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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

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

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

Is Romney running for CEO or president?

Is Romney running for CEO or president?

05/15/12 08:00PM

Mitt Romney is selling his business experience as his strongest leadership quality. Does business experience translate to running a country? Democratic Strategist Bob Shrum and MSNBC Contributor Steve Kornacki weigh in. 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

Colorado stops same-sex civil unions

Colorado stops same-sex civil unions

05/15/12 08:00PM

Colorado Republican House Speaker Frank McNulty effectively blocked a bill that would have legalized same-sex civil unions, by sending the bill to committee. Colorado State Rep. Mark Ferrandino and David Sirota of KKZN radio in Denver react to the... watch

Endorsement in an elevator

Endorsement in an elevator

05/15/12 08:00PM

In the latest in less-than-enthusiastic endorsements, Mitt Romney gains another from former president George W. Bush. President Bush offered up “I’m for Mitt Romney” through the closing doors of the elevator on which he was riding. watch

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