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Melissa McBrien and son Tyler, 11 months, exit a polling precinct after voting at the Wake County Firearms Education and Training Center on Election Day in Apex, N.C., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

April 28: Boston and Immigration, North Carolina's Republican revolution, and the SEC

04/27/13 02:33PM

On Sunday's Up with Steve Kornacki, we'll be talking about  how the alleged Boston bombers' immigration status could change the immigration debate. We'll also discuss recent developments in North Carolina, where total Republican control of the state government has led to an avalanche of ultra-conservative legislation that includes strict new voter ID regulations. We'll also talk about the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and what's been happening in the world of financial regulation. Joining Steve Kornacki at 8 a.m. will be: Jordan Fabian, Political editor at Fusion. read more

The U.S. flag flies over Camp VI, a prison used to house detainees at the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay, March 5, 2013. The facility is operated by the Joint Task Force Guantanamo and holds prisoners who have been captured in the war in Afghanistan...

As Gitmo detainees starve, solutions remain elusive

04/27/13 12:55PM

As of Saturday, 100 of the 166 men being held at Guantanamo Bay prison are on hunger strike, with 20 being force-fed and five hospitalized, according to U.S. military officials. This number has swollen since soldiers raided the camp where the men were being held and placed them into isolation cells on April 13. Detainees have told their lawyers that every prisoner is participating in the nearly three-month-old protest, and, as one put it in a New York Times op-ed, they "will not eat until they restore my dignity" and begin releasing people. read more

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