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Slamming the ‘Slow Jam’

Slamming the ‘Slow Jam’

04/25/12 08:00PM

On Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, President Obama tried his hand at “slow jamming” the news. The GOP has fired back saying the bit was not presidential. Jonathan Capehart of the Washington Post and columnist Bob Franken discuss what’s really driving the... watch

Supreme Court takes up Arizona immigration...

Supreme Court takes up Arizona immigration law

04/25/12 08:00PM

The Supreme Court heard arguments on the constitutionality of Arizona’s immigration law, which makes it a crime to not carry immigration papers. Rep. Paul Grijalva, D-Az., and Maria Teresa Kumar of Voto Latino discuss the latest details in the case. watch

Romney rethinks position on fairness

Romney rethinks position on fairness

04/25/12 08:00PM

In a campaign speech, Mitt Romney said he would work to support parents on food stamps and urban school children. His plans to make cuts to Medicare and the Department of Education don’t match with the campaign rhetoric. So why the change in tone? Rep.... watch

Fighting for the youth vote

Fighting for the youth vote

04/24/12 08:00PM

President Obama and Mitt Romney are battling over the youth vote. So far, the president has a 26 point lead with younger voters. Can Romney find a way to relate to the younger age group? MSNBC contributor Steve Kornacki and Erin McPike of Real Clear... watch

Young takes the stand in Edwards trial

Young takes the stand in Edwards trial

04/24/12 08:00PM

John Edwards’ former aide testified in court Tuesday as the prosecution’s star witness. Young had earlier tried to save his boss by claiming the child Edwards fathered was his. WCNC’s Ben Thompson and Walter Shapiro of the New Republic discuss the... watch

Romney’s toughest opponent may be himself

Romney’s toughest opponent may be himself

04/24/12 08:00PM

Delegates are at stake in primaries Tuesday, and though Mitt Romney has all but wrapped up the GOP nomination, many Republicans still aren’t sold. Michael Steele, MSNBC contributor, and Tad Devine, Democratic Strategist, join Politics Nation to discuss... watch

Obama: ‘Teachers matter’

Obama: ‘Teachers matter’

04/24/12 08:00PM

President Obama honored the 2012 National Teacher of the Year, and talked about how important all teachers are. Rev. Al Sharpton offers his take on what teachers mean to the future of America. watch

Walker wobbling on facts in recall election

Walker wobbling on facts in recall election

04/24/12 08:00PM

Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin is facing a recall election after attacking collective bargaining and other worker’s rights. Walker campaigned on a platform of creating 250,000 jobs. Rev. Al Sharpton says “We Gotcha” and shows Wisconsin has lost... watch

Zimmerman released on bail

Zimmerman released on bail

04/23/12 08:00PM

George Zimmerman was released on bail ahead of his trial for second degree murder in the death of Trayvon Martin. Rev. Al Sharpton has the latest developments in the case. watch

McDonnell vying for VP spot

McDonnell vying for VP spot

04/23/12 08:00PM

Virginia governor Bob McDonnell is doing his best to convince the Romney campaign he’s the man for the vice presidential job. McDonnell gained national notoriety recently with his state’s forced ultrasound bill for women seeking an abortion. Now... watch

Edwards’ lawyer: He committed sins, not...

Edwards’ lawyer: He committed sins, not crimes

04/23/12 08:00PM

John Edwards was in court Monday, accused of using campaign donations to cover up an extra-marital affair in 2008. The defense claims the money did not come from campaign donations, but from friends looking to protect Edwards’ wife Elizabeth. WCNC’s... watch

Romney’s ‘severe conservative’ problem

Romney’s ‘severe conservative’ problem

04/23/12 08:00PM

On the campaign trail, Mitt Romney is trying to downplay his earlier comment that he was a “severely conservative” governor, in an attempt to win back Latino voters. Will his new tactic work? Dana Milbank of the Washington Post and Maria Teresa Kumar... watch

GOP extremes turning off some Republicans

GOP extremes turning off some Republicans

04/23/12 08:00PM

Former presidential candidate Jon Huntsman compared GOP tactics to China’s tactics after being un-invited to a fundraiser for saying something off message. A Tea Party freshman from North Carolina also told GOP leaders “You’ve created a monster”. David... watch

Bush economic policies ‘updated’ for 2012

Bush economic policies ‘updated’ for 2012

04/23/12 08:00PM

A press secretary from the RNC described the Republican party’s economic platform as President George W. Bush’s policies “updated”. Those policies led to an economic downfall. MSNBC contributor Jared Bernstein joins Politics Nation. watch

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