As President Obama stated Monday during his final press conference of his first term, “it has been a busy and productive four years and I expect the same in the next four years. I intend to carry out the agenda that I campaigned on.” read more
We want to envision ourselves as a nation of vigilantes protecting ourselves with our guns but that's not what's happening. We're an overarmed nation helping gun makers get richer by believing blatant lies that the government is plotting to take away the guns and believing the myth that we're protecting and not endangering... read more
Vice President Biden is leading a White House gun policy task force that was set up by the President following the Newtown massacre to examine how to lower the rates of gun violence. Today, he is meeting with Democratic members of Congress and tomorrow he is expected to release the team’s recommendations to the President. According to poll... read more
With the 70th Annual Golden Globes airing this Sunday, Jan. 13th I couldn't resist taking a quick walk down memory lane with a few photos from past shows. Sunday's event will surely bring many more memorable moments, especially with Amy Poehler & Tina Fey as this year's hosts. Don't forget to set your TV to NBC at 8ET/5PT!
NBC’s Kristen Welker reports on the president’s meeting with Afghan President Hamid Karzai, which was focused on defining the mission in Afghanistan, and hashing out who will have what authorities after 2014; then former U.S. Ambassador to Morocco,... watch
The Cycle hosts spin about the week’s happenings – from Obama’s appointment of Chuck Hagel, Jack Lew, and John Brennan, to the president’s approval ratings at the start of his second term in office. watch
The Obama administration has declared January National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month and now non-profits are calling for renewed legislation that would support those people who are considered modern-day slaves. Co-found of “Fair Girls”... watch
President Obama has declared January National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, saying "this month we rededicate ourselves to stopping on of the greatest human rights abuses of our time." So there's no better place to start than by continuing to provide funding to groups that provide support to victims of human... read more
I do know how you can win your office Oscar poll. It's not rocket science. Even though the Academy won't actually vote on winners until February it's not hard to predict who'll win Oscars this year. You just have to get into character.
First, think old.
This week President Obama’s administration began to get everything into place for his second term: they started nominations for various vacant cabinet positions including Fmr. Sen. Chuck Hagel for Defense Secretary, Deputy National Security Advisor John Brennan for CIA, and White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew for Treasury Secretary. There are... read more
MSNBC’s “The Cycle” which premiered in 2012 is a live, one-hour ensemble opinion show that features conservative commentator Abby Huntsman, author and pundit Touré, The Nation correspondent Ari Melber and former Congressional candidate Krystal Ball. The Cycle is a “TIS” show – topical, interesting, and smart. The panel brings a young perspective on everything from politics, the economy, the media, sports and popular culture. You never know who or what might be discussed at the table.