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Speculations surrounds Supreme Court leak

Speculations surrounds Supreme Court leak

07/05/12 08:00PM

Criticism continues to follow Chief Justice John Roberts after his ruling on the Affordable Care Act. The noise has gotten louder after sources inside the Supreme Court leaked the information that Roberts changed his vote. Who is responsible for the... watch

Reflecting on what it means to be American

Reflecting on what it means to be American

07/05/12 08:00PM

On July 4th, President Obama celebrated the holiday with some of the country’s newest citizens. In his speech, the president focused on common bonds and the country’s history f immigration. Rev. Al Sharpton talks about the nation’s history, and how it... watch

Tea-partying like it’s 2009

Tea-partying like it’s 2009

07/03/12 08:00PM

Tea party groups are planning local rallies for July 4th, in an attempt to repeal President Obama’s health care law. Many of the tactics are similar to what they used in 2009. But with 56 percent of the country saying it’s time to move on, do they have... watch

Governors push back against health care...

Governors push back against health care ruling

07/03/12 08:00PM

Many Republican governors are already pushing back at Medicare expansions in their states. The plan would extend coverage to 17 million Americans, with the federal government footing the bill. Why are they objecting? Rep. Donna Edwards, D-Md., and Joan... watch

Roberts ‘hiding out’ in Malta

Roberts ‘hiding out’ in Malta

07/03/12 08:00PM

After issuing his controversial health care ruling, Chief Justice John Roberts is vacationing on the island of Malta. Conservatives continue criticize and float conspiracy theories while the justice is out of the country. Rev. Al Sharpton explains why... watch

Romney a ‘remarkable financial acrobat’

Romney a ‘remarkable financial acrobat’

07/03/12 08:00PM

Questions continue to surround Mitt Romney’s finances, and an article from Vanity Fair investigates issues like Swiss bank accounts and blind trusts. Romney does not appear concerned, but how will that play in states where Bain is considered a four... watch

Herman Cain returns

Herman Cain returns

07/03/12 08:00PM

Herman Cain is launching “Cain TV”, a web based TV network. One of the shows features a patriotic dinosaur. watch

Gas prices driving down

Gas prices driving down

07/03/12 08:00PM

As Americans travel for the holiday, many are noticing prices at the gas pump are way down. Prices have fallen for 13 straight weeks. Republicans blamed President Obama for the price increase, but who is getting the credit now? MSNBC contributor Jared... watch

Justice for those who can afford it

Justice for those who can afford it

07/03/12 08:00PM

July 4th is a time to celebrate freedoms, yet more and more Americans are ending up in jail because they can’t afford fees that courts are charging for minor offenses. Rev. Al Sharpton discusses an alarming trend at our nation’s prisons. watch

Justice department blocks down SC voter ID...

Justice department blocks down SC voter ID law

07/02/12 08:00PM

The Justice Department shot down a South Carolina voter ID law for a second time, and said the law would make it harder for thousands of minorities to vote. South Carolina is threatening to sue Attorney General Eric Holder over the matter. Rep. Al... watch

30 million uninsured ‘not the issue’ for GOP

30 million uninsured ‘not the issue’ for GOP

07/02/12 08:00PM

When pressed about health care, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said that 30 million uninsured people are “not the issue” of health care reform. So what do Republicans plan to do about health care reform? Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-Ny., and... watch

Romney calls mandate a penalty, not tax

Romney calls mandate a penalty, not tax

07/02/12 08:00PM

Republicans have been trying to sell their opposition to health care reform by calling the individual mandate a tax. Their own candidate has agreed with President Obama, calling it a penalty. How will the GOP attack the president without also damaging... watch

What’s wrong with tofu?

What’s wrong with tofu?

07/02/12 08:00PM

Republicans have called health reform many things, but Rev. Al Sharpton says they went too far when Louisiana governor Bobby Jindhal criticized tofu. Rev. Al looks at the GOP war on vegetables and explains why “We Gotcha”. watch

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