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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

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

Attack on voting rights continues

Attack on voting rights continues

07/10/12 08:00PM

17 states now have some form of voter ID law, and the Brennan Center reports the laws could disenfranchise more than 5 million people. Martin Luther King III joins Rev. Al Sharpton to discuss the fight for voting rights. watch

Secrecy surrounds Romney campaign

Secrecy surrounds Romney campaign

07/10/12 08:00PM

With just 5 months to go until the election, there is still a lot voters don’t know about Mitt Romney. His surrogates say his lack of hard policy positions is a good thing. Will this veil of secrecy hurt his chances? Rev. Al Sharpton explains. 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

Romney’s Bermuda money mystery

Romney’s Bermuda money mystery

07/10/12 08:00PM

While working at Bain Capital in 1997, Mitt Romney set up a company in Bermuda that was used for various projects, including Bain’s takeover of Domino’s Pizza. Romney says he doesn’t know much about the company and that it is in a blind trust. Critics... watch

Americans warming to healthcare law

Americans warming to healthcare law

07/10/12 08:00PM

Republicans will attempt a 31st vote to repeal President Obama’s healthcare law, despite new data that shows increases in the number of Americans who support the law. Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Mn., and retired US Army Captain Wes Moore weigh in. watch

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