... watch

Remembering Trayvon Martin

Remembering Trayvon Martin

04/12/12 08:00PM

In the 46 days since his death, much has been said about Trayvon Martin and the events on the night he died. Rev. Al Sharpton asks that people not forget the young man at the center of the debate, and the family who lost their son. watch

‘Stand Your Ground’ law on trial in Florida

‘Stand Your Ground’ law on trial in Florida

04/12/12 08:00PM

Prosecutor Angela Corey indicated she is ready to fight Florida’s controversial “Stand Your Ground” law in the death of Trayvon Martin. Zimmerman’s lawyer has also indicated the law may be used by the defense. Will Zimmerman’s claim of self-defense... watch

George Zimmerman makes first court appearance

George Zimmerman makes first court appearance

04/12/12 08:00PM

At a court appearance in Florida, George Zimmerman faced charges of second degree murder in the death of Trayvon Martin. An affidavit provides new details of the case the prosecution has built. Ken Padowitz, former homicide prosecutor, and John Burris,... watch

Zimmerman charged with second-degree murder

Zimmerman charged with second-degree murder

04/11/12 08:00PM

Special Prosecutor Angela Corey announced that George Zimmerman is in custody and has been charged with second-degree murder. Kendall Coffey, Eugene O’Donnell, Catherine Crier, and Jonathan Capehart join MSNBC’s Martin Bashir with reaction to the charges. watch

Mother: ‘We simply wanted an arrest’

Mother: ‘We simply wanted an arrest’

04/11/12 08:00PM

Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, parents of Trayvon Martin, speak at a press conference after learning George Zimmerman has been charged in the shooting death of their son. They are joined by Rev. Al Sharpton of the National Action Network and MSNBC,... watch

Zimmerman contacted special prosecutor...

Zimmerman contacted special prosecutor directly

04/10/12 08:00PM

Zimmerman’s former defense lawyers announced that while they were unable to contact him, Zimmerman himself contacted Angela Corey, the special prosecutor in his case. Russell Smith, past president of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense... watch

Presidents presenting very different...

Presidents presenting very different economic ideas

04/10/12 08:00PM

President Obama took to the campaign trail to sell his economic vision, one that asks everyone to pay their fair share. Former President George W. Bush remarked that raising taxes on the ‘so called rich’ raises taxes on job creators. Presidential... watch

Romney campaign suffering from Santorum...

Romney campaign suffering from Santorum effect?

04/10/12 08:00PM

Rick Santorum has suspended his campaign for president, but has his influence on the campaign hurt Romney’s chances? Romney’s views moved further to the right to compete with Santorum, and his unfavorability rating shifted along with it. MSNBC... watch

Food stamps do more than just put food on...

Food stamps do more than just put food on the table

04/10/12 08:00PM

Republicans have called President Obama the “food stamp president” and criticized those who rely on food stamps to feed their families. A new study shows that food stamps actually lower the poverty rate. Rev. Al Sharpton offers this food for thought. watch

Zimmerman’s defense team calls it quits

Zimmerman’s defense team calls it quits

04/10/12 08:00PM

Attorneys Craig Sonner and Hal Uhrig announced they were no longer able to contact Zimmerman and have quit the case. Martin family attorney Benjamin Crump offers reaction to the latest developments. Catherine Crier, former district court judge, and... watch

Voter ‘fraud’ caught on tape

Voter ‘fraud’ caught on tape

04/09/12 08:00PM

Undercover video from Washington, D.C., shows a poll worker following the law when a man comes in to vote. So what was the person taking the video trying to prove? Since 1997, only 311 cases of fraud have been documented. Judith Browne-Dianis, co... watch

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