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Chief Justice John Roberts arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Jan. 20, 2015, for President Barack Obama's State of the Union address. (Photo by Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP)

Why John Roberts' Obamacare decision goes further than you think

06/25/15 06:58PM

Chief Justice John Roberts did more than simply save Obamacare by ruling for the administration on Thursday -- he etched the president's signature policy into American law for a generation or more. And in a bitter irony for the political right, Robert's ruling actually puts Obamacare on firmer ground than it would have been if... read more

Prison break manhunt: Day 20

Prison break manhunt: Day 20

06/25/15 03:29PM

It has been five days since the prisoners were last spotted - so how close are we to actually catching them? Lenny DePaul, retired U.S. Marshals Service Chief Inspector/Commander, joined the panel to discuss. watch

FBI Director then-nominee James Comey pauses as he testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, July 9, 2013, before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on his nomination. (Photo by Evan Vucci/AP)

Clinton breaks with FBI director on calling Charleston shooting 'terrorism'

06/23/15 06:27PM

Clinton Calls Charleston “Terrorism,” Breaking with FBI DirectorAri Melber Speaking at a church forum on Tuesday, Hillary Clinton said the mass murder at AME Emanuel Church in Charlston was a terror attack.  Clinton decried the murders as “an act of racist terror perpetrated in a house of God.”That position puts her out front of the FBI, which... read more

Is Hillary Clinton like Nixon?

Is Hillary Clinton like Nixon?

06/23/15 03:40PM

While Hillary Clinton's 2016 campaign has just begun she is already drawing comparisons to a past president. Evan Thomas, Author of "Being Nixon: A Man Divided" joined the panel to discuss. watch

Day 18: Where are the escaped prisoners

Day 18: Where are the escaped prisoners

06/23/15 03:00PM

As new details continue to emerge about where the escaped prisoners have been hiding for the past 18 days, many wonder will they ever be found? Shawn Henry, Former Executive Assistant Director for the FBI and President of Crowdstrike, joined the panel to watch

Re-igniting the gun debate

Re-igniting the gun debate

06/22/15 03:49PM

A new HBO documentary looks at gun violence during the spring of 2014. Nick Dobb and Shari Cookson, Directors of the HBO Documentary “Requiem for the Dead: American Spring 2014” joined the table to discuss the documentary. watch


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