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Obama aims to rally the middle class

Obama aims to rally the middle class

07/16/12 08:00PM

President Obama continues to share a message aimed at the middle class from the campaign trail, contrasting his plans with Mitt Romney’s.  Will it be effective? Veteran campaign strategist James Carville weighs in. watch

Is Anthony Weiner making a comeback?

Is Anthony Weiner making a comeback?

07/16/12 08:00PM

Just over a year ago, Rep. Anthony Weiner resigned after a text message scandal.  Some sources close to Weiner say he’s seriously considering running for mayor of New York.  Can he make a comeback?  Errol Lewis of ‘Inside City Hall’ and Alicia Menendez... watch

Celebrating 41 years of diplomacy

Celebrating 41 years of diplomacy

07/16/12 08:00PM

Sunday, July 15, marked the 41st anniversary of an important moment in American diplomacy.  On that day in 1971, President Richard Nixon announced he would visit China. The statement was an important step in easing relations between the US and China.... watch

Report raises doubts on Romney’s Bain record

Report raises doubts on Romney’s Bain record

07/12/12 08:00PM

A new report from the Boston Globe finds that Mitt Romney stayed at Bain Capital three years longer than he’s been saying. This would undermine Romney’s defense that we was not working at the company when it made some of its worst layoffs. Callum... watch

Cheney to host fundraiser for Romney

Cheney to host fundraiser for Romney

07/12/12 08:00PM

So far in his campaign, Mitt Romney has not sought the support of former president George W. Bush and former vice president Dick Cheney. That will change Thursday night when Cheney hosts a fundraiser in Wyoming for Romney. This will be Romney’s first... watch

Fall out continues from Romney’s NAACP speech

Fall out continues from Romney’s NAACP speech

07/12/12 08:00PM

Hours after getting booed by the crowd at his NAACP speech, Mitt Romney told donors in Montana “if they want more stuff for from the government tell them to go vote for the other guy, more free stuff”.  Radio host Joe Madison and Neera Tanden,... watch

Biden fires back at Romney at NAACP

Biden fires back at Romney at NAACP

07/12/12 08:00PM

Vice President Joe Biden spoke before the NAACP one day after Romney’s lukewarm reception, and painted a picture of the country’s future under a Romney administration that was less than rosy. Nia-Malika Henderson of the Washington Post and columnist... watch

Penn State report alleges long term cover-up

Penn State report alleges long term cover-up

07/12/12 08:00PM

A 7-month investigation by a former FBI director found Penn State’s top officials took no action while jerry Sandusky assaulted young boys. Legal Expert Wendy Murphy joins PoliticsNation to discuss what the school faces next. watch

Helping those who can’t help themselves

Helping those who can’t help themselves

07/12/12 08:00PM

The House Agriculture Committee approved a version of the 2012 farm bill that would cut 16.5 billion dollars to the federal food stamp program over the next decade. 2.3 million people would lose food stamps, and thousands of children would lose access... watch

NAACP audience not receptive to Romney’s...

NAACP audience not receptive to Romney’s plans

07/11/12 08:00PM

Mitt Romney spoke to an audience at the NAACP, who did not take kindly to Romney’s attacks on “Obamacare”. The group also reacted strongly to Romney’s assertions that he would be better for the African American community.  Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, D-Mo.,... watch

Fox and Friends in a fit over berets

Fox and Friends in a fit over berets

07/11/12 08:00PM

The right-wing has a history of picking on the French, even going as far to rename fried potatoes “freedom fries” when France opposed the Iraq war. Now the crew at Fox and Friends argue the official US Olympic team uniforms are not patriotic enough... watch

MS judge continues block on state’s anti...

MS judge continues block on state’s anti-abortion law

07/11/12 08:00PM

A federal judge in Mississippi has decided to temporarily continue a block on the state’s new anti-abortion law. The law would effectively end access to abortion in the state by making it impossible for the only clinic to continue operation. Other... watch

Obama takes tax fairness fight on the road

Obama takes tax fairness fight on the road

07/10/12 08:00PM

President Obama promoted his plan to extend tax cuts for the middle class while on the road in Iowa. Republicans fired back, claiming it’s part of the president’s plan to hurt small business and job creators. Rep. John Larson, D-Ct., and E.J. Dionne of... watch

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